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This crucial advisor to defense within the box positive aspects ninety venomous animals and greater than 250 toxic crops and fungi. The 340 line drawings make id quickly and easy; one hundred sixty species also are illustrated with colour images.

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An average American uses 168 gallons of water per day. The average Amer ican residence uses 107,000 gallons per year. For every 230 cars that are made, 1 will be stolen. For every degree of longitude there is a time gap of four minutes. For every memorial statue with a person on a horse, if the horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died of battle wounds; if all four of the horse's legs are on the ground, the person died of natural causes.

Ferdinand brought his wife to Serejavo to celebrat e their anniversary. Frederic Remington's sculpture The Bronco Buster has mistake in it: the cowboy is wearing his spurs u pside down. Frederic-August Bartholdi sculpted The Statue of Liberty. Frederick the great had his coffee made with champagne and a bit of mustard. French composer Erik Satie holds the record for shortest and longest composition in the world. His piano piece Vexations lasts for just under a minute. However, Satie states in the score that it should be pla yed 840 times in succession a nonstop playing time of 14 hours.

Potatoes were so valued for their vitamin C content that miners traded gold for potatoes. During the American Civil War the Union soldiers were issued eight pounds of ground roasted coffee as part of their personal ration of one hundred pounds of food. And they had another choice: ten pounds o f green coffee beans. During the average human life, you will consume 70 assorted bugs as well as 10 spiders whilst you slee p. During the baseball rivalries between the two major leagues in the 1890s, the Pittsburgh Nationals took advantage of a technicality and signed a player away from another club.

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