The three most valuable brand names on earth Marlboro, Coca Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.
The expression three dog night originated with the Eskimos and means a very cold night so cold that you have to bed down with three dogs to keep warm.
The electric shaver was patented on November 6, 1928.
For more than 3,000 years, Carpenter ants have been used to close wounds in India, Asia and South America
The average bank teller loses about $250 every year.
The smile is the most frequently used facial expression. A smile can use anywhere from a pair of 5 to 53 facial muscles
Irish Wolfhound dogs have a short lifespan and live about 7-8 years
The first television show to show any portion of a toilet was on Leave it to Beaver. After fighting for ten weeks to show the toilet, CBS would only allow the producers to show the toilet tank, and not the whole toilet
An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet
The only bone fully grown at birth is located in the ear
Montreal has an underground city, which has over 2,000 shops and 26 kilometres of walkways. This is the largest underground network for any city
The country with the highest rate of cremations is Japan. In 1996, 98.7% of all deaths were cremated.
Dreamt is the only English word that ends in the letters mt
An albatross can sleep while it flies. It apparently dozes while cruising at 25 mph.
In 37% of Americans, the thirst mechanism is so weak that it is
In ancient times, any Japanese who tried to leave his homeland was put to death.
The first patented condom was meant to be reused.
Oral-B is a combination of oral hygiene and the letter B, which stands for the word better
Many men masturbate daily, or even more frequently, well into their 20s and sometimes far beyond.
Every second, 630 steel cans are recycled
The pet ferret was domesticated more than 500 years before the house cat.
Soldiers disease' is a term for morphine addiction. The Civil War produced over 400,000 morphine addicts.
The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.
Shipwreck Kelly (1885-1952) set many flagpole-sitting records. He sat for 49 days on one flagpole. He once estimated that he spent a total of over 20,000 hours sitting on flagpoles. Flagpole sitting was a craze started in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1929.
Approximately 1-2 calorie are burned a minute while watching T.V
Every three seconds a baby is born somewhere in the world
The first Ford cars used Dodge engines.
The average human eats 8 spiders in their lifetime at night
The dome on Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home, conceals a billiards room. In Jefferson's day, billiards were illegal in Virginia.
Detroit, Michigan has more registered bowlers than any other city in the USA
Pilgrims did not eat with forks. They only used spoons, knives and their fingers.
World s heaviest primates: morbidly obese humans. After that: gorillas at 485 lbs.
500,000 tons of dog excrement are dumped annually on the streets of Paris
Kit Kat chocolate bar was introduced to the market in 1935
In Johannesburg, the average car will be involved in an accident once every four years.
Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do
Freshens the air in your home. Place an individual sheet of Bounce in a drawer or hang one in the closet.
Peanuts are salted in the shell by boiling them in a heavily salted solution, then allowing them to dry.
The state that grows the most cranberries is Wisconsin. More than 300 million pounds of cranberries are grown in Wisconsin
The 1st performance of Handel's Messiah was on April 13, 1742 at the New Music rooms in Fishamble St., Dublin. Because of the demand for space, the men were asked not to wear their swords and the ladies not to wear hooped skirts.
If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create explosion that is equal to an atomic bomb
During the Alaskan Klondike gold rush, (1897-1898) potatoes were practically worth their weight in gold. Potatoes were so valued for their vitamin C content that miners traded gold for potatoes.
If you put a raisin in a glass of champagne, it will keep floating to the top and sinking to the bottom.
Even though red roses looks the same, there are over 900 different types of red roses
In Wyoming it is illegal to tattoo a horse with the intent of making it unrecognizable to its owner.
The Christmas season begins after sunset on December 24th and lasts until January 5th. This is also known as the Twelve Days of Christmas
In 1992, when EuroDisney first opened in France, the public beat some of the park characters because at the time most people had been against the park being built
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Ganesh Chaturthi also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of the important Hindu festivals celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. This day is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephantheaded son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Lord Ganesh is the symbol of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune.Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated on Shukla Chaturthi of the Hindu month of Bhadra (generally falls between August and September). This festival is celebrated by Hindus with a great enthusiasm. People bring idols of Lord Ganesh to their homes and do worship. The duration of this festival varies from 1 day to 11 days, depending on the place and tradition. On the last day of the festival the idols are taken out in a colorful and musical procession and immersed traditionally in water.As per Hindu mythology Lord Ganesh is considered as OVigana HartaO (one who removes obstacles) and OBuddhi PradaayakaO (one who grants intelligence). This festival is very important for students, they worship Lord Ganesh to illumine their minds.