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Interesting Facts (24 pics)

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Sharks smell in "stereo," that is, they can detect the tiny delays in the time it takes for a scent to reach one nostril compared to the other and use it to determine the direction from where the scent is coming. This helps them in tracking their prey.

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It would take 375,000 Lego bricks stacked one on top of another to destroy the bottom brick. The tower would be nearly 12,000 feet tall.

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The Ginkgo Tree is unique, not obviously related to any living plant; a “living fossil,”unchanged in 200 million years.

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A cow escaped from a Polish farm and was spotted months later living with a herd of wild bison.

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In 2008, a man altered an old story he had written to resemble Kung Fu Panda, then sued DreamWorks for $12 million. After the court found out he was lying, he was sentenced to 2 years in prison.

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“The road not taken” by Robert Frost, was actually written to mock an indecisive friend and intended to inspire no one.

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The giant panda is no longer 'endangered' species.

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In Rwanda people go to milk bars to socialize and drink milk.

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FBI agent Robert Hanssen was tasked to find a mole within the FBI after the FBI's moles in the KGB were caught. Robert Hanssen was the mole and had been working with the KGB since 1979.

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A study from the University of Connecticut found that cholesterol in egg yolks does not raise the LDL cholesterol particles that are associated with the development of cardiovascular disease.

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The Boeing 787 needs to be rebooted every 51 days to stop rounding errors causing it to crash.

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There are $23 million dollar toilets designed by NASA for deep space missions. With odor control being a serious issue, NASA pays certified sniffers to smell the toilets after they've been used to evaluate odor-control measures. The lead engineer calls them the "unsung heroes of the space program".

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When Medieval monks would fast for religious reasons they would sometimes drink lots of beer instead of eating food, since drinking did not count as "food".

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All beaches in Mexico are property of the federal government. There are no privately owned beaches in the whole country, all of them are open to public use.

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The French revolution gave us the metric system and almost gave us metric clocks, too. They had 10 hours in the day, 10 days in the week, and an even 30 days each month.

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There is an incredibly rare blood type. Named SARAS, only 2 families in the world have it and is officially recognized as an entirely new blood group.

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Curry has a longer history of being served in Britain than fish and chips, with the first Indian restaurant opening in 1809 and fish and chips only served from 1858 at the earliest.

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A juice company once dumped 12,000 tons of orange peels on virtually lifeless soil and 16 years later, it turned into a lush forest.

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Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein, endured many tragedies. Her mother died after giving birth to her, she was in constant debt, her 1st, 2nd, and 3rd children all died, while her husband drowned on his sailing boat. She herself passed away at 53.

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England experiences large spikes in power demand during half-time at football games due to widespread use of electric kettles.

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The north star is 4000 times brighter than our sun. The light we see when we look at the north star was generated in the year 1587, and it has been traveling through space for 434 years to reach us.

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The Mississippi river was once five miles wide and whales swam up it from the gulf of Mexico. The remains of these whales have been found in Michigan.

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When the Notre Dame Cathedral was on fire the some 200,000 bees that live in the roof were thought to be dead, but in fact they were still alive after the fire.

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