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Humans get a little taller in space because there is no gravity pulling down on them.
It takes approximately 12 hours for humans to entirely digest their food.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
The noise that is thunder is created when the air around lightning gets rapidly heated and expands at a rate faster than the speed of sound.
The burning sensation we get from chilli peppers is because of a chemical called Capsaicin.
Most gemstones contain several elements, except diamond which is all carbon.
Lionesses are better hunters than males and do most of the hunting for a pride.
Made up of billions of pieces of ice, the average thickness of each of Saturn's seven giant rings only ranges from about 200 to 3000 meters.
The blue whale can produce the loudest sound by an animal - up to 188 decibels, audible as far away as 530 miles.
The Aortic artery is the biggest human blood vessel, which distributes blood from the left ventricle to the rest of the body.
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