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    Re: I Didn't Know That!

    Due to the natural "momentum" of the ocean, saltwater fish cannot swim backwards.

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    Re: I Didn't Know That!

    A fingernail or toenail takes about 6 months to grow from base to tip.
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    Bananas have no fat, cholesterol or sodium. (corsinet.com)
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    Fritolay is going to make adult Cracker Jacks - Cracker Jack'd will contain caffeine.

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    Fried chicken is the most popular meal ordered in sit-down restaurants in the US. The next in popularity are: roast beef, spaghetti, turkey, baked ham, and fried shrimp. (from corsinet.com)
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    Re: I Didn't Know That!

    Oddly enough, the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined is the state of Arkansas.
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    Re: I Didn't Know That!

    Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

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    Re: I Didn't Know That!

    Niagara Falls, in the state of New York, is capable of producing over 4 million kilowatts of electricity, which is shared by the United States and Canada.
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    Re: I Didn't Know That!

    The dye that is used in blue M & Ms, when in injected in a rat within 15 minutes of a spinal injury, reduced further cell damage, meaning the rat was able to walk again! (It also turned their skin blue. )
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    Potato chips are American’s favorite snack food. They are devoured at a rate of 1.2 billion pounds a year.

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