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Find out how many snowflakes have fallen in your lifetime

Helen Elliott and Ben O'Brien having snow fun in Colchester earlier this month. Picture: HELEN ELLIOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

Helen Elliott and Ben O'Brien having snow fun in Colchester earlier this month. Picture: HELEN ELLIOTT PHOTOGRAPHY

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Have you ever wondered how many breaths you have taken since you were born or how old you would be on the different planets in our solar system?

GoCompare has built a tool that lets people see life on a grander scale.

All you have to do is enter your date of birth in You and Planet Earth and let the tool do the maths for you.

It puts the focus on your own body by calculating how many times your heart has bean and how many breaths you have taken.

As well as the marvels of the natural world - how many snowflakes have fallen, how many waves have crashed into Earth’s shores and how many miles has the planet Earth travelled?

Other facts include the hours you have spent dreaming, your age on other planets, the number of babies born in your lifetime and how many new species have been discovered.

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