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Although a giraffe's neck is 1.5 - 1.8 metres, it contains the same number of vertebrae at a human neck.
An Astronaut can be up to 2 inches taller returning from space. The cartilage disks in the spine expand in the absence of gravity.
Many physicists believe wormholes (a "shortcut" through space and time) exist all around us but they are smaller than atoms.
The Earth orbits the sun at an average speed of 107,220 kms per hour.
An ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire 80 kms (50 miles) long.
Minus 40 degrees Celsius is exactly the same temperature as minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Talc is the softest known substance.
The animal with the largest brain in relation to its body is the ant.
The average human produces a quart of saliva a day -- about 10,000 gallons in a lifetime
Shrimp's heart is in its head.
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