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Wombat's poop naturally comes in cubes

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In an effort to boost tourism the Xinhua village in China built a giant QR code from 130,000 trees so it can be scanned by passing planes.

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Sudan has more pyramids than Egypt. While Egypt has 138 pyramids, Sudan has 200-255 pyramids build by the members of Kingdom of Kush, an ancient civilisation that ruled areas along the Nile River from 1070 BC to 350 AD.

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In 1731, King Frederick l of Sweden gave a taxidermist a lion that he had killed, the result is this......The lion of Gripsholm.

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Sea Spiders have no gills or lungs, instead absorbing gases through their legs and moving it across the body via diffusion.

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A house plan made by Sumerians 5000 years ago.

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Elephants naturally cum in quarts.

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They are Belka and Strelka the first living creature to reach Earth orbit

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A Southern Three Banded Armadillo rolled into a defensive ball.

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This driverless roving sales vehicle in Japan

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This Field of cabbages resembles spawning grounds for terrifying Facehugger aliens

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The Hoatzin is a living fossil. Its young has clawed wings, similar to early flying dinosaurs. They use these special claws to latch onto trees as they learn to fly.

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The ascomicote mushroom of the genus Cordyceps turns carpenter ants into zombies. As it turned out, this parasite has been living on Earth for about 48 million years. Some species of this parasite are capable of controlling mice.

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The bite of a Brazilian wandering spider boosts nitric oxide levels in blood, causing human males to become painfully erect for several hours. Their venom is now being tested as a possibly safer, and more effective, erectile dysfunction medication.

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This Orangutan using a spear to hunt after observing local fishermen

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Lemurs chew on toxic millipedes that make them salivate and then rub the saliva (+ the millipede) into their fur to protect themselves from parasites. They also get higher than a hippy on a balloon ride in the process.

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To know when to mate, a male giraffe will continuously headbutt the female in the bladder until she urinates. The male then tastes the pee and that helps it determine whether the female is ovulating.

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World's lightest (least dense) solids - AEROGEL. Excellent thermal insulators and have been used in numerous Mars missions and the Stardust comet particle-return mission. Dr. Steven Jones literally held the Guinness World Record for making the lightest aerogel and therefore lightest solid

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The breakfast room of The Acra Hotel in Istanbul is built around the ruins of a Roman palace built by Constantine in the 4th century CE

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Natural bio-luminescence produced by phytoplankton in the water

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The Universal image of Santa Claus know across the world was created by Coca-Cola in 1931 (based on the Clement Moore poem) before then his Costume, build, and personality varied from story to story

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A Probiscus Monkey and its Nose!

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A cortical homunculus is a distorted representation of the human body, based on a neurological "map" of the areas and proportions of the human brain dedicated to processing motor functions, or sensory functions, for different parts of the body i.e. this is what your body looks like to your brain.

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3D Zebra Stripe Crosswalk in Ísafjörður, Iceland with Stunning Optical Illusion. A small town in Iceland is using the effect to help with public safety and traffic issues The city hopes the piece serves both as an artwork and as a stronger visual cue that convinces motorists to slow at the crosswalk

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Lake Michigan covered in ice shards