Frogs sometimes eat enough fireflies that they themselves glow.

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Saturn's rings are about 500,000 miles in circumference but only about a foot thick.

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Average 100 lightning strikes occur worldwide every second.

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A cat uses its whiskers to determine if a space is too small to squeeze through. The whiskers act as feelers or antennae, helping the animal to judge the precise width of any passage.

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The oldest patented company logo is the red triangle of Bass beers!

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The largest hailstone recorded fell on 14 April 1986 in Bangladesh weighing 1kg (2.25lbs). The hailstorm reportedly killed 92 people.

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Zion, Illinois - located on the shores of Lake Michigan north of Chicago - was founded by the followers of John Alexander Dowie, whose Christian Catholic Church disapproved of pharmacies, doctors, theaters or dance halls. Smoking, drinking and the eating of pork also was prohibited in town.

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The banana tree cannot reproduce itself. It can be propagated only by the hand of man.

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The world's first computer, called the Z1, was invented by Konrad Zuse in 1936. His next invention, the Z2 was finished in 1939 and was the first fully functioning electro-mechanical computer.

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Over 40% of Italy's labor force is unionized.

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