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    Honeybees have hairs on their eyes. Honeybees have five eyes, two large compound eyes, one on either side of their head and three smaller eyes, called ocelli, at the top of their heads.
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    Light from the center of the Sun takes thousands of years to reach Sun's outer edge.
    Male Kangaroos have have two-pronged penises and female Kangaroos have have three vaginas. The side ones carry sperm to the two uteruses while the middle vagina sends the joey down to the outside world.
    United States became debt-free for the first time in its history on Jan. 8, 1835. Contrary to the popular belief, its NOT the only day the country is debt-free. The rest of 1835 is also debt-free period for USA. But by early 1836, the national debt started piling up again
    The population of City of London is about 8,000 only. London, which surrounds the City of London, has a population of about 8 million
    First international sporting competition between any two nations was a cricket match played in 1844 between Canada and the USA. Canada beat USA by 23 runs.
    Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, answered calls with the word 'Ahoy'. It was It was Thomas Edison who popularized 'hello' for answering phone calls.
    Jack Butler Yeats, brother of W. B. Yeats, was Ireland's first medalist at the Olympic Games. He won Silver medal in the Mixed Painting event for his painting, The Liffey Swim
    Drug czar Pablo Escobar lost 10% of his ill-gotten fortune because of rats nibbling away at his huge stash of currency notes.
    Currently, its summer time on Neptune. Summer on Neptune lasts for 40 years and its average summer temperature is about -200 °C. If you live till 2040, you can see the beginning of its 40-year fall season
    The International Space Station (ISS) travels at 17,100 miles per hour. That means it orbits Earth every 90 minutes — so it sees a sunrise every 90 minutes and a senset every 90 minutes. So, astronauts on the the ISS can see 16 sunrises and 16 sunsets in a day.
    Population Reference Bureau estimated that 108 billion people (homo sapiens) were born on this planet.
    Despite its name, the strawberry isn't a true berry. Neither is the raspberry or the blackberry. But the banana is a berry, scientifically speaking, as are eggplants, grapes and oranges.
    The boa constrictor is the only living animal whose common name is its scientific name.
    Harvard University of USA has the largest private collection of ants in the world.
    Light takes about 40,000 years to travel from the centre of the Sun to its surface, but only 8.3 minutes to get from there to the Earth.
    The theoretically highest-possible scoring word under American Scrabble play is oxyphenbutazone, potentially earning 1,178 points. Ooxyphenbutazone is an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat arthritis and bursitis.
    James Garfield, the 20th President of the United States, could write Latin with one hand and Greek with the other, at the same time
    2520 is the smallest number that can be divided by each of the numbers from 1 to 10 without any remainder.
    According to the 1945 edition of Who's Who, Hitler's home phone number was Berlin 11 6191.
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