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Did you know explorer and author Jason Lewis became the first person to complete a human-powered circumnavigation of the globe? He completed his journey biking, walking and rollerblading on land and kayaking, swimming, rowing and using a specially-designed pedal-powered boat to cross the waters. A pioneer who champions carbon-neutral travel, the Yorkshire native has spoken about protecting the environment at more than 900 schools in 37 countries.

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Did you know India was the first country to mine diamonds? From the 4th century BC for around 1,000 years, India was the only source of diamonds in the world. The original diamonds were found in the Krishna River Delta. In the 18th century, more diamond deposits were discovered in Brazil, and soon after, in South Africa, adding to the market of diamonds.

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Did you know you can tell if an egg is old based on whether it floats in water? It sounds phony, but it’s time-tested. If an egg floats when you set it in water, then it’s old; if it sinks, it’s a fresher egg and you’re good to go.

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Did you know North Sentinel Island is one of the last “untouched” places on Earth? The Indian government has prohibited anyone from going within three miles of North Sentinel Island, home of the Sentinelese people.

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Did you know bubble wrap was originally invented as wallpaper? If you can’t wait to pop every air-filled pocket the minute you pull a piece of bubble wrap out of a package, can you imagine how irresistible it would be if it were covering your walls? Engineer Al Fielding and Swiss inventor Marc Chavannes probably didn’t consider that when, in 1957, they invented bubble wrap while trying to create a textured wallpaper by sealing two shower curtains together to trap air bubbles.

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