Wednesday, August 01, 2007

125 Interesting Real Facts

1 -69% Americans use Internet & 5.5% Indians only.


2 -El Azizia in Libya recorded a temperature of 136 degrees Fahrenheit (57.8 Celsius) on Sept. 13, 1922 - the hottest ever measured.


3 -Plastics take 500 years to break down.


4 -America has 30.30% airports of the world & India has only 0.70%.


5 -There are roughly 4,000 known minerals, although only about 200 are of major importance.


6 -The total surface area of the Earth is 197 million square miles.


7 -Crocodile only animal & reptile that sheds tear while eating.


8 -The world’s deadliest recorded earthquake occurred in 1557 in central China, more than 830,000 people were killed.


9 -Angel Falls in Venezuela is the worlds highest waterfall, The water of Falls drops 3,212 feet (979 meters).


10 -The sunrays reached at the earth in 8 minutes & 3 seconds.


11 -8.7 million of United State residents who were born in Asia.


12 -The world’s population has been increased 3.1 billion in last 40 years.


13 -180 million nos. of Valentine’s Day cards exchanged annually, making Valentine’s Day the second-most popular greeting-card-giving occasion.


14 -3,467 Nos. of confectionery nut stores in the United States, they are among the best sources of sweets for Valentine’s Day.


15 -4% people drink cold drink daily.


16 -Traffic lights are being used before the invention of motor car.


17 -More than 50 million Americans said they had a disability; for 32.5 million of them, the disability was severe.


18 -About 40% Proportion of all Valentine card purchases which parents account for.


19 -First Stock Exchange of America was in Philadelphia & it was established in 1791.


20 -Girls however are slightly more likely than boys to use home computers for e-mail, word processing and completing school assignments than playing games.


21 -A normal person laughs five times in a day.


22 -Approximate 300 million film tickets are sold every year in India.


23 -In Britain 70% mothers go for work.


24 -More artists live in California than any other state in the United States. There are 10,000 arts organizations in California.


25 -Alfred Southwick developed the idea of using electric current & Professionally he was a Dentist (MDS, DDS).


26 -A man says average 4850 words in 24 hours.


27 -The world's populaton is approximately 6.53 billion (2006), India & China represent 36.92% of the world's populations.


28 -Look at your zipper. See the initials YKK? It stands for Yoshida Kogyo kabushikigaisha, the world's largest zipper manufacturer.


29 -40 percent of McDonald's profits come from the sales of Happy Meals.


30 -315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.


31 -Chocolate can be killed dogs! True, chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.


32 -Ketchup was sold in the 1830's as a medicine.


33 -Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.


34 -Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.


35 -There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling casinos.


36 -Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors.


37 -Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the norm.


38 -The original name for the butterfly was "flutterby"!


39 -By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can't sink in quicksand.


40 -Mosquito repellents don't repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito's sensors so they don't know you're there.


41 -Dentists recommend that a toothbrush be kept at least six feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting from the flush.


42 -The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.


43 -Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than the entire Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.


44 -Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by her doctor.


45 -The three most valuable brand names on earth: Marlboro, Coca-Cola, and Budweiser, in that order.


46 -To escape the grip of a crocodile's jaws, prick your fingers into its eyeballs. It will let you go instantly.


47 -The average person falls asleep in seven minutes.


48 -The "pound" (#) key on your keyboard is called an octothorp.


49 -The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.


50 -Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.


51 -The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing.


52 -Dreamt" is the only word in the English language that ends in "mt".


53 -It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.


54 -In Chinese, the KFC slogan "finger lickin' good" comes out as "eat your fingers off".


55 -A cockroach can live for 10 days without a head.


56 -We shed 40 pounds of skin a lifetime.


57 -Yo-Yos were once used as weapons in the Philippines.


58 -Mexico City sinks abut 10 inches a year.


59 -Brains are more active in sleeping than watching TV.


60 -Blue is the favorite color of 80 percent of Americans.


61 -When a person shakes their head from side to side, he is saying "yes" in Sri Lanka.


62 -There are more chickens than people in the world.


63 -The thumbnail grows the slowest, and the middle nail grows the fastest.


64 -There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.


65 -The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.


66 -The average person presses the snooze button on their alarm clock three Times each morning.


67 -The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the Combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest nations.


68 -The first owner of the Marlboro cigarette Company died of lung cancer.


69 -Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.


70 -The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.


71 -Our eyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our noses and ears Never stop growing.


72 -You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.


73 -A normal person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a Few weeks.


74 -Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.


75 -The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.


76 -When the moon is directly overhead, you weigh slightly less.


77 -Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, never telephoned His wife or mother because they were both deaf.


78 -A psychology student in New York rented out her spare room to a Carpenter in order to nag him constantly and study his reactions. After Weeks of needling, he snapped and beat her repeatedly with an axe Leaving her mentally retarded


79 -Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking Countries because Colgate translates into the command "go hang Yourself."


80 -Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.


81 -"Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive Double letters.


82 -The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every Letter in the English language.


83 -If the population of China walked past you in single line, the line Would never end because of the rate of reproduction


84 -China has more English speakers than the United States.


85 -Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell.


86 -Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels.


87 -An average person uses the bathroom 6 times per day.


88 -Babies are born with 300 bones, but by adulthood we have only 206 in our Bodies.


89 -Beards are the fastest growing hairs on the human body. If the average Man never trimmed his beard, it would grow to nearly 30 feet long in his Lifetime.


90 -According to Genesis 1:20-22, the chicken came before the egg.


91 -The longest place name still in use is: Taumatawhakatangihangaoauauotameteaturi- Pukakpikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu - a New Zealand hill.


92 -If you leave Tokyo by plane at 7:00am, you will arrive in Honolulu at Approximately 4:30pm the previous day.


93 -Scientists in Australia's Parkes Observatory thought they had positive Proof of alien life, when they began picking up radio-waves from space. However, after investigation, the radio emissions were traced to a Microwave in the building.


94 -More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a French kiss.


95 -Men can read smaller print than women, but women can hear better.


96 -Coca-Cola was originally green.


97 -The most common name in the world is Mohammed.


98 -There are two credit cards for every person in the United States.


99 -TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.


100 -Women blink nearly twice as much as men!!


101 -You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.


102 -It is physically impossible for pigs to look up into the sky.


103 -The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.


104 -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.


105 -Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history. Spades - King David, Clubs - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, Diamonds - Julius Caesar.


106 -111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321


107 -If a statue of a person in the park on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle.


108 -If the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle.


109 -If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.


110 -Question - This is the only food that doesn't spoil. What is this? Ans. - Honey


111 -A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.


112 -A snail can sleep for three years.


113 -All polar bears are left handed.


114 -American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first-class.


115 -Butterflies taste with their feet.


116 -Elephants are the only mammal that can't jump.


117 -In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.


118 -On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.


119 -Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'.


120 -Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand.


121 -The ant always falls over on its right side when intoxicated.


122 -The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.


123 -Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over million descendants.


124 -The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.


125 -Most lipstick contains fish scales.

4 comments:

clapton mbano said...

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Rajesh Vaddadi said...

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Rajesh Vaddadi said...

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