Additional Insights from History

  1. Because of the speed at which Earth moves around the Sun, it is impossible for a solar eclipse to last more than 7 minutes and 58 seconds.
  2. The night of January 20 is “Saint Agnes’s Eve”, which is regarded as a time when a young woman dreams of her future husband.
  3. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zeros.
  4. It takes glass one million years to decompose, which means it never wears out and can be recycled an infinite amount of times!
  5. Gold is the only metal that doesn’t rust, even if it’s buried in the ground for thousands of years.
  6. Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.
  7. If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. When a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
  8. Zero is the only number that cannot be represented by Roman numerals.
  9. Kites were used in the American Civil War to deliver letters and newspapers.
  10. Drinking water after eating reduces the acid in your mouth by 61 percent.
  11. Peanut oil is used for cooking in submarines because it doesn’t smoke unless it’s heated above 450°F

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