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the Earl of Sandwich was so busy gambling that he had a small piece of bread and meat for lunch? This is from where we get the word 'sandwich'!

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it's so crowded in London that the average speed of a car is only 4mph?

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Hungary lost only one match in football between 1945-1955?

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the first sentence in history ever said on a telephone call was, "Come here! My shirt is covered with acid!"?

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glass is actually a liquid which doesn't flow?

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there's a difference between a fluid and a liquid: a fluid is anything which can flow (that is a liquid or a gas) but not all liquids flow?

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if you pour a glass of milk in space, nothing will fall because of the absence of gravity? That means it's difficult to drink or pee in space!

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if humans manage to invent a car which runs on nuclear power, 2 grams of uranium will be enough for a car to travel around the world?

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by the time a human is 70 years old he would have slept for 30 years, worked for 15 years, watched TV for 20 years, played sports for 2.5 years, studied for 6 months studying and 2 years doing absolutely nothing?

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there are no "rings" on a CD but there's one spiral which is 6 km long?

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Isaac Newton's lectures in Cambridge were so boring that no one attended and he used to talk to an empty hall for a few hours?

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Michael Jordan used to earn 400,000 US dollars for every second he spent wearing Nike shoes in a basketball court?

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the speed of the fastest cyclist ever, John Howard, is twice as fast as an average car?

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Pele scored more than 1000 goals?

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one of the fifth of the world's energy is used up by America which comprises only 2% of the world's population?

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most of the time, water can put off a fire, but water can make some types of fires (e.g. burning fat or oil) spread and increase in size?

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Louis Pasteur was so preoccupied with experiments and research that his relatives went to his laboratory to tell him that his wedding ceremony had already started?

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Bill Gates earns more than 4 million dollars every hour?

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