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By Sarah Rinne, Reporter

1.Every continent except for Antarctica has a McDonald’s.

2. Some earthquakes that are powerful enough can actually shorten the length of a day on Earth by affecting the spin of the Earth’s axis.

3. Horses don’t have the ability to vomit.

4. Bullfrogs never sleep.

5. The man who invented the Frisbee was cremated and made into a Frisbee after he died.

6. In 2008, there were only two sets of escalators in Wyoming.

7. To take a picture of someone with the first ever camera, they would have to sit still for 8 hours.

8. The color orange was named after the fruit, not the other way around.

9. You can’t hum while holding your nose closed.

10. The Facebook like button was originally going to be called “the awesome button”.

11. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

12. A tarantula can survive for more than 2 years without food.

13.  The fear of the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia.

14. The sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over a lazy dog.” uses every letter of the alphabet.

15. 15% of the air that you breathe in a subway station is made up of dead human skin cells.

16. Tuna fish can swim 40 miles in one day.

17. There are currently more obese than starving people in the world.

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Sarah Rinne, Reporter

Sarah Rinne is a freshman in the International Baccalaureate program at Modesto High School. In her first year of high school, she is excited to become...

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