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The name Brazil comes from the Portuguese word for brazilwood
, a tree that once grew along the Brazilian coast.
All people have two kidneys, but only one is necessary to live.
Almost 2,000 quarter pound hamburgers can be made from the ground beef in one cow.
Worker bees perform the following tasks outside the hive as Field Bees:
Gathering nectar and pollen from flowers, collecting water and a sticky
substance called propolis.
Asteroids often collide with each other. Upon collision, smaller ones can break and end up as dust on the larger ones.
There have been many ideas suggested as ways to avoid the unlikely but
potentially devastating impact of an asteroid collision with Earth,
these include using nuclear explosions to break the asteroid into
smaller pieces or other weapons to deflect it off course.
The famous line in Titanic from Leonardo DiCaprio, “I’m king of the world!” was improvised.
Africa has 54 sovereign countries, the most of any continent.
As well as being the first asteroid discovered, Ceres is also the largest known asteroid at 933 kilometers (580 miles) across.
Human tongue is made up of eight interwoven muscles, similar in structure to an elephant’s trunk or an octopus’s tentacle.