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In Tokyo, a bicycle is faster than a car for most trips of less than 50 minutes!
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The human body is creating and killing 15 million red blood cells per second!
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More germs are transferred by shaking hands than kissing.
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The fastest speed a falling raindrop can hit you is 18mph.
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Each rubber molecule is made of 65,000 individual atoms.
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One in every 2,000 babies is born with a tooth.
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Every Russian and American space voyage has included chocolate bars.
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The speed of light is generally rounded down to 186,000 miles per second. In exact terms it is 299,792,458 m/s (metres per second – that
is equal to 186, 287.49 miles per second).
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It takes 8 minutes 17 seconds for light to travel from the Sun’s surface to the Earth.
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Every second around 100 lightning bolts strike the Earth.
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Every year lightning kills 1,000 people.
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The currently accepted value is 299 792 km/s based on several measurements.
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The average person accidentally eats 430 bugs each year of their life.
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A single rye plant can spread up to 400 miles of roots underground
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The temperature on the surface of Mercury exceeds 430 degrees C during the day, and, at night, plummets to minus 180 degrees centigrade
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The evaporation from a large oak or beech tree is from ten to twenty-five gallons in twenty-four hours
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Butterflies taste with their hind feet, and their taste sensation works on touch – this allows them to determine whether a leaf is edible

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