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14403. Phobia
Phobia :
peccatophobia : fear of sinning or imaginary crimes.

1220. Fact
A sneeze can travel as fast as 100 miles per hour.

5836. Fact
The amount American Airlines saved in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class: $40,000.

15205. Unit
Unit : centimeter (cm)
Formula : 0.01
in si : 0.01
si unit : m
in cgs : 1
cgs unit : cm
Category : distance_length.

7529. Fact
Gorillas can catch human colds and other illnesses

3241. Fact
Cinderella's slippers were originally made out of fur. The story was changed in the 1600's by a translator.

13799. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Economics
Year : 1973
Name : wassily leontief
Country : united states.

3000. Fact
In 1959, the Soviet space probe Luna Two became the first manmade object to reach the moon as it crashed onto the lunar surface.

8424. Fact
Sliced bread was patented in 1954.

11836. Book
Book : paradise lost
Author : john milton.

14124. Phobia
Phobia :
cathisophobia : fear of sitting.

1090. Fact
6% of men propose over the telephone!

13809. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Economics
Year : 1983
Name : gerard debreu
Country : france - united states.

7328. Fact
Humans are the only primates that don't have pigment in the palms oftheir hands.

12371. Element
Element : ruthenium
Symbol : ru
Atomic no. : 44
Melting Point (deg c) : 2334
Boiling Point (deg c) : 4150
Discoverer : klaus (1844)

15347. Unit
Unit : electron-volt

12694. History Facts
Bald Romans used to make a paste of mashed up flies and spread it over their heads in the belief that it would make their hair regrow. It didn't

3486. Fact
The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturday.

3527. Fact
Depending on the size, it can take an oyster anywhere from few months to many years to form a pearl

13682. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 1999
Name : gunter blobel
Country : united states.

6742. Fact
There are 293 steps to the top of the Leaning Tower of Pisa

12604. Food Facts
In Fiji, people starve a pig for a week, then feed it veal when it is very hungry. A few hours later, they kill the pig and remove the half-digested veal, which they cook and eat.

9332. Fact
The blue whale is the loudest animal on the earth. Its whistle can reach up to 188 decibels

5623. Fact
In 32 years. there are about 1 billion seconds.

9002. Fact
About 10% of the 100,000 thunderstorms that occur in the USA every year are classified as severe.

1148. Body Facts
When diarrhoea turns pale, it contains bits of the lining of your gut.

15518. World Record Facts
The loudest recorded burp was produced by Paul Hunn of the UK in 2004. It measured nearly 105 decibels as loud as a fast underground train whizzing past!

12805. History Facts
An Anglo-Saxon cure for baldness was to rub the ash from burnt bees into the head.

6975. Fact
On average, a hen lays 300 eggs per year

8954. Fact
Columbia University is the second largest landowner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.

13621. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 1935
Name : hans spemann
Country : germany.

1871. Fact
Leonardo da Vinci was dyslexic, and he often wrote backwards.

9522. Fact
The United Parcel Service shipped the killer whale Keiko (star of Disney movie Free Willy) from Mexico City to Newport, Oregon in 1998

13887. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1961
Name : melvin calvin
Country : united states.

12735. History Facts
Apart from the heart, an Egyptian mummy doesn't have any internal organs left inside the body.The others were removed and put into separate canopic jars that were buried with it.

11501. Book
Book : india 2020: a vision for the new millennium
Author : dr. a.p.j. abdul kalam & dr. y.s. rajan.

7449. Fact
The most expensive perfume in the world is Parfum VI, which was made by Arthur Burnham. A 4 inch bottle which is covered with diamonds and 24-carat gold costs $71,380

13726. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1937
Name : roger martin du gard
Country : france.

1045. Fact
10% of Star Trek fans replace the lenses on their glasses every 5 years whether they need to or not.

13249. Invention
Invention : stethoscope
Year : 1819
Inventor : rene-theophile-hyacinthe laennec
Country : france.

15404. Volcano
Volcano : tajumulco
country : guatemala
date of last notified eruption : rumbles.

6018. Fact
You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

14629. Place
Place : statue of gomateswars
Location : karnataka.

6441. Fact
Annually, approximately 46 millions Cokes, five million pounds of french fries, and seven million hamburgers are consumed at Walt Disney World Resort

6291. Fact
Approximately 20% of Americans have a passport

10810. Fact
Reserves from the Irish army were used as extras in the movie Braveheart.

9536. Fact
The male gypsy moth can smell the virgin female gypsy moth from 1.8 miles away.

2546. Fact
The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.

7326. Animal Facts
You can cut a leech in half while it is feeding and it will carry on sucking, the blood spurting out of the cut end of its body.

12636. Food Facts
In the southern USA, squirrel brains are cooked still in the head. You then crack the skull and scoop the brains out with fingers and fork.

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