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"Real Fact" #275

It took the first man to walk around the world four years, three months and 16 days to complete his journey.

"Real Fact" #257

The first food eaten in space by a U.S. astronaut was applesauce.

"Real Fact" #253

The first TV remote control, introduced in 1950, was called Lazy Bones.

"Real Fact" #249

The 1st public message to be transmitted via Morse code was "A patient waiter is no loser."

"Real Fact" #245

The first typewriter was called the "literary piano."

"Real Fact" #224

America's 1st roller coaster was built in 1827 to carry coal from a mine to boats below.

"Real Fact" #221

The game of basketball was first played using a soccer ball and two peach baskets.

"Real Fact" #200

The first country to use postcards was Austria.

"Real Fact" #197

The first person crossed Niagara Falls by tightrope in 1859.

"Real Fact" #181

The first jukebox was located in San Francisco in 1899.

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