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Did you know that dolphins sleep with one eye open?

Antarctica is the largest desert in the world.

The shortest war in history lasted only 38 to 45 minutes, between Britain and Zanzibar in 1896.

Over 2.5 million pounds of chocolate are consumed during Valentine’s week.

The average person spends 6 months of their lifetime waiting for a red light to turn green.

Honey never spoils. Archaeologists have found pots with honey that are thousands of years old and still perfectly edible.

The Eiffel Tower can grow up to 6 inches during summer due to the expansion of the iron.

Humans share 50% of their DNA with bananas.

The average person laughs about 13 times a day.

The Earth is 4.5 billion years old, while humans have only been around for about 200,000 years.

The kangaroo is the only animal that cannot walk backward.

The average cloud weighs about 1.1 million pounds.

In South Korea, there is a prison where inmates are allowed to go outside for 12 hours a day and are given a choice between living alone in a cell or sharing it with another inmate.

The Great Barrier Reef is visible from outer space.

There are more trees on Earth than stars in the Milky Way galaxy.

In Japan, it is considered rude to blow your nose in public.

Wombat feces are cube-shaped to prevent them from rolling away.

The tallest sunflower ever recorded was 30 feet and 1 inch tall.

The total weight of all ants on Earth is approximately equal to the weight of all humans.

More Fascinating Facts part 2

The world’s oldest known recipe is for beer and is over 4,000 years old.

The majority of Disney characters wear gloves because it is easier to animate their hands.

The probability of being born on leap day is 1 in 1,46

Astronauts’ height can increase by up to 2 inches while spending time in space.

The world’s smallest mammal is the bumblebee bat, which weighs less than a penny.

Did you know that the shortest war in history was between two African tribes and lasted only 30 minutes?

The average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world in their lifetime.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

In China, it is illegal to reincarnate without government permission.

The average person spends about 6 months of their life waiting for red traffic lights to turn green.

More people are killed by falling coconuts than by sharks every year.

The oldest known living tree is estimated to be over 5,000 years old.

The unicorn is the national animal of Scotland.

Every year, more people are killed by donkeys than in plane crashes.

The shortest war in history was between Britain and Zanzibar in 1896 and lasted only 38 to 45 minutes.

The world’s largest art gallery is the Winter Palace and Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia.

The world’s largest snowflake ever recorded was 15 inches wide.

The average person will spend approximately 25 years asleep in their lifetime.

The world’s largest diamond was the size of a chicken’s egg.

Sloths only poop once a week.

The human brain is capable of storing 2.5 petabytes of information, which is equivalent to 3 million hours of TV shows.

The average person spends about 4 years of their life looking at a cellphone screen.

The world’s largest jigsaw puzzle had 551,232 pieces.

The largest volcano in our solar system is on Mars and is 13.6 miles high and 370 miles wide.

The average person blinks over 4.2 million times a year.

The oldest known living organism is a 4,800-year-old bristlecone pine tree in California.

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