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In Japan, they use more paper for comics than for toilet paper.
95% of all data in the world is still stored on paper. Most of it is never looked at again.
Graphene, the world’s strongest material, is a million times thinner than paper but 200 times stronger than steel.
27,000 trees are felled each day for toilet paper.
The average number of readers of any given published scientific paper is said to be 0.6.
Recycling one ton of paper saves 17 trees.
The farthest flight made by a paper aircraft is of 69.14 m (around 226 ft).
In the U.S., there’s an official Rock Paper Scissors League.
If you could fold a piece of paper 50 times, its thickness would exceed the distance from here to the Sun.
Many commercial pilots use iPads in the cockpit as a replacement for traditional paper manuals.
Paper money can transport live flu virus for over two weeks.
The atomic bomb explosion at Hiroshima was generated by matter weighing no more than a paper clip.
There’s a bookstore in Australia where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one can “judge a book by its cover.”
Recycling one ton of paper saves 682.5 gallons of oil, 7,000 gallons of water and 3.3 cubic yards of landfill space.
A physicist made his cat the co-author of his scientific paper to avoid replacing “we” with “I” throughout his paper.
During the American Civil War, it was necessary to print out money in a hurry, so the Treasury released paper bills with designated values of fractions of a dollar.
In Bhutan, there were no public hospitals or schools until the 1950s, and no paper currency, no roads or electricity until several years after that.
Benjamin Franklin published a paper saying America’s population growth was so fast, it would surpass Britain in 100 years. This alarmed British leadership and was a factor in their oppression of the colonies.
The world record for the farthest flight by a paper aircraft is 226.8 feet (69.1 meters).
The doctor who claimed a link between vaccines and autism, Andrew Wakefield, created fraudulent data for his paper and lost his medical license as a result.