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3609. Fact
About 20% of bird species have become extinct in the past 200 years, almost all of them because of human activity.

10365. Fact
Most people move about forty times in their sleep during the night.

753. Fact
In paraguay, duelling is only legal if both fighters are registered blood donors.

15030. Terminology
Terminology :
dactyliology : the technique of communication by signs made with the fingers. it is generally used by the deaf.

313. Fact
Date line
An imaginary line pointing north-south approximating to the meridian 180 (east or west) where the date changes by one day the moment it is crossed.

9067. Fact
There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.

14205. Phobia
Phobia :
epistaxiophobia : fear of nosebleeds.

10177. Fact
A red-haired man is more likely to go bald than anyone else.

12702. History Facts
In the Middle Ages a royal farter was employed to jump around farting in front of the king to amuse him.

4669. Fact
Starfish have no brains. (I know some people like that too.)

10191. Fact
It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery has in it to begin with.

10778. Fact
Some snails live on branches in trees

13644. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 1961
Name : georg von bekesy
Country : united states.

2961. Fact
The practice of identifying baseball players by number was started by the Yankees in 1929.

6717. Fact
75% of Honda vehicles purchased in the U.S. are manufactured in North America.

1639. Fact
Hypnotism is banned by public schools in San Diego.

10784. Fact
Cricket chirping can tell the temperature outside. Counting how many times a cricket chirps in 15 seconds and then adding 40 to that number will approximately tell you what the temperature is in Fahrenheit

13445. Name and Location
Name and Location : issyk-kul, russia
Area : 6,200.00 sq. km.

1047. Fact
10% of us switch tags in the store to pay less for an item.

12984. Invention
Invention : aerosol can
Year : 1926
Inventor : erik rotheim
Country : norway.

9309. Fact
Laws forbidding the sale of sodas on Sunday prompted William Garwood to invent the ice cream sundae in Evanston, IL, in 1875.

6001. Fact
From all the vegetables, beets contain the most sugar

10872. Body Facts
The gunge that collects in your belly button is a mix of dirt, dead skin cells and oils from your body.

4463. Fact
On average people fear spiders more than they do death.

6093. Fact
A cesium atom in an atomic clock that beats over nine billion times a second.

12092. Book
Book : zhivago,dr.
Author : boris pasternak.

5487. Fact
Recycling one glass jar, saves enough energy to watch T.V for 3 hours.

10874. Body Facts
Over a ton of pubic hair has to be filtered out of London's sewage each year and removed to landfill sites.

11745. Book
Book : my india
Author : s. nihal singh.

11992. Book
Book : thank you, jeeves
Author : p.g. wodehouse.

11305. Book
Book : erewhon
Author : samuel butler.

1626. Fact
Horses cannot vomit.

12384. Element
Element : technetium
Symbol : tc
Atomic no. : 43
Melting Point (deg c) : 2157
Boiling Point (deg c) : 4265
Discoverer : perrier and segre (1937)

4990. Fact
Taurine, the main ingredient in Red Bull, is an extract of the stomach lining of cows

3047. Fact
Daniel Boone hated coonskin caps.

8480. Fact
In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined.

8206. Fact
A giraffe is able to clean its ears with its own tongue

4759. Fact
Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon with his left foot first.

411. Fact
New deal
The name given to the policy of franklin d.roosevelt to revive and boost american economy.

11099. Book
Book : breaking the silence
Author : anees jung.

1268. Fact
Alfred Hitchcock didn't have a belly button. Penguins can change salt water into fresh water.

10870. Body Facts
The medical name for burping is eructation.

11002. Book
Book : answer to history
Author : mohammad reza pahlavi.

15515. World Record Facts
Meng Xu of China can thread 20 needles in his mouth using just his tongue. He did it in 6 minutes and 45 seconds in 2003.

907. Fact
The centre of the sun is 15 million degrees celsius. The surface is only 5,800 degrees celcius (10472 degrees fahrenheit).

8529. Fact
There is no tipping in Iceland

5593. Fact
The average home size in the United States is now 2,200 square feet, up from 1,400 square feet in 1970, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

13642. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 1959
Name : arthur kornberg
Country : united states.
Name : severo ochoa
Country : united states.

3522. Fact
Blaise Pascal's father was a French tax collector who had trouble keeping track of his collections. So in 1642, young Pascal designed and built a mechanical adding machine to help. It was the first mechanical calculator in history.

6677. Fact
Caffeine is on the International Olympic Committee list of prohibited substances. Athletes who test positive for more than 12 micrograms of caffeine per milliliter of urine may be banned from the Olympic Games. This level may be reached after drinking about 5 cups of coffee.

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