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Educating science facts that will boost your knowledge.

(1)If you put a piece of pineapple somewhere in your mouth, it will start to eat you because it has proteins that degrade meat.

(2)The only letter that doesn't appear on the periodic table is J.

(3)There are 206 bones in the adult human body and there are 300 in children (as they grow some of the bones fuse together).

(4)A hippopotamus may seem huge, it can still run faster than a man.

(5)Our Solar system started off as a swirling cloud of dust and gas which eventually collapsed into a spinning disc with the sun at its centre.

(6)You fart on average 14 times a day, and each fart travels from your body at 7 mph.

(7)More than 1/5 of all the calories consumed by humans worldwide is provided by rice alone.

(8)The strawberry is the only fruit that bears seeds on the outside.

(9)Planet Earth is shaped more like a oblate spheroid which looks like a flatter circle.

(10)Only humans, primates, and opossums have opposable thumbs, the opossum is the only one with no thumbnail.

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