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Bats use ultrasounds to pick up vibrations from their prey.
dikephobia : fear of justice.
Book : elegy written in a country churchyard
Author : thomas gray.
Columbia University is the second largest land owner in New York City, after the Catholic Church.
Invention : cement, portland
Year : 1824
Inventor : joseph aspdin
Country : england.
The greatest snowfall ever in a single storm was 189 inches at the Mount Shasta Ski Bowl in February, 1959.
We (humans) only use 10% of our brains.
Archeologists report that cannabis was most likely the first plant cultivated by humans. Cannabis was used for linen, paper, and garments
Over 436,000 U.S. Troops were exposed to depleted uranium during the first Gulf war
The song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" was written by George Graff, who was German, and was never in Ireland in his life.
Detroit policeman William L. Potts is credited with inventing the modern street traffic light in 1920. He worked out an electric light system that allowed him to control three street intersections from one tower He picked the red, yellow and green because railroads used them.
The moon is 27% the size of the earth.
thanatophobia or thantophobia : fear of death or dying.
Our blood circulation is very long. The blood vessels, all together, are between 3,000 and 6,000 miles long.
Three-hundred-million cells die in the human body every minute.
Mountain : khinyang chchish
Height : 7,852 mts.
Range : karakoram
Conquered on : 26-aug-71.
City : canton
River : canton
Country : china.
The average male loses his virginity at age 16, while the average female loses her virginity at age 17.
7194. Animal Facts
Some leeches only suck the blood from dead animals.
On average, 35 meters of hair fibre is produced on the adult scalp
The FDA allows an average of 30 or more insect fragments and one or more rodent hairs per 100 grams of peanut butter.
The longest fangs of a snake are found on the Gaboon Viper (Bitis gabonica), and can reach over 2 inches in length
President George W. Bush and Playboy founder Hugh Hefner are cousins.
Volcano : semeru
country : indonesia (java)
date of last notified eruption : 1976
Pinocchio is Italian for 'Pine Eye'.
The decomposition point of Olive Oil is 220 degrees Celsius
Unit : centimeter (cm)
Formula : 0.01
in si : 0.01
si unit : m
in cgs : 1
cgs unit : cm
Category : distance_length.
Pennies are made of 95% copper and 5% zinc.
Microsoft made $16,005 in revenue in its first year of operation.
Water that is safe to drink is referred to as POTABLE
13948. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1913
Name : henri la fontaine
Country : belgium.
Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system
Goat's milk is used more widely throughout the world than cow's milk.
An arabica coffee tree can produce up to 12 pounds of coffee a year, depending on soil and climate.
The human head weighs 7 pounds.
The blesbok, a South African antelope, is almost the same color as grapejuice.
Book : one the threshold of hope
Author : pope john paul.
There is about 1/4 pound of salt in every gallon of seawater.
The oldest exposed surface on earth is New Zealand's south island.
The biggest disco ball in the world has a diameter of 2.41 meters and 137.89 kilograms. It also has 6,900 mirror squares on it
X-ray technology has shown there are 3 different versions of the Mona Lisa under the visible one.
phthisiophobia : fear of tuberculosis.
Approximately 70 percent of the earth is covered by water. Only 1 percent of this water is drinkable.
13624. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 1938
Name : corneille j. f. heymans
Country : belgium.
Lady Bugs really are not bugs. They are actually beetles and their correct name is The Ladybird Beetle
It takes a half a gallon of water to make macaroni and a gallon of water to clean the pot.
12715. History Facts
A trusted servant of William of Orange, a Dutch king of England, spent money the king had given him for clothes on pistols, which he used to shoot the king. As punishment, he had his flesh pulled off with red-hot pincers, his guts pulled out and his body cut into pieces.
The country of Tonga once issued a stamp shaped like a banana.
When a male skier falls down, he tends to fall on his face. A woman skier tends to fall on her back.
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Desert : the sahara
Area : 84,00,000 sq. km.
Territories : algeria chad, libya, mauritania, sudan,tunisia, egypt, motocca, etc.