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23-02-2016

John Hetherington wore the first top hat in London Later, he was arrested for frightening the people with his hat

29-01-2016

Count Meral, an Italian, had so well-developed scalp muscles that he could part his without a comb

22-01-2016

Jack Marks invented the gumshield in 1902 for the boxers to protect their teeth

21-01-2016

Intelligent people have more Zinc and copper in their hair.

20-01-2016

Intelligent people have more Zinc and copper in their hair.

19-01-2016

The world’s noisiest land animals are the howler monkeys. When the male monkeys call, their gibbering can be heard 16 km away.

18-01-2016

By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can’t sink in quick sand.

15-01-2016

Most people lose 50% of the taste buds by the age of 60.

14-01-2016

Lizards can grow new tails A lizard snaps its tail off when a predator grabs hold of it.

13-01-2016

The game of dice began with cube-shaped knuckle bones brought from the far east by the Romans.

12-01-2016

The game of dice began with cube-shaped knuckle bones brought from the far east by the Romans.

08-01-2016

If we could jump as a grasshopper in proportion to our size, we would be able to leap from the pavement on to the roof of an eight-storeyed building

06-01-2016

Squirrels can detect the smell of nuts covered by 50 cm of snow.

04-01-2016

Lifting finger prints for identifying criminals has been a practice in china since 700 AD.

30-12-2015

The first children’s book the ‘book of Courtesy’ was published by William Caxton in 1477. It taught how to behave in front of elders.

28-12–2015

The patron saint of wine Saint Vincent, never touched a drop of alcohol

24-12-2015

Hairs in the nose help clean the air we breath in as well as warm it

23-12-2015

The albatross has a wing span of 3 meters.

22-12-2015

The average person’s field of vision encompasses a 2000  wide angle.


21-12-2015

The sound we hear when we crack our knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.

11-12-2015

Recent studies have proved that athletes, who took some honey before and after competing, recovered more quickly than those who did not.


10-12-2015

Banging your head against a wall uses 150 calories an hour.


09-12-2015

You breathe in about 7 quarts of air every minute.


08-12-2015

The red blood cells make approximately 250, 000 round trips of the body before returning to the bone marrow, where they were born, to die.


07-12-2015

An adult’s stomach can hold approximately 3 pints of material.


04-12-2015

The boiling point of human saliva is 3 times more than that of water.


03-12-2015

Our eyes can distinguish up to one million colour surfaces and take in more information than the largest telescope known to man.


02-12-2015

Roosters would not be able to crow if they cannot extend their necks.


01-12-2015
A massive body, 100 km wide, travelling at over 512,00 km/hr, crashed into Mercury to form the Caloris Basin


30-11-2015

Muscles contract in waves to move the food down the esophagus. That’s why the food gets to a person’s stomach even when he eats standing upside down.

27-11-2015

The longest muscle in the body is the sartorius, from the outside of the hip to the inside of the knee. It rotates the thigh outward and bends the knee.

26-11-2015

Most bacteria and spores that land on the skin die quickly because the skin secretes antibacterial substances.

23-11-2015

Our sense of touch is more refined than any device ever created.

20-11-2015

Every time you lick a stamp, you are consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

19-11-2015

A chicken will lay bigger and stronger eggs if you change the lighting in such a way as to make them think that day time is longer.

18-11-2015

A single brain can process work equivalent to that of 4.5 million transistors on a modern microprocessor.

16-11-2015

The average human body contains enough water to fill a ten gallon tank.

06-11-2015

If you were to remove your skin, it would weigh as much as 5 pounds.

03-11-2015

It is normal to lose 100 hairs per day from the scalp.

02-11-2015

Leonardo da Vinci, was able to write a letter with one hand while drawing with the other.

30-10-2015

We sweat enough each day to fill up 6 soda cans.

29-10-2015

Our familiar birthday ckes with candles were invented by the Greeks.

28-10-2015

Hair is the fastest growing part of the body.

27-10-2015

A sneeze zooms out of your mouth at the speed of 100 mph.

26-10-2015

The red blood cells are so flexible that they can squeeze though capillaries many thime thinner than them.

21-10-2015

The red blood cells are so flexible that they can squeeze though capillaries many thime thinner than them.

20-10-2015

The DNA of a single cell in the body contains the design of 206 bones, 600 muscles, 10,000 auditory muscles, 2 million otic neves 1100 billion neves cells, and 100 trillion cells.

19-10-2015

Our heart pumps about 43000 liters of blood per day.

16-10-2015

A person weighing 60 kg has 5 leters of blood in his body.

15-10-2015

A liver cell is specialized enough to perform more than 500 operations at a time

14-10-2015

The human heart beats approximately 100,000 time a day.

13-10-2015

Water makes up about 70% of the human body.

12-10-2015

Too much secretion of growth hormone in children makes their body excessively large, resulting in gigantism.

09-10-2015

The longest boxing match ever known took place in New Orleans in 1893. It lasted 7 hours 19 minutes and ended in draw.

08-10-2015

Our hearing is so sensitive that is can distinguish between hundreds of thousands of different sounds.

06-10-2015

The attachment of the human skin to muscles, causes dimples.

01-10-2015

When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.

30-09-2015

Finger nails are one of the strongest components of the human body. They contain keratin, which is also found in rhino horns, which refuses to erode after death.

29-09-2015

The average human body contains enough fat to make 7 bars of soap.

28-09-2015

There is more bacteria in your mouth than the human population of US and Canada if combined.

25-09-2015

Ine one square inch of our hand, we have nine feet of blood vessels, 600 pain sensors, 9000 nerve endings, 36 heat sensors, and 75 pressure sensors.

24-09-2015

The longest bone is the femur, in the thigh. It makes up almost one quarter of the body’s total height.

23-09-2015

When Japanese General Nagoaka shaved off his 19 inch long moustache in 1933, it was given a special funeral service.

22-09-2015

The first parachute jump was made by a Frenchman, Andre Garnerin, who leapt from a balloon in 1797 and survived.

21-09-2015

One reason why churches have tall spires is that they served as landmarks for travellers. Many old churches lie in a straight line when plotted on a map.

18-09-2015

Platelets are manufactured at the rate of 200 billion per minute.

16-09-2015

When a porcupine turns its back on an enemy and shakes itself, loose quills may fly in the air, but it is only accidental.

15-09-2015

If a person has two-third of his liver removed from trauma or surgery, it will grow back to its original size in four weeks.

14-09-2015

The big toe is actually one of the most important elements within the body, as it balance the skeleton and enables the person to move forward.

11-09-2015

If the heart is taken out of the body, it will continue to beat.

10-09-2016

One of the earliest burglar-proof locks was made in 1787 and had 479,100,600 different combinations.

08-09-2015

The largest bone is pelvis..

07-09-2015

Most cats hate water but the cat from eastern Turkey, loves swimming.

04-09-2015

The thread of the Golden Orb Web spider is used for fishing

03-09-2015

Within a tiny drop of blood there are a million red blood cells, 300,000 platelets and 10,000 white blood cells.

02-09-2015

Almost every seven years your body replaces with an entirely new skeleton.

01-09-2015

People under 30 take in twice as much oxygen as people over 80

31-08-2015

True dignity is never gained by place, and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
-Philip Massinger

28-08-2015

Vultures use their keen eyesight to spot a dead animal far below on the ground.

27-08-2015

At birth, you have about 300 bones, but as you grow older, small bones join together. Adults end up with about 206 bones.

26-08-2015

Although it weigh only one-fifteenth of the total body weight, the human brain consumes one-fifth of the intake oxygen and one –fifth of the calories the body absorbs daily.

25-08-2015

A man was caught cheating a bus company in Virginia, USA. After getting off from the bus, he used to send his season ticket back home with his pet pigeon, so that he can use it again.

24-08-2015

There are 170 million sheep in Australia, which is three times the population of England.

21-08-2015

Until early 19th century shoes were made exactly the same for both the feet.

20-08-2015

Chameleon and Cuttle fish change pattern of their structure to blend instantly with the surrounding.

19-08-2015

A crocodile’s skin is made up of bony scales, which are very tough, almost bullet proof.

18-08-2015

In the middle ages, one could buy wearing glasses from peddlers and use them as ornaments.

17-08-2015

A snake may look boneless. But it has a sectioned backbone all the way down its body with more than 140 pairs or ribs.

14-08-2015

A cockle shell grows by just adding another layer to its outer shell. The age of the shell can be known by the number of rings on it.

13-08-2015

A chicken loses it feathers when it becomes stressed.

11-08-2015

The average human body contains enough carbon to make 900 pencils.

10-08-2015

Kangaroos are the largest living marsupials. They can jump up to 9 metres at a time, and race at a speed of 50 km/hr.

07-08-2015

It takes 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.

06-08-2015

Onions help reduce cholesterol if eaten after a fatty a fatty meal.

