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13382. Medical Invention
Medical Invention : homoeopathy (founder)
Inventor : hahnemann
Book : end of an era
Author : c.s. pandit.
Book : look back in anger
Author : john osborne.
In Hong Kong, delivery times are primarily influenced by traffic conditions on elevators. It often takes drivers longer to travel vertically than horizontally, as access to elevators is so congested during high peak hours. This is due to the volume of people residing in high rises
The scarlet tanager, a songbird native to Illinois, can eat as many as 2,100 gypsy-moth caterpillars in one hour
A white tiger can only be born when both parents carry the gene for white colouring
Nevada was the first state to sanction the use of the gas chamber, and the first execution by lethal gas took place in February, 1924.
In one day an average person will take about 18,000 steps.
Island : devon
Location : artic ocean
Area : 54,030.00 sq. km.
A chicken once had its head cut off and survived for over eighteen months, headless
In Las Vegas, casinos do not have any clocks
In most advertisments, including newspapers, the time displayed on a watch is 10:10.
14820. Science Facts
Earthworms bring 4 million kilograms (8.8 million pounds) of earth to the surface on every square kilometre (0.38 square miles) of open ground each year.
chiraptophobia : fear of being touched.
13444. Name and Location
Name and Location : eyre, southaustralia
Area : 6,216.00 sq. km.
Babies are born without knee caps. They don't appear until the child reaches 2 to 6 years of age.
In space you cannot cry because there is no gravity to make the tears flow.
Wrigley's, the american chewing gum, was the first product in the world with a bar code.
Close to 3 billion movie tickets are sold in India every year
He created an artificial gene and deciphered genetic code. He was awarded nobel prize for medicine in 1968.
A moth has no stomach.
Book : adventures of huckleberry finn
Author : mark twain.
Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors.
The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets
The search engine Google got its name from the word googol, which refers to the number one with a hundred zeros after it
13472. Name Change
Old name : dutch guiana
Changed name : surinam.
One cubic mile of seawater contains about 50 pounds of gold.
Invention : crossword puzzles
Year : 1913
Inventor : arthur wynne
Country : us.
95 % of men & 60% of women admit to having masturbated at some point.
There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C. Diamonds mined in Brazil are harder than those found in Africa.
7566. Animal Facts
If one vampire bat is too ill to leave the cave, another will suck blood all night then come home and vomit it up over the poorly bat so it doesn't miss out on a meal.
Check your map. The Pacific entrance of the Panama Canal is farther East than the Atlantic entrance.
The word tulip comes from the Turkish word for turban
Waterfall : vettifoss
Location : norway
Height : 366 metres.
Australian Graham Barker extracted his own belly button fluff every day for 18 years acquiring a record-breaking amount of fluff. He hopes to accumulate enough fluff to stuff a pillow
Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
The leading cause of poisoning for children under the age of six in the home is liquid dish soap
Cleopatra could speak 13 languages.
A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for approximately sixty-nine years
The greatest amount of bacteria on your body is hidden between your toes.
13372. Medical Invention
Medical Invention : streptomycin
Inventor : waksman
The egg came first.
A species of earthworm in Australia grows up to 10 feet in length.
If it isn t moving a frog can t see it. If the frog cant see it, he won't eat it.
misophobia or mysophobia : fear of being contaminated with dirt or germs.
Charlie Brown's dad was a barber.
On the old Canadian 2 dollar bill, the flag flying over the Parliament Building is NOT an American flag.
Book : my experiment with truth
Author : m.k. gandhi.
An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
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geophysics : the physics of the earth.