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There are 10 million viruses in one drop of sea water

The average count of viruses in 1ml of surface layer water is about 10,000,000. The world’s oceans are teaming with viruses. A litre of seawater typically contains billions of viruses – the vast majority of which remain unidentified. Viruses: Essential to human existence Viruses play an essential role in the life of microorganisms like plankton. …

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A skydiver jumped 25,000 feet without a parachute, check out the video

Luke Aikins had made over 18,000 skydives in his life but in 2016 he made his first jump without a parachute. He reached speeds of 150 mph as he plummetted for two minutes, always keeping an eye out for the tiny square of net that he needed to land on. The daredevil jumper was accompanied …

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A Frenchman cooked an omelette on a tightrope above Niagara Falls

In 1859 legendary circus performer Blondin tight roped a quarter of a mile across the Niagara Falls. But that’s not all! He did it 17 times, each time upping the stakes by making it harder for himself. He made the 20 minute crossing on stilts, blindfolded carrying a wheelbarrow. Then he carried a 50lb stove …

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