05-08-2015

The Irish people consume more tea than any other nation in the world.

04-08-2015

Florence Nightingale, the lady with the lamp, carried a pet owl in her pocket wherever she went.

31-07-2015

The surface area of our lungs is roughly the same size as a tennis court.

29-07-2015

We lose half a litre of water a day through breathing. This is the water vapour we see when we breath on to glass

28-07-2015

Some ants keep heard of aphids, like greenfly and stroke their side with their front legs until they produce honey dew, which the ants eat.

27-07-2015

Some Lego can pass through the digestive tract of a four old.

24-07-2015

Camels can consume up to 130 liters of water (which is around one-third of their body weight) in almost 10 minutes.

23-07-2015

Britain has at least one amateur or professional botanist for every 1500 species of plants.

22-07-2015

The roar of a lion can be heard up to five miles away.

21-07-2015

Heating and air conditioning system in termite mounds are superior in terms of equipment and energy consumption to those made by human beings.

20-07-2015

When an athlete pole-vaults and lands on the ground, every square centimeter of his pelvis is exposed to a pressure of 1,400 kg.

17-07-2015

One B cell can pump out more than 10 million antibody molecules in an hour.

16-07-2015

There are over 2500 billion stars in the milky way.

15-07-2015

The nasal bones are specially structured that the air inhaled can go to the lungs only after circulating several times in the nose and then warming up

14-07-2015

Laughter lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. The six-years-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day.

13-07-2015

Hummingbirds cross the Gulf of Mexico in less than 3 gms of fuel (They consume between 3 and 8 calories in a day and can fly up to 93 miles per hour).

10-07-2015

A survey says that 40% of the dog and cat owners carry pictures of their pets in their wallets.

09-07-2015

The world’s biggest flower is Rafflesia flower, which grows up to a metre across but is not at all pretty. It smells like rotten meat.

08-07-2015

The surface temperature on Venus reaches as high as 4500C, which is sufficient to melt lead.

07-07-2015

King John of Portugal bought a new throne in 1819. His servants had to speak into the arms of the throne. Their voices travelled along a tube, which the king held to his ear.

06-07-2015

The geckos can easily climb even on glass with the help of the suction caps on the tips of their toes.

03-07-2015

Light emitting algae combine various chemicals to illuminate their bodies.

02-07-2015

Every cloud contains thousands of tons of water in the form of vapour.

01-07-2015

Hermit crabs collect some plants with thorns and put them on top of their shells to protect themselves from octopuses and other enemies.

30-06-2015

The atmosphere projects the Earth from the freezing cold of space, which is about -2700C

28-06-2015

The life span of a red blood cell is about 120 days.

25-06-2015

Bananas contain a chemical, which can make a person happy. This chemicals is found in Prozac

24-06-2015

When giraffes bend down, the valves in their neck vessels are shut down. This prevents excess blood from flowing to the brain.

31-03-2015

Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game.

30-03-2015

When Hippos are upset their sweat turns red.

27-03-2015

Most cows give more milk when they listen to music.

26-03-2015

The spin cycle on the washing machine does not make worm dizzy. It will however make cats dizzy.

24-03-2015

The colour blue ha a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones.

23-03-2015

Every year, the amount of water, that evaporates and that falls back to the Earth in the form of rain, is constant.

20-03-2015

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

19-03-2015

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

18-03-2015

The sun has over 1,000000 ‘atom bombs’ exploding at any one time.

17-03-2015

Dalmatians are born without spots.

16-03-2015

The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep.

13-03-2015

The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45% when a person looks at something pleasing.

05-03-2015

Glass containers are 64% clear 23% brown and 13% green

04-03-2015

Human beings were not the first to enter outer space. A chimpanzee by name ‘Ham’ orbited Earth in 1961 to help test space travel for human astronauts.

03-03-2015

Men’s shirts have the buttons on the right, but women’s shirts have buttons on the left.

02-03-2015

Cats throw up twice their body weight when dizzy.

27-02-2015

97% of currencies in the US contain trace of cocaine.

24-02-2015

Most glamorous Marilyn Monroe of yester-years had six toes.

23-02-2015

If the population of China walked past you in a single line, the line would never end because of the rate of reproduction.

20-02-2015

The average human eats eight spiders in his lifetime at night.

19-02-2015

A female ferret will die if it goes into heat and cannot find a mate.

18-02-2015

The expression “three dog night” originated with the Eskimos and means a very cold night, denoting that you have to bead down with three dogs to keep warm.

17-02-2015

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching television.

16-02-2015

The average person is about a quarter of an inch taller at night.

13-02-2015

The Prebles meadow jumping mouse can jump up to three feet and change its direction in the air.

12-02-2015

‘Four’ is the only number in English language, that has the same number of letter in its name as its meaning.

11-02-2015

A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top.

10-02-2015

Your right lung takes more air than your left.

09-02-2015

An ant will always fall on its right side when drunk.

06-02-2015

Bruce Lee was so fast that his films needed to be slowed down so that we could see his movements.

05-02-2015

Dentists have recommended that a tooth brush be kept at least 6 feet away from a toilet to avoid airborne particles resulting in from the flush.

04-02-2015

When a frog swallows a meal, his bulging eyeballs close and go down his head in order to apply pressure and push the meal down his throat.

03-02-2015

On average, 100 people choke to death on ballpoint pens every year.

02-02-2015

The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is, 381,979,564,000.

30-01-2015

The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per side in a game of chess is, 381,979,564,000.

27-01-2015

Penguins can jump as high as 6 feet in the air.

23-01-2015

The dot over “I” is called a tittle.

22-01-2015

As soon as an insect sits on a Picher plan, it gets stuck to the wax surface. The plant has chemicals that digests the insects that fall in.

21-01-2015

A 3-year-old child’s voice is louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant.

20-01-2015

Coughing and laughing put more pressure on the spine than walking or standing.

19-01-2015

Astronauts have to have little fans in their capsules to blow the air around while they sleep, or else they would suffocate.

16-01-2015

Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.

15-01-2015

A chicken with red earlobes produces brown eggs, and chicken with white earlobe produce white eggs

14-01-2015

If you hook a dog leash over a ceiling fan, the motor is strong enough to point all four walls of a 20 ft x 20 ft room.

13-01-2015

Whale shark is the largest living fish. It can grow up to 46 feet in length and 15 tons in weight. It has about 3000 rows of tiny hooked teeth

12-01-2015

Honeybees are the only insects that produce food for humans.

09-01-2015

Beavers can close their lips behind their front teeth, so that they can gnaw wood under water without swallowing a drop.

08-01-2015

The world’s shortest women was 2 feet tall. But unlike midgets, she wasn’t fat. She was totally proportionate.

07-01-2015

American car horns beep in the tone of ‘F’.

06-01-2015

You are more prone to get stung by a bee on a windy day than in any other weather.

05-01-2015

Most of the Earth’s surface water is permanently frozen or salty.

02-01-2014

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

01-01-2015

The Teeth of a lobster are in its stomach.

23-12-2014

Sharks cannot eat puffer fish, because the puffer fish inflates like a balloon and pokes the shark’s mouth with its sharp needles.

22-12-2014

Brake fluid mixed with Clorox makes smoke and lots of it.

19-12-2014

Oak trees do not produce acorns until they are 50 years of age or older.

18-12-2014

A six-year-old can start a fire with a flint rock.

17-12-2014

Apple seeds contain a small quantity of cyanide (amygdalin, a cyanide and sugar compound.) That’s why they taste quite bitter

11-12-2014

Marbles in gas tanks make lots of noise in a moving car.

10-12-2014

A salmon fish can smell a drop of water from its home stream, mixed up in 250 gallons of seawater.

09-12-2014

84% of a raw apple is water.

08-12-2014

The spotted Hyena has the strongest jaws of any carnivore. It is capable of biting through the thigh bones.

05-12-2014

The leaves of Victoria Water Lily can be more than 2m (7ft) across. They are strong enough for a child to sit upon it without sinking.

04-12-2014

A magnifying glass can start a fire even on a overcast day.

03-12-2014

Insect can lift objects 52 times their own weight.

02-12-2014

Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually, than all of Nike factory workers in Malaysia put together

01-12-2014

The Guinness book of world record holds the record for being most often stolen from public libraries.

28-11-2014

One pair of mice can develop into half a million mice in just over a year.

26-11-2014

Frogs eat so much of ‘fire file’ that they glow themselves.

25-11-2014

Iceland consumes more Coca-cola per capita than any other nation.

24-11-2014

The Australian Aborigines use the curved type of boomerang as a toy, and the straight one as a weapon.

21-11-2014

At the bell rock in Scotland, the lighthouse built by Robert Stevenson was for some time beneath the level of the high tide.

20-11-2014

A mole can dig a hole 300 feet deep in one night.

19-11-2014

A common custom in Spain is to eat one grape for each of the last 12 second of every New Year for good luck.

