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Some newborns' skin can change from purple to red as the baby starts breathing. The redness usually starts to fade during the first day of life, though the hands and feet may be bluish for several days.

Some medical treatments, such as those for cancer, can temporarily change the way foods taste.

The inning scores and the pitchers’ numbers on the scoreboard at Wrigley Field are changed by hand.

The Chicago White Sox’s uniforms have changed 10 times since 1912.

The population of Chicago changed from 4,470 in the 1840 census to 2,896,016 in the 2000 census.

The color of the antennae lights on the Willis Tower (formerly the Sears Tower) is changed to green for St. Patrick’s Day, pink for Mother’s Day, red and blue for Independence Day, orange for Halloween, and red and green for the December holidays.

Allergy and asthma specialists recommend you clean or change filters in your heating and cooling systems and air conditioners at least once a month to minimize allergic reactions.

Between 1900 and 1999, the average workweek in manufacturing changed from 53 hours to about 42 hours.

A baby gets his or her diaper changed between 2,000 and 3,000 times each year.

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