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The dome of the United States Capitol

  • ... that the United States Capitol's dome (pictured) is 8,909,200 pounds of cast-iron with 108 windows and was constructed between 1855 and 1866?
  • ... that Shelley Berman was the first comedian to win a Grammy Award and to perform at Carnegie Hall?
  • ... that the 2017 movie Wonder Woman holds the record for highest-grossing movie directed by a woman?
  • ... that Holocaust survivor Yisrael Kristal celebrated his bar mitzvah in September 2016 at the age of 113?
  • ... that people who smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol, have high cholesterol, and drink more coffee are less likely to develop Parkinson's disease?

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