18-11-2014

Apples are more effective at keeping people awake in the morning than caffeine

17-11-2014

Human kidney filters about 140 litres of blood everyday though one million small filtering units.

14-11-2014

Whenever the Orient Express passed through Bulgaria on its way to Turkey, King Boris III used to climb aboard and take the controls.

13-11-2014

If the information in DNA were put in the form of a book, these books, if piled up would reach 70m high.

12-11-2013

Bees, turtles and birds navigate spontaneously.

11-11-2014

Holly plants are dioecious, which means ‘two houses’. Essentially, this means there are male hollies and female hollies.

10-11-2014

North Carolina is the second lagest producer of Christmas trees in the United States, producing more than 6 million Christmas tree each year.

07-11-2014

The thigh bone of a man can bear weight up to one ton when perpendicular

06-11-2014

The largest flying animal ever was a prehistoric reptile, Quetzalcoallus Northropi, which lived 65 million years ago. It had a 12m wingspan, the width of a two-seater airplane

05-11-2014

The Great Barrier Reef off the coast of Australia has been constructed by stony corals, over a period of 600 million years

03-11-2014

Less than 1 gram of gold can be beaten into a sheet of nearly 2 square meters.

31-10-2014

Almost all the houses in Shibam city in South Arabia are 10 or 20 storeyed structure

30-10-2014

Almost all the houses in Shibam city in South Arabia are 10 or 20 storeyed structure

29-10-2014

In Chinese meal, the chopsticks used are made of either ivory or bone. The chopsticks are about 9 inches long.

28-10-2014

Sound travels 15 times faster through steel and 4 time faster through water, than air.

27-10-2014

The value of “Pi” was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem.

22-10-2014

Many scientists say that the most effective sleeping position is the fetus position, as it gives the best blood circulation to the body.

21-10-2014

Those stars and colours you see when you rub your eyes are called “Phosphenes.”

20-10-2014

Guitars often have to be tuned on stage because strong light heats them up making them expand and become out of tune.

17-10-2014

Making a simple vase out of the precious stone ‘Jade’ may take more than 2 years of labour.

16-10-2014

The Sun is travelling at a speed of 720,000 km an hour.

15-10-2014

The most destructive earthquake occurred in September 1923 in Japan. 1, 43, 000 people lost their lives and the cost of damage was estimated at 1 billion pounds

14-10-2014

Rattlesnakes can sense heat, find and catch their prey even in the dark.

13-10-2014

A baby’s eyes do not produce tears until 6 to 8 weeks old.

10-10-2014

Switzerland has no mineral deposit in it.

09-10-2014

The Great Wall of China is the longest wall in the world ever constructed. Its length is 2694.4km, height 4.57 to 9.2 m with the wall thickness of 9.75m.

08-10-2014

Swifts fly nonstop in their first two or three years. They can event eat and drink while flying.

06-10-2014

Fish hear through their bodies.

01-10-2014

Tiny plants called plankton live in the sea and make nearly three quarters of the Earth’s oxygen.

30-09-2014

Inside the Earth, it gets 3oC hotter every 100 m deep down.

29-09-2014

Grasshoppers hear with their legs, waving them in the air to tell where a sound is coming from.

26-09-2014

The tallest tree is the giant redwood called the Founder’s tree, growing in the HUMBOLDT National forest California. It is over 110 mts tall.

25-09-2014

The first machine to carry people up in the air was a balloon. It was built by the Mongolfier brothers, and first flew in Paris in 1783.

24-09-2014

Coral reefs attract millions of visitor to beaches around the world each year, adding to a local tourism economy that makes up 10% of all the jobs world wide.

23-09-2014

If offered a new pen to write with, 97% of people write their own name first.

22-09-2014

Wearing headphones for just an hour will multiply the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

19-09-2014

The eyes of the chameleon can move independently. Therefore, it can see in two different directions at the same time.

18-09-2014

The world’s largest hovercraft can carry over 400 passengers and 60 cars, and can travel at a speed of 120 km/hr.

17-09-2014

The largest hailstone ever found was in Kansas USA. It was the size of a melon, 19cm wide and weighed 758 grams.

16-09-2014

Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave.

15-09-2014

Canadians can send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photographs on it.

12-09-2014

An adult male ostrich can cover a distance of 5 to 8 m in one stride

11-09-2014

Spleen is an organ, which can manufacture new red blood cells if the bone marrow is not working properly.

10-09-2014

Recent research has proved that brain cells, once destroyed can regenerate.

09-09-2014

To find out if a watermelon is ripe, knock it and if it sounds hollow, then it is ripe.

08-09-2014

Plants watered with tepid water grow faster than those watered with cold water.

23-08-2014

Kitchen dish clothes and sponges are notorious for harbouring bacteria, which can be sanitized by using a household microwave oven.

22-08-2014

Male mosquitoes are vegetarians, only females bite.

21-08-2014

The world’s largest crossword puzzle contained 82957 cells

20-08-2014

A piece of buttered toast contains about 315 KJ of energy. With that energy, you could jog for 6 minutes or cycle for 10 minutes.

19-08-2014

Beer is made by fermentation caused by bacteria feeding on the yeast cells then defecating. This bacterial excrement is called alcohol.

18-08-2014

Beer is made by fermentation caused by bacteria feeding on the yeast cells then defecating. This bacterial excrement is called alcohol.

14-08-2014

“Cadang Cadang” disease, which occurs in coconut trees is named after the noise the coconuts makes when they fall to the ground.

13-08-2014

A person who weighs 50 kg Earth will weigh 13,200 kg on Jupiter.

12-08-2014

When you are eating a fruit, you are eating a swollen ovary. It is the ovary of a flower.

11-08-2014

The sound energy of 200 pianos is equivalent to the electrical energy, needed to light up just one light bulb.

08-08-2014

A cat’s eyes shine at night because of the light reflected by the tapetum, a layer of cells forming a large part of the inner eyes.

07-08-2014

On a clear day, a beam of sunlight can be reflected from a mirror and seen 40 km away

06-08-2014

At 40 0 Centigrade, a person loses bout 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.

05-08-2014

Flamingos that eat shrimp turn pink because of the beta carotene content in it. Those who do not eat shrimps, remain white.

04-08-2014

There is a hotel in Sweden, built entirely out of ice. It is rebuilt every year.

01-08-2014

Put a bee in a film canister for two hours, and it will go blind

31-07-2014

Acacia leaves are the staple food source of the giraffes. Same Acacia species produce a nauseating odour to drive other animals away.

30-07-2014

Rhythm is the longest English word without a vowel.

29-07-2014

The Air Force’s F-117 fighter flies in the same way as the bumblebees.

28-07-2014

Catfish are the only animals that naturally have odd number of whiskers.

25-07-2014

The cash register machine was invented by restaurant owner James Ritty, from Dayton, Ohio in 1879, to solve the problem of stealing by his staff.

24-07-2014

When you get goose pimples, the raised hair helps trap air, making you feel warmer by keeping in you body heat.

23-07-2014

The compressed air used by scuba divers in their cylinders can occupy the same volume, if not compressed.

22-07-2014

In 1843, a Parisian street mine got stuck in his imaginary box and died of suffocation.

21-07-2014

Some harmless snakes avoid predators by copying the colours and patterns of venomous snakes.

18-07-2014

‘Calvin’ of the ‘Calvin and Hobbes’ comic strip was patterned after President Calvin Coolidge, who had a pet tiger as a boy.

17-07-2014

Java is the most populous island on Earth with more than 120,000,000 human inhabitants.

16-07-2014

Urine from male cape water buffaloes is so flammable that some tribes use it for lantern fuel.

15-07-2014

The record for the deepest free dive is held by Jacques Mayol. He dived to an astounding depth of 282 feet without any breathing equipment

14-07-2014

Seven out of every ten hockey-playing Canadian will lose a tooth during a game.

11-07-2014

Coca-Cola was the favoured drink of Pharaoh Ramses. An inscription found in his tomb, when translated, was found to be almost identical to the recipe used today.

10-07-2014

Every Labrador Retriever dreams about bananas

09-07-2014

At the first World Cup Championship in Uruguay, 1930, the soccer balls were actually monkey skulls, wrapped in paper and leather.

08-07-2014

King Henry VIII used to sleep with a gigantic axe.

07-07-2014

Aardvarks are allergic to radishes, but only during summer months.

04-07-2014

Manatees have the ability to speak like humans, but they don’t do so because they have no ears to hear the sound

02-07-2014

A dragonfly’s eyes contain 30,000 lenses.

01-07-2014

Watching an hour long soap opera burns more calories than watching a three-hour baseball game!.

30-06-2014

Napoleon’s favourite type of wood was Knotty Chestnut.

27-06-2014

The tallest mountain on Earth, Mauna Kea (on the island of Hawaii), is partly under water. It is 33,465 feet tall when measured form ocean floor to summit

26-06-2014

The sport of Jai Alai originated form a game played by Inca priests, who held cats by their tails and swung them to catch the leather balls.

