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Scientists are now able to grow 'beating'heart tissue in a lab!
Sound at the right vibration can bore holes through a solid object.
Sound travels fifteen times faster through steel than through air.
Stannous fluoride, which is the cavity fighter found in toothpaste is made from recycled tin.
Surgeons who listen to music during operations perform better than those who don't .
Technically speaking, crystal glass is actually a Liquid that flows very slowly.
The best diamonds are colored blue-white.
The chemicals indole and skatole, which help to account for the particular smell of human feces, are used as ingredients in perfume!
The cruise liner, 'Queen Elizabeth 2', moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.
The Earth gets heavier each day by tons, as meteoric dust settles on it.
The earth is .02 degrees hotter during a full moon.
The earth rotates more slowly on its axis in March than in September.
The earth travels through space at 660,000 miles per hour.
The Earth weighs around 6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons (5,940 billion billion metric tons)!
The Earth's atmosphere weighs about 5.5 quadrillion tons.
The face of a penny can hold about thirty drops of water.
The first hard drive available for the Apple II had a capacity of only 5 megabytes.
The heart of an astronaut actually gets smaller when in outer space.
The height of a bowling pin is equal to its circumference.
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