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Did You Know that Dogs Can Predict Seizures?

1. In space, astronauts cannot cry because there is no gravity and tears can't flow.
2. Some dogs can predict when a child will have an epileptic seizure and even protect the child from injury. They're not trained to do this, they simply learn to respond after observing at least one attack.
3. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
4. The Weddell seal can travel underwater for seven miles without surfacing for air.
5. African Grey Parrots have vocabularies of over 200 words
6. Lightning strikes the Earth approximately 100 times every second.
7. The star Antares is 60,000 times larger than our sun. If our sun were the size of a softball, the star Antares would be as large as a house.
8. A category three hurricane releases more energy in ten minutes that all the world's nuclear weapons combined.
9. In Calama, a town in the Atacama Desert of Chile, it has never rained.
10. Every year 16 million gallons of oil runs off pavement into streams, rivers, and eventually, oceans in the United States. This is more oil than was spilled by the Exxon Valdez.

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