Even More Exciting Trivia

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  1. The military salute is a motion that evolved from medieval times, when knights in armor raised their visors to reveal their identity.
  2. If you get into the bottom of a well or a tall chimney and look up, you can see stars, even in the middle of the day.
  3. When a person dies, hearing is the last sense to go. The first sense lost is the sight.
  4. In ancient times strangers shook hands to show that they were unarmed.
  5. Strawberries are the only fruits whose seeds grow on the outside.
  6. Due to earth’s gravity it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
  7. Everything weighs one percent less at the equator.
  8. For every extra kilogram carried on a space flight, 530 kg of extra fuel are needed at lift-off.
  9. The letter J does not appear anywhere on the periodic table of the elements.

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