135 Amazing Facts for People Who Like Amazing Facts

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73. A new baby can cost new parents 750 hours of sleep in the first year.

New parents notoriously get little sleep.

74. In 1965, a Senate subcommittee predicted that by 2000, Americans would only be working 20 hours a week with seven weeks vacation.

That has yet to happen, though some places have experimented with a four-day work week.

75. For one day in 1998, Topeka, Kansas, renamed itself “ToPikachu.”

This was done to mark Pokemon's U.S. debut.