Top Planet Facts

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1. Animal Planet aired a fake documentary about the existence of mermaids that convinced thousand of viewers... Twice.
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2. Animal Planet made a fake documentary about the existence of mermaids... twice
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3. 2% of people on this planet have green eyes.
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4. Bacteria have been around for at least 3.5 billion years, making them the oldest known life-form on the planet.
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5. There are enough diamonds in existence to give everyone on the planet a cupful.
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6. The planet Neptune emits more light than it receives from the Sun.
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7. Neptune was the first planet to be discovered by mathematical calculations before it was actually seen by a telescope.
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8. Human sized penguins used to roam the planet.
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9. If you earn more than US$21,000 a year, you are part of the richest 4% on the planet.
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10. Everyone talks about leaving a better planet for our kids. Let's try to leave better kids for our planet.
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11. There are 6.8 billion people on the planet at present. Only 3.5 million use a toothbrush.
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12. Animal Planet aired a fake documentary about the existence of mermaids that convinced thousand of viewers. Twice.
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13. African elephants are the largest land mammals on the planet, and the females of this species undergo the longest pregnancy—22 month
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14. The porpoise is second to man as the most intelligent animal on the planet.
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15. Lightning strikes about 6,000 times per minute on this planet.
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16. Cockroaches are one of the most fart-producing creatures on the planet.
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17. From 2000 bc to 1992 ad, astronomers discovered three new planets.
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18. People earning over £14,000 a year are the richest 4% on the planet.
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19. On average, every square mile of sea on the planet contains 46,000 pieces of rubbish.
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20. A book titled "The Blue Planet Project" has surfaced, outlining decades of cooperation between the U.S. military and alien forces on earth.

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