Friday, July 19, 2024

Mount Everest isn’t technically the tallest mountain on Earth. Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa in Hawaii, the twin volcanoes, are taller than Mount Everest due to 4.2 km of their heights being submerged underwater. The twin volcanoes measure a staggering 10.2 km in total, compared to Everest’s paltry 4.6 km.

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Pine trees can tell if it's about to rain. Next time you see a pine cone, take a close look. If it’s closed, that’s because the air is humid, which can indicate rain is on its way.

Your brain burns 400-500 calories a day.

Electrons might live forever. Scientists have estimated the minimum lifetime of the electron is about 6.6 × 10^28 years – this is 66,000 ‘yottayears’.


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