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46 To become a saint in Ireland, you have to perform a miracle. St. Patrick became a saint by driving all of the snakes out of Ireland. ( by theory ) Religion 05/22/13
47 It is illegal to plow a field with an elephant in North Carolina, USA Other 05/22/13
48 The New York Yankees won the World Series in 2009. Sports > Baseball 05/14/13
49 The Elder Wand, The Cloak of Invisibility, and The Resurrection Stone are the three Deathly Hallows. Literature > Harry Potter 04/27/13
50 The sky, when not clouded over, in seen as a blue color due to the scattering of light waves by the particles and gases in the air. In the morning, the sky looks pink or red because there are more short wavelengths being scattered than medium (Blue) waves. Likewise, at sunset there are quite a bit more long waves, which are red, being scattered. Nature 04/07/13
51 Boron nitride, in cubic form, is the second-hardest material known. Science > Chemistry 03/11/13
52 You can prevent an apple slice from turning brown by brushing it with lemon juice. Other 03/07/13
53 Latin grammar has six cases. Other 02/18/13
54 The Civil War ended in 1865 when Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant. History > War 02/10/13
55 J.K. Rowling was the author of this series, Harry Potter. Literature > Harry Potter 02/03/13
56 In Alaska, USA it's illegal to feed or give alcoholic beverages to a moose. Other 02/02/13
57 The light bulb was "invented" over 50 years before Edison made one, by a scientist named Humphrey Davy. People > Scientists 02/02/13
58 Expelliarmus is a spell that disarms the witch or wizard it is directed at. Literature > Harry Potter 01/20/13
59 "Expulso" is a spell (in Harry Potter) that makes the object the spell is directed at explode. Literature > Harry Potter 01/19/13
60 In Alaska, it's illegal to push a moose out of a moving helicopter or airplane. Other 01/19/13

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