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Theodore Roosevelt, Freddie Mercury, pigeon poop, etc.

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Theodore Roosevelt made a cameo appearance in the 1917 film Womanhood: The Glory of a Nation.

Queen's lead singer, Freddie Mercury, was raised a Zoroastrian. Zoroastrians believe that there is one universal and transcendent god, Ahura Mazda. The religion dates to about 2000BC and used to be predominant in Iran, but today there are only about 120,000 Zoroastrians worldwide.

The earliest record of a letter-grade system was in 1897 at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. The lowest grade was an "E," which represented failure. A year later, administrators changed the failing grade to "F." By 1930, the grade "E" was eliminated by most colleges.

The average pigeon produces up to 25 pounds of poop a year.

The average American beer drinker downs about 25 gallons per year.

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