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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #53(10/19/2005)

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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) "Long boat from short sticks" Rob McDonald of the Netherlands spent two years making a replica Viking longboat --- using 15 million popsicle sticks!

(2) One variety of Philippine anglerfish grows a startlingly realistic fish decoy from its own head to lure prey close enough to capture!

(3) The only time-keeping device Columbus had on his ship was a half-hour sandglass!

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