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Interesting facts about science, math, and much more comprise this episode of The List Show. You’ll learn fun 2022 facts about archeological discoveries and the world of entertainment. You'll glean insights from cutting-edge research in a number of fields as Erin (@erincmccarthy) lays out 100 interesting facts we learned this year.

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Mars (Justin Cowart)
DART in action (Chinakpradhan)
Plesiosaur (Kim Alaniz)
Pterosaur (Stewart Attwood)
Artist's depiction (Natalia Jagielska)
Croclike (Ryan Somma)
University of California, San Diego (Amerique)
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Tools (Daniel Mietchen)
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Fall Creek Falls (Ichabod)
Weizman (Amos Meron)
Mongolian gerbils (H. Zell)
Blood cells (A. Rad and Mikael Häggström, M.D.)
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Nannaria swiftae (Hennen D.A., Means J.C., Marek P.E.)
Soda scorpion (William Avery)
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Alexa Device (Asivechowdhury)
The Oregon Trail Game (FeldBum)
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Great White Shark (Stephen Frink)
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Hochul (Stephanie Keith)
Olympus (Heritage Images)
Norgay (Hulton Deutsch)
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Saturn 3 (Heritage Images)
Artemis Test Flight (NASA)
Moon rocks (Manfred Schmid)
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Uhuru (John Springer Collection)
Capaldi (Tim P. Whiby)
Tardis (Victor Chavez)
Hanks (Michael Tullberg)
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Central Perk (Getty Images)
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Chiptole Chips (Joe Raedle)
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Prince (Jonathan Daniel)
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The Last of Us (David McNew)
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Dollar Sign (Daniel Grizelj)
Finnish Flag (Vladimir Feofanov / EyeEm)
Nordic Map (omersukrugoksu)
Switzerland (EThamPhoto)
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Office Typing (Jay Yuno)
Password (Angela Rohde / EyeEm)
Victorian Newspaper Ad (Generic) (Jennifer Borton)
King Charles III (Pool)
Box of Letters (Axel Bueckert / EyeEm)
Katherine of Aragon (Print Collector)
Anne Boleyn (Print Collector)
Sunday Postal Service (Tetra Images)
Charlotte Brontë (Rischgitz)
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Brontë Parsonage Museum (Christopher Furlong)
Jane Austen Festival (Matt Cardy)
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