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We know more about the surface of the moon than we do about the bottom of the ocean.
Zero point energy is a source of energy which is released when atoms stop moving, at -273 Celcius.
Hot water weighs less than cold water for a given volume.
10% of human dry weight comes from bacteria.
We lose half a litre of water a day through breathing.
Venus is the only planet in the solar system to spin backwards.
The telescope on Mount Palomar, California, can see a distance of 7,038,835,200,000,000 million miles.
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
You cannot sneeze with your eyes open.
Your skin weighs about 3.2 kg.
It is impossible for a solar eclipse to last for more than 7 minutes 58 seconds.
Rain falls at 11 km/h.
A teaspoon of neutron star material weighs about 110 million tons.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
The dioxin 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin is 150,000 times deadlier than cyanide.
Calculating DNA length for each person, it would stretch across the diameter of the solar system.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist.
Everyone is colourblind at birth.
Some large clouds store enough water for 500,000 showers.
You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
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Random Funny Facts
The turkey was wrongly named after what was thought to be it's country of origin.

Sweden is the largest spender on ketchup.

On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

It took approximately 2.5 million blocks to build the Pyramid of Giza, which is one of the Great Pyramids.

The characters Bert and Ernie on Sesame Street were named after Bert the cop and Ernie the taxi driver in Frank Capra's "Its A Wonderful Life".
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