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A human being can survive entirely on a diet of potatoes and butter. These two contain all the necessary nutrients that the human body needs. A human being can survive for weeks without eating, but can only live for 11 d... More »

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One fun fact about the world is that there is enough molten gold at the core of Earth to coat the land at the surface with a knee-deep layer of the precious metal. Another interesting fact is that the continents are gros... More »

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Some funny facts focus on the oldest condom in history, a cheese that's so potent it contains maggots and a reindeer that lived onboard a British submarine. In addition, some historical facts are funny. More »

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Although a follower of Voltaire's deist beliefs early in his life, Denis Diderot became an ardent atheist and a believer in materialism, the view that the fundamental substance that makes up the whole of nature is matter... More »