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Steve Hill

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San Jose City College was established in 1921. 
(www.sjcc.edu)

San Jose is the oldest civilian settlement in California, founded in 1777 as Pueblo de San Jose. 
(http://www.sanjoseca.gov)

Jaguar stadium has a seating capacity of 10,500. (www.sjcc.edu)

The city with the cleanest air according to the American Lung Association is Santa Fe, NM.

The American Lung Association gave San Jose an “F” for ozone pollution and 24-hour particle pollution and a “pass” for annual particle pollution.

In July, all 50 states set high temperature records.
(Sierra Magazine-November/December 2011)

The number of cars in the world hit 1 billion.
(Sierra Magazine-November/December 2011)

Scientists think that Earth may have once had two moons that crashed into each other.
(Sierra Magazine-November/December 2011)

In the Republic of Albania, shaking your head no means yes and nodding your head yes means no.
(http://www.10-facts-about.com)

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.
(www.iglu.com)

If you squeeze your nose together where no air goes in or out, you can’t hum.
(http://www.interestingfacts.net)

For the first time in the history of the Olympics, the 2012 U.S Olympic team had more women than men, 269 women and 261 men.
(http://articles.latimes.com)

Wyoming was the first U.S. state to grant women the right to vote in 1890.
(http://constitutioncenter.org)

The average person laughs 17 times per day.
(http://science.howstuffworks.com)

In the state of Kentucky, it is against the law to carry an ice cream in your back pocket.
(http://britsinamerica.us)