Friday, November 16, 2012

Amazing Facts..!!

  1. If you keep a Goldfish in the dark room, it will eventually turn white
  2. The electric chair was invented by a dentist
  3. There are an estimated 2,500 collisions between birds and planes each year in the US
  4. To make one raindrop of water, it takes approximately a million cloud droplets
  5. At 120 miles per hour, a Formula One car generates so much downforce that it can drive upside down on the roof of a tunnel
  6. Between 1902 and 1907, the same tiger killed 434 people in India
  7. Polar bears are left handed
  8. Children laugh about 400 times a day, while adults laugh on average only 15 times a day
  9. Lemons contain more sugar than strawberries
  10. 4% of an apples is made up of minerals and vitamins, and over 80% is made up of water
  11. The sun shrinks five feet every hour
  12. During World War II, Kit Kat was unavailable due to milk shortages, so the chocolate bar was made without milk (this is exactly why I don’t support war)
  13. Every second, 8000 Coca-Cola Company products are consumed in the world
  14. The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia
  15. There was no punctuation until the 15th century
  16. All babies are colour blind when they are born (poor fellows..!)
  17. The reason why your nose gets runny when you are crying is because the tears from the eyes drain into the nose ( a natural leakage)
  18. Approximately one out of every 55 women from Canada give birth in their car on the way to the hospital or clinic
  19. When an orange is shown in any of the "Godfather" movies, this means that someone is about to die or a close call is to occur.
  20. The eye of a human can distinguish 500 shades of the gray
  21. There is a town in Norway called "Hell" (Go to Hell..)
  22. For every human in the world there are one million ants
  23. A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
  24. Due to sugar shortages to make candy during World War II, movie theatre owners turned to popcorn, which is now the best selling snack at movie theatres today
  25. Even though a polar bears fur looks white it is actually colourless and is made with hollow tubes. The reason the bear looks white is because the rough inner surface of the tubes make light scatter and reflect at many different angles which gives the white appearance
  26. Men are four times more likely to be struck by lightning than women (marriage is an example)
  27. One of the Bond girls in the James Bond movie, "For Your Eyes Only," used to be a man
  28. When snakes are born with two heads, they fight each other for food
  29. The list of ingredients that make up lipstick include fish scales (Non veg??)
  30. Trees that are near street lights do not shed their leaves as fast as a tree that is in the country
  31. Over 100 million birds die annually by crashing into glass windows in the United States
  32. Mangos are known throughout the world as the "King of Fruits."
  33. When a porcupine is born, its quills are soft and mostly white, but harden within hours
  34. The original name for butterfly was flutterby
  35. Former U.S. President Franklin Pierce was arrested during his term as President for running over an old lady with his horse, but the charges were later dropped
  36. There is enough water in American swimming pools to cover the whole city of San Francisco seven feet deep
  37. It has been medically been proven that laughter is an effective pain killer (why should we go to a doctor then, go to a comedian)
  38. The city of Chicago has the only post office in the world where you can drive your car through
  39. Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. This is because it is the most precise, and therefore suitable language for computer software (Proud to be an Indian)
  40. A man filed a lawsuit against his doctor because he survived longer than what the doctor had predicted (That doctor deserved that)
  41. Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific (Holy S***)
  42. There was a time in Japan where a wife being left handed was a ground for divorce
  43. The average person falls asleep in about 12 to 14 minutes (I’m above average atimes)
  44. Popped popcorn should be stored in the freezer or refrigerator as this way it can stay crunchy for up to three weeks
  45. Snake venom is ninety percent protein (huh..Protien kills??)
  46. More than three thousand people work on research in Antarctica each year (How many of them complete the research?)
  47. Mosquitoes prefer children over adults (Even they prefer less “corrupted” blood)
  48. Painting a house yellow or having a yellow trim helps in selling a house faster
  49. Brain damage will only occur if a fever goes above 107.6 degrees farenheit (ohhh..I had a narrow escape)
  50. The only 15 letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is "uncopyrightable." (But MS Word dictionary throws a spelling error..!)

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