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The U.S. is the only country with an advanced economy that'll see its public debt ratio increase over the next 3-5 years, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. Experts believe that as the ratio rises, so will tax rates and America's inability to stabilize its economy during recessions.
In 1877, French businessman Honore Grenet turned the Alamo's nearby long barrack into a grocery and used the Alamo's chapel to string up and store hog carcasses.
In 1969, biologists discovered three lizards from New Guinea whose innards were green: bones, muscles, blood, and all. In these lizards, their hemoglobin is turned into green-colored biliverdin, which is responsible for the greenish color sometimes seen in human bruises.
According to The New York Times, wind energy now makes up 4% of the global energy supply.
As a senior in high school, Elvis Presley's standard lunch was two ice cream sandwiches.