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Natural Disasters by Type

Natural Disasters by Type   Floods It is a natural event or occurrence where a piece of land (or area) that is usually dry land, suddenly gets submerged under water. Some floods can occur suddenly and recede quickly. Others take days or even months to build and discharge. Some of the most notable floods include: The Johnstown Flood of 1889 …

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Unknown Facts about World War 2

Unknown Facts about World War 2   Japan and Russia still haven’t signed a peace treaty to end World War II due to the Kuril Islands dispute. Queen Elizabeth II served as a mechanic and driver in World War II. 80% of all Soviet males born in 1923 died in World War II. Fanta originated in Germany as a result …

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Things You Never Knew About Your Nails

Things You Never Knew About Your Nails   Fingernails grow an average of 3.5 millimeters per month. Nails are made out of the same stuff as hair. A nail of the hand which you use most grows faster than the nails of the other hand. Nails are what separate the primates from the mammals. You actually should let your nails …

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Strange Medical Facts of the Body

Strange Medical Facts of the Body   One in every 1000 babies is born with a tooth. When we touch something, we send a message to our brain at 124 mph. A person will die from lack of sleep sooner than they will from starvation, which usually takes a few weeks. We exercise at least 36 muscles when we smile. …

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Latest Facebook Facts and Statistics

Latest Facebook Facts and Statistics   Every second there are 20,000 people on Facebook. This means in just 18 minutes there are 11 million users on Facebook On average there are 486,183 users a minute accessing Facebook from their mobile 79% of all users are accessing Facebook from their mobile. There are 745 million daily mobile users Facebook is adding …

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Interesting Hair Facts

Interesting Hair Facts   A full head of hair is strong enough to support up to 10-12 tones. That’s the equivalent of two elephants! The head of hair of average person contains around 100,000 to 150,000 strands of hair, so stop worrying if you see one or two on your hairbrush. Hair grows not just on your head, but nearly …

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Interesting Facts About Stomach

Interesting Facts About Stomach   People can, and have lived without a stomach if it has been removed because of disease. Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks so it doesn’t digest itself. A starfish can turn its stomach inside out. A moth has no stomach. It takes the food seven seconds to get from your …

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Interesting Facts about World War 1

Interesting Facts about World War 1   World War 1 was the sixth deadliest conflict in world history. The World War 1 ended at 11 o’clock in the morning of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Germany made tires for bicycles out of metal springs after World War 1 because there was no more rubber available. During …

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Interesting Facts about Natural Disasters

Interesting Facts about Natural Disasters   Every year over 25.8 million people are affected by a natural disaster across the world. Avalanches travel at speeds of over 200 miles per hour. In 1962 in Peru, several tons of ice and snow slid down Huascaran Peak in the Andes Mountains and killed over 4000 people. Most natural disasters are caused by …

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Interesting Facts about Feet

Interesting Facts about Feet   A quarter of all the body’s bones are in the feet (There are 52 bones in a pair of feet). The average child will take its first steps around 13-17 months – but between 10 and 18 months falls within the “normal” range. During the first year of a child’s life their feet grow rapidly, …

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