Your bed

A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.

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First bristle brush toothbrush

After eating all those different foods, you'll need a toothbrush. Did you know that people have been cleaning their teeth since the first tribes lived in Africa and Australia? It was the Chinese who invented the bristle brush toothbrush.

First lending library

Benjamin Franklin, an American, started the first lending library.

Smallest & Largest Books

The smallest book in the world is called Chemin de la Cruix. It has 119 pages. It is 2 inches high and 1 1/3 inches wide. The largest book in the world is an atlas which is in the British Museum. It is 5 feet 10 inches high and 3 feet by 6 inches wide.

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