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  • In 1999, one man brought 12,125 servings of pudding ($3,140) and in return earned 1,253,000 frequent flyer miles.

 

  •  A survey reported that 12% of Americans think that Joan of Arc was Noah's wife.

 

  •  Bees control the thickness and clarity of their honey by fanning their wings at ventilation points within the hive at varying rates to control evaporation of water.

 

  • Baby beavers are called kittens.

 

  • Dragonflies can travel up to 60 mph.

 

  • There used to be 4 billion American Chestnut Trees, but they all disappeared because of a fungus that kills them as saplings.

 

  • More than 10% of the world's salt is used to de-ice American roads.

 

  • Switzerland has no single Head of State. It instead has a seven-member executive council, which serves as the Swiss Collective Head of State.
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