Did you know that cacao beans are actually seeds (not beans) from the cacao tree? Technically speaking, this makes chocolate a fruit!
Did you know that a single ounce of gold can be stretched into a wire more than 5 miles (8 km) long?
Did you know that dolphins sleep with only half their brain at a time?
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