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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...
Belly button lint

An Australian has three bottles of lint from his bellybutton.

  Graham Barker has been collecting lint from his bellybutton for the past 26 years and he now has three bottles containing more than 22 grams of each - worth...

Ernest Hemingway liked to hunt sharks.

  Hemingway spent a lot of his free time deep sea fishing. When hauling his catch, he would often be interrupted by sharks so he decided to hunt them using...

Your cellphone has more computing power than NASA back in 1969.

  In 1969, NASA sent people to the moon, yet technology has become so much more advanced since then. In fact, the processing power of a computer chip doubles every...

Your feet contains the most sweat glands in your body.

  Indeed, each foot has up to 250,000 tiny sweat glands that are capable of creating up to a pint of sweat per day. It's not the sweat that causes...

The first diesel engine ran on peanut oil.

  When Rudolf Diesel came up with the diesel engine, his first prototype used peanut oil. His invention was so efficient it quickly replaced steam engines. Unfortunately, though, his death...
Burials are Illegal in San Francisco

Burials are illegal in San Francisco.

  Since 1901, burials have been banned in San Francisco. Instead, the dead are buried in the nearby city of Colma.  
Hatshepsut wore a fake beard

Hatshepsut wore a fake beard.

  Hatshepsut was the first female Pharaoh of Kemet, serving as regent for her nephew, Thutmose III, before deciding to take the throne for herself. She dropped her female titles...

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