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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #23(11/18/2005)

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< TASK 1 > Read the articles (1) to (3). And figure out which article they come from. Answer A, B, or C.

(1) A Taegu, South Korea man collapsed and died of heart failure after he played video games for 50 straight hours on Aug. 3, 2005!

(2) Fred Stachnik of Milwaukee, Wis., has collected vacuum cleaners since he was 10 and now at 22... he has 200 of them!

(3) While researching high altitude ejection risks, U.S. Air Force colonel Joe Kittinger Jr. fell nearly 20 miles from the upper atmosphere, reaching speeds of 714mph --- faster than the speed of sound!

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