The largest potato was grown in Lebanon by Khalil Semhat near Tyre. The spud was 11.3 kilos (24.9 pounds)
The American Airlines Sports Center, in Dallas, has most toilets per capita than any other sports and entertainment venue in the USA
The most expensive book or manuscript ever sold at an auction was The Codex Hammer, a notebook belonging to Leonardo da Vinci. It sold for $30.8 million.
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Original name : william pitt
Also known as : the younger pitt, grand commoner
The largest human organ is the skin, with a surface area of about 25 square feet.
A man filed a lawsuit against his doctor because he survived longer than what the doctor had predicted
The typical American eats 263 eggs a year.
Mardi Gras means Fat Tuesday. This is the festival that New Orleans, Louisiana is famous for having every year
Japan is the largest exporter of frog's legs.
Zero point energy is a source of energy which is released when atoms stop moving, at -273 Celcius.
Sharks are so powerful that their bite can generate a force of up to 18 tons per square inch
The brain of an ant has about 250,000 brain cells
In its entire lifetime, the average worker bee produces 1/12th teaspoon of honey.
The Queen termite can live up to 50 years and have 30,000 children every day.
George Washington had to borrow money to go to his own inauguration
In the United States, approximately 25,000 eye injuries occur that result in the person becoming totally blind
The world's tallest mountains, the Himalayas, are also the fastest growing. Their growth about half an inch a year is caused by the pressure exerted by two of Earth's continental plates (the Eurasian plate and the Indo-Australian plate) pushing against one another.
The stapler was invented in Spring Valley, Minnesota.
Chewing gum was created by the Mayans over 300 years ago. They boiled the sap of the sapodilla tree and chewed it.
The largest earthworm on record was found in South Africa and measured 22 feet
In 1910 football teams were penalized 15 yards for an incompleted forward pass.
Research show that only 43% of homemade dinners served in the US include vegetables.
Lightning strikes the Empire States Building about seven times a year
Elvis had a twin brother named Garon, who died at birth, which is why Elvis middle name was spelled Aron, in honor of his brother.
In their lifetime, house cats spend approximately 10,950 hours purring
The MGM lion, whose name was Leo, lived in Memphis until his death
Some horticulturists suspect that the banana was the earth's first fruit. Banana plants have been in cultivation since the time of recorded history. One of the first records of bananas dates back to Alexander the Great's conquest of India where he first discovered bananas in 327 B.C.
No piece of normal-size paper can be folded in half more than 7 times.
In the game Monopoly, the space on which a player has the greatest statistical chance of landing is Illinois Avenue.
Mickey Mouse is known as 'Topolino' in Italy.
The average chocolate bar has 8 insects'legs in it.
Astronomers once believed a planet named Vulcan existed between Mercury and the Sun
Pikeville, Kentucky consumes the most Pepsi per capita then any other American city
John F. Kennedy was the first Roman Catholic President of the USA.
A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven.
In the 1940s, the FCC assigned television's Channel 1 to mobile Services(two-way radios in taxicabs, for instance) but did not re-number theotherchannel assignments. That is why your TV set has channels 2 and up, butnochannel 1.
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Original name : tushar kanti ghosh
Also known as : grand old man of indian journalism.
As of 2006, 200 million blogs were left without updates
There wasn't a single pony in the Pony Express, just horses.
The largest US city in area is Juneau, Alaska, which covers 3,108 square miles. Los Angeles covers only 458.2 square miles.
When Bob Marley died they found 19 different species of lice in his dreadlocks.
In Denver, Colorado it is illegal for Barber's to give massages to nude customers unless it is for instructional purposes.
Naked means to be unprotected. Nude means unclothed
The giant squid is the largest animal without a backbone
In 1952, the first TV toy commercial aired. It was for Mr. Potato Head
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