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What is the longest piece of music in the world?

In 2001 the longest piece of music in the world began, the music will end in the year 2640. Avant-Gard musician, John Cage’s, ORGAN2/ASLSP (ALSP = As SLow aS Possible) is currently being performed in the small town of Halberstadt in Germany. The performance will last for 639 years. A specially made self-playing organ was …

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longest football table

Longest foosball table

The longest table football/foosball table is 137.756 m (451 ft 11 in). It was made in Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China, on 27 September 2019. The attempt was made as part of the opening ceremony of the table football championship in China. https://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/longest-table-footballfoosball-table-

90 percent of people live in the northern hemisphere

An estimated 90% of the population of the Earth lives in the Northern Hemisphere. This is because approximately 6.57 billion people, of the total human population of 7.3 billion, live north of the equator. https://inshorts.com/en/news/90-of-earths-population-lives-in-northern-hemisphere-1487235613826 http://www.businessinsider.com/90-of-people-live-in-the-northern-hemisphere-2012-5?IR=T

If you’ve had chicken pox you still have the virus lying dormant in your spine

If you’ve had Chicken Pox as a child the Varicella-Zoster virus lies forever dormant in your spine nerves, waiting for your immune system to fail so it can come back as Shingles. (But if you haven’t had it as a child then you better hope you don’t get it as an adult because it can be fatal) …

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In WW2 soldiers were injected with coconut water

Called by some “the sports drink of mother nature” coconut water is a natural isotonic (it contains similar concentrations of salt and sugar as in the human body). We all know coconut water is full of goodness and a nutritious drink but did you know you can even inject it? Saline solution was hard to …

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