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John Wayne
   for his role in   
True Grit (1969)
Holds the record for the actor with the most leading parts - 142. In all but 11 films he played the leading part. Posthumously awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian award, by President Jimmy Carter in 1980.
Iguanidae
   is the zoological family for   
True Iguanas
Ever True To Brown
   is the fight song of   
Brown University
The Tin Can Was Invented Before the Tin Can Opener
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True
Peter Durand invented the tin can in 1810. The tin can opener was invented by Ezra Warner of Waterbury, Connecticut in 1858.
The Lone Ranger's Horse Was Silver
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True
Debut WXYZ on Detroit radio January 30, 1933.
John Travolta's Mother Was in 'Saturday Night Fever'
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True
Had a cameo as a woman in the hardware store, waiting for her paint.
Elvis Presley Had a Karate Black Belt
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True
The Moon is Larger in Surface Area Than the United States
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The moon has a surface area approximately equal to North and South America combined
The Shock of an Electric Eel Can Knock a Man Down
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True
The electric eel of South America can generate over 600 volts and can paralyse a horse.
The First Elevator Was Erected in 1743 in the Palace of Versailles
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True
Almonds Are Part of the Peach Family
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The peach and the almond are relatives! Other members of this family include, apples, pears, olives, cherries, and apricots. This family is known as the "Rosacea" family. Rosacea means "Rose family."
Although Flightless, Kiwi Birds Have Wings
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They have tiny residual wings.
Diamond is the Hardest Naturally-occurring Substance on Earth
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It is made almost entirely of the element carbon, and so is related to graphite, found in pencils
Natural Propane Gas Has No Odour
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True
A smell is added artificially for safety, so people know when they have a gas leak.
More Than 1.5 Million People Die Each Year from Malaria
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True
The tiny mosquito is credited with so many deaths throughout the ages. More than all wars put together. More than all pandemics and epidemics put together. Incredible.
There is an Island Called Bikini Atoll Where the U.S. Tested Nuclear Bombs
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True
An Ostrich's Eye is Bigger Than Its Brain
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True
The Average Person over Fifty Will Have Spent 5 Years Waiting in Lines
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True
Easter Was Called Pesach by Early Christians
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True
It is a Hebrew name for Passover.
Chocolate Was Used As Medicine During the 18th Century
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It was believed that chocolate could cure a stomach ache
Plants Grow Healthier when They Are Stroked
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True
All of the Clocks in the Movie Pulp Fiction Are Stuck at 4:20
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True
Beer is Flavoured With Hops
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True
Boris Becker First Won Wimbledon in 1985 at the Age of 17
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Defeating Kevin Curren (South Africa). Becker was the youngest winner of the men's singles title.
Crust is the Name Given to the Earth’s Hard Outer Shell
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True
Earth’s crust occupies less than 1% of Earth’s volume
In Berlin You Would Find the Brandenburg Gate
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True
Was commissioned by Friedrich Wilhelm II to represent peace
In Spit Bergen, Norway at One Time of the Year the Sun Shines Continuously for Three and a Half Months
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True
Size for Size, Spider Silk is Stronger Than Steel
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True
Also known as gossamer
Some Frogs Eat So Many Fireflies That They Themselves Start to Glow
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True
Spider, Horseshoe, and Hermit Are All Varieties of Crabs
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True
Tandem is a Bicycle for Two People
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True
Patents related to the tandem bicycles date for the late 1800s
The Chinese Used Tea As Money
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True
It was pressed into bricks and used as currency
Steam, Diesel, Electric Are the Three Forms of Power Have Been Used to Drive Trains
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True
False
   is an antonym of   
True
Like a Virgin, True Blue, Bedtime Stories
   are all   
Albums by Madonna
Others include The Immaculate Collection, Erotica, Something To Remember and the Evita Soundtrack
An Average of 51 Cars a Year Overshoot and Drive Into the Canals of Amsterdam.
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True
When a Piece of Glass Cracks, the Crack Travels Faster Than 3,000 Miles Per Hour.
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True
There Are More Italians in New York City Than in Rome, Italy
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True
There Are More Than 5,919,682 Telephones in New York City
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True
More phones than in the entire country of Spain. The cables serving the New York City area have nearly 33,072,975 miles of wire.
Employees of Ben & Jerry’s Get Three Pints of Free Ice Cream a Day.
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True
Every year the company holds a free cone day, giving away 1 million ice cream cones.
Over One in Nine Cars in the U.S. Will Be in a Collision in Any Given Year.
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True
The Chameleon Has a Tongue That is 1.5 Times the Length of Its Body.
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True
The Air is So Polluted in Cubato, Brazil That Its Mayor Reportedly Refuses to Live There.
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No birds or insects remain, most trees are blackened stumps
The Bank Job (2008)
   has the tagline   
The True Story of a Heist Gone Wrong...in All the Right Ways.
The Toucan Must Juggle Its Food Before Swallowing It.
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True
Because its tongue is too short for its beak.
In 1986, a Guard in an Armored Car Was Killed when $50,000 Worth of Quarters Fell on Him.
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True
The Islands of Bermuda Have No Rivers or Lakes.
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True
The inhabitants must use rain for water.
John Wayne
   won the Golden Globe for   
True Grit
Best Actor - Drama, 1969
Marshall Reuben J. “Rooster” Cogburn
   was played by John Wayne in   
True Grit (1969)
Won Oscar for Best Actor
Charlotte's Web
   ends   
"It is Not Often That Someone Comes Along Who is a True Friend and a Good Writer. Charlotte Was Both."
E. B. White






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