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  1. "Corpse flower" is a direct translation of Amorphophallus titanum's Indonesian name. 00:33

  2. The corpse flower emits its malodorous chemicals to attract its pollinators. 01:28

  3. The isovaleric acid in the corpse flower produces a smell similar to that of old sweatsocks. 02:16

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  1. Kissing may have begun as kiss-feeding, the exchange of pre-chewed food from one mouth to another. 01:47

  2. Research suggests that the white scleras in human eyes make it easier for us to ascertain the direction of someone else's gaze. 04:51

  3. The polarity principle states that stress, including the stress of uncertainty, is an ingredient in attachment or love. 10:20

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  1. Between 1405 and 1433, Zheng He led seven voyages throughout the Indian Ocean on huge treasure ships. 02:00

  2. The Great Wall of China was built with resources the country had because it shopped building enormous ships. 04:04

  3. Christopher Columbus navigated unknown water using just the direction he was going, the speed, and the time (which was determined via hourglass). 06:56

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