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Whether you are bored in class or just need a break from studying, listing off some random facts may be the perfect way to keep your mind occupied. With so many amazing, crazy, and little-known trivia tidbits out there, it can be hard to know where to start. There are so many interesting facts in this world to learn about and it’s time to start exploring.

This article from BuzzMoy will try to blow your mind with some interesting fun facts. So, without further ado, let’s begin!

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    Did you know, the mass of Earth’s atmosphere is about 5.5 quadrillion tones, or roughly one millionth of Earth's total mass? Air is heavier and thus easier to breathe at sea level, being compressed by the weight of air from above. However, as elevation increases, air molecules spread farther apart, and the air becomes lighter.

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    There is the same amount of water on Earth as there was when the Earth was formed. Our water is so old that, statistically, every time you drink water, you may swallow a molecule of water that once passed through a dinosaur.

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    In 1996, a tropical cyclone named Olivia hit off the coast of Barrow Island in Australia, with such a force that it broke an incredible record. It produced five extreme three-second wind gusts. The peak of the gusts was 253 miles per hour.

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    There is always a restaurant on every block of New York City and you can't walk for an inch without passing a restaurant. Open Table's data implies that, people can eat at different restaurants once each day for 22.7 years without eating at the same place twice.

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    The average person walks around with about 2 to 10 million bacteria, most of which is on their fingertips and elbows. The number of germs on our fingertips doubles after we use the toilet. The amount of germs that our hands spread when they are damp is thousand times more than the amount that spreads under dry conditions.

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    Freshwater dolphins can swim up to 48 kilometers per hour. The most agile marine species are the Amazon pink river dolphins, because their vertebrae are un-fused, which enables them to navigate quickly and easily through obstacles. They can also seamlessly rotate their heads to 90 degrees.

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    Popular as it is, pizza remains one of Americans' favorite food items. About 350 slices of pizza are eaten each second in the U.S. The world record for the largest pizza is measured to be 122 feet, 8 inches in diameter. The most expensive pizza in the world costs almost $12000. This incredible pizza can be found in Italy and is called Louis XIII. It's topped with lobster, buffalo mozzarella, three types of caviar, squilla mantis, and pink Australian salt.

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    Our brains are active throughout the night and we all dream every night. The average person has about 11 dreams per night. But after waking up, we often don't remember much about our dreams.

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    The full name of the Barbie doll is Barbara Millicent Roberts, from Willows, Wisconsin. Her birthday is in March 9, 1959, when she was first exhibited at the New York Toy Fair.

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    The tallest human being on record was American Giant, Robert Wadlow, who stood 8 feet 11 inches tall. Wadlow’s size was the result of abnormally enlarged pituitary gland and he died in 1940. The tallest living man is 37-year-old, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, who is 8 feet 2.8 inches and set the record in 2009. His growth has also resulted from a pituitary issue.

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    There actually are not 57 varieties of Heinz ketchup, and never were. Company founder Heinz thought his product should have a number, and he liked 57. That's why you see the number on the bottle. And to get the ketchup to flow, you should hit the glass bottle on the 57, not the bottom.

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    The original name for the search engine Google was Backrub. It was renamed Google after the word 'googol', which is the number one, followed by 100 zeros. Google’s first doodle was a Burning Man stick figure and its first office was a rented garage!

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    Did you know, baby bats are called pups? The only mammal that can actually fly are Bats. Bats can survive longer than 30 years and can fly at speeds of 60 miles per hour. They can also thrive in complete darkness and can eat up to twelve hundred mosquitoes in an hour.

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    Wombats are the only animal whose poop is cube-shaped. This is due to how its intestines form the feces. The animal then stack the cubes and form a pile to mark their territory. A group of Wombats is called a Wisdom. They use their butts as the main form of defense. As their butts primarily comprise of cartilage, they are extremely resistant to scratches and bites.

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    The largest animal on earth, the blue whale’s heart is five feet long and weighs 400 pounds. The whale in total weighs 40,000 pounds. They also have the biggest babies on Earth.

    These were just some of the most random facts you might not know about. How was this article? Did you know all these facts? Let us know in the comments section below. Wanna know more amazing daily facts? We here in BuzzMoy will constantly be sharing more stories like this one.

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