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You are an ape!

Random Science Fact #23 You are an ape! All humans are members of the species Homo sapiens which is in ...
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IC 1101

The Largest Know Galaxy is IC 1101

Random Science Fact #39 The largest known galaxy is IC 1101 and it has about 100 trillion stars. That's 1000 ...
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Neutron Star

Just One Cup of Neutron Star Matter Would Weigh About 480 Trillion Pounds

Random Science Fact #50 Just one cup of neutron star matter would weigh about 480 trillion pounds on earth. That's ...
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About 100 Trillion Neutrinos Pass Through The Human Body Every Second

Random Science Fact #65 About 100 trillion neutrinos pass through the human body every second! Neutrinos are elementary particles that ...
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Human Skeleton

There are 206 Bones in the Adult Human Body

Random Science Fact #67 There are 206 bones in an adult human body. Interestingly you have 64 more bones at ...
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Duck Billed Platypus

The Male Duckbilled Platypus Has a Venomous Spur

Random Science Fact #80 The male duck billed platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus) has a venomous spur on its hind foot that ...
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Corpse Flower Rafflesia arnoldii

The Largest Flower in the World Smells Like a Rotting Corpse

Random Science Fact #87 The plant with the largest single flower in the world smells like a rotting corpse! Rafflesia ...
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Octopus Don’t Have Tentacles

Random Science Fact #97 Octopus don't have tentacles. Cephalopod tentacles are long and only have suckers near their club shaped ...
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Electric eel

The electric eel can produce a shock of over 500 volts

Random Science Fact #34 The electric eel(Electrophorus electricus) which is actually a knifefish and not an eel can produce a ...
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The average person sheds about 75 lbs of skin in a lifetime.

Random Science Fact #35 The average person sheds about 75 lbs of skin in their lifetime. People shed an average ...
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