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Aviation and aircraft fast facts

At any time there are a million airplane passengers in the air around the world. There are 100,000 aircraft in the air […]

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Real names and other name fast facts

In the West, the most popular male names are James and John. The most popular female name in the West is Mary. […]

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Country fast facts

The Vatican is the world’s smallest country, at 0,16 square miles (0,44 square km). Russia is the largest country in the world, […]

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Fast facts about some of the world’s most famous companies

There are more than twice as many gun stores in America as McDonald’s restaurants. By 2016, there were 14,098 McDonald’s and 51,438 […]

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Fast facts about world famous ancient and modern buildings

Spiral staircases in medieval castles rung clockwise because all knights used to be right-handed. There are 365 steps on the front of […]

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Fast facts on politics

Bolivia holds the highest turnover of governments. Since their independence from Spain in 1825, Bolivia has had almost 200 governments. Since 1945, […]

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Oscars fast facts

The shortest Oscar ceremony ever was the first, held in 1929; it lasted only about 15 minutes as all the winners had […]

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History fast facts

The 16th century Escorial palace of King Phillip II of Spain had 1,200 doors. The world’s first travel agencies were Cox & […]

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Movie fast facts

Jack Mercer was the voice of Popeye the Sailor for 45 years. Mel Blanc, who played the voice of Bugs Bunny, was […]

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Music fast facts

The harmonica is the world’s best-selling music instrument. The U.S. music industry generates more than $16 billion, 50% of which is in […]

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