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    Kangaroos cannot walk backwards

    Olympus Mons, a volcano on planet Mars, the tallest mountain in our solar system

    Most babies are born with 350 bones and as they grow, some of the bones fuse together to become 206 bones

    Besides humans, armadillo is the only animal that can contact leprosy

    India is world's richest country until British colonized it in the 17th century

    The first novel written with the help of a typewriter was 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer'

    'uncopyrightable' is the longest common word without any letter repeating

    Besides humans, the only animal that suffer sunburn is the pig

    An adult mouse has 225 bones, adult humans have only 206 bones

    Ostrich is the fastest animal on two legs

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    Captain Cook was the first person to set foot on all six habitable continents of the Earth

    Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area

    The human brain accounts for about 2% of body weight, but it uses about 20% of the oxygen in our blood and 25% of the glucose (sugars) circulating in our bloodstream

    At 3,810 meters (12,500 feet) above mean sea level, Lake Titicaca is the world's highest navigable lake.

    Mercury is the only metal to exist in liquid form at room temperature

    Though Nile river is the longest river in the world, Amazon river is the biggest river by water volume

    Our Sun is the biggest object in our Solar System and makes up 99% of its mass.

    The fastest projectile speed in any moving ball game is 302km/h (188mph) in Jai-Alai (Pelota). Badminton is the fastest racquet sport in the world with shuttles reaching speeds of up to 332 km/h (206 mph)

    A Great Basin bristlecone pine tree in White Mountains, California is Oldest known currently living tree. Its age was determined to be 5062 years.

    Potato is the most cultivated vegetable in the world today

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    Angel Falls in Venezuela is the world's highest waterfall with a height of 979 m (3,212 ft) and a plunge of 807 m (2,648 ft)

    The Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world

    Maize is the most cultivated cereal in the world

    Banana is the most cultivated fruit in the world

    The fastest moving land snake is the Black Mamba, which can move up to 7 miles per hour

    The first sport to have a world championship was billiards in 1873

    Australia is the smallest of the world's continents. It is also the lowest, the flattest and (apart from Antarctica) the driest.

    The first product to have a barcode was Wrigley's chewing gum

    Scallops have up to 100 eyes arranged around the edges of their mantles like a string of beads

    The first internet domain name registered was symbolics.com in 1985

    The first person to reach the summit of Mt Everest twice was the Nepali Sherpa Nawang Gombu

    Kiwis lay the largest eggs relative to their body size (their eggs weigh about one-fifth of their body weight)

    The last Olympic gold medal that was made completely out of gold was awarded during the 1912 Olympics.

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