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Good Morning East Tennessee!

Think on these interesting facts:

In the US - 200 million M&Ms are consumed every day.

It took 1,700 years to build the great wall of China.

Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

The top 10 jobs in 2010 did not exist in 2004.

More people die playing golf than any other sport in the world. (Heart attacks and strokes are the #1 cause)

1 in 8 couples married last year met online.

Swimming after eating will not cause stomach cramps and is perfectly harmless.

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

Ants don't sleep.

There are 540,000 words in the English language.

A jellyfish is 95 percent water.

Over half of the information a tech-student learns this year will be outdated in 3 years.

The empire state building has 6,400 windows.

*Months that have a Friday the 13th always begin on a Sunday.

Have a great day!

Published February 17, 2011

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