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Fun Facts for Kids!

There are many fun facts to learn about our universe and everything it contains. Here is a list of 35 fun facts:

Fact #1. Dolphins disconnect half of their brain when they sleep. The other half of their brain stays active to stay alert to protect them, from predators.

Fact #2. Fun animal fact! The only animal in the world that can not jump are elephants.

Fact #3. Most species of penguins live in warm climates, not cold.

Fact #4. Panthers are leopards and jaguars with black color mutation.

Fact #5. Alaska and Russia are only 2 miles apart.

Fact #6. The world’s hottest desert is the Sahara Desert.

Fact #7. The longest shared border in the world is the one between the United States and Canada.

Fact #8. The largest active volcano in the world is Hawaii’s Mauna Loa.

Fact #9. The Andes located in South America is the world’s longest mountain range.

Fact #10. The fastest spinning planet in the solar system is Jupiter.

Fact #11. Proxima Centauri is the nearest star to Earth. 4.2 light-years away.

Fact #12. How hot is the sun? The sun is 10,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

Fact #13. The sun is so big that one million Earths could fit on the inside of the sun.

Fact #14. The standard star is old. Between 1 and 10 billion years old.

Fact #15. The Cookie Monster does not eat cookies on television. He eats painted rice cakes!

Fact #16. Pineapples take two and three years for them to grow to their full size.

Fact #17. Cashews grow on cashew apples.

Fact #18. The first menu was created in the 1700s in Europe.

Fact #19. In 1992, the government of Syracuse, NY, stated that any additional snowfall before Christmas Eve would be illegal. Little did they know, it’s out of their control.

Fact #20. Ketchup was once distributed as medicine to cure indigestion.

Fact #21. Abraham Lincoln was a licensed bartender and a wrestling champion

Fact #22. Thomas Edison got a patent for the invention of the lightbulb in 1880. However, Warren de la Rue created the first bulb.

Fact #23. Here’s a crazy fact about the human body! We are born with 300 bones, but as we grow, bones fuse together, therefore we only have 206 bones when we reach adulthood.

Fact #24. In the first year of life the human brain triples in its size

Fact #25. The brain does not multitask. It simply cannot. We may think it does but, in reality, we switch back and forth between different tasks in a fast manner.

Fact #26. You can’t sneeze with your eyes open.

Fact #27. Bill gates bought the world’s most expensive book for $30.8 million. The book was written by Leonardo Da Vinci.

Fact #28. There are more than 129,000,000 books in the world.

Fact #29. Insects have been in existence for over 350 million years.

Fact #30. Coca-Cola is not sold in North Korea and Cuba.

Fact #31. The human heart beats approximately 115,000 every day.

Fact #32. 5% of the Earth’s crust is made up of pure Iron.

Fact #33. When we lie, our nose gets warmer.

Fact #34. A women’s heart beats faster than the heart of a man.

Fact #35. Scientists have determined there are more than 10 million separate forms of life on earth.

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