Tom Wolfe was paid $5 million for the film rights to his novel, Bonfire of the Vanities, the most ever earned by an author.

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A study by researcher Frank Hu and the Harvard School of Public Health found that women who snore are at an increased risk of high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease.

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Someone on Earth reports seeing a UFO every three minutes.

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A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

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The longest cave in the world is the ‘Mammoth Cave System’ in the USA at 560,000 mtrs deep!

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The lungfish can live out of water for three years in a state of suspended animation.

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The company, Kodak, is the largest user of silver.

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The royal house of Saudi Arabia has close to 10,000 princes and princesses.

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Brussels sprouts are called Brussels sprouts because they were discovered in Brussels.

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In the next seven days, 800 Americans will be injured by their jewelry.

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The Mississippi Legislature passed one of the first laws in 1839 to protect the property rights of married women.

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The average housewife walks 10 miles a day around the house doing her chores.

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Two French toolmakers were the first engineers to put the engine in the front of the car. This gave the car better balance, made it easier to steer, and made it much easier to get all your luggage in.

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A local ordinance in Atwoodville, Connecticut prohibits people from playing Scrabble while waiting for a politician to speak.

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

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