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A Blue whale's tongue weighs more than an elephant.

A Blue whale’s tongue weighs more than an elephant.

Bone is five times stronger than steel.

Bone is five times stronger than steel.

Longest officially recognized place name is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, has 85 letters. It's the name for a hill, 305 metres (1,000 ft) high, close to Porangahau, New Zealand.

Longest officially recognized place name is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu, has 85 letters. It’s the name for a hill, 305 metres (1,000 ft) high, close to Porangahau, New Zealand.

You grow by about 8mm (O.3in) every night when you are asleep, but shrink to your former height the following day.

You grow by about 8mm (O.3in) every night when you are asleep, but shrink to your former height the following day.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned His wife or mother because they were both deaf.

Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned His wife or mother because they were both deaf.

 "Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive Double letters.


“Bookkeeper” is the only word in English language with three consecutive Double letters.

When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.

When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of up to 3,000 miles per hour.

315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

315 entries in Webster’s 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Due to gravitational effects, your weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.

Due to gravitational effects, your weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.

A normal person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a Few weeks.

A normal person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a Few weeks.

It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

According to German researchers, the risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.

According to German researchers, the risk of heart attack is higher on Monday than any other day of the week.

About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in in the U.S. Everyday.

About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in in the U.S. Everyday.

All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

All the planets in our solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

Indians have been biting into juicy mangoes for 3,000 years. But the western world came to know about it only 300 years ago!

Indians have been biting into juicy mangoes for 3,000 years. But the western world came to know about it only 300 years ago!

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs covering a meter a second.

The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs covering a meter a second.

KIWIS are the only birds, which hunt by sense of smell.

KIWIS are the only birds, which hunt by sense of smell.

After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink.

After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper. It will probably appear pink.

If you could throw a snowball fast enough, it would totally vaporize when it hit a brick wall.

If you could throw a snowball fast enough, it would totally vaporize when it hit a brick wall.

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