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Good stuff! NASA and @ESAHerschel's teams are shining a light on cool pools of gas in the galaxy!
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Fun Fact #50: If NASA sent birds into space they would soon die; they need gravity to swallow.
Fun Fact #49: Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
Fun Fact #48: If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.
Fun Fact #47: Honey is the only food that doesn't spoil.
Fun Fact #46: Pearls dissolve in vinegar.
Fun Fact #45: Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
Fun Fact #44: Card kings were real kings:Spades-King David, Clubs-Alexander the Great, Hearts-Charlemagne, Diamonds-Julius Caesar.
Fun Fact #43: Bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers, and laser printers were all invented by women.
Fun Fact #42: Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better than men.
Fun Fact #41: There is a molecule called fullerene60 that looks like a football.
Fun Fact #40: If you spell out consecutive numbers, you have to go up to one thousand until you would find the letter "a".
Fun Fact #39: The Hawaiian alphabet has 15 letters.
Fun Fact #38: "I am" is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
Fun Fact #37: No word in the English language rhymes with month, orange and purple.
Fun Fact #36: Stewardesses' is the longest word that is typed with only the left hand.
Fun Fact #35: The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable".
Fun Fact #34: The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." uses every letter in the alphabet.
Fun Fact #33: The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is 318,979,564,000.
Fun Fact #32: 10% of the Russian government's income comes from the sale of vodka.
Fun Fact #31: Orcas (killer whales) kill sharks by torpedoing up into to shark's stomach from underneath, causing the shark to "explode".
Fun Fact #30: A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch(53 cm) tongue!
Fun Fact #29: A male emperor moth can smell a female emperor moth up to 7 miles (11,3 km) away.
Fun Fact #28: A pregnant goldfish is called a twit.
Fun Fact #27: Many hamsters only blink one eye at a time.