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the longest film ever produced was viewed in London and it lasted for more than 48 hours?

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in 1975  one raindrop fell on the Chilean desert of  Altacma; it was the first time it rained since 1650?

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more than 50 million people  died in World War 2; most of them were citizens?

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when Albert Einstein was a young boy, the teacher once described as a lazy dog?

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two-thirds of Americans between the age of 18-25 experience drugs at least once in their lives?

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the most expensive alcoholic drink in  the world is called Glend Viditch which is made out of a fruit which was fermented 50  years ago and each glass costs 2846  dollars?

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during Valentines Day in Beverly Hills a wedding  ceremony of 2 dogs was held?

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the largest cigar in the world is 3 metres and more than 25  inches wide?

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American president Theodore Roosevelt used to hunt bears a lot; we get the  word, "teddy " bear  from his nickname?

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the Coastline Safety Guards in Denmark sent a group of people to rescue someone in a place from which it received SOS signals and they found out that the person was playing with small boats while having a bath?

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one American ice hockey goal keeper, named Bernie Hawkins,  played  in  the NHL until he was 80  years old?

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Albert Einstein taught himself Euclidean geometry when he was only 12 years old?

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the word "virus" actually means "slimy liquid"?

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without you feeling, some of your skin cells are now reproducing while others are dying?

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in Oxford University, there is a Pakistani student who studied Mathematics when she was 12 years old?

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there are about 100, 000 hairs on your head?

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the largest meat-eating animal on land is the polar bear, 3 times the size of a lion?

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polar bears can run up to 56 km an hour, that's more than 1 and a half times faster than the fastest human on Earth?

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in    the    Old    Testament,    some    people    tried    to    build    a    tower,    called    the    Tower    of    Babel,    which    would    reach    heaven,    this    made    Jehovah    angry    and    he    caused    confusion    when    everyone    started    talking    in    different    languages;    this    is    from    where    we    get    the    word    "babble"?

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if binoculars are marked 8 x 30 it means they have a 30mm lens and makes things look 8 times larger?