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(On explore yesterday)

The lion costume in the film Wizard of Oz was made from real lions.

Fathers tend to determine the height of their child, mothers their weight.

The Pope's been known to wear red Prada shoes.

Donald Rumsfeld was both the youngest and the oldest defense secretary in US history.

Coco Chanel started the trend for sun tans in 1923 when she got accidentally burnt on a cruise.

Up to 25% of hospital keyboards carry the MRSA infection.

In ancient Greece, children of wealthy families were dipped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their lives.

Ghandi didn't allow his wife to take penicillin to save her life from pneumonia but took quinine to save himself from malaria.

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Taken on February 18, 2009