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Earth's rotation speed, for something located on the equator, is 1,040 mph.

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Horses on ice

Almost a thousand horses died in the Lake Ladoga when the water suddenly froze.

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Look into the past

While watching at the sun, you will see it as it was 8 minutes ago.

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Nobel is no cuckold

The famous anecdote that explains the absence of a Nobel prize in mathematics by the fact that Alfred Nobel's wife cheated on him with some mathematician is false!

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The longest day

On Venus, a day is longer than a year.

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Infinite number

0.9999999… (with an infinite amount of 9) equals 1.

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Purring therapy

Purring releases endorphins that help cats to ease the pain and reassure themselves.

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Windy enough to take the oxes’ horns off

This French expression has nothing to do with the Beaufort required to make our dear cattle’s horns fly away.

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Take cover!!

Between 2000 and 3000 meteorites fall on Earth each year.

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Make love, not…

In 1994, the US army speculated about the creation of a “gay bomb”.

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Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower should have been dismantled after the Universal Exposition of 1889 for which it had been built; the Eiffel Tower has especially been saved by telegraphy.

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Quest for fire

Matches were invented after the lighter.

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Iran comes second in number of gender reassignment surgery (first is Thailand).

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