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    Fast Facts: Oct. 12

    • The microwave was invented after a researcher walked by a radar tube and a chocolate bar melted in his pocket.
    • Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
    • There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee; of these, only 26 have been tested, and half of them caused cancer in rats though considered harmless to humans.
    • A rainbow can occur only when the sun is 40 degrees or less above the horizon.
    • In 10 minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world’s nuclear weapons combined.
    • Britney Spears, Osama bin Laden, and Anna Kournikova have all had computer viruses named after them.

       

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