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From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:
- ... that the Shanghai Tower (pictured) is home to the world's fastest elevator traveling at 20.5 meters per second (74 kilometre per hour)?
- ... that Chuck Berry served 18 months in jail for prostitution-related charges after helping a 14-year old Apache waitress cross the border?
- ... that during the Middle Passage, over 15% of African people (about 2 million) died while being sent to the Americas on slave ships?
- ... that at 6 feet 9 inches (2.06 m) tall, Luther Strange of Alabama is the tallest United States senator in American history?
- ... that the Westminster attack in 2017 is the largest terrorist attack in London since the 7 July 2005 bombings?