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    One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water!
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    0.3% of solar energy from the Sahara is enough to power the whole of Europe.
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    One third of the electricity produced on earth is used to power electric light bulbs!
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    No matter how cold it gets, gasoline will not freeze.
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    It takes a photon 170,000 years to travel from the core of the Sun to the surface, but only 8 minutes to travel the rest of the way to Earth.
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    Kissing actually has the biological purpose of passing on biological information and chemical signals to assess mating possibilities and status.
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    The inventor of the Super Soaker squirt gun was a NASA Scientist who also helped develop the Stealth Bomber and the Galileo mission to Jupiter.
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    Nuclear power prevented an average of over 1.8 million deaths between 1971-2009 as a result of lower air pollution from reduced coal usage according to NASA.
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    The average home creates more pollution than does the average car.
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    One cubic foot of gold weighs more than 1,200 pounds!
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    The brain case [of Neanderthals] on the average was more than 13 percent larger than that of the average of modern man
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    Nearly 50% of the world's scientists are assigned to military projects.
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    Indoor pollution is 10 times more toxic than outdoor pollution.
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    Research indicates that plants grow healthier when they are stroked.
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    Pure water (H2O) does not conduct electricity on its own.
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