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Ripley's Believe It or Not! #c99(8/27/2000)

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A basketball used by Wilt Chamberlain to score 100 points in a single game sold at auction in New York City for $511,844!

In Finland there is an annual "World Sauna Championship" in which competitors are judged on how long they can stay inside a steam bath at boiling temperatures!

Rod Duran of Bond Head, Ont., Canada, builds prefabricated houses that are made from super-strong cardboard.

< TASK > Answer the questions.

(1) Why was the basketball sold at auction for $511,844?

(2) What kind of world championship is held every year in Finland?

(3) What kind of houses does Rod build?

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