25-06-2014

The Venezuelan brown bat can detect and dodge individual raindrops, and fly back to its cave fully dry.

24-06-2014

A cat’s purr has the same romance-enhancing frequency as the voice of singer, Barry White.

23-06-2014

The first McDonald’s restaurant opened for business in 1952 was in Edinburgh, Scotland. It featured the Mc Haggis Sandwich.

20-06-2014

If you keep the tap running down while brushing you teeth, you waste 4 gallons of water on an average.

19-06-2014

Flamingos’ tongues were a common delicacy at Roman Feasts.

07-06-2014

The world’s smartest pig owned by a mathematics teacher in Madison, Wisconsin, memorized the multiplication tables up to 12.

06-06-2014

Elephants can hear even the low frequency sound waves called ‘ infrasound’, which the humans cannot hear.

30-05-2014

Among the small cage birds, the canary has the longest life. Sometimes lives as long as 30 years.

29-05-2014

The Boeing 747 is capable of flying upside-down, provided the wings do not shear off when trying to roll.

28-05-2014

In normal lifetime, an American will eat 200 pounds of peanuts and 10,000 pounds of meat.

27-05-2014

If a common housefly mated and all its descendants lived, in one season they would grow up to 5,598,720,000,000.

26-05-2014

Movie director james Cameron plummeted 12,378feet below the surface of the Atlantic to film the movie, Titanic.

23-05-2014

The thermocline (found 300 to 800 meters deep) blocks sonar, so it is the favourite hiding place for submarines.

21-05-2014

The great pyramid Giza, in Egypt is constructed with over 2,500,000 blocks of limestone.

20-05-2014

Scorpion spiders hang in the air, imitating a dead leaf to discourage predators.

19-05-2014

Birds don’t sweat.

16-05-2014

The Eiffel Tower has 1792 steps.

15-05-2014

Powdered tea was once used as snuff to stop a bleeding nose.

14-05-2014

Tree ferns can grow as tall as palm trees.

13-05-2014

The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, F is ‘feedback’.

12-05-2014

When queen Hatsheput’s husband had died, she ruled in his place for about 20 years. Statues show her wearing the false beard of kingship.

09-05-2014

France has the highest per capita consumption of cheese.

08-05-2014

The wheelbarrow was invented by the Chinese.

07-05-2014

While training a snake, the snake charmer does not use a flute. Instead, he uses a large gourd with several bamboo stems attached to it.

06-05-2014

The world’s most expensive washroom is made out of gold and jewels (cost $ 3.5 million). It was built by Lam Sai-wing, a jeweler from China, who migrated to Hong Kong.

05-05-2014

It is illegal not to smile in Pocatello, Idaho.

02-05-2014

A Soccer ball is made up of 32 leather panels, held together by 972 stitches.

30-04-2014

Kangaroos can jump up to 9 metres at a time and race at a speed of 50 km/hr.

29-04-2014

An office desk has 400 times more bacteria than a toilet.

28-04-2014

Cranberry growers take their product by checking if it will bounce. If it doesn’t it is thrown away.

25-04-2014

Malaysians protect their babies from disease by bathing them in beer.

24-04-2014

Crabs in Fiji islands can climb trees.

23-04-2014

Russia launched the world’s first artificial satellite in 1957.

22-04-2014

93% of all kinds of greeting cards are purchased by women.

21-04-2014

Bill klem served the most seasons (37 years) as major league referee.

18-04-2014

Many lighthouses were simply lamps held in high windows by monks and hermits.

17-04-2014

Olympus Mons (on Mars) is the largest volcanic mountain in the solar system. It is 600 km across and 27 km high.

16-04-2014

More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

15-04-2014

Due to the fact that water expands when heated, the Atlantic ocean increases in width by 3 cm every year.

14-04-2014

An average person falls asleep in seven minutes.

11-04-2014

Blonde beards grow faster than darker beards.

10-04-2014

Sound at right vibration can bore holes through a solid object.

09-04-2014

Lighthouse keepers used to catch fish by flying a kite from the balcony of the lighthouse.

08-04-2014

There are 92 known cases of nuclear bombs lost in the sea.

07-04-2014

A shrimp’s heart is in its head.

04-04-2014

Volleyball was invented by William George Morgan of Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1895.

03-04-2014

The bark of an older redwood tree is fireproof.

02-04-2014

In its ancient form the carrot was purple not orange.

01-04-2014

One 75-watt bulb gives more light than three 25-watt bulbs.

31-03-2014

Tug-of-war was an Olympic event between 1900 and 1920.

28-03-2014

Only one person in 2 billion will live up to 116 years.

27-03-2014

People who are lying to you tend to look up and to the left.

26-03-2014

An earthquake on December 16, 1811 caused parts of the Mississippi river to flow backwards.

25-03-2014

Saturn has such a low density that it would float in water.

24-03-2014

Some rock found on the earth are actually pieces of Mars.

21-03-2014

The Us Army accidentally ordered an 82-year supply of freeze-dried tuna salad mix for troops in Europe.

20-03-2014

Once, some lighthouse keepers were forced to eat candles to survive when then were there in bad weather.

18-03-2014

The oldest continuous trophy is sport is the America’s Cup. It started in 1851 with Americans winning consecutively for 132 years until Australia lifted the cup in 1983.

14-03-2014

Apples contain 25% of air.

13-03-2014

Goat’s milk is used more widely throughout the world than cow’s milk.

12-03-2014

4,600 Approximate age in years, of a newly discovered pyramid in Egypt

11-03-2014

$284 billion
A mount the U.s. Treasury expects to borrow in the first quarter of the year, $19 billion more than it projected

10-03-2014

Coffee Beans in Brazil are thereat ended by dry weather, which could cause a price hike

07-03-2014

Tea Production in India rose 9% from April to December according to a new report

06-03-2014

275 Day a British man spent running across Canada for charity; the 500-mile (8,050 km) Journey raised more than $160,00

05-03-2014

1,700gal.
Amount of whisky (6,435 L) a Scottish distillery accidentally let spill into a river; the firm was fined roughly $20,000 for the Incident

04-03-2014

600
Number of travelers, out of about 3,000, affected by a gastrointestinal iliness that broke out on a Royal Caribbean International cruise

03-03-2014

Angry Birds was reportedly used by the NSA to gather data on players

28-02-2014

Minecraft Reached more than I million in sales for Play station3

27-02-2014

Onions have no flavour, only smell.

26-02-2014

Seaweed is used to thicken ice-cream

25-02-2014

80% of the body heat is vented through the head.

24-02-2014

Thomas Wedder, the English circus freak, had a nose that was 71/2 inches long.

21-02-2014

It takes six months to manufacture a Rolls Royce, and only 13 hrs for a Toyota.

20-02-2014

In 1562, a corpse was dug up six hours after his burial, after he had been seen breathing by someone at the funeral. He then lived for another 75 years.

19-02-2014

The Statue of Liberty is actually the light house.

18-02-2014

The Three Mile Island is only 2 1/2 miles long.

17-02-2014

From the age of 30 humans gradually begin to shrink in size.

14-02-2014

In 1659, it was illegal to celebrate Christmas in Massachusetts.

13-02-2014

The speed of a typical raindrop is 17 miles per hour.

12-02-2014

In older people, memory is best early in the morning and then declines during the late afternoon.

11-02-2014

Ocean waves can travel as fast as a jet plane.

10-02-2014

85% of the population can curl their tongue into a tube.

07-02-2014

Amazon Criticized for housing malware distributors on its cloud servers

06-02-2014

Overstock.com Praised for becoming the first major e-tailer to accept Bitcoin

05-02-2014

The little bags of netting for gas lanterns (called mantles) are radioactive, so much so that they will set of an alarm nuclear reactor.

31-01-2014

You are more prone to catch cold from a person by shaking hands with him than from his sneezing.

30-01-2014

Ketchup was sold in the 1830s as medicine.

29-01-2014

Oysters can change from one gender to another and back to origin.

28-01-2014

Bells made of bronze are ideal as they vibrate for a long time after being struck.

27-01-2014

A butterfly warms up its body up to 180 F before flying.

24-01-2014

Annually the amount of garbage dumped in the world’s ocean is three times the weight of fish that are caught from the ocean.

23-01-2014

In 1775, Joesphy Priestley who discovered oxygen, also invented soda water, using carbon dioxide.

22-01-2014

Penguins can desalinate salt water into fresh water.

21-01-2014

The iron disulphide (pyrite) is considered as ‘fool’s gold’ because it looks very similar to gold.

20-01-2014

The Egyptians used pillows made of stones.

17-01-2014

Rose require around 6 hrs of sunlight to grow properly.

