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Kickin' it at fairy camp and where to send your salami

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
At Belladonna Fairy Camp in Berkeley, Calif., children learn to perceive auras with clairvoyant counselors.

In 1847, Dr. Nathan Keep – a dentist – became the first person to administer anesthesia for childbirth. He used ether, and the patient was Frances "Fanny" Appleton, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's second wife, who was in labor with her third child.

Katz's delicatessen of New York coined the slogan, "Send a salami to your boy in the Army," during World War II.

The effect of soot in the air over the Indian Ocean is some 10 times that of greenhouse gases, according to researchers. The pollution causes the air to absorb more sunlight, warming the atmosphere, and cooling the surface beneath.

The majority of the universe is dark energy.
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