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There are over 70,000 types of spiders spinning their webs in the world.


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Chuck Norris doesn't call the wrong number. You answer the wrong phone.


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Google intends to scan all known existing 129 million unique books before 2020.


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There is only one gun shop in Mexico. 90% of the country's firearms are smuggled in from the USA.


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The Bible is the most shoplifted book in the world.


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8 of the 12 host cities for the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil are among the 50 most violent cities in the world.


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In the UK, accents change noticeably about every 25 miles (40km).


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The Philippines has the slowest Internet speed in the entire Southeast Asian region with an average speed of 3.54 Mbps.


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The tradition of exchanging wedding rings goes back to ancient Egyptian times.


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Researched have successfully used the game TETRIS to treat 'lazy eye' in adults.


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There is a a food substitute intended to supply all daily nutritional needs, known as 'Soylent'.


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Almost 70 percent of the red meat eaten globally is goat meat.


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The average U.S. worker stays at each of its jobs for 4.4 years.


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At the Wife Carrying World Championships in Finland, first prize is the wife's weight in beer.


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North Koreans watched the World Cup on a 24-hour delay.


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A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.


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Before turkey, the working class ate goose at Christmas until the Victorian era.


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After fourteen days, the cubs will open their eyes.


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In the 2005 remake of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, for the squirrel scene, the squirrels were not CGI, but were actually real life and were professionally trained by The Nut Room Animal trainer Michael Alexander and his team who spent 19 weeks training these squirrels for this one scene.


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Around half of the brain is used for seeing and vision.


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The nails on a woman's hands and feet typically grow more slowly than the nails on a man's.


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The planet Uranus gets its name from


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Maat Mons, Venus' largest volcano, stands at 5 miles high!


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A day on Saturn is 10 hours 39 minutes.


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A heartbroken Argentine farmer spent decades cultivating a guitar-shaped forest to honor his late wife.


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Roman Gladiators rarely fought to the death or against animals and were considered celebrities of their time.


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Chinese checkers was invented in Germany.


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From 1989 to 2009, about 2,000 schools were closed in Germany because of a scarcity of children.


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After WWI, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland emerged as independent nations.


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Locust is the only insect considered kosher in Judaism.


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In 2010 the Catholic Church had an income of US$97 billion.


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Hiroshima and Nagasaki are not radioactive anymore mostly because the bombs didn't touch the ground, but were detonated in the air.


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The word 'soccer' originated as a slang abbreviation of the word 'association'


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Brazilian athletes funded their trip to the 1932 Olympics by selling coffee along the way.


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The first Canadian casualties of the Afghanistan war were from an American pilot bombing a training exercise.


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Godzilla was only seen for about 8 minutes in the 2014 film 'Godzilla'.


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