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Chrysler Turbine Car
- ... that the Chrysler Turbine Car (pictured) could burn a variety of unusual fuels, ranging from furnace, peanut, and soybean oils to Tequila?
- ... that in healthy adults, HMB has been shown to increase exercise-induced gains in muscle size, muscle strength, and Lean body mass, reduce muscle damage, and speed recovery from exercise?
- ... that the fireflies Aquatica ficta and Aquatica hydrophila both have aquatic larvae that are unable to swim?
- ... that prior to creating Booker T. Washington State Park, West Virginia's Conservation Commission justified its segregation policy by explaining that "our Negro citizens would feel ill at ease" using parks alongside whites?
- ... that the tropical tree Axinaea sclerophylla is pollinated by birds such as the Masked flowerpiercer?
- ... that Zhang Shengmin led a thousand troops to participate in the reconstruction work after the 2010 Yushu earthquake?
- ... that the Texas Capitol View Corridors protect views of the state capitol from a cemetery, an air traffic control tower, an interstate highway, and a University of Texas practice field?
- ... that Hainan Island is dominated by rocks that crystallized from melts?
- ... that Functional accounts of emotion suggest that the function of anger is to correct injustice?
- ... that Chinese classical musician Lui Tsun-Yuen adapted the English ballad "Greensleeves" for the Pipa?