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The raven is the first bird mentioned in the Bible. It was sent out by Noah to see if the waters had abated.

Studies show that Protestants and Jews married to Catholics have sex more frequently than those married to members of their own faith or in intermarriages of Protestants and Jews.

The distance between bases on a Little League baseball field is 60 feet. In the major leagues, the distance is 90 feet.
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The male name Andrew is from the Greek word for “manly.”
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According to Scientific American magazine: if you live in the northern hemisphere, odds are that every time you fill your lungs with air at least one molecule of that air once passed thru Socrates lungs.

Auto racer Dan Gurney was one of the first U.S. drivers to use rear-engine race cars. He won the Le Mans race (1967), and finished second in the Indianapolis 500 twice (1968 and 1969).

Meteorologists claim they're right 85% of the time.

An ostrich egg can make eleven-and-a-half omelets.

Quentin Tarantino appeared as an Elvis impersonator on an episode of the television sitcom The Golden Girls.

In 1952, Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected president in an unprecedented landslide. He received almost 34 million popular votes, which was, at the time, the greatest number ever given an American candidate for political office in the country's history.
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