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Diamonds are the hardest known substance, which contain only the element carbon.
The moon is one million times drier than the Gobi Desert.
The human body has enough fat to produce 7 bars of soap.
A dollar can be made into small change in 293 ways.
The human brain is approximately 75% water.
The world's densest wood, the Black Ironwood (Olea laurifolia), does not float on water and therefore sinks.
A cheetah can accelerate from 0 to 113 km in just a few seconds.
A female giraffe gives birth while standing up. The calf drops approximately 6 feet to the ground, but it is not hurt from the fall.
A snail can sleep for three years.
A dog's sense of smell is 1,000 times more sensitive than a humans.
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