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The average age of a human fat cell is ten years. Your eyebrows renew themselves every 64 days. The human body has the ability to regenerate the tips of lost fingers or toes. On Pluto, a 12-stone person would weigh less than 12 pounds. The atmospheric pressure on Venus is equivalent to being half a mile under the sea on Earth. The volcanoes on Jupiter’s moon Io spew fountains of lava 250 miles high. Every winter on Uranus lasts for 42 years. For Christmas 1936, Salvador Dalí sent Harpo Marx a harp with barbed-wire strings.

Americans eat 10 billion doughnuts every year. Obese drivers are almost twice as likely to die in a car accident. Car doors injure around 600 cyclists in the UK every year. Tolstoy had his first cycling lesson at 67. Elgar had a bicycle called ‘Mr Phoebus’. The Arabic word for a hamster translates as ‘Mr Saddlebags’. Rodents prefer peanut butter to cheese. The world’s largest rodent was a Venezuelan guinea pig the size of a buffalo. The world’s largest invertebrate was Arthropleura, a ten-foot millipede that lived in prehistoric Scotland.

Five species of grass account for half the calories in the human diet. Americans eat 10 billion doughnuts every year. Obese drivers are almost twice as likely to die in a car accident. Car doors injure around 600 cyclists in the UK every year. Tolstoy had his first cycling lesson at 67. Elgar had a bicycle called ‘Mr Phoebus’. The Arabic word for a hamster translates as ‘Mr Saddlebags’. Rodents prefer peanut butter to cheese. The world’s largest rodent was a Venezuelan guinea pig the size of a buffalo.

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