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A volcano has enough power to shoot ash as high as 50 km into the atmosphere.
14935. Scientific Instruments & Appliances
Scientific Instruments & Appliances
is an instrument for measuring the viscosity, i.e. the property of resistance of a fluid to relative motion within itself.
ballistophobia : fear of missiles or bullets.
A Connecticut Toy maker, Herobuilders, sells action figures of President George W. Bush, Islamic militant Osama bin Laden, New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, which are all major figures tied to the September 11, 2001 WTC attacks
To make an espresso 42 coffee beans are needed
An elephant's trunk contains more than 50,000 muscles.
Steve McQueen persuaded his karate teacher, kickboxing champion Chuck Norris, to pursue acting.
12927. India - States
India - States : delhi
capital : new delhi.
River : amazon
outflow : atlantic ocean
length : 6,296.00
The right side of a boat was called the starboard side due to the fact that the astronavigators used to stand out on the plank (which was on the right side) to get an unobstructed view of the stars. The left side was called the port side because that was the side that you put in on at the port.
Pageant Models often smear Vaseline on their teeth so their lips won't stick when smiling.
The idea that "the Boogey Man will get you" comes from the Boogey people, who still inhabit an area of Indonesia. These people still act as pirates today, and attack passing ships.
2437. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : jawaharlal nehru
first prime minister, freedom fighter, author.
Year : 1955
Region : uttar pradesh.
Rain falls at 11kmph (7mph).
In 1982, a high school student from Los Angeles, California unscrambled the Rubik's Cube in 22.95 seconds.
75% of all raisins eaten by people in the United States are eaten at breakfast
The smallest bone in the human body is the stapes or stirrup bone located in the middle ear. It is approximately .11 inches (.28 cm) long.
Cats urine glows under a black light.
atychiphobia : fear of failure.
The tallest mammal in the world is the giraffe
Farts are highly flammable.
In Germany, an official approval is needed before a new born is named.
Golden temple (india)
Famous for : famous temple of the sikhs at amritsar, constructed by guru ram dass.
J.v.narlikar was the co-author of hoyle-narlikar theory of continuous creation which supplies missing links in einstein's theory of relativity.
A dragonfly has a life span of 24 hours.
The names of the two stone lions in front of the New York Public Library are Patience and Fortitude. They were named by then-mayor Fiorello LaGuardia
Book : fall of a sparrow
Author : salim ali.
In only eight minutes, the Space Shuttle can accelerate to a speed of 27,000 kilometres per hour.
The naked recreation and travel industry has grown by 233% in the past decade
A ton of potatoes will yield 28.6 gallons of absolute alcohol. Potatoes are an important source for commercial alcohol.
The plane buddy holly crashed in was named "american pie". Don mclean adopted this name for a song he released a couple of years later.
Everyone is colorblind at birth.
When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop--even you heart.
Babies that are exposed to cats and dogs in their first year of life have a lower chance of developing allergies when they grow older
The flea can jump 350 times its body length, that is like a human jumping the length of a football field.
A 41-gun salute is the traditional salute to a royal birth in Great Britain.
One in every 2000 babies is born with a tooth.
10854. Body Facts
It's possible to get dandruff in your eyebrows as well as in the hair on top of your head.
Even though they broke up 25 years ago, the Beatles continue to sell more records each year than the Rolling Stones.
The german friedrich sertner, when he managed to isolate the active substance from opium in 1806, gave the substance the name "morphine" after the greek god of sleep.
Minimum wage was 0.25 per hour when it was first enacted in 1938
Book : les miserables
Author : victor hugo.
Invention : flask, vacuum (thermos)
Year : 1892
Inventor : sir james dewar
Country : scotland.
The smallest number spelled with an a is one thousand.
1692. Body Facts
The disease necrotising fasciitis causes the flesh to rot from within and drop off in chunks. Holes up to 15 centimetres (6 inches) across can form in sufferers' bodies.
12739. History Facts
In the War of the Pacific (1879–1884), Chile fought against Bolivia and Peru over who was allowed to collect bird faeces and whether they should have to pay a tax on them.
In playing poker, there is one chance in 500 of drawing a flush.
Place : gateway of india
Location : bombay.
Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.
How Romantic Are You?
Simple Subtraction - Maths Game
101 Healthy Eating Habits
101 Reasons to Get Married
Every Alaskan citizen over the age of 6 months receives an oil dividend check of about $1000 per year.