Wettest city in the U.S.; Quillayute, Wahington. Driest: Yuma, Arizona.
Whale oil was used in automobile transmissions as late as 1973.
What five digit number, when multiplied by the number 4, is the same number with the digits in reverse order? 21978; 21978 x 4 = 87912.
What you find when you shave the striped fur off of a tiger? Striped skin.
What's the most-shoplifted book in the United States? The Bible.
Wheel of Fortune star Vanna White holds the record for putting her hands together approximately 140,000 times to clap.
When a female horse and male donkey mate, the offspring is called a mule, but when a male horse and female donkey mate, the offspring is called a hinny.
2712. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : b. r. ambedkar
posthumous, architect of indian constitution, social reformer, economist, scholar
Year : 1990
Region : maharashtra.
When a person dies, hearing is generally the last sense to go.
When Coca-Cola first appeared in China, they used characters that sounded like "Coca-Cola" when spoken. Unfortunately, they translated as "Bite the wax tadpole". It did not sell well.
When Einstein was inducted as an American, he attended the ceremony without socks
When gentlemen in medieval Japan wished to seal an agreement, they urinated together, crisscrossing their streams of urine.
When glass breaks, the cracks move faster than 3,000 miles per hour.
When Heinz ketchup leaves the bottle, it travels at a rate of 25 miles per year.
When intoxicated, an ant will always fall on its right side.
When nobody else is around, 47% of people drink straight from the carton.
When opossums are hanging upside-down, they are not playing. It is from shear terror.
When Scott Paper Company first started manufacturing toilet paper they did not put their name on the product because of embarrassment.
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city.
When the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers play football at home, the stadium becomes the state's third largest city. Most car horns honk in the key of 'F'.
When two words are combined to form a single word (e.g., motor + hotel = motel, breakfast + lunch = brunch) the new word is called a "portmanteau."
When we see stars in the sky, we are not seeing them as they currently are, but how they were the number of light years they are away from Earth.
When you correct for weight differences, men are proportionately stronger than horses.
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop--even you heart.
2729. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : m. g. ramachandran
posthumous, chief minister-tamil nadu, actor
Year : 1988
Region : tamil nadu.
2730. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : khan abdul ghaffar khan
first non-citizen, freedom fighter
Year : 1987
Region : pakistan.
When young and impoverished, Pablo Picasso kept warm by burning his own paintings.
When your face blushes, the lining of your stomach turns red, too.
While 7 men in 100 have some form of color blindness, only 1 woman in 1,000 suffers from it.
Whitby has more doughnut shops per capita than any other place in the world.
Whoopi Golberg’s real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.
Who's that playing the piano on the "Mad About You" theme? It's Paul Reiser himself.. And Greg Evigan sang the "My Two Dads" theme.
Why do puppies lick your face? They're instinctively looking for scraps of food.
Why do puppies lick your face? They’re instinctively looking for scraps of food.
Wilma Flinestone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubble's Maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubbles' maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
Wine will spoil if exposed to light, hence tinted bottles.
2743. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : acharya vinoba bhave
posthumous, social reformer, freedom fighter
Year : 1983
Region : maharashtra.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance!
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room during a dance.
With two forks and a charge, a pickle will emit light.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men do.
Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
Women end up digesting most of the lipstick they apply.
2750. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : mother teresa
nobel laureate (peace, 1979)
Year : 1980
Region : republic of macedonia (naturalised indian).
Women have a slightly higher average IQ than men.
2752. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : k. kamaraj
posthumous, freedom fighter, chief minister-tamil nadu
Year : 1976
Region : tamil nadu.
Woodpecker scalps, porpoise teeth and giraffe tails have all been used as money.
2754. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : v. v. giri
former president, trade unionist
Year : 1975
Region : orissa.
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Santushti shopping complex
In stark contrast to crowded and bustling bazaars, Santushti is a calm shopping oasis filled with designer boutiques, art dealers, home goods stores and rug merchants. A little digging will reveal a treasure trove of vintage Indian folk art, 19th century rugs and other antique goods. Like many other more western-style markets, items in Santushti will come with a higher price tag.