Some crickets burrow megaphone-like tunnels that help transport the sound of their chirps as far as 2,000 feet away.

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A lightning bolt travels at about 14,000mph and brings 300,000 volts of electricity to the ground.

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By volume, the ocean makes up 99 percent of the planet's living space- the largest space in our universe known to be inhabited by living organisms.

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The United States uses an estimated 10 million tons of salt each year to melt ice on the roads.

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Over 90 percent of trade among countries is carried by ships.

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The first American advertisement for tobacco was published in 1789. It showed a picture of an Indian smoking a long clay pipe.

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The oldest living thing in existence is not a giant redwood, but a bristlecone pine in the White Mountains of California, dated to be aged 4,600 years old.

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Butterflies taste with their hind feet.

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Trees cut down noise pollution by acting as sound barriers.

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Banana oil never saw a banana; it's made from petroleum.

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