FACTS ABOUT PLANETS: MERCURY

Mercury is the smallest planet in the Solar System and the one closest to the Sun.

It is a very hot planet which has a barren surface which looks similar to Earth’s moon.

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Facts about Diabetes

  • The full medical name for diabetes is Diabetes Mellitus
  • There are 3 main types of diabetes: type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes
  • Diabetes affects around 370 million adults worldwide
  • Sedentary lifestyle (A lifestyle with no or irregular physical activity) is a major cause of diabetes.
  • Exercise and diet can either reduce or delay the incidence of diabetes by over 50%.

Fun Facts about Lizards

Lizards are in the class called Reptilia (reptiles) and in the order Squamata – which also includes snakes.

There are over 3,000 lizard species throughout the world and they are found all over the world except for Polar Regions (The polar regions are the coldest places on earth, hardly seeing the sun during the winter and having sun 24 hours a day in the summer.).

Most lizards live in trees or on the ground; only a few live in the water.

In this blog post series, we present to you interesting facts about lizards. Enjoy:

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17 Amazing Facts Around Your Home

  1. The average person eats around 60,000 pounds worth of food during his life. This is the equivalent of six elephants. Someone in your home is worth in weight six elephants!
  2. Most people shed between 50 to 100 hairs every day. The question is, ‘where do all these hairs go’?
  3. Most of the dust in your home is actually dead skin!
  4. Sneezing with your eyes open is impossible!

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