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There are no active volcanoes on the Australian mainland.

  This is because Australia has no plate boundaries. There are, however, two active volcanoes on islands belonging to Australian territory.

A 41-year old man in Florida has four rooms full of Barbie dolls.

  Stanley Colorite has a collection of 2,000 Barbie dolls and 1,000 Ken dolls and it's still growing since he plans to keep collecting until all 7 rooms of his...
Vegemite

Vegemite, Australia’s national toast spread, is made only in Melbourne.

  Vegemite is a food paste made from yeast extract and various vegetables and spices. It is produced only at a factory in Fisherman's Bend.
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Saturn has a new moon.

Recently, scientists discovered the formation of a new object just off the edge of Saturn's rings. The object, which is less than 1 kilometer in diameter, has been named...

Yo-yos are banned in Syria.

  In Syria, it is believed that yo-yos - right, those balls on strings - will bring drought which is why they have been banned since 1933. Recently, though, Syria...
Margay Cat

The margay can hang from tree branches.

  You've probably seen a cat climb up a tree but have you ever seen a cat cross a tree branch upside down with its back to the ground? Margays...
Stature

You are taller in the morning than at night.

  When you wake up in the morning, you are about half an inch taller than you were the previous night. This is because while you slept, the body fluids...
Tooth

Chocolate can help prevent tooth decay.

Researchers at the Osaka University in Japan have found out that cocoa bean, particularly its husk, has antibacterial properties, killing the bacteria that causes tooth decay. It is so...

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