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Mushroom spores are spread by air flow and many species of mushroom have a unique way of helping mother nature: they create their own little micro-breezes through evaporative cooling to help their spores move about.

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The continent of Africa has vast mineral wealth; it is believed to hold 90 percent of the world’s known platinum reserves as well as 98 percent of the chromium, 90 percent of the cobalt, 70 percent of the tantalite, 70 percent of the coltan, 64 percent of the manganese, 50 percent of the gold, 33 percent of the uranium, and more than 30 percent of the diamonds.

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Some species of hummingbirds migrate over the Gulf of Mexico; the journey takes 18-22 hours of flying, covers around five hundred miles, and results in the hummingbird losing approximately half of its pre-migration flight body weight.

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