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The Eisenhower interstate system requires that one mile in every five must be straight. These straight sections are usable as airstrips in times of war or other emergencies.

Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: heart represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs represented agriculture, and diamonds represented the merchant class.

Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.

American car horns beep in the tone of F.

The largest number of children born to one woman is recorded at 69. From 1725-1765, a Russian peasant woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.

Cats can hear ultrasound.

Dueling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.

Children grow faster in the springtime.

Clans of long ago that wanted to get rid of unwanted people without killing them used to burn their houses down — hence the expression “to get fired”

Kansas state law requires pedestrians crossing the highways at night to wear tail lights.

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