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Amazing facts

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Do you know that Hawaii moves 7.5cm closer to Alaska every year?

The Earth's crust is split into gigantic pieces called tectonic plates. These plates are in constant motion, propelled by currents in the Earth's upper mantle. The hot, less-dense rock rises before cooling and sinking, giving rise to circular convection currents which act like giant conveyor belts, slowly shifting the tectonic plates above them. Hawaii sits in the middle of the Pacific Plate, which is slowly drifting northwest towards the North American Plate, back to Alaska. The plates' pace is comparable to the speed at which our fingernails grow.


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11 funny scientific facts that will change your perception of reality

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Science is awesome

Except for being the most useful and practical human activity that we've ever developed, Science could be a great deal funny in a revealing way. Through Science, we gained the ability to see things from different perspectives and to appreciate a new kind of beauty, which is normally hidden from our everyday perception. 

Here you can enjoy some scientific facts that could turn upside down your senses of what is reality:

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