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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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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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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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The meaning of the quote "to thine own self be true" is that an individual needs to always be themselves each day and night no matter what, if they want to succeed in life. The quote explains that a person shouldn’t let ... More »

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A personal timeline is a graph or diagram that visualizes significant moments in a person's life. It highlights the causal events, both positive and negative, that lead to what has become of the person in the present. 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 »

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There are many reasons to be thankful, depending on a person's station in life. Some general things to be thankful for are health, wealth and family. More »

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