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Most of the dust in your home comes from your own dead skin cells.
9691. Also known as
Original name : s. sathyamurthi
Also known as : firebrand of south india
In 1897, Bayer, who is the maker of Aspirin, marketed the drug heroin.
Wilma Flintstone's maiden name was Wilma Slaghoopal, and Betty Rubbles' maiden name was Betty Jean Mcbricker.
The longest game of Monopoly played underwater is 45 days
In the Great Fire of London in 1666, only six people were killed
Producer Paul Maslansky was on the set of The Right Stuff when a bus from the local police academy rolled up. After a bunch of freaks walked off, a sergeant explained that the mayor had forced the department to loosen its acceptance standards. Not too long afterwards, Police Academy hit the theaters.
The dragonfly has not changed over the last 300 million years
River : colorado
outflow : gulf of california
length : 2,333.00
9543. Also known as
Original name : adam smith
Also known as : father of economics
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
Vitamin : d (calciferol)
Occurrence : cod-liver oil, liver, milk, yolk, butter, sea fish, herring, champignons, avocado
Lack : bone curvature and softening, increased infection sensitivity, amyasthenia
Daily need : approx. 5 mic g.
The reason why golf balls have dimples on them is because it helps in the ball to move a farther distance by reducing drag
It takes 17 muscles to smile, 43 to frown.
The Earth weighs roughly 6 billion trillion metric tonnes.
Janis Joplin, Jim Morrison, and Jimi Hendrix all died at the young age of 27.
The stall closest to the door in a bathroom is the cleanest, because it is the least used.
If all the gold sitting in the oceans and seas were mined, every person on this plant would get about 20 kilograms of gold each.
Famous for : city and seaport of southern france. famous for silk, wine, olive soap, margarine and candles.
somniphobia : fear of sleep.
South africa has eleven main languages, which explains why you can sometimes find really long road signs. Everyone must be able to read them!
The world s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
For a short distance, the bluefin tuna can swim 50 miles per hour.
It will also clean road haze from your windshield.
Robert Todd Lincoln (Abraham Lincoln's oldest son) was in Washington DC during his father's assassination as well as during President Garfield's assassination, and he was in Buffalo NY when President McKinley was assassinated.
13581. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physics
Year : 1998
Name : robert b. laughlin
Country : united states.
Name : horst l. stormer
Country : united states.
Name : daniel c. tsui
Country : united states.
Food is so scarce in the Arctic, that wolves don't waste any part of their meals. A wolf will eat every part of an arctic hare, including the skin, fur, and bones.
If a person has two thirds of their liver removed through trauma or surgery, it will grow back to the original size in four weeks time
dextrophobia : fear of objects at the right side of the body.
An ostrich egg can make approx. eleven and a half omelets.
2371. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : dr. zakir hussain
former president, scholar
Year : 1963
Region : andhra pradesh.
Infants spend more time dreaming than adults do.
An agreement between two countries.
aeronautics : the science or art of flight.
Winston Churchill was born in a ladies' room
Book : children of gabelawi
Author : naquib mahfouz.
A manned mission to Mars (called for by the first President Bush) was quietly dropped when someone worked out it would cost $450 billion and would probably kill all the crew.
Polar bear fur is not white, it's clear.
The Arctic Tern, which is a small bird, can fly a round trip from the Arctic to the Antarctic and back. This can be as long as twenty thousand miles per year. This is the longest migration for a bird
ablutophobia : fear of washing or bathing.
The word maverick came into use after Samuel Maverick, a Texan refused to brand his cattle. Eventually any unbranded calf became known as a Maverick.
In Alabama, it is against the law to wear a fake mustache that could cause laughter in the church
The San Francisco Cable cars are the only mobile National Monuments
Book : kissinger years
Author : t.n. kaul.
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.
2.5 cans of Spam are consumed every second in the United States
In Ancient Greece, if a woman watched even one Olympic event, she was executed.
Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12,000 years ago.
Book : ajatshatru
Author : jai shankar prasad.
The most popular treat for Halloween trick-or-treaters are candy bars with Snickers being the most popular
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