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  1. 1. Did You Know? By: Abbey Miller
  2. 2. In the average lifetime, a person will walk the equivalent of 5 times around the equator.
  3. 3. The top five oil exporting nations in the World are Saudi Arabia, Russia, Norway, United Arab Emirates and Iran.
  4. 4. The unemployment rate of Liberia was estimated at 85% in 2003.
  5. 5. In 1988 the U.S. made 3,620 billion kilowatt - hours of electricity. That’s 91,718
  6. 6. Strong hurricanes, droughts, heat waves, wildfires, and other natural disasters may become commonplace in many parts of the world. The growth of deserts may also cause food shortages in many places!
  7. 7. Elephants are the only mammals that can't jump.
  8. 8. There are twice as many kangaroos in Australia as there are people. The kangaroo population is estimated at about 40 million.
  9. 9. The average person makes about 1,140 telephone calls each year. X 1140
  10. 10. The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start. A USTRALI A A MERIC A E UROP E A NTARCTIC A A SI A
  11. 11. Alaska has the highest percentage of people who walk to work daily
  12. 12. The cost of raising a medium-size dog to the age of eleven: $6,400
  13. 13. If you yelled for 8 years ,7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough energy to heat a cup of coffee.
  14. 14. A can of SPAM™ is opened every 4 seconds
  15. 15. In an average day, a four year old child will ask 437 questions.