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A collection of fascinating facts you probably did not know.

World’s longest echo

World's longest echo The world record for the longest echo in a man-made structure has been set in an underground fuel depot constructed near Invergordon, Scotland before World War Two. The time for the reverberation to end was 75 seconds.

Most popular drinks in the world share a common trait

Caffeine The three most popular drinks in the world all contain caffeine: coffee, tea, and cola.

Tokelau solar project

Solar Panels Tokelau, a group of remote islands in the Pacific Ocean, receives 100 percent of its electricity from solar energy since 2012.

The world’s shortest commercial flight

Loganair Operated by Loganair, the world’s shortest commercial flight takes place between the two Orkney Islands, Westray and Papa Westray, north of Scotland. The flight covers a distance of only 1.7 miles (2.7 km) and if the weather conditions are favourable, it can be completed in just 47 … Continue Reading ››

Valuable emeralds

Emeralds The finest quality emeralds are more valuable than diamonds.

Dirty TV remote control

TV remote The TV remote control is the dirtiest item in a typical household, hospital, or hotel room.

Losing your hair?

Hair You lose about 50 to 100 hairs a day.