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Dyk fact#125

Did you know In 2011, archeologists discovered an enormous statue of the ancient Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep III (grandfather of Tutankhamen). One of the largest statues ever found, it was actually first discovered in 1923 and then rehidden

Dyk fact#124

Did you know Only 20% of millionaires are retirees. Around 80% still go to work

Dyk fact#123

Did you know Penguins typically are not afraid of humans

Dyk fact#122

Did you know The word “planet” comes from the Greek word planetai for “wanderer.’

Dyk fact#121

Did you know Modern garbage is a relatively new phenomenon–a result of industrialization, mass production, and consumption

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Did you know When Columbus was 14, he left school and his father’s wool workshop to apprentice himself to a merchant on a trading ship

Dyk fact#114

Did you know World War II was the most destructive conflict in history. It cost more money, damaged more property, killed more people, and caused more far-reaching changes than any other war in history

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Did you know A baby cannot taste salt until it is 4 months old. The delay may be related to the development of kidneys, which start to process sodium at about that age

Dyk fact#112

Did you know The claws on the front feet of bears are longer than the claws on the back feet. Some large bears have claws almost 5” long

Dyk fact#111

Did you know A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound

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