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Health vs. length, Texas vs. New York, and more

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows
Canadians seem to have a monopoly on all the professional 3-D graphics and animation software used by game developers.

Like the "a-oo-gha" sound of an old car horn? That's a klaxon horn, first put on cars in 1908. The Navy uses klaxon horns, too.

If you want your hair to grow longer and your hair stylist tells you to keep trimming it so it grows faster, it's not true! Trimming the ends will make your hair look healthier but will not make it grow any faster. Your hair grows about half an inch per month no matter what you do.

There's a town in New York called Texas with about 200 people. There's a town in Texas called New York with about 15 people.

Some people in Japan love to eat at Kentucky Fried Chicken on Christmas.

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