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