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26: Canada has the most lakes in the world. There are 1.42 million lakes in the world, and Canada holds a whopping 62% of lakes of them.

27: In 2022, the Sahara Desert was blanketed in white snow, making the unimaginable possible. This is the fifth occasion in 42 years that Ain Sefra has seen snowfall, following 1979, 2016, 2018 and 2021.


28: Most freshwater on Earth is found in ice caps and glaciers that are permanently snowed over, with 68.7 percent of the world’s freshwater buried beneath these layers of snow and ice.

29: Hawaii is the place to go if you’re a big rainbow fan. Air pollution, pollen, and a huge number of cresting waves all contribute to Hawaii’s prominence in terms of rainbow quantity and beauty.

30: The world’s most expensive pizza is Louis XIII Pizza, costing around $12,000. It’s cooked in a surprisingly unique fashion, which adds to its price rate. This pizza takes over 72 hours to get ready.

31: Yuri Usachov, a Russian cosmonaut, received a 6-inch pizza in 2001 while in orbit. The Russian Space Agency was paid more than a million bucks to deliver the pizza to the International Space Station.


32: Green anacondas, which may grow to be about 30 feet long and weigh over 500 pounds, are the world’s largest snakes in terms of length to weight ratio.

33: The Amazon Rainforest, sometimes known as the “Lungs of the Earth,” is responsible for the production of more than 20 percent of the oxygen used by the world’s population.

34: The world’s largest flightless bird, the ostrich, is also the world’s largest living bird. Ostriches are the fastest birds on land, capable of running at speeds of up to 70 kilometres per hour (43.5 miles per hour).

35: Space is entirely silent. With no atmosphere in space, there is no medium or method for sound to travel before it can be detected.


36: The Apollo astronauts’ footsteps on the moon are expected to last 10 to 100 million years since the moon lacks an atmosphere.

37: Jonathan, a 190-year old tortoise, is the oldest known living land animal. He was born in 1832 and has lived on the Atlantic Ocean island of St. Helena since 1882.

38: You would be unable to walk on any of the planets, including Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, because there is no solid surface on any of them.

39: The moon is extremely hot (260 degrees Fahrenheit (127 degrees Celsius) during the day and extremely frigid (-280 degrees Fahrenheit (minus 173 degrees Celsius) at night.

40: Jupiter is the largest planet in the Solar System, with a mass 2.5 times that of all the other planets combined. Jupiter’s massive size could accommodate 1,300 Earths.


Written by James

James has always been intrigued by dinosaurs, the universe, technology, and animals. With a Bachelor of Computer Science and years of writing expertise, he joined World Amazing Facts in 2021 as a staff writer.

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