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Fact 6 | The water in the Dead Sea is so salty that it’s easier to float than sink

Without a doubt the world’s most amazing place, the Jordan Rift Valley is a dramatic, beautiful landscape, which at the Dead Sea, is over 400m (1,312 ft.) below sea level. It is the lowest point on the face of the earth. This vast stretch of water receives a number of incoming rivers, …

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Fact 3 | Putting sugar on a wound reduces pain and speeds up the healing process

To help heal seriously infected wounds, some surgeons have revived a 4,000-year-old treatment. Born on the battlefields of ancient Egypt: they pack the depths of treacherous wounds with sweet substances like sugar. Dressings made of sugar and honey, favored by healers throughout history, fell into disfavor with the development of antibiotics …

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