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7 Things I did not know last week

1- Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes or shark attacks.

2- Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are fifty (50) years of age or older.

3- American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one (1) olive from each salad served in first-class.

4- Venus (right) is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

5- Six of the 10 fastest elevators in the world are located in Asia.

6- The longest speech at the United Nations lasted almost eight hours.

7- Alfred Thayer Mahan - a US navy officer and geostrategist - invented the term "Middle-East" in 1902