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John Wayne dies and dies again, and regression on the gas-mileage front

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
A recent survey found that skin whiteners are now so popular in some parts of Asia that four out of 10 women use them.

If laid end to end, the Hershey's chocolate bars produced in one year would circle the earth 2 1/2 times.

John Wayne dies in seven films: Reap the Wild Wind, The Fighting Seabees, Wake of the Red Witch, Sands of Iwo Jima, The Alamo, The Cowboys, and The Shootist. In a little-known and seldom-seen film from 1931 called The Deceiver, Wayne actually played a corpse.

A June 2006 report released by the Children's Defense Fund finds that more children and teens died as a result of gun violence in 2003 than American fighting men and women killed in the first three years of the Iraq war combined.

Ford's Model T got 25 miles per gallon, and today a Ford Explorer gets 18 miles per gallon.
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