In the St. Louis, MO area, the word hoosier is used as a slang term for what the rest of the country would describe as white trash, rednecks, or hillbillies.
A study revealed that men that were born with a low birth weight were less likely to get married
A chef's hat is tall and balloons at the top so as to counteract the intense heat in the kitchen. The unique shape allows air to circulate around the scalp, keeping the head cool.
People say bless you when you sneeze because your heart stops for a millisecond.
About 70% of Americans who go to college do it just to make more money.
1 and 2 are the only numbers where they are values of the numbers of the factors they have.
A day on the planet Mercury is twice as long as its year.
The flavor we think of as bubblegum is a combination of wintergreen, vanilla and cassia, a form of cinnamon.
Approximately 5% of 40-year-old men and 15-25% of 65-year-old men experience erectile dysfunction.
Warren Beatty once worked as a rat-catcher.
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
Hard Bean means the coffee was grown at an altitude above 5000 feet.
Books on religion outnumbered works of fiction by a 2 to 1 margin in 1870 England. Sixteen years later, novels surpassed religious works.
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
Macaroni, Gentoo, Chinstrap and Emperor are types of penguins.
The word 'pixel' is a contraction of either 'picture cell' or 'picture element'.
The first perfect game in baseball history was achieved by John Lee Richmond on June 12, 1880.
Lightning puts 10,000,000 tons of nitrogen into the earth each year.
The first toy product ever advertised on television was Mr. Potato Head. Introduced in 1952.
The purpose of tonsils is to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific.
The Popsicle was invented by 11 year-old Frank Epperson in 1905. He left his drink outside with a stir stick in it and he noticed that it had frozen. He applied for a patent in 1923 and named it Epsicle. The name was later changed to Popsicle
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C
Farmers in England are required by law to provide their pigs with toys.
In a six-pack of soda the cans cost more to make than the drink.
Plastic lawn flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the U.S.A.
The average person laughs 13 times a day.
Virgina Woolf wrote all her books standing.
Contrary to popular belief, hair does not grow back darker and thicker after it has been shaved.
Beer has a bitter taste and slightly pungent aroma because of lupulin, a substance found in hops.
Whales can never focus both their eyes on the same object at once.
It is impossible for anyone to verbally count up to the number 1 trillion
In India, pickled ginger, minced mutton and a cottage cheese like substance are popular pizza toppings
After they are roasted, and when the coffee beans begin to cool, they release about 700 chemical substances that make up the vaporizing aromas.
Ironically, watermelons, which are 92% water, originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa
'Second Street'is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street'is the sixth. "
Synthetic Diamonds can be made from human ashes after cremation. Using chemical and physical methods, Algordanza, a Swiss firm, separates out the carbon, which produces up to 4 Diamonds from a persons cremated remains.
At the end of the Beatles' song A Day in the Life, an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his Shetland sheepdog.
4422. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : bhagwan das
literature, freedom fighter
Year : 1955
Region : uttar pradesh.
The skin of a shark is made up of tiny teeth which are called dermal denticles
Less than 3% of Nestlé's sales are for chocolate.
In the U.S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year
According to studies, men prefer to have white bedrooms and women prefer to have blue bedrooms
The 1st US Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirtland, Ohio in 1836.
The full name of the Titanic ship is R.M.S. Titanic, which stands for Royal Mail Steamship
Men are more likely to be left-handed(10%) than females(8%).
There are more than 700 species of plants that grow in the United States that have been identified as dangerous if eaten. Among them are some that are commonly favored by gardeners: buttercups, daffodils, lily of the valley, sweet peas, oleander, azalea, bleeding heart, delphinium, and rhododendron.
The only rock that floats in water is pumice.
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Science Experiments Ideas
Fix two plastic bags to the ends of a piece of wooden beading about 18 inches long and let it swing like a balance on a drawing pin. Pour some bicarbonate of soda and some vinegar into a glass. It begins to froth, because a gas is escaping. If you tilt the glass over one of the bags, the balance falls.
The gas, which is given off during the chemical reaction, is carbon dioxide. It is heavier than air, so it can be poured into the bag and weighed. If you were to fill a balloon with the gas it would never rise, and for this purpose other gases are used, which are lighter than air.