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Did you know the fishes have special sensors that allow them to detect predators?

The lateral line is a hydrodynamic receptor system that enables fishes to detect minute water motions generated by conspecifics, predators, or prey. The sensory units of the lateral line are the neuromasts which are dispersed over large portions of the body surface. #animals #facts #fishes #didyouknow
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Did you know the world's first patent ever was granted to Filippo Brunelleschi?

The first recorded patent ever was given to Filippo Brunelleschi. He was an architect and engineer from Florence. He was granted this patent in 1421 for an industrial invention.

The patent was granted for a period of three years for the manufactur
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Did You Know The Microwave Oven was an accidental invention?

A Microwave Oven is a cooking apprentice that cooks food by exposing it to electromagnetic radiation. It cooks food instantly. Percy LeBaron Spencer was a self-taught engineer who invented this accidentally when he was working on magnetrons (vacuum t
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How Long Can You Go Without Sleep?

Can you survive without sleep? The answer is yes. And, the constraint is, not much.

This is not clear yet how much time it takes to make things weird. But, within 36 hours period of time, you will definitely get your first wave of weirdness.

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How Long Can You Go Without Water?

Did you know how much time can one survive without water?

What happens if you don’t drink for 24 hours?

You get a whole week before something undesirable happens. You can go without water for about a week. Although, many different things can co
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Is Brompton Cemetery A Time Machine?

The sealed mausoleum believed to be a fully-functioning time machine. The largest tomb in the cemetery is the resting place of Hannah Courtoy and two of her daughters. According to local musician Stephen Coates, who has made something of a hobby of s
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50+ Interesting Fun Facts About Horses

The horse is a hoofed herbivorous mammal of the family Equidae. They are domestic as well as wild.

1) Once upon a time, Horses were a primary source of transportation.

2) Let’s talk about their eating habits.

3) The stomach size is small. Th
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Butterflies Can Taste The Food With Their Feet.

Butterflies can taste the food with their feet. Unbelievable, isn’t it? Actually, they’ve taste sensors on their feet. They serve their caterpillars' tasty food.

Butterflies have taste sensors on their feet and by standing on a leaf, they can tast
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Did You Know Ants communicate with each other using chemical language?

Ants communicate with each other using chemical language. This chemical is known as pheromones. Pheromones are chemicals capable of acting like hormones outside the body of the secreting individual, to impact the behavior of the receiving individuals
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Did You Know Saccharin Was An Accidental Invention?

Saccharin is a zero-calorie artificial sweetener. It's 300–400 times sweeter than sugar and commonly used to replace it. The artificial sweetener Saccharin was got invented in 1879.

Saccharin is a sugar substitute that was found during investigati
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Did you know sharks have to keep swimming to remain alive?

Did you know sharks have to keep swimming to remain alive? All sharks take oxygen from water so they can breathe. But sharks like these ones can’t pump water over their gills. So to stay alive, the sharks have to constantly swim forward. This keeps w
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Did You Know Your Brain Doesn't Die With You?

The human mind and consciousness are close things. The human brain controls the whole body when you are alive. After death, you’re on auto-pilot. Read this creepy fact about the human brain and don’t forget to share.

The human brain continues work
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Did you know you have at least 6 doppelgangers in the world?

“There are at least 6 people in the world who look exactly like you. There’s a 9% chance that you’ll meet one of them in your lifetime.”

A doppelgänger is a biologically unrelated look-alike, or a double, of a living person. In fiction and mytholo
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