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      I Didn’t Know That ... Bet You Didn’t Know It Either

      Fascinating trivia facts                           buoy is just 90 miles north of Cuba. Next to it you’ll also   light of a study published in 2012, in which 72 percent of
      compiled by Stanley                                find a plaque dedicated to Cubans who have lost their   the shopping carts were found to contain harmful bacteria,
      Morgenbesser                                       lives trying to reach America. Today it is one of the most   51 percent of which are E. coli bacteria.
      What Was The  First                                visited and photographed attractions in the United States.  Which Country Has The Tallest Population?
      Chain Of Hamburger                                 How Much Money Did Marilyn Monroe Receive For       The  average  height  being  6  feet,  the  Dutch  people
      Restaurants  In The                                Her Clothes?                                      are the tallest in the world. Something must be in that
      United States?                                       Monroe’s closet has a history of selling for some pretty   European  water,  as  Germany,  Denmark,  and  Norway
        The first White Castle                           insane  prices.  Her  spangled  dress  worn  while  singing   populations aren’t too far below the Dutch.
      location  opened  in  1921,                        Happy Birthday to Kennedy sold for well over $1.2   When Will The Sun Burn Out?
      making it the first American                       million, and the famous white dress worn in The Seven-    Five billion years from now, in fact – before the sun
      fast-food  burger  chain.                          Year Itch went for the same price as the crypt above her:   turns into a red giant and engulfs our planet. So far, the
      White Castle is also                               $4.6 million. Tommy Hilfiger bought a pair of her Levis for   star that powers our solar system has burned about half
      generally credited as the first fast-food chain in the United   $42,500 and then gifted them to a young Britney Spears.   of its hydrogen reserves, which is impressive considering
      States. Founder Bill Ingram used $700 to open the starting   What Should You Use To Clean The Surface Of Your   the star converts about 600 million tons of hydrogen into
      location and started serving the chain’s signature burgers.   Electronics?                           energy per second. But beware: Living creatures will
      The  chain  is  known  for  its  small,  square  hamburgers,     Electronics such as computers, laptops and cell phones,   likely need to hightail it off the planet long before we get
      sometimes referred to as “sliders.” The burgers were   are a breeding ground for germs and bacteria. Therefore,   eaten up by the sun. Within the next billion years, the sun
      initially priced at 5 cents until 1929, and remained at 10   disinfecting them regularly is a must. Rubbing alcohol is   will grow so large it will boil our oceans and make Earth
      cents until 1949. On Jan. 14, 2014, Time labeled the White   one of the best things you can use. Simply dab some on a   uninhabitable.
      Castle slider the most influential burger of all time.   cotton ball and use it to clean the surface of your phone,   Which State Has The Largest Percentage Of Adults
      Twenty-seven  People  Died  Building The  Brooklyn   mouse, and keyboard.                            Still Living With Their Parents?
      Bridge. Who Was The First One To Die?              Why Do Doctors And Nurses Get Sick Less Often Than     New Jersey! Census data indicates that nearly 47
        The  most  bizarre  death  was  actually  the  first  one:   Their Patients?                       percent of New Jersey’s 18- to 34-year-olds are living
      John Roebling, the Brooklyn Bridge’s designer and chief     They don’t touch their faces! Usually, the transmission   in their parents’ homes. While the Garden State has the
      engineer, died suddenly of a freak accident just weeks   of illnesses is from hands, noses, eyes, and mouths. Use a   highest proportion of so-called boomerang kids, they are
      before construction kicked off. While he was taking a   tissue or your forearm. Also if you chew your fingernails   not alone. More than 40 percent of Connecticut and New
      compass reading at the East River, a boat smashed into   you should make every effort to stop this nasty habit; under   York millennials are living with their parents, as well.
      his foot and crushed some of his toes. Two weeks later,   your nails is a good place for bacteria to accumulate, and   Nationally, just over a third of adults under 35 are living
      Roebling was dead from tetanus.                    putting them in your mouth is a surefire way of allowing   in  their  parents’  homes.  North  Dakota  has  the  lowest
      Which Is The Southernmost City In The Continental   them to enter your body. Doctors and nurses are used to   percentage of grown kids living with their parents.
      United States?                                     washing hands after contact with patients, and they do so   Which Is The Largest Country That Doesn’t Have A
        Key West is the southernmost city in the contiguous   even after work hours when they don’t come in contact   Single Farm?
      United States. One of the most popular things to do in Key   with other people. Using a hand sanitizer just doesn’t cut     Singapore. Old McDonald doesn’t live here. This city-
      West is to snap a photo with the colorful buoy marking   it; they reduce the number of microbes we carry on our   state is the largest country in the world that doesn’t have
      the southernmost point of the United States. Sitting at the   hands  but  don’t  eliminate  them.  In  addition,  wipe  the   a single farm. The island is so developed that almost all
      intersection of Whitehead and South streets, the striped   shopping cart handle with an antibacterial wet wipe, in   of its land is occupied by urban buildings. Instead, the
                                                                                                           nation imports food from all over the world to feed its
                                                 i                                                         5-plus million citizens.
                                                                                                           How Many Women Vote Now In The United States?
            Local Networking Group Seeks New Members                                                         Women voters outnumber male voters regularly, and
                                                                                                           while both male and female eligible voters don’t have full
          The local Palm Beach Business Associates (PBBA), a 50-member strong business                     turnouts (the percentages in presidential elections tend to
        networking  group that  meets weekly  in  the  Abacoa Golf Club,  is seeking new                   be in the upper 50s to upper 60s percentage-wise), the gap
                                                                                                           between male eligible voters who actually cast a ballot
        additions to their group such as a pool company, physician, dry cleaner, party                     and female eligible voters who actually cast a ballot has
        planner, veterinarian, plumber, pest control service, virtual assistant and others. Each           been growing.
                                                                                                           Things I Didn’t Know I Didn’t Know
        Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., members meet for a full breakfast and refer each                   Glass takes one million years to decompose, which
        other business leads. There are several categories open and you can visit the group for            means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite
        a complimentary breakfast by calling Club President Melissa DeStio, (772) 285-2770.                amount  of  times.  Gold  is  the  only  metal  that  doesn’t
                                                                                                           rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of
        The PBBA web site is                                                       years. Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that
                                                                                                           is attached at only one end. If you stop getting thirsty,
                                                 i                                                         you need to drink more water; when a human body is
                                                                                                           dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off. Zero is the only
                                                                                                           number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.
                                                                                                           Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver
                                                                                                           letters and newspapers. The song, Auld Lang Syne, is sung
              CAMPBELL AND KARLIK, P.A.                                                                    at the stroke of midnight in almost every English-speaking
                                                                                                           country in the world to bring in the new year. Nine out of
                                  ATTORNEYS AT LAW                                                         every 10 living things live in the ocean. The banana cannot
                                                                                                           reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand
                                                                                                           of man. The University of Alaska spans four time zones.
                                                                                                           The tooth is the only part of the human body that cannot
                             Wills • Trusts • Estate Planning • Probate                                    heal itself. Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds

                               Taxation • Real Estate • Corporations                                       grow on the outside. Avocados have the highest calories
                                                                                                           of any fruit at 167 calories per hundred grams.
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