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In 1894, the carnival made its debut in North America
12587. Food Facts
Durian is a fruit the size of a football, covered in spikes, that smells like rotting meat. It's supposed to taste good, though!
Place : jahaz mahal
Location : mandu, m.p.(city of joy).
River : ural
outflow : caspian sea
length : 2,533.00
ancraophobia : fear of wind. (anemophobia).
Invention : kevlar
Year : 1965
Inventor : stephanie kwolek
Country : us.
Bubble gum contains rubber
Nearly 80 percent of all sudden cardiac arrests happen at home.
A cockroach can change directions up to 25 times in a second
Napoleon made his battle plans in a sandbox.
The longest reign in the history of the world was that of Pepi II of the sixth Egyptian dynasty. He ruled from the age of 6 until his death at age 94.
If you keep a living goldfish in a completely dark room, it will eventually turn white.
Women are four times more likely to have foot problems than men
Adolphe Sax invented the saxophone in 1846.
The Hawaiian alphabet has only 12 letters.
The height of the Eiffel Tower in France varies, depending on the temperature, by as much as 6 inches.
6999. Animal Facts
When an opossum is threatened, it plays dead – it lies still, its tongue hanging out, excretes faeces on itself and oozes green slime that smells of rotting flesh.
Milk chocolate was invented in Switzerland by David Peter in 1876
Invention : aerosol can
Year : 1926
Inventor : erik rotheim
Country : norway.
If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.
It it illegal to eat oranges while bathing in California
Book : bread, beauty and revolution
Author : khwaja ahmed abbas.
Unit : pound per square inch (psi)
in si : 6894.757293
si unit : kg/m*sec2(pa)
in cgs : 68947.57293
cgs unit : g/cm*sec2
Category : pressure.
Book : death of a patriot
Author : r.e. harrington.
In Oklahoma, people who make ugly faces at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.
Mexico's east coast is sinking into the sea at the rate of one to two inches per year.
The last thing Elvis Presley ate before he died was four scoops of ice cream and 6 chocolate chip cookies
Book : marriage and morals
Author : bertrand russell.
In 1900, Queen Victoria sent her New Year's greetings to the British troops stationed in South Africa during the Boer War in the form of a specially molded chocolate bar.
The first telephone book was one page long and had only 50 names in it.
Invention : tea bag
Year : early 1900s
Inventor : thomas sullivan
Country : us.
Book : food, nutrition and poverty in india
Author : v.k.r.v. rao.
The bloodhound is the only animal whose evidence is admissible in an American court.
It is impossible to get water out of a rimless tire.
A mole can dig a tunnel 300 feet long in just one night.
Every day, over 1,300 babies are born prematurely in the USA
7702. Animal Facts
Some leeches can suck enough blood in one meal to keep them alive for nine months.
Whales can never focus both their eyes on the same object at once.
Only only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.
9086. Also known as
Original name : tanguturi prakasam
Also known as : andhra kesari
The official definition of a desert is any land that where more water evaporates than is acquired through precipitation.
13464. Name Change
Old name : combodia
Changed name : kampuchea.
The zipper would not have become the success it did if it hadn't been for world war one. Originally, it wasn't used on clothing but on money belts that the amercian solders brought to europe.
Touching and stroking a plant will aid in it growing healthy
Latte is the Italian word for milk. So if you request a latte' in Italy, you'll be served milk.
Alfred Hitchcock directed the first talking film ever made in England. It was called "Blackmail" and was made in 1931.
Cows can't vomit.
The sound of E.T. walking was made by someone squishing her hands in Jello.
The first product Motorola started to develop was a record player for automobiles. At that time, the most known player on the market was Victrola, which Motorola got their name from.
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