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Arizona Daily Wildcat
Monday, November 29, 2004
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Things you always never wanted to know

  • "101 Dalmations" and "Peter Pan" are the only two Disney Cartoon movies where both parents are present and don't die during the movie.

  • A cat has 32 muscles in each ear.

  • A cat's urine glows under a black light.

  • Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

  • A crocodile cannot stick out its tongue.

  • All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.

  • A dime has 118 ridges.

  • A polar bear's skin is black.

  • American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.

  • Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza daily.

  • An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

  • Almonds are a member of the peach family.

  • All the clocks in "Pulp Fiction" are stuck at 4:20.

  • Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work.

  • A human heart creates enough pressure that it can squirt blood out to about 30 feet.

  • Two in three eggplants come from New Jersey.

  • Ants can lift 50 times their own weight, pull 30 times their own weight and always fall over on their right sides when intoxicated.


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