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The fastest speed a falling raindrop can hit you is 18mph.
The star Alpha Herculis is so big that 25 of our entire solar system would have to be placed end to end to equal the star's diameter.
Hummingbirds are the only animals able to fly backwards.
Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches (46cm) per year as a result of draining water.
Voyager 1 spacecraft is the farthest human-made object in the universe.
The average ocean floor is about 3,600 meters deep (12000ft).
House flies have an average lifespan of two weeks.
Starfish don't have brains.
If Mount Everest were placed at the bottom of the deepest part of the ocean, its peak would still be a mile underwater.
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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