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The typical individual will spend six months of their lives waiting for red lights to change to green lights.

traffic lights, red lights

Driving may be a pleasant and freeing experience—until you get trapped at a red light. According to the National Association of City Transportation Officials, the average time spent waiting at a red light is 75 seconds, accounting for around 20% of total travel time. That's a lot of time spent doing nothing, and yet another reason to use public transportation.

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One of lobsters claws may apply up to 100 pounds of pressure per square inch

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Some of the publications produced by Homi J Bhabha are still highly regarded today.

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Hira Halwai for the delicious Samosa

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Barbie was named after its creator's daughter.

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For yeti researchers, the Cold War increased the stakes.

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Most streamed track in one week by a female artist (USA)

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Microfiber is ideal for environmentally friendly cleaning.

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Alternatives to Plastic Toothbrushes Are Better for the Environment and Your Health

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Netflix Once Generated More Internet Traffic Than Google.

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Did you Know? Relationships positively changes the personality

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The jury is still out on whether those who believe in conspiracy theories may be persuaded to change their beliefs.

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A Nevermind outtake became a proper Hole release.

Kentucky

Meat unexpectedly showered down on a Kentucky location near Rankin in Bath County in 1876.

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The Iconic silver hue of Mercedes-Benz was created by reducing weight for a race.

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One of the few whale species with unfused cervical neck vertebrae is the beluga.

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There may be some scientific truth to Zodiac personality traits.

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Did you Know? What Is the Meaning of the Name London?

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The parade of costumes is led by princesses and Spiderman.

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Did you Know? Arsenal is the world's deepest metro station.

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Chia seeds were originally utilised as a kind of payment.

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The fastest growing plant on the planet

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A Hong Kong professor devised fibre optics.

Constellations

Constellations Are Star Patterns In The Night Sky

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According to popular belief, the first lavish celebration of Dussehra was held in the Mysore Palace in the 17th century