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Some mind-blowing facts that will astound you

1. The world's most densely populated island is Migingo island in lake Victoria, Kenya.

2. A city called Coober Pedy in Australia is built underground because it is too hot to live on top of the surface.

3. The world's first meme was created in the year 1921.

4. In 1998, Honduras built a bridge over the Choluteca river, but hurricane Mitch reroute the river.

5. 'Snow owl' is the only bird that can fly only at a 0.5cm and maintain this height!

6. There's an international wife carrying competition in Finland. Winners get beer in their wife's weight.

7. Japanese trains are among the world's most punctual. Their average delay is just 18 seconds.

8. Dragon hole is the deepest known blue hole in the world.

9. This is called cross sea. A cross sea is a sea state with two wave systems traveling at oblique angles.

10. A train carved from a pencil.

11. The first morning after Sweden changed from driving on the left to right in September, 1967.

12. The British pound is the world's oldest currency still in use - it's 1,200 years old. Dating back to Anglo-Saxon times.

13. The cost of the NASA space suit costs for around $12,000,000. However, 70% of the total cost is for the backpack and control module.

14. China just announced that it's sending the first humans to Mars. Where it will build a permanent base.

15. The light creamed coloured crusty stuff in the corner of your eyes when you wake up in the morning is called "rheum". It is a sign of sound sleep.

16. Thousands of pieces of trash that would otherwise be clogging waterways and landfills in Niger State, Nigeria have been turned into sturdy, and surprisingly attractive homes.

17. The sense of taste is the weakest of the five senses.

18. One million years ago, the most technological advanced things on the planet we're fire and hand axe.

19. This is a pic of a cloud that looks like fireball, which was spotted over Madeira, Morocco.

20. A body decomposed four times faster in water than on land.

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