Daily facts – 08/13

* City of Mohenjo-Daro in south-central Pakistan, which reached a stunning 128 degrees Fahrenheit on May 26 is one of the highest temperature ever recorded.

* Without water, ocean crust would not sink back into the earth’s mantle. There would be no plate tectonics, and our planet would probably be a lot like Venus: hellish and inert.

* Call waterholics anonymous: Drinking significantly more water than is needed can cause “water intoxication” and lead to fatal cerebral and pulmonary edema. Amateur marathon runners have died this way.

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