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If you had enough water to fill one million goldfish bowls, you could fill an entire stadium.

In some parts of the world, sea cucumber soup is prized for its aphrodisiac qualities.
Food and Drink

Funnyman French Stewart of NBC's 3rd Rock from the Sun was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Meredith Baxter-Birney played the mother, Elyse Keaton on the hit TV sitcom Family Ties. Her actress mother, Whitney Blake, also played a mom: Dorothy Baxter, on TV's Hazel.
Entertainment » Television

Neil Armstrong, astronaut and descendant of the Armstrongs of Mangerton, Scotland, was made a freeman of Langholm when he visited the town on March 11, 1972, during his world tour.

Dachshunds are the smallest breed of dog used for hunting. They are low to the ground, which allows them to enter and maneuver through tunnels easily.

Four of the first six presidents of the U.S. were 57 years old when they were inaugurated. No other presidents have been inaugurated at that age.
People » US Presidents

In 1940, silver coins fell from the skies on to the town of Gorky, Russia. A tornado had lifted up an old money chest and dropped the coins it contained as the wind carried it long.

Until recent years, the Olympics were a hotbed of political protest and boycotts. The most poorly attended modern Olympic Games since 1964 were the 1980 Games in Moscow. Only 81 countries participated in those games because of a boycott against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
Sports » Olympics

Midgets and dwarfs almost always have normal-sized children, even if both parents are midgets or dwarfs.

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