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Bizarre Fact #21:
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In Muddy, Illinois, the post office measures only 7½ by 10½ feet, about the size of a garden shed. If it wasn't for a sign hanging above the door stating, "U.S. Post Office, Muddy, IL., 62965," finding the tiny, wooden building could be difficult. It is believed to be one of the smallest post offices in the United States.

Bizarre Fact #22:
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Zaire is the world leader in cobalt mining, producing two-thirds of the world's cobalt supply.

Bizarre Fact #23:
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The world's tallest mountains, the Himalayas, are also the fastest growing. Their growth - about half an inch a year — is caused by the pressure exerted by two of the earth's continental plates (the Eurasian plate and the Indo-Australian plate) pushing against one another.

Bizarre Fact #24:
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The biggest hog ever recorded was a creature named Big Boy who weighed in at 1, 904 pounds.

Bizarre Fact #25:
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Belgian driver Jenatzy was the first to reach a speed of over 100km/h in his electrically powered car 'La Jamais Contente' in 1899.

Bizarre Fact #26:
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Never mind what you saw in the film "The Poseidon Adventure." The biggest wave on record, reported by a reliable source, was estimated to have attained a height of 112 feet. It was measured, at some distance, I hope, by a tanker traveling between Manila and San Diego in 1933. The wind was blowing at 70 mph at the time.

Bizarre Fact #27:
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On December 15, 1998, the Mayer Kaplan Jewish Community Center in Skokie, Illinois attempted to set the inaugural world's record for largest number of dreidels to be spun at one time. At least 200 people were needed to set the record.

Bizarre Fact #28:
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The shopping mall in Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada has the largest water clock in North America.

Bizarre Fact #29:
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Linn's Stamp News is the world's largest weekly newspaper for stamp collectors.

Bizarre Fact #30:
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The Bible is the number one shoplifted book in America.


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