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By AP Holiday

Were you aware that there are a million earthworms in an acre of soil, or that a standard American eats 10 kilos of marshmallows in a 12 months? do you know that the act of yawning and stretching even as is named pandiculation? those proof, and enormous quantities extra in a wide selection of matters together with background, technological know-how, activities, track and extra, make Hmm...I didn't be aware of needs to learn for minutiae buffs and truth lovers.

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33. In 2009, more banks were robbed on Friday than any other day of the week. 34. 8 billion people presently living on earth. 35. Frank Sinatra was thrown out of high school for bad behavior only 47 days after enrolling. 36. Employees of IBM have been the recipients of four Nobel Prizes. 37. The Boston Terrier can trace its roots back to a single dog known as Hooper’s Judge, which was purchased by a Bostonian in 1870. 38. Bill Lear, founder of Lear Jets, helped invent the eight-track audio tape system.

A giant “honey mushroom” in the Malheur National Forest of Oregon occupies an area of over 2,200 acres. 584. The New York Police Department employs around 40,000 people. 585. An estimated one million people died while building the Great Wall of China. 586. The movie Tron was partly inspired by the early video game Pong. 587. There is enough concrete in Hoover Dam to pave a highway from coast to coast across the United States. 588. Jackie Robinson, before his Major League career, became the athletics director at Samuel Huston College in Austin, Texas, at the age of 25.

33. In 2009, more banks were robbed on Friday than any other day of the week. 34. 8 billion people presently living on earth. 35. Frank Sinatra was thrown out of high school for bad behavior only 47 days after enrolling. 36. Employees of IBM have been the recipients of four Nobel Prizes. 37. The Boston Terrier can trace its roots back to a single dog known as Hooper’s Judge, which was purchased by a Bostonian in 1870. 38. Bill Lear, founder of Lear Jets, helped invent the eight-track audio tape system.

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