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  • [Oceans]: The Pacific Ocean is the largest ocean in the world, covering an area of about 63 million square miles (165 million square kilometers).

  • [Food]: Honey never spoils. Archaeologists have found pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3,000 years old and still perfectly edible.

  • [Music]: The shortest song ever recorded is "You Suffer" by the British grindcore band Napalm Death. It's just 1.316 seconds long.

  • [Language]: The word "set" has the highest number of definitions in the English language, with over 430 different meanings listed in the Oxford English Dictionary.

  • [Animals]: Penguins can jump up to 6 feet (1.8 meters) out of the water.

  • [Inventions]: The first product to have a barcode was Wrigley's gum.

  • [History]: The Great Wall of China is not visible from space with the naked eye, contrary to popular belief.

  • [Sports]: Golf is the only sport to have been played on the Moon.

  • [Nature]: Some species of bamboo can grow up to 35 inches (91 cm) in a single day.

  • [Technology]: The first webcam was invented at the University of Cambridge to monitor a coffee pot, allowing people to see if there was coffee available before making the trip to the pot.

  • [Movies]: The iconic line "Here's looking at you, kid" from the movie "Casablanca" was improvised by Humphrey Bogart.

  • [Space]: Neutron stars are so dense that a sugar-cube-sized amount of neutron-star material would weigh about as much as all of humanity.

  • [Geography]: Canada has the longest coastline of any country in the world, stretching over 202,080 kilometers (125,570 miles).

  • [Plants]: The world's largest flower, the Rafflesia arnoldii, can grow up to three feet (90 cm) in diameter and weigh up to 24 pounds (11 kg).

  • [Science]: The human brain is 73% water.

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