16-01-2014

19,000
Expected dally visitors for Yuan Zai, the 6-month-old panda cub who recently mad her debut at the Taipel Zoo

15-01-2014

37
Pounds an lowa man lost (17 kg ) over a three-month span, even though he ate food only from McDonald’s. His secret: regular exercise

14-01-2014

$1 million
Estimated marijuana sales on Colorado’s first day of legalization

13-01-2014

Insects take advantage of surface tension to walk on water.

10-01-2014

Your thumb is the same length as your nose.

09-01-2014

Travelling by air is the safest means of transportation.

08-01-2014

It is reckoned that the ancient Chinese were the first magnet makers.

07-01-2014

Clinophobia is fear of beds.

06-01-2014

Meteors have so far destroyed only satellites the European Space Olympus (in 1993).

03-01-2014

Construction workers’ hard hats were first designed and used in the building of the Hoover Dam in 1933.

02-01-2014

African baobab tree’s circumference can reach 180 feet. If the trunk is hollow, 120 people would be able to fit inside it.

01-01-2014

At lift-off, Us space shuttle weighs about 4.5 million pounds.

31-12-2013

In USA, the most frequent month fo0r a tornado to occur is during May.

30-12-2013

Australia has had stamps that actually looked like gems. In 1995 and 1996, they used a special technology to make the stamps look like diamond and ruby.

27-12-2013

The first telephone directory was published in New Haven, Connecticut in 1878, with just 50 name in one page.

26-12-2013

In Johannesburg, on an average every car meets with an accident once every four years.

24-12-2013

There are six million parts in Boeing 747 – 400.

23-12-2013

If all the gold sitting in the oceans and seas were mined, every person would get about 20 kg of gold.

19-12-2013

The largest diamond ever found was 3106 carats.

18-12-2013

A survey indicates that plants grow healthier when they are stroked.

17-12-2013

Musk is extracted from the bottom of a civet, and is used as an ingredient to make perfumes.

16-12-2013

The great comet of 1843 had a tail measuring over 300 km long.

13-12-2013

The flowers of the wild plant poinsettia reach a height of 12 feet and have leaves that spread to eight inches across.

12-12-2013

Diamonds were first discovered in the river beds of the Golconda region of India over 4000 years ago.

10-12-2013

The width of a tornado ranges from 10 yards to more than a mile.

09-12-2013

The United States Mint once considered producing doughnut-shaped coins.

06-12-2013

Natural gas does not have any odour. In order to detect a leak, gas companies add a chemical that smells like rotten eggs.

05-12-2013

In 1866, George W. McGill developed a stapling machine to fasten papers with brass fasteners.

04-12-2013

The first spacecraft launched to the planet Venus was Mariner 2 in 1962.

03-12-2013

The caterpillar has more than 2,000 muscles.

02-12-2013

The oldest pig in the world lived up to 68 years.

29-11-2013

Soccer is the most attended and watched sport in the world.

27-11-2013

Jean Genevieve Garnerin was the first female parachutist jumping from a hot air balloon in 1799.

26-11-2013

The creator of the Nike swoosh Symbol was paid only $35 for his design.

25-11-2013

Black whales are born white.

22-11-2013

The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world, built between the Dras and Suru in Ladakh by the Indian army in 1982.

21-11-2013

According to studies, men change their minds two to three time more often than women.

20-11-2013

Frozen lobsters can come back to life when thawed.

19-11-2013

There is more real lemon juice in Lemon pledge furniture polish than in country lime Lemonade.

18-11-2013

The Grand Canyon is the most voluminous dry canyon on the earth with a volume of 4,100,000,000,000 cubic metres (4.1 Tm3).

13-11-2013

Lake Baikal is the deepest lake on the earth with a maximum depth of 1741 metres and a mean depth of 730 metres.

12-11-2013

There are more than 1000 chemicals in a cup of coffee, of these only 26 have been tested and half caused cancer in rats.

11-11-2013

Mosquitoes are attracted to the colour blue twice as much as any other colour.

08-11-2013

The normal static electricity shock that zaps your finger when you touch a doorknob is usually between 10,000 and 30,000 volts.

07-11-2013

You are more like to get attracted by a cow than by a shark.

06-11-2013

A temperature of – 89.2°C (-128.6°F) recorded on July 21, 1983, at the Vostok Station, Antarctica, is the lowest temperature ever recorded on the earth’s surface.

05-11-2013

Rudyard Kipling refused to write with anything other than black ink.

01-11-2013

The Nile is the longest river on the earth with a total length pf 6,695 Kilometres.

31-10-2013

Salto Angel is the tallest waterfall on the earth with a total drop of 978 metres.

30-10-2013

Once aluminium was more valuable than gold.

29-10-2013

Temperature of 57.7°C (135.9°F) is the highest recorded temperature on the earth at AL-Aziziyah, Libya on September 13, 1922.

28-10-2013

An albatross can sleep while flying.

24-10-2013

Peanuts are one of the components in dynamite.

23-10-2013

Usage of anaesthesia and detailed knowledge of anatomy, embryology, physiology and genetics is found in many ancient Indian texts.

22-10-2013

The Dead sea is a salt lake and its surface is the lowest point on earth’s surface at about 412 metres below sea level.

21-10-2013

Mount Everest continues to rise at an average rate of about 40 millimetres per year.

18-10-2013

Sheep can recognize other sheep from pictures.

17-10-2013

The world’s highest cricket ground is in Chail, Himachal Pradesh, situated 2444 metres above sea level.

15-10-2013

Charaka, the father of Ayurveda medicine consolidated Ayurveda 2500 years ago.

14-10-2013

The world’s first granite temple is the Brihadeswara temple in Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu. Built from a single ’80-tonne’ piece of granite in five years time.

11-10-2013

The game of snakes and ladders, also called ‘Mokshapat’ was created by the 13th century poet saint, Gyandev. It is played with cowrie shells and dices.

10-10-2013

Mosquito repellents don’t repel. They hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors so they don’t locate your presence.

09-10-2013

Dry cereal for breakfast was invented by John Henry Kellogg in 1894.

08-10-2013

In ancient Rome it was considered a sign of leadership quality to be born with a crooked nose.

07-10-2013

Average life span of a major league baseball is 7 pitches.

04-10-2013

Even after the death Jeremy Bentham, a British philosopher attended board meeting for 92 years with a wax mask and cloth covering his skeleton.

03-10-2013

The term ‘drowning’ refers to the process of taking water into the lungs, not death caused by immersion.

01-10-2013

‘7’ in citrus soda 7 – up indicates the original size of the containers and ‘Up’ indicates the direction of the bubbles.

30-09-2013

Francis Scott Key was a young lawyer who wrote the poem, ‘The Star Spangled Banner’ which later became the national anthem of England.

27-09-2013

Inventor Samuel Colt patented his revolver in 1836.

26-09-2013

Titanic was sailing at 22 knots when she hit the iceberg.

25-09-2013

A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, and no one knows why.

24-09-2013

The main library at Indiana University sinks over an inch every year.

23-09-2013

Each king in the pack represents a great king form history. Spades – king David, Clubs – Alexander the Great, Hearts – Charlemagne and Diamonds – Julius Caesar.

20-09-2013

If the statue of person on a horse back with the animal’s front legs lifted up, it denotes that the person had got killed in action.

19-09-2013

At an average people airborne over the US at any given hour are 61,000.

18-09-2013

The Cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth 2 sails only nine inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns

17-09-2013

Cost of raising a medium sized dog up to the age of 11 is $ 6,400.

16-09-2013

Alaska is the state with highest percentage of people who walk to work.

13-09-2013

Men can read smaller print than women; women can hear better than men.

12-09-2013

The bull’s-eye on a dartboard must be 5 feet 8 inches above the ground.

10-09-2013

George Washington Carver invented peanut butter.

06-09-2013

The mongoose was barred entry into the U.S. in 1902.

05-09-2013

The dumbest domesticated animal is the turkey.

04-09-2013

The first Zoo in the USA was in Philadelphia.

03-09-2013

The oldest know vegetation is the pea.

02-09-2013

The typical American eats 263 eggs a year.

30-08-2013

The avocado has the most calories than any other fruit.

29-08-2013

Whales would die if their echo system fails.

28-08-2013

You can make edible cheese form the milk of 24 different mammals.

27-08-2013

During World War II, a German submarine sank due to malfunctioning of the toilet.

26-08-2013

At any one time, there are 100 million phone conversations going on in the United States.

23-08-2013

Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

22-08-2013

The pet ferret was domesticated more than 500 years before the house cat.

21-08-2013

If you see a rainbow then you must have your back to the sun.

20-08-2013

More American workers (18%) fall sick on Fridays than any other day in the week.

19-08-2013

Ernest Vincent Wright wrote a novel with over 50,000 words, none of which contained the letter “E”.

16-08-2013

The largest cabbage weighed 144 pounds.

14-08-2013

The largest pumpkin weighed 377 pounds.

13-08-2013

Plastic lawn flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the U.S.A.

