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Dyk fact#200

Did you know While other businesses failed during the Great Depression, the popcorn business thrived. Popcorn sold at around 5 to 10 cents a bag, making it one of the more affordable (and possibly life saving) treats for poor families

Dyk fact#199

Did you know Fish would suffocate if they tried to chew because chewing would interfere with water passing over their gills

Dyk fact#198

Did you know Monkeys are seriously threatened by habitat loss. especially those that live in tropical forests, a habitat that is quickly disappearing

Dyk fact#197

Did you know The first Hollywood movie star is arguably Mary Pickford (1893-1979), who along with Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, and D.W. Griffith formed United Artists Corp (1919). At the peak of her popularity, she made a record-breaking $10,000 a week (over $196,000 in 2008 USD)

Dyk fact#196

Did you know Alaska has 591,000 square miles (375,000,000 acres) and is double the size of the next largest state, Texas

Dyk fact#195

Did you know More than 80% of the Earth’s surface is volcanic

Dyk fact#194

Did you know Mexico’s size is 756,066 square miles, which is almost three times larger than Texas

Dyk fact#193

Did you know If a person yelled for 8 years, 7 months, and 6 days, he or she would produce enough energy to heat one cup of coffee

Dyk fact#192

Did you know In many parts of the world, tea is an important part of the day and an expression of hospitality

Dyk fact#191

Did you know The oldest recorded standard of weight is the beqa, an ancient Egyptian unit equal to between 6.66 and 7.45 ounces. It is still used today


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