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75 trillion (living) cells receive blood from the heart, except for which body part?  It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

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Humans have caused how many animal extinctions over the past 500 years? “Panther” isn’t really the name of any specific animal species; it’s actually a term used to describe black cougars, jaguars and leopards.

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According to the late Stephen Hawking, a single human’s DNA contains as much information as roughly how many novels? If uncoiled, the DNA in all the cells in your body would stretch 10 billion miles, from here to Pluto and back.

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After the fall of the Roman Empire, the technology to make concrete was lost for how many years? Life expectancy in Ancient Rome was about 20 to 30 years.

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The average human body has enough iron in it to make a metal nail that is how many inches long? The chemical elements that make up your body are worth around $160.

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The paint on the Eiffel Tower weighs as much as how many elephants? In the entire city of Paris, there is only one stop sign.

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Though none of them can be found native in the U.S., it is illegal for US citizens to eat which bird species? Eskimos use refrigerators to stop their food from freezing.

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90% of everything written in English uses how many out of the 171,000+ words as listed The Second Edition of the 20-volume Oxford English Dictionary? The longest common English word without true vowels is “rhythms”.

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What percentage of Americans believe that humans and dinosaurs have at one point coexisted? Prior to validly naming it Megalosaurus in 1824, The first dinosaur to be named was called “Scrotum humanum” because of the found bone’s resemblance to a pair of human testicles.

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Benjamin Franklin was inducted into which US Hall of Fame in 1999?  Benjamin Franklin was an advocate of “air baths”, during which he would spend up to an hour reading or writing in his house completely naked.

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