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American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad in first class.
Left handed people live slightly shorter lives than right handed people.
Armadillos are able to contract leprosy.
Toxic house plants poison more children than household chemicals.
In Bahrain, a male gynecologist can only examine a woman's private parts through a mirror.
You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.
In the 1800's, people believed that gin could cure stomach problems.
McDonalds calls frequent buyers of their food heavy users.
Americans ate eight million more orders of french fries and almost six million more hamburgers this year compared to last.
Rats destroy an estimated 1/3 of the world’s food supply each year.
US tops the world in plastic surgery procedures. Next comes Mexico.
22% of American women aged 20 gave birth while in their teens. In Switzerland and Japan, only 2% did so.
Mexican women spend 15.3% of their life in ill health.
Most Zambians don't live to see their 40th birthday.
Sex is the safest tranquilizer in the world. It is 10 times more effective than valium!
Consuming chocolate was once considered a sin during the 16th and 17th century.
Coca-Cola used to contain cocaine when it was initially introduced.
Acorns were used as a coffee substitute during the American Civil War.
Chocolate was used as medicine during the 18th century. It was believed that chocolate could cure a stomach ache.
The only "real" food that U.S. Astronauts are allowed to take into space is pecan nuts.
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People spend about two weeks of their lives at traffic lights!

Fish that live more than 800 meters below the ocean surface don't have eyes.

The Slave-Maker ant is so named because it raids the nest of other ants and steals their pupae. Once the pupae hatch, they are made to work as slaves.

If a surgeon in Ancient Egypt lost a patient while performing an operation, his hands were cut off.
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