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  • Sharks never stop moving even when they sleep or rest.

  • Archimedes of Syracuse lived around the year 250 BC and played a large role in the history of geometry including a method for determining the volume of objects with irregular shapes..

  • The fortune cookie was invented in San Francisco.

  • The 'black box' that houses an airplanes voice recorder is actually orange so it can be more easily detected amid the debris of a plane crash.

  • That in developed countries 27% of food is thrown away.

  • Sound travels 4.3 times faster through water than in air.

  • Camels have 3 eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

  • The number 2 is the only number greater than zero that when added to or multiplied by itself gives you the same result (4).

  • Penguins are only found in the southern hemisphere primarily in Antarctica (excluding zoos above the equator).

  • Emus can't walk backwards.

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