12-08-2013

Just about 3 people are born every second, and about 1.3333 people die every second.

09-08-2013

The cigar lighter was invented before the match.

08-08-2013

It was Thomas Crapper who invented ‘flush out’ for the toilet.

07-08-2013

The great scientist Newton was an absent-minded genius. He seldom remembered the name of his own brothers.

05-08-2013

The wingspan of a 747 Boeing is being longer than the Wright brothers’ first flight.

02-08-2013

All the US Presidents have worm glasses. Some just didn’t like being seen wearing them on in public.

01-08-2013

From 1526-1707, India was ruled by the Mughal dynasty.

31-07-2013

A one ounce milk chocolate bar has 6 mg of caffeine.

30-07-2013

850 peanuts are required to make an 18oz jar of peanut butter.

29-07-2013

After chocolate and vanilla, orange is the most sought-after flavour in the world.

26-07-2013

Abdul Kassam Ismael, the grand vizier of Persia was a book worm. He had a mobile library of 1,17,000 volumes of books carried on the back of 400 camels.

25-07-2013

During the American Civil War acorns were used as a substitute for coffee powder.

24-07-2013

In the largest annual food festival called “Tomatino,” celebrated in Spain they have a unique ritual of hurling tomato on each other.

23-07-2013

After the U.S. Civil War about 33%-50% of all US paper currencies in circulation were counterfeits

22-07-2013

One Kilogram of sugar will have about 5 million grains.

19-07-2013

A beverage made of ground cocoa mixed with spices and corn is offered to the God by the Aztecs.

18-07-2013

During the Gold Rush in 1849, some people paid as much as $100 for a sample glass of water.

17-07-2013

The most fatal car accidents occur on Saturdays.

16-07-2013

The Indians of the Andes Mountains have bigger lungs, two quarts more blood in their systems and their hearts are 20% bigger.

15-07-2013

98.4% of the human genes are the same as the genes of a chimpanzee.

12-07-2013

No one knows where Mozart is buried.

11-07-2013

A hard boiled egg will spin. An uncooked or spoiled egg will not

10-07-2013

In a year approximately 900 million trees are cut to make the raw materials for American pulp mills and paper.

09-07-2013

Spinac (Spinach) consumption in the US rose to 30% after the Popeye show comic strip in 1931.

08-07-2013

No matter how cold it gets gasoline will not freeze.

05-07-2013

Christopher Latham Sholes invented the first typewriter.

04-07-2013

Some asteroids have other asteroids rotating them.

03-07-2013

The Atlantic Ocean is saltier than Pacific Ocean

02-07-2013

It was discovered on space that a frog can throw up.

01-07-2013

In ancient Greek children of royal families were dropped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their life.

28-06-2013

Polar Bear can eat 86 penguins in a single sitting.

27-06-2013

Ecuadorians natives hunt the large Arrau turtles of the Amazon basin with bow and arrow.

26-06-2013

Birds like the plover eat the leeches sticking on to the gums of the crocodiles mouth when it is open.

25-06-2013

The longest truck in the world the US army “overland train,” is 572 feet legs.

24-06-2013

When you skate on ice the ice melts for an instant as a result of the pressure and the heat it creates, makes really skating on a thin layer of water.

21-06-2013

The armadillo rolls itself in a ball and tucks its head and feet in arm which is the upper portion of the body when it is in danger.

20-06-2013

David Rich Atchisan did serve as President on Sunday March 4, 1849, only one day but slept through all the day.

19-06-2013

The Average house wife walks 10 miles a day around the house doing her daily routine.

18-06-2013

The Earl of Sandwich ate roasted meat put between two slices of bread while he was gambling. That was the first sandwich

17-06-2013

Midgets and dwarfs are any adult human being smaller than the ordinary size. Where midgets have normal body proportion.

14-06-2013

Voluntary muscles are the muscles that we can control when we walk or bend over. Involuntary muscles are those over which we have no control.

13-06-2013

You can taste what you eat by selling because the sense of small is very closely related to the sense of taste.

12-06-2013

The salmon after its birth in a stream swims out into the ocean. And swims back to the stream during egg laying season.

11-06-2013

Going back to the 1600, thermometers were filled with brandy instead of mercury.

10-06-2013

People who have phobia after dirt are mysophobia.

07-06-2013

Physical traits inherited from parents apart from the build, skin colour, eyes colour, hair colour are the size of ears, nose, hands and feet.

06-06-2013

Trout – greed fish will go after any bait that moves. It got its name from Latin ‘trocta’ means, greedy fish.

05-06-2013

King Francis I of France bought the portrait of Mona Lisa only to hang in his palace bath room.

04-06-2013

A peasant woman in China gave birth to triplets on January 17, 1987. Their face are coloured red, back and white.

03-06-2013

The worst drink in the entire world is a wine name “mam” prepared by the Japanese from mashed up snakes.

31-05-2013

Elephants do not drink through their trunks. They just suck water to squirt it directly into their mouth.

30-05-2013

The worst smell in the world is said to be of ethyl mercaptan.

29-05-2013

The ten armed Squid escapes from its enemies by spurting out dark fluid from its ink sac creating a smoke screen.

28-05-2013

Never hold your nose and cover your mouth while sneezing as it can blow out your eye balls.

27-05-2013

The Stems and leaves of tomato and potato plants have poisonous compound.

24-05-2013

Though on elephant weighs about 14,000 pounds, its brain weighs only 11 pounds.

23-05-2013

The larvae of the caterpillars of moth get hungry and they eat whatever materials they rest on.

22-05-2013

There are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos.

21-05-2013

The basenji, a breed of dog cannot bark. It can only make sounds like other dog cries, growls, whines.

20-05-2013

No two Zebras have stripes that are exactly alike.

17-05-2013

315 entries in website’s 1996 dictionary were misspelled.

16-05-2013

On an average 12 new born will be given to the wrong parents.

15-05-2013

There are no clocks in Las Vegas gambling place.

14-05-2013

Astronauts get taller when they are in space.

10-05-2013

Hypnotism is banned by public schools is Santiago.

09-05-2013

In 1982 a high school student from Los Angles unscrambled the Rubik’s cube in 22.95 seconds.

08-05-2013

As per US FDA standards one cup of orange juice can contain 10 fruit fly Eggs, but only two maggots.

07-05-2013

As per US FDA standards one cup of orange juice can contain 10 fruit fly Eggs, but only two maggots.

06-05-2013

Calculating DNA length for each person, it would stretch across the diameter of the solar system.

03-05-2013

February 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

02-05-2013

Pope Adrian VI Choked to death after a fly got stuck in his throat as he was taking a drink from a fountain.

30-04-2013

The offspring of a single pair of files could produce 90,000,000,000,000,000,000 files in four months.

29-04-2013

A fly always jumps backwards for a quick getaway when you try to hit it.

26-04-2013

Roy Tomlinson the father of E-mail sent the first e-mail in 1971 WRITEN ENTIRELY IN UPPER CASE.

25-04-2013

Baby elephants can drink over 80 litres of milk a day.

24-04-2013

Mauna kea Mountain in the Hawaiian Island is 230m taller than Everest. It is 4201m above water and 4877 underwater.

23-04-2013

A human’s scent membrane in the nose is about the size of a postage stamp. A dog’s is about the size of a handkerchief.

22-04-2013

Thomas Alva Edison, lightbulb inventor, was afraid of the dark.

19-04-2013

A dragonfly can fly 25 mph.

18-04-2013

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

17-04-2013

It has been reported that some dogs are able to sniff out skin cancer.

16-04-2013

The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year.

15-04-2013

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

12-04-2013

Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long both parties are registered blood donors.

11-04-2013

Dominique Larrey, Napoleon’s chief surgeon, cloud amputate a leg in 13 seconds.

10-04-2013

Donald Duck comics were once banned in Finland because it didn’t wear pants.

09-04-2013

Laika the dog, was the first living thing sent to space.

08-04-2013

Eighty per cent of arrested criminals are male.

05-04-2013

Apparently on third of people with alarm clocks his the snooze button every morning.

03-04-2013

Australia has no native monkeys.

02-04-2013

Australia is a major exporter of camels.

01-04-2013

The gases emitted from a banana or an apple can help an orange ripen.

28-03-2013

Bananas are available all year-round. They are harvested every day of the year.

26-03-2013

Tarantula spiders cannot spin web.

25-03-2013

Hippopotami cannot swim.

22-03-2013

You have to be at least 58.5 inches to be an astronaut.

21-03-2013

On February 6, 1971 the first golf ball was hit on the moon by Alan Shepard.

20-03-2013

The first CD to be released in Untied States was Bruce Spring
Steen’s “Born in the USA”

19-03-2013

Hummingbirds can’t walk.

18-03-2013

The liquid inside coconuts can be used as blood plasma substitutes.

15-03-2013

Chocolate is potentially lethal to a dog as cocoa beans contain theobromine which can poison the animal.

