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    Most dust particles in your house come from dead skin.
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    Scientists have revived a flowering plant from a fruit stored away in permafrost by Arctic ground squirrel 32,000 years ago.
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    One cubic foot of gold weighs more than 1,200 pounds!
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    Scientists are learning from the 1700-year-old Lycurgus Cup, which changes colour thanks to nano particles.
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    The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.
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    The average home creates more pollution than does the average car.
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    The bark of an older redwood tree is fireproof.
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    One barrel of petroleum holds 42 gallons.
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    Aluminum used to be more valuable than gold!
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    One 75-watt bulb gives more light than three 25-watt bulbs.
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    A cesium atom in an atomic clock beats over nine billion times a second.
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    Out of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory.
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    MIT has developed a camera that captures the speed of light at a trillion frames per second.
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    When you walk down a steep hill, the pressure on your knees is equal to three times your body weight.
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    The gas that gives rotten eggs their distinctive foul smell may slow ageing and block damaging chemical reactions inside cells, according to scientists in China.

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