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  • The first fossilized specimen of Australopithecus afarenisis was named Lucy after the paleontologists' favorite song 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds,' by the Beatles.
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  • Bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers were all invented by women.
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  • Right-handed people live, on average; nine years longer than left handed people.
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  • Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine
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  • Pearls melt in vinegar.
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  • The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters.
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  • Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
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