14-03-2013

Coral can be used to replace bone grafts, because of the molecular architecture similar to human bones.

13-03-2013

Crocodiles can snap their jaws shut in 1 / 8th of a second and can use over 40 sets of teeth.

12-03-2013

An American cow called Fawn was twice swept by a tornado but survived and lived for 25 years.

11-03-2013

In the city of Carmel, they don’t have postmen. People go to the post office to collect their mail.

08-03-2013

The caterpillar has more than 2,000 taste buds.

07-03-2013

The light from your computer screen streams at you at almost 186,000 miles per second.

06-03-2013

If you chew a cabbage lettuce leaf properly, you’ll lose more energy than you’ll gain from actually eating it.

05-03-2013

Coffee beans can be mixed into B type blood, changing it into O type blood.

04-03-2013

Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.

01-02-2013

Cats sweat through the pads of their feet (especially when they hear a dog barking) and cannot taste sweet things.

28-02-2013

Colour blind people are used to detect camouflaged units in previous war-fare.

27-02-2013

Bamboo can grow up to 36 inches in a day.

26-02-2013

The sculptor of the four presidents on Mount Rushmore, died a few months before the project was completed. It took him 14 years.

25-02-2013

The sculptor of the four presidents on Mount Rushmore, died a few months before the project was completed. It took him 14 years.

22-02-2013

The beaver is America’s largest rodent and can remain underwater for 20 minutes.

21-02-2013

If you put a piece of scotch tape on an inflated balloon, then stick it with a small pin or needle, it won’t pop.

20-02-2013

There is a misconception that bulls are attracted to the colour red.

19-02-2013

Birds are not sensitive to capsaicin found in chilies so they are unaffected by spicy things.

18-02-2013

Most honey bees die after it stings people because of the elasticity of our skin makes unsuitable for their stingers to penetrate.

15-02-2013

The barramundi fish, grows up as a male, but after 2 years or so, it turns into a female to breed.

14-02-2013

You sit on the biggest muscle in your body, the gluteus maximus.

13-02-2013

Bees can see ultraviolet light.

12-02-2013

The world’s largest lizard is the adult male Komodo dragon measuring up to 10 feet 2 inches long and weights almost 365 lbs.

11-02-2013

All reptiles are cold blooded animals.

08-02-2013

The world’s fastest reptile on land is the spiny-tailed iguana of Costa Rica. Moves at a speed of 21.7 mph.

07-02-2013

The world’s longest snake was the reticulated python that was 32 feet 9 1/2 inches long.

06-02-2013

The heavies snake on record is an Anaconda measuring 27 feet 9 inch long, 44 inch girth and weighing over 500lbs.

05-02-2013

Largest Crocodile… There are four protected estuaries crocodiles in a wildlife sanctuary in India that measure over 19 feet 8 inches. The largest of the four is 23 feet long.

04-02-2013

Kangaroos and emus are the only living things that can’t walk backwards.

01-02-2013

Elephants can smell water 3 miles away!

31-01-2013

The donkey will sink in quicksand but a mule won’t.

30-01-2013

Did you know that the king cobra can be trained to dance to music.

29-01-2013

“Go” is the shortest complete sentence in English language.

28-01-2013

A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.

25-01-2013

Porpoises and Dolphins communicate with each other by squeaking, growling, moaning and whistling.

24-01-2013

The hippopotamus gives birth under water and nurses its young in the river.

23-01-2013

The grey hound is the fastest dog on earth and can reach speeds of up to 41.7 miles per hour.

22-01-2013

In china anyone revealing the truth about silk or mend silk – making was put to death as a traitor.

21-01-2013

The Galapagos turtle can weigh up to 500 pounds while the leather back turtle can weigh up to 1,000 pounds.

18-01-2013

South American natives use the Piranha’s sharp teeth as tips for their arrows.

17-01-2013

When the bad odour is removed from the skunk musk, it makes an excellent base for perfume.

16-01-2013

The ostrich’s lets are so powerful that one kick can kill a lion.

15-01-2013

The loudest snore recorded has been measured at 69 decibels as loud as a pneumatic drill.

14-01-2013

The trumpets blown in certain religious services by the Lamas of Bhutan are made from human thighbones.

11-01-2013

By audacity, great fears are concealed.
–Lucan

10-01-2013

The termite queen lives for over 20 years and can lay up to 30,000 eggs a day.

08-01-2013

A from empties its stomach by throwing its stomach out of its mouth. Digs out the contents with fore arms and swallows it back again.

07-01-2013

One type of bamboo has been found to grow 100 feet tall.

04-01-2013

Mushrooms are more closely related humans and animals than to other plants.

03-01-2013

A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!

02-01-2013

Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe.

31-12-2012

In 1975 Tabei Junko from Japan became the first women to scale the top Everest.

28-12-2012

The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its head enables it to see all four feet simultaneously.

27-12-2012

Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from the blowing sand.

26-12-2012

Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin.

24-12-2012

The first known transfusion of blood was performed by Jean Baptiste from a sheep to a young man in 1667.

21-12-2012

In 1386, a pig in France was hanged to death by the public for the murder of a child.

20-12-2012

You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath.

19-12-2012

The cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off,

18-12-2012

Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.

17-12-2012

The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.

14-12-2012

Unlike dogs, pigs and some other animals, humans cannot taste water.

13-12-2012

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.

12-12-2012

The term cop comes from constable on patrol. It’s from England.

11-12-2012

People kiss the x’s put at the end of letters which signifies that they were faithful to God and their king.

10-12-2012

It would take 3,000 years to count all the stars in the galaxy at the rate of one per second.

7-12-2012

In 1993, Mickey Mouse an animated cartoon character, received 800,000 letters from the fans.

6-12-2012

Ears of corn always have an even number of rows of kernels.

5-12-2012

At 40 deg C a person loses about 14.4 calories per hour by breathing.

4-12-2012

Henry Ford produced the model T only in black because the black paint was the fastest to dry.

3-12-2012

Methane gas can often be seen bubbling up from the bottom of ponds as a result of decomposition of dead plants and animals in the mud.

30-11-2012

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

29-11-2012

Books made in olden days were hand written, copied by a scribe on to a parchment without any mistakes.

28-11-2012

In England in the 1880’s, “Pants” was considered a dirty word.

27-11-2012

The household wrench was invented by boxing heavy weight champion, Jack Johnson in 1922.

26-11-2012

Whale oil was used in automobile transmissions as late as 1973.

24-11-2012

Even a small amount of alcohol poured on a scorpion will make it go crazy and sting itself to death.

22-11-2012

A common flea can live for 22 months without food.

21-11-2012

The largest ‘eye’ of any animal, alive or extinct, belongs to the squid, having a diameter of up to 400 millimeters (16 inches).

20-11-2012

A Vampire bat can hear frequencies more than eight times greater than a human.

19-11-2012

The bite of a black bull frog ant, the world’s most dangerous ant can kill a human being within 15 minutes.

16-11-2012

One man survived an attack of 2,243 wild bees as he jumped into the river but his exposed face had 2000 stings removed from it.

12-11-2012

The Japanese puffer fish is the world’s most poisonous fish. Almost all of the fish is lethal poison.

09-11-2012

The common house fly has the shortest natural life of between 17 and 29 days compared to other insects.

08-11-2012

A golden eagle can spot a hare from the distance of 3.2 kilometres (2 miles) away.

07-11-2012

The greatest recorded distance covered by a migrating bird called, Arctic Tern is 22,400 kilometres.

06-11-2012

Bananas aren’t fruit, they are a type of herb.

05-11-2012

About 70 percent of your body weight is water.

02-11-2012

Out of 206 bones in a skeleton about half of the bones in the human body are located in the hands and feet.

01-11-2012

The ancient Egyptians would remove all the organs in the body except heart while burying the corpse.

31-10-2012

The crocodile was the first animal to develop a four chambered heart like humans.

30-10-2012

An olive tree can live up to 1500 years.

29-10-2012

The force you put to squeeze a tennis ball with your fist is the same amount of force you heart uses every time to pump blood throughout your body.

26-10-2012

Left handed people are better at sports that require good spatial judgment and fast reaction, compared to right handed individuals.

25-10-2012

Japan is the largest exporter of frogs’ legs.

23-10-2012

The doorbell was invented in 1831.

19-10-2012

On an average work day, a typist’s fingers travel 12.6 miles.

18-10-2012

It’s possible to walk a cow upstairs, but not downstairs.

17-10-2012

Roman emperor Caligula made his horse a senator.

16-10-2012

Napoleon made his battle plans in a sandbox.

15-10-2012

A dime has 118 ridges around the edge.

12-10-2012

The plastic thing at the end of shoelaces are called aglets.

11-10-2012

The ampersand (&) was once a letter of the English alphabet.

10-10-2012

King Henry III of France, Louis XVI of France and Napoleon – all suffered from ailurophobia – fear of cats.

