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2241. Fact
The "save" icon on Microsoft Word shows a floppy disk, with the shutter on backwards.

10046. Fact
The tridacna clam can grow up to four feet long and weigh up to 500 pounds

9596. Fact
Neck ties were first worn in Croatia.

8314. Fact
The study of ants is called Myrmecology

6138. Fact
Owls swallow their prey whole because they have no teeth. After approximately 12 hours they cough up the feathers, bones, and fur in a shape of a football pellet

7910. Fact
Polar bear livers contain so much Vitamin A that it can be fatal if eaten by a human

5357. Fact
America once issued a 5-cent bill.

5937. Fact
Each year, there are more than 40,000 toilet related injuries in the United States.

6985. Fact
In 1964, Tanganyika and Zanzibar joined together to become Tanzania.

3598. Fact
In 1657, the first chocolate house was opened in London, England

8552. Fact
Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow the film down so you could see his moves.

14576. Place
Place : dilwara temple
Location : mt.abu.

13944. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1909
Name : auguste m. f. beernaert
Country : belgium.
Name : paul h. b. b. d'estournelles de constant
Country : france.

12034. Book
Book : view from the un
Author : u thant.

6743. Fact
Average number of eggs laid by the female American Oyster per year: 500 million. Usually only one oyster out of the bunch reaches maturity.

11413. Book
Book : gora
Author : rabindra nath tagore.

13489. Name Change
Old name : thanganyika zanzibar
Changed name : tanzania.

7698. Fact
The murder rate in the United States is about four times greater than in Japan. In Japan, no private citizen can buy a handgun legally

13984. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1965
Name : un children's fund (unicef)
Country : .

9244. Fact
The average person burns 26 calories when kissing for a minute.

6826. Fact
The bagpipe was originally made from the whole skin of a dead sheep.

10555. Fact
Chewing gum while peeling onions will reduce your tears

6135. Fact
Approximately 10.5 gallons of water is used in a dishwasher. Washing the dishes by hand can use up to 20 gallons of water

13514. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physics
Year : 1926
Name : jean b. perrin
Country : france.

15422. Waterfall
Waterfall : fairy (mt.rainier park)
Location : washington
Height : 213 metres.

5397. Fact
The precise geographical center of the North American continent is in a town called Rugby, North Dakota.

12461. Famous
Eiffel tower
Famous for : 985 feet high tower in paris build by gustav effel in 1887-89 at a cost of 2,00,000.

487. Fact
Madagascar, off the eastern coast of africa, is the fourth largest island in the world.

130. Fact
Human jaw muscles can generate a force of 200 pounds (90.8 kilograms) on the molars.

7947. Fact
In Sterling, Colorado, it is unlawful to allow a pet cat to run loose without a taillight.

9280. Fact
In Japan, the number four is considered to be unlucky because the Japanese word for four sounds very similar to the word death

1788. Fact
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book published in every major Dewey Decimal category.

7750. Fact
In an year, an average American kid eats 46 slices of pizza

12869. India - Heritage
Heritage : humayun's tomb, delhi (1565)
by the side of mathura road, to the east of hazarat nizamu-ddin's shrine, this memorial was build by humayun's senior widow (haji hamida begum).

14532. Phobia
Phobia :
trichopathophobia or trichophobia : fear of hair. (chaetophobia, hypertrichophobia).

5374. Fact
In one gram of soil, about ten million bacteria live in it

6940. Fact
The Sea of Tranquility on the moon is deeper than the highest mountain on Earth

14347. Phobia
Phobia :
myrmecophobia : fear of ants.

9730. Fact
The Himalayan gogi berry contains, weight for weight, more iron than steak, more beta carotene than carrots, more vitamin C than oranges.

8756. Fact
In 1952, the first TV toy commercial aired. It was for Mr. Potato Head

14693. River
River : purus
outflow : amazon river
length : 3,207.00

11590. Book
Book : kashmir-the wounded valley
Author : ajit bhattacharjee.

7752. Fact
Missouri has been to most NCAA tournaments than any other college without reaching the final four

14579. Place
Place : gateway of india
Location : bombay.

10231. Fact
The greatest snowfall ever in a single storm was 189 inches at the Mount Shasta Ski Bowl in February, 1959.

13079. Invention
Invention : digital videodisc (dvd)
Year : 1995
Inventor : consortium of international electronics companies
Country : japan, us, the netherlands.

1818. Fact
It takes six months to build a Rolls Royce...and 13 hours to build a Toyota.

12516. Food Facts
For his last meal, murderer Victor Feguer chose a single olive.

1756. Fact
In Oblong, Illinois, it's punishable by law to make love while hunting or fishing on your wedding day.

10299. Fact
In the world, the Netherlands has the highest concentration of museums in the world. Just in Amsterdam alone there are 42 museums

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