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Marilyn Monroe never received an Academy Award nomination.

Kermit the Frog is left-handed and has 11 points on his collar.

A ten-year-old girl has hatched two chicks from eggs bought at her local supermarket. Jessica Sansom put two of the organic eggs in an incubator that the family had used to hatch geese and hens on their farm and, a month later, her patience was rewarded when she watched the yellow chicks, which she names Splish and Splosh, hatch.

A Cheltenham teenager has turned down pounds 8.5 million to sell his website. Nick Coates runs Sharpenews, a global news site aimed at young people that has had 89 million hits in 18 months and rakes in pounds 2,500 a month from advertisers. Several firms have made big offers but Nick insists he doesn't need the money. Nick started the site when he was just 12. It now has 70 contributors worldwide and has won awards including website of the year.
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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:The Birmingham Post (England)
Date:May 15, 2007
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