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11/28/2013 09:03 am ET

11 Science Facts That Seem More Like Science Fiction

In our hectic, mile-a-minute existences, it's easy to forget just how amazing our world truly is.

Fortunately, the authors of the newly published 1,227 Quite Interesting Facts to Blow Your Socks Off have made it easy for us to slow down and savor some astonishing scientific facts--about everything from the bodies we live in to the planet that hosts us.

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11 Science Facts That Seem Like Science-Fiction
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