Cool Oxygen Facts


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1. The Amazon rainforest produces more than 20% the world's oxygen supply.
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2. Your brain uses between 20 - 25% of the oxygen your breathe
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3. 70% of the oxygen we breathe is produced by the ocean.
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4. At high altitudes, your blood absorbs less oxygen which causes a lack of mental sharpness.
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5. Men have bigger noses than women because their bodies need more oxygen to feed their larger muscles, researchers say.
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6. A fish can drown in water. Like humans, fish need oxygen, so if there isn't enough oxygen in the water, they will suffocate.
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7. Each person breathes 8.5 million times per year, while all of humanity inhales 6 trillion kilograms of oxygen every year.
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8. You can make your own water by mixing hydrogen and oxygen in a container and adding a spark.
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9. The brain uses more than 25% of the oxygen used by the human body.
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10. Yoshiro Nakamatsu, inventor of the floppy disk, believed lack of oxygen helped him think and nearly drowned himself coming up with ideas.
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11. Your brain uses between 20 - 25% of the oxygen your breathe.
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12. What if oxygen is poisonous and it just takes 75-100 years to kill us?
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13. It requires seven to eight trees to provide enough oxygen for just one person per year.
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14. If you were pushed from a spaceship without a suit, you would not die from cold or pressure, like in movies, but simply lack of Oxygen.

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