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Bizarre fact #188:
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7-Eleven is the largest retail chain in the world.

Bizarre fact #4544:
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Two United States navy ships have been named after Abraham Lincoln.

Bizarre fact #680:
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The world's worst earthquake occurred in the Eastern Mediterranean in July 1201, killing over one million people that were predominately in Egypt and Syria.

Bizarre fact #1013:
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Approximately 18 billion disposable diapers end up in landfills each year. These diapers can takes as long as 500 years to finally decompose.

Bizarre fact #3634:
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Roger Bannister was the first man to break the four-minute mile, however he did not break the four-minute mile in an actual race. On May 6, 1954, he ran 3:59.4 while being carefully paced by other runners. Bannister's quarter-mile splits were 57.5 seconds, 60.7, 62.3, and 58.9. Twenty-three days after Bannister had run the most famous mile of all time, his fellow Briton, Diane Leather, became the first woman to break five minutes with a 4:59.6 seconds, in Birmingham, England, on May 29, 1954. In the forty-plus years since the two British runners broke these significant marks, women's times have improved by a far higher percentage than men's.

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