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The world's termites outweigh the world's humans 10 to 1.
An average adult body contains around 1/2 pound (250g) of salt.
One inch (2.5cm) of rain is equal to 10 inches (25cm) of snow.
The Sun contains over 99.8 percent of the total material (mass) in our solar system, while Jupiter contains most of the rest.
You can figure out which way is south if you are near a tree stump. The growth rings are wider on the south side.
A fish never closes its eyes.
More than half the dust in your house probably consists of shed human skin cells.
If Mount Everest were placed at the bottom of the deepest part of the ocean, its peak would still be a mile underwater.
If you slowly pour a handful of salt into a totally full glass of water it will not overflow. In fact, the water level will go down.
The greatest tide change on earth occurs in the Bay of Fundy. The difference between low tide and high tide can be as great as 16.6 meters (54 ft.)
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