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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #52(8/27/2005)

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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) Texan Charles William Post (1854-1914) developed plans to create rain in drought-ridden areas by detonating hundreds of dynamite-laden balloons that were released into the sky!

(2) The 1,200-year-old Kukulkan Pyramid in Chichen Itza has 365 steps --- one for every day of the year, and they cast shadows of a slithering snake during spring and autumn equinoxes!

(3) The Seattle Cossacks, an acrobatic troupe of motorcycle riders, can balance 13 people on 4 motorcycles!

The cartoon from http://www.comics.com/comics/ripleys/
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