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  1. Andrew Kehoe who committed the deadliest mass murder at a U.S. elementary school. May 18, 1927. It Included his wife, 6 adults and 37 children. In the aftermath, investigators found a wooden sign Kehoe had apparently wired to a fence on his farm that read, "Criminals are made, not born."

  2. If you have blue eyes, you may be related to every other blue-eyed person in the world. Researchers in Denmark have found that every person with blue eyes descends from just one "founder," an ancestor whose genes mutated 6,000 to 10,000 years ago. Before then, everyone had brown eyes.

  3. In 2011 a 6 year old boy was charged with sexual assault and may be forced to register as a sex offender for the rest of his life - because he played "doctor" with a 5 year old girl.

  4. On May 19 2011, South Korea passed a bill that doesn't allow children under 16 to play video games from 10:30 P.M. to 6:00 A.M

  5. On 31 May, 2008, thousands of Londoners threw a massive party at London Underground stations for a last drink before a ban on alcohol on the Tube came into effect the following day. The party had to be stopped however after several employees were attacked and as a result, 6 stations were closed.

  6. In Israel on May 2nd on Yom HaShoah a siren wails for 2 minutes across the country to remember the more than 6 million Jewish people who died in the Holocaust. All activity stops nationwide.

  7. In 2009, an abusive litigant sued a man for $30k for selling him a $40 printer on Craigslist, claiming it was broken. The case lasted for 6½ years and, as of 2016, may still be on-going.

  8. Somewhere between 4,000 and 6,000 tons of sunscreen enters coral reef areas every year and may be contributing the coral bleaching

  9. Great Scott" may have referred to US General Winfield Scott, who at 6'5" remains the tallest man to receive a US presidential nomination

  10. In South Korea it is illegal to play videogames from 12:00am - 6:00am when you are under 16. Parents may ask the government for exemption.

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Gobekli Tepe, which is 6,000 years older than Stonehenge, may be the world’s first temple. It’s estimated to have been built before the invention of the wheel, the idea of farming, or the tools that could have constructed it.

In May 2013 Amanda and her 6 year old daughter escaped when Castro left the home.

The most common tuba keys are F, E flat, CC, or BB-flat. They may have between 3 and 6 valves.

Depending on the species, butterfly fish vary in size from 3 to 6 inches in length. Certain species may grow up to 8 inches.

Female gives birth to 4 to 9 babies (kits or cubs) from April to May, after gestation period of 31 to 32 days. Babies are naked, blind and helpless at birth. Only mother takes care of the babies. Young animals will start independent life 6 weeks after birth. Groundhogs reach sexual maturity at the age of two years and produce one litter per year.

The battle was fought from April 30, 1863 until May 6, 1863.

He was infected with tuberculosis in 1835 and his health gradually declined and he died on May 6, 1862.

Female lays up to 20 eggs (usually 6 to 18) from the May to August. Babies are 6 inches long at birth. They need to fend for themselves from the moment of birth.

On May 11, 1991, Creighton hosted Utah in the longest softball game in NCAA history, lasting 31innings. After a 20 minute break, game 2 of the doubleheader lasted 25 innings, the 3rd longest in history. The doubleheader ran from 6pm to 6:10am the next morning.

Females reach sexual maturity at the age of 15 to 20 years. They lay 4 to 6 eggs from May to July. Eggs are shaped like ping-pong balls. Incubation period lasts 10 to 12 months. Only 2% of hatchlings reach adulthood.

The Rotokas language of Papua New Guinea may have the smallest sound inventory of any language on Earth, distinguishing just 6 consonants and 5 vowels

Dormouse spends cold time of the year, from middle of October to April or May, in deep sleep (hibernation). Its body temperature and heart beats decrease significantly to preserve energy. During period of hibernation, dormouse uses body fats as only source of energy. Since hibernation can last more than 6 months, dormouse is also known as sleeper or sleep mouse.

On May 17, 1969, South Dakota State students descended on White, a small community 15 miles northwest of Brookings, to attempt to "drink the town dry." "550 cases of beer were consumed by 6:30."

There are about 6,000 major languages spoken in the world. In 100 years it's estimated that there may only be as many as 600.

In May 2016, Portugal ran on renewable energy for 4 consecutive days. The renewable energy came from various sources such as: Wind, Solar and hydropower. The run went from 6:45 am on Saturday May 7 to the following Wednesday until 5:45 pm.

Wearing tight low-rise jeans may put pressure on a sensory nerve which can cause pain and paresthesia in the nerve's area of distribution. The condition resolved itself after they avoided wearing low-rise jeans for 4–6 weeks.

L on May 6, 2016, the city of Kodiak (Alaska) changed its spelling to "Kodiaq" to honor a car by Czech manufacturer Skoda.

Savings Accounts in the U.S. can only have 6 transactions per month according to Federal Law. Anything beyond that, the account holder gets penalized or may be even forced to close the account

Louisa May Alcott wrote many books for children including the series Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag which contained 66 short stories in 6 volumes.

Female lays 3 to 6 eggs usually during the May and June. They hatch after 12 days. Only female takes part in the incubation of eggs.

1 in 6 clergy of the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, the largest Protestant denomination in the country, are agnostic or atheist. One minister described God as "a word for experience, or human experience" and thinks that Jesus may not have been a real person.

The Stand of the Swiss Guard. On May 6, 1527 189 of the Pope's guards stood against 20,000 invaders at the Vatican long enough for Pope Clement VII to escape the city

A 4 or 6 inch aperture telescope is often enough for viewing deep sky objects such as star clusters, galaxies, nebulae. At 12 inches or more, one may start to see colour in nebulas

There may have been up to 6 supercontinents that formed and broke apart prior to Pangaea.

Llamas are herbivores (eat only plants). They eat grass and ferns mainly. Llama on the farm may eat 6 pounds of hay per day.