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    • Ancient Romans trained elephants to perform on a tightrope.
  • In an average minute, 20,900 gallons flow from the Amazon River into the sea.
  • Israel is one-fourth the size of Maine.
  • The world’s first golf rule book was published in Scotland in 1754.
  • If you traveled to the center of the Earth, you would weigh nothing.
  • There’s enough gold in the ocean to give every human 9 pounds of it.
  • Ants have five noses. Each one smells a different odor.
  • Canada was the second country to legalize medical marijuana.
  • It takes about three and a half hours for sound waves to travel from San Francisco to New York.
  • On an average day, four people call Graceland and ask to speak to Elvis.
  • In 1974, TV Guide became the first magazine to sell a million copies.
  • Elvis had a pet monkey named “”Scatter.””
  • Whales are the fastest-growing animal in the world.
  • During the summer months in Reykjavik, Iceland, the sun is visible 24 hours a day.
  • Some beaver dams are more than 1,000 years old.
  • There are about 5,000 languages in the world.
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