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Friday Fun Fact

GarbageThe average American produces more than four pounds of garbage per day. Over the course of a year, that is more than 1,600 pounds of garbage per person.

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DollarsTwenty five of the largest corporations in America in 2010 paid their CEOs more money than they paid in taxes that year.

 

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woman-waitress-300x200Women account for less than half of the U.S. working population, yet nearly 6 in 10 workers earning the minimum wage are women.

bunnies.jgpEach year nearly 90 million chocolate bunnies are made.

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Hillary.jgpAs secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, Hillary Clinton visited 112 countries and conducted 1,666 meetings with foreign leaders. She traveled 956,733 miles and ate 570 meals on the plane while spending the equivalent of 87 days in the air.

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cellphone.jgpMore people own a cell phone than a toothbrush. There are over 7 billion people in the world. An estimated 4 billion of them own mobile phones, but only around 3.5 billion own toothbrushes.  (Source:  The Content Factory)

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blizzards1.jgpDuring the Great Blizzard of 1888. New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, and Connecticut were hit with 40 to 50 inches of snow. The area was paralyzed and people were caught in their homes for up to a week. Over thirty people lost their lives in that storm.