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The mouse is the most common mammal in the United States.

Trivia was a Roman goddess to whom sacrifices were offered at crossroads. Because travelers often engaged in idle gossip at crossroads, Trivia's name (referring to three roads coming together) came to be associated with the sort of information exchanged in such places.

Alexander Graham Bell invented the metal detector in 1881.

According to medical experts, babies dream in the womb.

Walt Disney World generates about 56 tons of trash every day.

Ninety-five percent of the U.S. currency notes produced each year are used to replace bills already in circulation.

Men are four times more likely to sleep in the nude than women.

All of the following have been sold in vending machines: emu jerky, poached eggs, holy water, beetles and live shrimp.

Thirty-eight percent of American companies say they monitor their employee's e-mail.

According to surveys, 17 percent of Americans sing in the shower.

One out of five men in America propose marriage on their knee.

Parsley is the most widely used herb in the world.

The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.

Canola oil is actually called rapeseed oil, but the name was changed for marketing reasons.

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The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.
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Rapper Ice Cube's real name is O'Shea Jackson.

The term "hooch" for liquor comes from the Hoochinoo Indians, known for their ability to make liquor so strong it could knock someone out.

While nudity was considered commonplace to the ancient Greeks, a man was considered indecent if he had an exposed erection.

On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.

The .tv Internet domain was assigned to Tuvalu, a remote series of coral atolls in the South Pacific. Leasing its Internet domain name will result in $50 million in royalties for Tuvalu.

The Coca-Cola company is the largest consumer of sugar in the world.

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