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The odds of being born on February 29th are 1 in 1461.

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Every second, the human eye moves about 50 times.

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In Svalbard, a remote Norwegian island, it is illegal to die. This is because bodies are unable to be buried safely due to the permafrost on the ground. If you are about to die, they fly you back to mainland Norway to pass on there.

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On April 1st, 2005, NASA pulled an April Fool’s prank telling the world that they had found water on Mars.

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Sudan has more pyramids than any country with 255. They outnumber Egyptian pyramids by twice the amount.

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Margherita Pizza uses tomato, mozzarella, and basil toppings to represent the Italian national flag. It was originally to honor the Queen of Italy in 1890.

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Canada eats more macaroni and cheese than any other nation in the world.

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Zebras have only one toe on each foot.

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Bees can make coloured honey. In France, there’s a biogas plant that manages waste from a Mars chocolate factory, where M&Ms are made. Beekeepers nearby noticed that their bees were making “unnatural shades of green and blue” honey.

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The French-language Scrabble World Champion doesn’t speak French.

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