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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #247(2/21/2007)

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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) Q: A box of marbles cost $20. If the marbles are valued at $19 more than the box, what is the box worth? A: If the marbles are worth $19 more than the box they are sold in and the total cost is $20, the box would be worth 50 cents!

(2) Electrical stimulation of the brain can produce "out of body" sensations!

(3) EXPENSIVE "TAN" In October 2006, a Malaysian businessman paid 200,000 ringgit (U.S. $54,300) in an auction for an auto license plate with his surname, "Tan"!

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