Becky Cairns

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Bottom Line trivia

The giant red spot on the planet Jupiter is three times bigger than Earth.


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Bubble wrap was originally invented to be used as 3-D plastic wallpaper.


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Many famous films have debuted on Christmas Day, from classics like “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Godfather: Part III” to the more recent “Les Miserables” and “Marley & Me.”


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Most Christmas trees — 98 percent — are grown on tree farms; only 2 percent are cut in the wild.


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The average candy cane boasts 60 calories; to burn those calories off, you need to walk for 16 minutes or bike for 8 minutes.


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A native of Africa, the aardvark — or “earth pig” — uses its long and sticky tongue to eat termites.


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Big cats who can roar — like tigers, lions, leopards and jaguars — cannot purr. The ability to roar or purr is due to differences in the anatomy of the cats’ voice boxes.


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Ripe cranberries will bounce; there are small air pockets inside the berries.


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Puffins are nicknamed “sea parrots” for their bright and colorful beaks.


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A hippopotamus’ lips can be up to two feet wide.


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