7 interesting facts about water

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We bet that you didn’t know these interesting facts about water:

  • 68.7% of the fresh water on Earth is trapped in glaciers.
  • Children in the first 6 months of life consume seven times more water than the average American adult.
  • 70% of the human brain is water.
  • An adult loses on average 250 ml of water/day through expiration.
  • Hot water can freeze faster than cold water under some conditions (commonly known as the Mpemba effect).
  • In Washington State alone, glaciers supply 1.8 trillion liters (470 billion liters) of water each summer.
  • Two-thirds of the world’s population will be facing water scarcity by 2025, according to the United Nations.

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