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    Fast Facts

    • The Liberace Museum has a mirror-plated Rolls Royce, jewel-encrusted capes and the largest rhinestone in the world, which weighs 59 pounds and measures almost 1 foot in diameter.
  • It takes about eight seconds to make a baseball bat in a baseball bat factory.
  • A full moon always rises at sunset.
  • The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier; the crack of the whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.
  • Every single hamster in the United States today comes from a single litter captured in Syria in 1930.
  • The leg bones of a bat are so thin that no bat can walk.
  • The average person spends about two years on the phone in a lifetime.
  • James Buchanan is said to have had the neatest handwriting of all the presidents. He was the only unmarried president.
  • The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep. Carnegie Mellon University offers bagpiping as a major.
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