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paper currency in circulation was counterfeit.
309. A flea can jump 150 times its size. That is the same as a person able to jump up 1,000 feet in the air.
310. At lift off, US space shuttles weight about 4.5 million pounds.
311. Wal-Mart sells more apparel a year than all the other competing department stores combined.
312. Approximately 25,000 workers died during the building of the Panama Canal and approximately 20,000 of them contracted malaria and yellow fever.
313. It was during World War II that clothes with elastic waists were introduced. This is because the metal used in zippers was badly needed for the war.
314. A can of Pepsi has 41 grams of sugar. This amount to about seven teaspoons of sugar.
315. The 1960 Summer Olympics were the first Olympics to be aired on television by CBS.
316. 3% of pet owners give Valentine's gifts to their pets on Valentine's Day.
317. Althaiophobia is the fear of marshmallows.
318. The Nile River is 6,690 kilometers long.
319. A group of people that are hired to clap at a
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