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The U.S. military officially recognizes Satanism as a religion.

The voice of the police dispatcher in the TV show Adam-12 was provided by Sharon Claridge. In real life, she worked as a dispatcher for the LAPD until she retired in the 1980s.

There are more than 200 species of cod. FYI, the British love affair with cod 'n' chips began in the 1830s.

Fisherman bats (Noctilio leporinus) have "sonar" so powerful they can detect a human hair poking a fraction of an inch out of water.

Louis Armstrong was born 74 years after the death of Beethoven.

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