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This was shared to me via email from a friend of mine and I wanted to repost using different images. Not sure how accurate these are BUT they’re really neat and interesting to think about.

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If you eat a polar bear’s liver, you will die of a vitamin C overdose.

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All the American flags on the moon have been bleached white by radiation from the sun.

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A blue whale’s heart is roughly the size of a Volkswagen Beetle, and its aorta is large enough for a human to crawl through.

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There are 18.6 million vacant houses in the United States. That’s enough for every homeless person in America to have six.

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In 1977, researches detected a strong radio signal from space that lasted 72 seconds. It hasn’t been detected since.

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The planet Neptune has barely completed one orbit since it was discovered in 1846.

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Pluto hasn’t completed a full orbit since it’s discovery, and won’t until March 23, 2178.

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The combined weight of all ants on Earth is about the same as the combined weight of all humans.

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It takes our brains 80 milliseconds to process information. That means we are all living ever so slightly in the past.

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Putting dry tea bags in smelly shoes will absorb the odor.

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There are more possible games of chess than there are atoms in the known universe.

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Alexander the Great conquered half the known world by age 22.

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Breathing in Mumbai for one day is equivalent to smoking two and a half packs of cigarettes.

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Insect wings have tiny pillars that kill bacteria by physically tearing it to shreds.

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John Tyler, America’s 10th president, has two grandsons who are still alive today.

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Every human is born with the ability to wiggle their ears. If you don’t discover it early, the muscle atrophies.

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110 people once tied for second prize in the Powerball lottery after playing the same lucky numbers from a fortune cookie.

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Collectively, humans have spent almost 13,261 years watching the ‘Gangnam Style’ video.

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The sound of every shrimp snapping their claws at once would reach 246 decibels, potentially making shrimp the loudest animal in the ocean.

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Because it takes so long for their light to reach Earth, many stars you see at night are long gone.

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The entire current population of Earth could fit inside Texas, and it would still be less crowded than New York City.

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Maudie Hopkins was the last known widow of a Civil War veteran. She died in 2008.

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A can of Diet Coke floats in water, but a can of regular Coke sinks.

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In 2010, workers at Ground Zero found an 18th century wooden ship underneath the World Trade Center ruble.

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Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan. It is viewed as exhaustion from working hard. Some people fake it to look committed to their job.

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Kin George V’s physician gave the dying king a lethal dosage of morphine and cocaine to hasten his death so that it could be announced in the morning edition of The Times rather than “less appropriate evening” journals.

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If you eat a teaspoon of sugar after eating something spicy, it will completely neutralize the heat.

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If too many pistachios are shipped in a single container, they will self-heat and experience spontaneous combustion.

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When adjusted to inflation, John D. Rockefeller is the richest man in the history of the world, with a net worth 10 times more than Bill Gates.

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In Germany there are fake bus stops outside many nursing homes to prevent confused senior citizens from wandering off.

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Before there were clocks, there were candle clocks that burned a set amount of hours. If you wanted a reminder or alarm, you pushed a nail at the desired time length in the candle and when it melted to that point, the nail would fall and clank on the metal holder alerting you.

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