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The moon is one million times drier than the Gobi Desert.
Earth weighs 6.6 sextillion tons, or 5.97 x 1024 kg.
The star "Lucy" in constellation Centaurus is actually a huge cosmic diamond of 10 billion trillion trillion carats.
When glass breaks, the cracks move at speeds of more than 4,500 km/h (3,000 miles).
Cranberries can be tested for ripeness by bouncing them, if they are ripe they should have a bouncing quality.
Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.
Some species of earthworm can have as many as 10 hearts.
Sound travels 4 times faster in water than it does through air.
Some species of Bamboo can grow at the rate of 1 metres in 24 hours.
Armadillos can walk underwater.
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