09-10-2012

During the time of Peter the Great, any Russian who had a beard was required to pay a special tax.

08-10-2012

Before 1850, golf balls were made of leather and stuffed with feathers.

05-10-2012

Any American citizen can give whatever name he or she chooses to any unnamed mountain or hill in the United States.

04-10-2012

Certain world-class players can put up to 9000 RPM spin with table tennis balls.

03-10-2012

A volcano has enough power to shoot as high as 50 km into the space.

01-10-2012

According to scientists’ studies a rat’s performance in maze can be improved by playing music written by Mozart.

28-9-2012

Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors.

27-9-2012

Records reveal that the most ideal time for a bank robbery is on Fridays, between 9 and 11 am.

26-9-2012

The opposite sides of a dice always add up to seven.

25-9-2012

Most of the world’s people must walk at least three hours to fetch water.

24-9-2012

Unless you have a doctor’s note, it’s illegal to buy ice cream after 6 PM in New Jersey.

21-9-2012

Animals will not eat a dead animal that has been hit by a lightning strike.

20-9-2012

The male platypus has poisonous spars in its legs.

19-9-2012

Elephants, lions and camels roamed Alaska 2000 years ago.

17-9-2012

In Salvador, drunken driving can be executed with a death penalty.

14-9-2012

More than 2500 left handed people get killed every year for using products made for the right handed.

13-9-2012

Children grow faster in the spring than any other season during the year.

12-9-2012

The lung fish can live out of water for three years in state of suspended animation.

11-9-2012

The tallest cacti are the grant saguaros. They grow up to 18m tall, about the height of a six storied building.

10-9-2012

Corn is a member of the grass family.

7-9-2012

The moon is actually drifting away from earth at a rate of1.5 inches per year.

6-9-2012

Pain travels through our body at 350 feet per second.

5-9-2012

Clocks made before 1660 had only one hand – an hour hand.

4-9-2012

At room temperature the average air molecules travel at the speed of a rifle bullet.

3-9-2012

Apples are actually part of the rose family.

31-8-2012

Pearls melt in wine.

30-8-2012

Because meta was scarce, the Oscars were given out during World War II were made of plaster.

29-8-2012

The largest species of Kangaroo stands nearly seven feet tall.

28-8-2012

Rice is the chief food for half the people in the world.

27-8-2012

The first bicycle was made in 1817 by Baron Van Drain didn’t have pedals. People sat astride and went kicking.

24-8-2012

The first kind of a pencil was a bunch of graphite sticks tied together by string.

23-8-2012

A rodents teeth never stop growing.

22-8-2012

The Chaw and the Chinese Shar Pei are the only dogs that have black tongues.

21-8-2012

Surgeons who listen to music during operations perform better than those who don’t.

20-8-2012

Honey is the only food that will not get spoilt.

17-8-2012

In one day, a full grown redwood tree expels more than two tones of water through its leaves.

16-8-2012

The ancient Egyptians bought jewellery for their pet crocodiles.

14-8-2012

Under extreme stress, some octopuses will eat their own tentacles.

13-8-2012

The New York stock exchange started as a coffee bar.

10-8-2012

Chess (Shatranga or Ashta Pada) was invented in India.

9-8-2012

India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.

8-8-2012

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

7-8-2012

A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.

6-8-2012
Hummingbirds are the only birds that can fly backwards.


3-8-2012
All the planets in the solar system rotate anticlockwise, except for Venus which rotates clockwise.


2-8-2012

A whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.

1-8-2012

A jellyfish’s body contains 95 per cent water.

31-7-2012

The lioness does more than 90% of the hunting while the lion simply prefers to rest.

30-7-2012

An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

27-7-2012

The king of hearts in the pack is the only king without a moustache.

26-7-2012

Skepticisms is the longest word that alternates hands when typing.
– Somerset Maugham

25-7-2012

An ant can lift 50 times its own weight, pull 30 times its own weight and always fall over on its right side when intoxicated.

24-7-2012

Butterflies taste with their feet.

23-7-2012

Americans on an average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

20-7-2012

Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump

19-7-2012

A zebra is white with black stripes.

18-7-2012

A cow gives nearly 2,00,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime.

17-7-2012

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

16-7-2012

Dolphins sleep with one eye open.

13-7-2012

According to a study by the Economic Research Service, 27% of all food production in Western nations ends up in garbage cans.

12-7-2012

A sneeze zooms out of your mouth over 100 m.p.h.

11-7-2012

About 10% of the world’s population are left-handed.

10-7-2012

It is Volkswagen which is the world’s largest manufacturer of cars by volume. Not GM. Or Toyota

10-7-2012

Major contributor to Delhi’s air pollution are vehicles.

9-7-2012

The human body contains enough potassium to fire a toy cannon.

6-7-2012

In 1955 the richest woman in the world was Mrs. Henry Green Wilks, who left an estate of $95 million in a will that was found in a metal box.

5-7-2012

Tea was discovered in 2737 BC by a Chinese emperor when some tea leaves accidentally fell into a pot of boiling water.

4-7-2012

One human brain generates more electrical impulses in a single day than that of the world’s telephones put together.

3-7-2012

In Hollywood, writer Dudley Nichols, actors George C. Scott and Marlon Brando have refused Oscar award once in their life time.

2-7-2012

Almost 66% of mangoes in the world comes from one country—— India!

2-7-2012

The average human body contains enough sulphur to kill all fleas on a dog.

29-6-2012

Our stomach has to produce a new layer of mucus every two weeks, otherwise it will digest itself.

28-6-2012

In 700 BC Etruscans, the first known dentists of the world carved false teeth from the teeth of various mammals and produced partial bridgework, good enough to munch food.

27-6-2012

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

26-6-2012

To frown we use 45 muscles, but to smile we use only 7.

25-6-2012

A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but not monkeys.

22-6-2012

A rat can last longer without water when compared with a camel.

21-6-2012

A crocodile can neither move its tongue nor chew.

20-6-2012

Every two thousand frowns create one wrinkle.

19-6-2012

A chameleon’s tongue is twice the length of its body.

18-6-2012

Did you know how many people lost their lives in World War II ? A staggering 70 million.

18-6-2012

A recess of two hours between the intake of milk and meat is better, else the body would not absorb the calcium in the milk.

15-6-2012

Which country drinks the maximum coffee in the world? No, it’s not the US. It is Finland. Scandinavian countries dominate, like Norway and Denmark.

14-6-2012

Mark Twain was born on a day in 1835 when Halley’s comet came into view. He died 75 years later when Halley’s commet returned.

14-6-2012

Heart generates energy. In an hour it energises one to lift a weight of one ton about a yard up.

13-6-2012

Our left lung is smaller than our right.

12-6-2012

Warren Buffett drinks 2 liters of coke daily. He also owns 8.6% of the Coca Cola corporation. Isn’t that investor loyalty?

11-6-2012

We have a whole pharmaceutical system within us and can create any drug inside it.

8-6-2012

The world’s first test tube twins were born in June 1981.

7-6-2012

The tooth is the only part of the human body that can’t repair itself.

6-6-2012

Our ears and nose continue to grow throughout the life.

5-6-2012

Ants don’t sleep.

4-6-2012

The only tow species that can see behind without turning their head are rabbits and parrots.

1-6-2012

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21 inch long tongue.

31-5-2012

Vultures of some breed can fly at an altitude of 36,900 feet.

30-5-2012

Finger nails grow nearly four times faster than toe nails.

29-5-2012

The Grizzly bear can run as fast as a horse.

28-5-2012

At an average a person laughs about 15 times a day.

25-5-2012

A person with an average life span walks equivalent to twice the distance around the world.

24-5-202

1 in 3 people in the USA who have sleepwalked at least once in their lives.

23-5-2012

A single coffee tree produces only about a pound of coffee beans per year.

17-5-2012

An average lightning bolt is only half an inch wide, has a temperature almost five times hotter than the sun, and would take only one second to travel around the equator.

15-5-2012

No disputes; the chicken came before the egg.

15-5-2012

Why do we yawn? Not out of boredom or lack of sleep! Mostly yawning is simply a way for the body to compensate for less oxygen in the bloodstream.

14-5-2012

Modern pizza was born in 1889 when a tavern owner was asked to prepare a special dish in honor of the English queen’s visit to Naples. He created a pizza with ingredients that represented the red, white and green colors of the Italian flag: tomatoes, mozzarella cheese, and basil.

11-05-2012

In a well-being survey of India conducted by Gallup, 56% of Indians are struggling, 31% are suffering and only 13% thriving.

10-5-2012

Did you know that seahorses are monogamous and stay with one partner for their entire lives? Every morning they perform a greeting dance to reaffirm their pledge to each other. The male seahorse becomes pregnant and nourishes the young until they are born.

7-5-2012

At USD 2.1 trillion crime is the world’s 20th largest economy.
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