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Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food.

All 17 children of Queen Anne died before she did.

Almost a quarter of the land area of Los Angeles is taken up by automobiles.

The African lungfish can live out of water for up to four years.

In 1935, Jesse Owens set six track and field world records in less than one hour.

Band-Aid bandages first appeared on the market in 1921, however, the little red string that is used to open the package did not get added until 1940.

Gene Cernan was the last man on the moon.

Every major league baseball team in the U.S. buys about eighteen thousand baseballs each season.

Leonardo da Vinci spent twelve years painting the Mona Lisa's lips.

When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.

Today’s average household in the USA contains more computer power than existed in the world before 1965.

The average desktop computer contains 5-10 times more computing power than was used to land a man on the moon.

The Academy Award statue is named after a librarian's uncle. One day Margaret Herrick, librarian for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, remarked that the statue looked like her Uncle Oscar--the name stuck.

Anise is the scent on the artificial rabbit that is used in greyhound races.

Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.

The onion is actually a lily.

Roses cut in the afternoon last longer than ones cut in the morning.

The moon is one million times drier than the Gobi Desert.

The embryos of tiger sharks fight each other while in their mother's womb, the survivor being the baby shark that is born.

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