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By Mr. Smarty Pants, Fri., April 19, 2013

Six sigma refers to any process that produces 3.4 defects per one million opportunities.

The Dubai police are getting a Lamborghini. The 217mph machine costs about $500,000.

On his 11th birthday, while his dad and stepmother were away on their honeymoon, actor Peter Fonda accidentally shot himself in the stomach with a .22-caliber pistol. Years later, tripping on acid at a party with the Beatles, he showed them his wound, saying "I know what it's like to be dead." Lennon would incorporate the words into the song "She Said She Said" that appears on Revolver.

After it was first discovered, radium was hailed as a panacea for everything from blindness to hysteria. It was added as an ingredient in products such as lipstick and chocolate, and put into chicken feed with hopes the eggs would self-incubate, or at least self-cook.

The above is information that Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, magazine, or newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got facts? Write to Mr. Smarty Pants. Why not visit mrsmartypants.com?

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