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  • All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
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  • The citrus soda 7-UP was created in 1929, '7' was selected after the original 7-ounce containers and 'UP' for the direction of the bubbles.
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  • More people are killed annually by donkeys than die in aircrashes.
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  • According to the Wall Street Journal, the cockfighting market is huge: The Philippines has five million roosters used for exactly that.
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  • The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
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  • Plutonium - first weighed on August 20th, 1942, by University of Chicago scientists Glenn Seaborg and his colleagues - was the first man-made element.
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  • The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
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