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Contrary to popular belief, lightning travels from the ground upwards not from the sky downwards.
Contrary to popular belief, putting sugar in a car's gas tank will NOT ruin its engine.
Dirty snow melts faster than clean.
Due to gravitational effects, you weigh slightly less when the moon is directly overhead.
Each 5 m.p.h. you drive over 60 m.p.h. is like paying an additional $.10 a gallon for gas!
Each day is longer than the previous on by 0.00000002 seconds which is 13 seconds each century!
Each day, up to 150 species of life become extinct.
Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use.
Extremely high pressured water can easily cut through a steel beam.
February 1865 is the only month in recorded history to not have a full moon.
First four countries to have television: England, the U.S., the U.S.S.R., and Brazil.
For every 'normal' webpage, there are five porn pages.
For every gallon of sea water, you get more than a quarter pound of salt.
Forest fires move faster uphill than downhill.
From a complete stop, a human is capable of outrunning a Formula One Racecar for about 30 feet!
German chemists made a replica of a trophy the size of one molecule.
Goodyear Rubber Company researched and concluded that shoes wear out faster on the right foot than the left.
Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.
If a car is travelling at 55 miles per hour it will travel 56 feet before the driver can shift his foot from the accelerator to the brake.
If the chemical sodium is dropped into water it will immediately and violently explode.
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