The Great Wall of China is not visible from space with the naked eye. Astronauts can only see it with the aid of telescopic lenses.

Honey never spoils. Archaeologists have discovered pots of honey in ancient Egyptian tombs that are over 3,000 years old and still perfectly edible.

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The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds. Chickens are not known for their flying, but they can flap their wings and briefly take to the air. 

The world's oldest known living organism is a 5,000-year-old tree named Methuselah, located in the White Mountains of California, USA.

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Cleopatra, the famous Egyptian queen, lived closer in time to the moon landing than to the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza. 

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The shortest war in history occurred between Britain and Zanzibar in 1896. It lasted only 38 minutes.

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The world's largest living structure is the Great Barrier Reef in Australia, stretching over 2,300 kilometers (1,430 miles) and visible from space.

The average person walks the equivalent of three times around the world in a lifetime.

The world's oldest known musical instrument is a 35,000-year-old flute made from a vulture's wing bone, discovered in Germany.

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