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  1. The surface area of a brick is 79 cm squared 
  2. 3 teaspoons make up 1 tablespoon 
  3. Useful life of a modern toilet is 50 years 
  4. 45% of Americans don’t know that the sun is a star 
  5. The Greek national anthem has 158 verses 
  6. It takes 1 week to make a jelly bean 
  7. Ferrets sleep between 18 – 20 hours a day 
  8. A Boeing 747 airliner holds 216,847 litres (57,285 gallons) of fuel 
  9. A violin contains over 70 separate pieces of wood 
  10. There are over 10 million bricks in the Empire State Building 
  11. The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year 
  12. Recycling one glass jar saves enough energy to watch TV for 3 hours 
  13. A baby fetus develops fingerprints at eighteen weeks 
  14. A King Cobra is the biggest of all poisonous snakes and can grow to over 4 metres (13 feet) long 
  15. Lions in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year 
  16. Rhinoceros have 3 toes on each foot 
  17. A shrimp has 5 pairs of legs 
  18. Elephants can run up to 40kmh (25mph) 
  19. Most snakes have 1 lung 
  20. Camels have 3 eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand 
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