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Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Scientists can tell the geographical origin of any gold object by using a technique known as "gold fingerprinting."

The 16,293,830 pound jackpot in the UK National Lottery on January 14, 1995 was split between 133 winners. The winning numbers were 7, 17, 23, 38, 42.

Each of California's 116,000 lawyers uses about a ton of paper a year.

Researchers at UC San Diego can control a jellyfish's glow by shining a laser on its green fluorescent protein (GFP). This discovery could one day lead to computer memory systems that store data in genetically engineered GFP molecules.

Fugitive slaves in Louisiana were called "maroons."


The above is information which Mr. Smarty Pants read in a book, a magazine, or the newspaper; heard on the radio; saw on television; or overheard at a party. Got any facts? Leave a message for Mr. Smarty Pants, at 454-5766, ext. 226 for possible inclusion in the column. E-mail: mrpants@auschron.com
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