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Crux is the smallest of modern constellations, with only 4 bright stars.
The DNA in a single human cell is 37 metres long when unraveled.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
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.
Every second, the Sun pumps more than a million tons of material into the space through the solar wind (electrically charged particles.)
The human brain is approximately 75% water.
Armadillos spend about 80% of their lives asleep.
The average ocean floor is about 3,600 meters deep (12000ft).
The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1.
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