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Make Rubber Band Last Longer!

Do you know how you can increase the longevity and elasticity of rubber bands? Did You Know? Rubber Bands last longer when refrigerated.

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Unique Queue!!!

Queue is often abbreviated as just Q. But do you know another unique thing about it? Did You Know? The word “Queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

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Your Heart Beats!!

If an average heart beats 72 times per minute, how many times it beats in a day? Did You Know? Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day.

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Speed of Sound

Do you know that sound travels faster through metals? Did You Know? Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than through the air.

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Innovative Stamps!

Stamps are generally printed on paper. Do you know the only country to have printed stamps on silk? Did You Know? Bhutan was the first country to introduce a silk stamp.

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Headphones Help Breed More Bacteria!

When your ears are covered by headphones, the stale air is trapped inside for long. Do you know how it helps the bacteria in your ears? Did You Know? Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

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Super-ambidextrous!!

People who are able to use both their right and left hand equally well, are called ambidextrous. But Leonardo da Vinci was more than just ambidextrous. Do you know how? Did You Know? Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

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Always Sneeze Right!

If you suppress a sneeze, you may rupture a blood vessel in your head and die. But what happens if you sneeze too hard? Did You Know? If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib.

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Tomato Pills!!

Till 1800 North Americans considered tomato as poisonous. Do you know that tomato came into use when it was initially sold as “Dr. Miles’ Compound Extract of Tomato.” Did You Know? Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

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The Running Machine!

Bike is now a fairly common word. But do you know what was bicycle originally called? Did You Know? The Velocipede – was the original name of bicycle.