The longest one-syllable word in the English language is "screeched."
The longest place-name still in use is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, a New Zealand hill.
The longest recorded lifespan of a camel was 35 years, 5 months
The longest recorded lifespan of a slug was 1 year, 6 months.
The longest U.S. highway is route 6 starting in Cape Cod, Massachusetts going through 14 states, and ending in Bishop, California...
The longest word in the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. The only other word with the same amount of letters is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconioses, its plural.
The longest word that can be typed solely with the left hand is stewardess
The Los Angeles Rams were the first U.S. football team to introduce emblems on their helmets.
The lungfish can live out of water for three years in a state of suspended animation.
The male gypsy moth can "smell" the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away.
The male gypsy moth can 'smell' the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away.
The man who created the Thighmaster was once a Bhuddist Monk.
The mask used by Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween' was actually a Captain Kirk mask painted white.
The maximum weight for a golf ball is 1.62 oz.
2430. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : govind ballabh pant
freedom fighter, jurist home minister
Year : 1957
Region : uttar pradesh (now uttarakhand).
The Milky Way's nearest neighbour is 4.3 million light years away - a hundred million times further then the Moon. It is a three-star cluster known as Alpha Centauri.
The Mongol emperor Genghis Khan's original name was Temujin.
The Monoliths all have proportional sizes of 1x4x9
The Monoliths reproduce at a rate of one every 2 minutes
The most collect calls are made on Father's Day.
The most common letters in english are R S T L N E
2437. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : jawaharlal nehru
first prime minister, freedom fighter, author.
Year : 1955
Region : uttar pradesh.
The most common time for a bank robbery is Friday, between 9 and 11 a.m. The least likely time is Wednesday, between 3 and 6 p.m.
The most dangerous job in the United States is that of an Alaskan Crab Fisherman.
2440. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : sir mokshagundam visvesvarayya
civil engineer, dam architect, diwan of princely state of mysore
Year : 1955
Region : karnataka.
The most popular Campbell's Soup in Hong Kong is watercress and duck gizzard.
The most popular ice cream flavour is vanilla
The most popular sport as a topic for a film is boxing.
2444. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : bhagwan das
literature, freedom fighter
Year : 1955
Region : uttar pradesh.
The most pushups ever performed in one day was 46,001.
The Muppet Show was banned from Saudi Arabian TV becuase one if its stars was a pig.
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint - no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers.
The muzzle of a lion is like a fingerprint - no two lions have the same pattern of whiskers. A jellyfish is 95% water.
The name for Oz in the "Wizard of Oz" was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence "Oz."
The name Jeep came from the abbreviation used in the army for the "General Purpose" vehicle, G.P.
The name of the girl on the Statue of Liberty is Mother of Exiles
The name Wendy was made up for the book -"Peter Pan".
The name Wendy was made up for the book, Peter Pan
The Neanderthal's brain was bigger than yours is.
The Nestles haven't run Nestle since 1875.
The Nobel Peace Prize medal depicts 3 naked men with their hands on each others shoulders.
The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia.
The number of the trash compactor in Star Wars (20th Century Fox, 1977) is 3263827.
The number one most popular cat name is kitty
The number one most popular dog name is Brandy
The numbers '172' can be found on the back of the U.S. $5 dollar bill in the bushes at the base of the Lincoln Memorial.
The nursery rhyme Ring Around the Rosy is a rhyme about the plague. Infected people with the plague would get red circular sores ("Ring around the rosy..."), these sores would smell very badly so common folks would put flowers on their bodies somewhere (i
The octopus' testicles are located in its head.
The odds of being killed by falling out of bed are one in two million.
2465. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : sir c. v. raman
nobel-prize winning physicist
Year : 1954
Region : tamil nadu.
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Way out west, in the desert dominated state of Western Australia, you ll find a town if not fully lost, so close to being a ghost as makes no difference. Officially no longer a town, and not receiving government services, this place supported an asbestos mining industry until the mid 1960s, when health concerns over the lung clogging stuff spelt its demise. To fully experience it, take a long drive north from the state s capital, Perth. A lonely drive to a lonely place!