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    Dwight Eisenhower was the last president born in the 19th century and he was the third of seven sons.
    from "Life in the Fifties"
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    All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

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    I didn't know that!

    A nightingale's repertoire includes appoximately 900 different types of melodies.
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    nana!

    The Air Force's F-117 fighter uses aerodynamics discovered during research into how bumblebees fly.

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    The Calendar Islands in Casco Bay, Maine are so named because there are exactly 365 islands there.
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    The Summer Olympics begin 100 days from today, 4/18/12, in London.

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    Gorillas are considered apes, not monkeys. The way to distinguish between an ape and a monkey is that apes do not have tails.

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    Frosted Flakes mascot 'Tony the Tiger' has a wife, son (Tony Jr.) & daughter (Antoinette) that were used in the first commercials
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    Nearly 30 percent of Dalmatian dogs are born with complete or partial hearing loss.

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    hooiaioia which is Hawaiian for 'certified' has the most consecutive vowels of all words in the world. (8)
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