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It took Apollo astronauts approximately three days to get to the Moon, but the New Horizons probe reached (and passed) the Moon in a speedy 8.5 hours—it helped, of course, that the probe was bound for Pluto and didn’t need to enter lunar orbit, let alone land.

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Shaving hair doesn’t cause it to grow back thicker, but it may appear to do so as shaving slices through the hair shaft, creating a cross section of the hair that is darker and more visible.

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Dolphins and other sea-dwelling mammals do not drink sea water to meet their water needs, but instead get their water from their food and as a by-product of metabolic processes.

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The Land Before Time franchise, based off of the original 1988 animated feature film, encompasses a total of 14 films (most of which, unsurprisingly, were direct-to-video releases) and a television series.

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