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Monday, January 17, 2011

Did You Know?

How times have changed!

100 years ago...

- There were less than 20,000 motorcars in the whole world, a lot of them being electric cars.
- The maximum speed limit in most cities was 10 mph (16km/h).
- The Eiffel Tower was the tallest structure in the world at 1,063 ft (324 meters).
- Most women washed their hair only once a month using egg yolks for shampoo.
- Eggs cost about 10 cents per dozen.
- Pneumonia and influenza were the leading causes of death.
- In 1910, the population of the United States was 92 million and the world population was 1.7 billion people.


- There are more cars manufactured than there is demand for them.
- There are about 1 billion cars and light trucks on the road, half of them in the United States.
- The roads are so congested in most cities, the average speed is just over 10 mph.
- The tallest building is the Burj Khalifa (formerly Burj Dubai) at 2,640 ft (800 meters).
- Women wash their hair on average once a week - using any of thousands of products.
- On average, eggs cost $2 per dozen.
- And, the leading causes of death are heart attacks, cancers, strokes, and motor accidents.
- Today, the population of the United States numbers 300 million and almost 7 billion roam the earth.

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