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Up until around six months of age, babies will instinctively hold their breath when submerged underwater.

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Despite its widespread use in the plots of TV shows and movies alike, a chloroform soaked rag is a terrible way to render someone unconscious as it takes around five straight minutes of breathing chloroform in via a rag to knock someone out—not the mere seconds portrayed in TV shows and movies.

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The eluachon, a fish found in the Pacific Northwest, is a slender but very fatty fish known as the “candlefish” due to the way indigenous people would dry the fish and then burn them as a candle-like source of light.

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Cats have a very precise method of walking, called “direct registering”, wherein their hind paws fall almost exactly into the place their fore paws did a moment before—this method of walking minimizes noise and visible tracks while ensuring more stable footing as the place has already been felt out by the fore paws.

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