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Book : one day in the life of lvan denisovich
Author : aleksandr solzhenitsyn.
dipsophobia : fear of drinking.
Scientists have discovered that copper pollution of the atmosphere occurred about 2500 years ago.dis was discovered by analyzing ice cores from greenland the pollution was attributed to the romans who used copper for military purposes n to produce coins.
12534. Food Facts
Central American wedding feasts often included honeyed ants.
There are 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body.
When the atmospheric moisture deposits in the shape of icy flakes on the exposed objects or near the ground due to below freezing point temperature.
Compound : marsh gas
Chemical Name : methane
Chemical Formula : ch4.
You can only smell 1/20th as well as a dog
If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.(Hardly seems worth it.)
The average temperature at 40,000 feet above sea level is -60 F.
10859. Body Facts
The Bedouin people in the Middle East consider it polite to burp after a meal.
The typical spec of dust that you see floating in the air is half way in size between the Earth and a subatomic particle.
Penguins feathers are covered in fat, which helps keep them warm.
The average American/Canadian will eat about 11.9 pounds of cereal per year.
Vitamin : b1 (thiamin)
Occurrence : wheat germs, wholemeal cereals, peas, heart, pork, barm, oatmeal, liver
Lack : heavy muscle,nerve disturbances, tiredness, dyspepsias, dropsy, cardiac insufficiency, cramps, paralyses, prickle
Daily need : approx. 2mg.
Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes.
Banana oil never saw a banana; it's made from petroleum.
When opossums are playing 'possum, they are not playing, They actually pass out from sheer terror.
2696. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : sardar vallabhbhai patel
posthumous, freedom fighter, first home minister of india
Year : 1991
Region : gujarat.
On average, a disposable diaper can hold up to 7 pounds of liquid.
8965. Also known as
Original name : gurcharan singh
Also known as : ground old man of indian pottery, daddyji..
The average person expels flatulence 14 times each day.
12860. India - Heritage
Heritage : buland darwaza, fatehpur sikri
at 53.5 m., it is the highest gateway in india. built by akbar to commemorate his conquest of khandesh in gujarat.
Each year approximately 250,000 American husbands are physically attacked and beaten by their wives.
Invention : parking meter
Year : 1932
Inventor : carl c. magee
Country : us.
spacephobia : fear of outer space.
gerascophobia : fear of growing old.
The world population of chickens is about equal to the number of people
12570. Food Facts
Stink-heads are a traditional Alaskan dish. Fish heads – often from salmon – are buried in pits lined with moss for a few weeks or months until rotten. They are then kneaded like pastry to mix up all the parts and eaten.
6302. Animal Facts
A lion's mane jellyfish is about 2.5 metres (8 feet) across, with tentacles 60 metres (200 feet) long. Their sting can cause an agonizing death.
Primary name : calcutta, india
Sobriquet : the city of palaces.
15484. World Record Facts
The smallest fully-grown adult ever to live was Gul Mohammed of India, who was 57 centimetres (34.5 inches) tall at the age of 33 and weighed only 17 kilograms (37.5 pounds).
7826. Animal Facts
Head lice have two sharp mouth parts – one cuts through your skin and sucks up blood, the other pumps out spit containing a chemical that stops your blood clotting.
2685. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : maulana abul kalam azad
posthumous, freedom fighter, first education minister of india
Year : 1992
Region : west bengal.
Astronauts brought back about 800 pounds of lunar rock to Earth. Most of it has not been analyzed.
Book : arrowsmith
Author : sinclair lewis.
In 1810, Peter Durand invented the tin can for preserving food
12825. History Facts
Queen Christina of Sweden, who reigned from 1640 to 1654, had a miniature cannon and crossbow for executing fleas.
Gland : testis
Hormone : testosterone.
Pigeons can be killed by feeding them uncooked rice, either because their stomach can't handle the carbohydrates or it swells in their throats and chokes them.
Princess Anne from the British royal family competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics
A newly hatched fish is called a fry.
One of the first mobile phones with a battery smaller than a bag was the nmt900 phone curt, from ericsson. It weighed 1.6 pounds and you could talk on it for 12 minutes.
Other than London, Liverpool is the most filmed British city, and was used to film more than 140 films in 2002
Pollen can travel up to 500 miles in a day.
The sea cucumber spills its internal organs out as a defense mechanism
Diamonds mined in Brazil are harder than those found in Africa.
Florida has twice as many lightning injuries and deaths than any other state
There are bananas called Red banana that are maroon to dark purple when ripe
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Tea Varieties of the World
The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is over 9000 years old.