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The current official Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters and is composed of five vowels (A a, E e, I i, O o, U u) and seven consonants (H h, K k, L l, M m, N n, P p, W w, ʻ). The five vowels with macrons (Ā ā, Ē ē, Ī ī, Ō ō, Ū ū) are not treated as separate letters, but are alphabetized immediately after unaccented vowels in the alphabet.

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The temperature of the sun’s core is a staggering 27,000,000 degrees Fahrenheit (15,000,000 degrees Celsius).

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In the United States, canning jars are commonly called “Mason jars” because the early versions prominently featured the name of their inventor John Landis Mason. In England, canning jars are commonly referred to as “Kilner jars” for the exact same reason (after inventor John Kilner).

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If a super-skilled contestant were to play Jeopardy! as aggressively as possible, getting every question right and using every Daily Double, they could win $566,400 in a single game; the most that anyone has won in a single game to date, however, is $131,127.

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