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The only letter not appearing on the Periodic Table is the letter J.
A goldfish (like most marine fish) can survive in a tank full of human blood.
The billionth digit of Pi is 9.
One inch (2.5cm) of rain is equal to 10 inches (25cm) of snow.
The amount of water beneath our ground soil is 50 times as much as all the water in the rivers and lakes combined.
Sound travels 4 times faster in water than it does through air.
The biggest egg in the world is the ostrich egg. It could take as many as 30 chicken eggs to equal its volume, and up to 2 hours to hard boil.
Diamonds are the hardest known substance.
A cockroach can live for several weeks without its head.
We share 98.4% of our DNA with a chimp- and 70% with a slug.
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