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A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.
Airports that are at higher altitudes require a longer airstrip due to lower air density.
Another name for a Microsoft Windows tutorial is 'Crash Course'!
Astronauts get taller when they are in space.
Common pesticides such as roach, termite, and flea insecticide can be found in the bodies of majority of Americans.
Fine-grained volcanic ash can be found as an ingredient in some toothpastes.
In 1998, Sony accidently sold 700,000 camcorders that had the technology to see through people's clothes.
Leather skin does not have any smell. The leather smell that you sense is actually derived from the materials used in the tanning process.
Left-handed people are better at sports that require good spatial judgment and fast reaction, compared to right-handed individuals.
Nylon is made from coal and petroleum.
On average, a disposable diaper can hold up to 7 pounds of liquid.
One gallon of used motor oil can ruin approximately one million gallons of fresh water.
Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry.
Some asteroids have other asteroids orbiting them.
Some toothpastes and deodorants contain the same chemicals found in antifreeze.
Teflon is the slipperiest substance in the world.
The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than the Pacific Ocean.
The average home creates more pollution than does the average car.
The first domain name ever registered was
The first product that Sony came out with was the rice cooker.
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