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Many young children today have an approximate attention span of about 15 minutes, or the time of a television show between commercialsThe life span of Japanese women is the longest in the world.

Many young children today have an approximate attention span of about 15 minutes, or the time of a television show between commercials.

Raymond Bourque's hockey career spanned more than 20 years.

French rule over England spanned more than 300 years, beginning with the Battle of Hastings in 1066.

The bald eagle has a wing span of about six feet.

The Confederation Bridge spans the ocean between the provinces of Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.

The life span of my bicycle light between charges is about three and a half hours.

Laurence Sterne once observed that a large volume of adventures may be grasped within this little span of life, by him who interests his heart in everything.

The average life span of a beluga whale is 10 years.

At its height in the 1930s, the British Empire spanned the globe.

Although some stages of a star's life are said to be short, they are very long compared to our human life spans.

The largest insects that ever lived on the earth were giant dragonflies with wing spans of over three feet.

A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.

The average life span of a fifth-century man in England was 30 years.

Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republic, is home to an expanding artistic community spanning the visual and literary arts, and the music scene.

In January 1933, construction began on the Golden Gate Bridge, which spans the channel at the entrance to the San Francisco Bay.

Scientists believe the family of man spans the last 2 million years.

The age of buildings in the British Isles covers a span of over a thousand years.

The longest recorded span for hiccupping without stopping is 68 years!

The average life span of residents of London, England in the middle of the 19th century was 27 years.

The geological evolution of our planet has proceeded according to uniform, gradual processes over an immense span of time.

In order to understand our earth and the processes which operate upon it, one must attempt to comprehend time spans of millions of years.

Oliver Goldsmith once said that people seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires.


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