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    84 percent of Americans believe God performs miracles.

    On average, there are 11,213 births a day in the United States.

    The odds of having four consecutive sets of twins in a row are 1 in 64 million.

    There are 104.8 males for every 100 females in the U.S.

    Top five beer-consuming states in America, in order: New Hampshire, Nevada, North Dakota, Montana and Wisconsin.

    The average American receives eight birthday cards a year.

    August is the month with the most birthdays; February is the month with the fewest.

    Average toll to pass through the Panama Canal is $28,000; the lowest was 36 cents in 1928.

    Total book sales in 2003 were $2.22 billion.

    The world’s most prolific author is Jose Carlos Ryoki Inoue of Brazil who has published 1,070 books using 39 different pseudonyms.

    It is estimated that it is a one-to-one ratio of rats to residents of New York City.

    America’s oldest continuously published daily newspaper is the New York Post, which was first published in 1801.

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