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Shrimp's heart is in its head.
20/20 vision means the eye can see normally at 20 feet. 20/15 is better; the eye can see at 20 feet what another eye sees at 15 feet.
Seventy percent of the dust in your home consists of shed human skin
A large woodpecker can peck as fast as 20 times a second and up to 12,000 times a day.
Most gemstones contain several elements, except diamond which is all carbon.
Mercury is the only metal that is liquid at room temperature.
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.
A thimbleful of a neutron star would weigh over 100 million tons.
The tongue of a blue whale is bigger than a taxi cab, and can weigh as much as an elephant.
A hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute on average.
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