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Did You Know

Posted on February 21, 2014 by Admin

We learn something new every day- whether it's meeting someone new, picking up a random fact, or diving into some rich history; we're always taking in some new info.

So what do you know about nature? We bet these odd facts will surprise you!

Did you know...that lemons contain more sugar than strawberries? Lemons contain about 70% sugar, compared to 40% in strawberries.

Did you know...when lightning strikes it can reach up to 30,000 degrees celsius? Lightning is five or six times as hot as the surface of the sun!

Did you know...that an ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain? Its eye is as big as a table tennis ball however; the brain is smaller in size.

Did you know...that the bark of the willow tree was the original source for making aspirin? Around 400BC Hippocrates found that the use of powder made from the bark and leaves of the willow tree to help heal headaches, pains and fevers.

Did you know...that beetles taste like apples, wasp taste like pine nuts, and worms taste like fried bacon? Not that we'd ever like to find out!

Did you know...that carrots contain 0% fat? And they may also help you see in the dark.

Did you know...the largest individual flower on Earth is from a plant called Rafflesia arnoldii? Its flowers reach up to 1 metre (3 feet) in diameter and weigh around 10kg!

Did you know...The hottest place on earth is in Dallol, Ethiopia? It can reach up to a sizzling 94 degrees in the shade on a typical day!

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