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being unmarried can shorten the life of a man upto ten years

>Fish and insects do not have eyelids,their eyes are protected by a hardened lens.
>A group of 12 or more cows is called a Flink.

>The biggest snowman was built by the villagers of Bethel in Maine,USA in 2008.It was 122ft 1in tall & weighed 13,000,000lb.

Fact:
The deepest part of any ocean in the world is the Mariana trench in the Pacific with a depth of 35,797 feet.


Do you Know ?
>The Largest Dinosaur ever Discovered was Seismosaurus who was over 100 feet long and weighed up to 80 tonnes.

NOBEL PRIZE 2011 FOR PEACE
>Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
>Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist
>Tawakul Karman,Yemeni journal

NOBEL PRIZE 2011:
THIS TIME FOR MEDICINE:
1)Bruce Buetler(America)
2)Joules Hopman(France)
3)Rolf Steinman
(Canada)

Italians(14 Oct.1911)were d 1st country to use Aeroplanes in war.Since then,it has acquired d status of most useful & deadly weapon

know that Jupiter is d biggest planet in d Solar System. Bt did u know that Jupiter is bigger than d combined size of all d planets in d solar

At a length of 200 feet (60 meters), the Boiling Lake in Dominica is one of the world's largest thermal lakes.

Company Name Origin/ Meaning
1.Mercedes - Name of the daughter of the founder.
2.Nokia-Name of city in Finland.
3.Pepsi-Named from th

>HIMALAYA's covering 75% of Nepal,is the highest and youngest mountain range.

LG group is actually merger of two Korean companies, Lucky & Goldstar.
LG was originally establishedin 1958 as Goldstar.

Abbreviati ons which are not known to many of us:
AIM--Ambit ion In Life
DATE--Date And Time Evolution
PEN--Power Enriched in Nib
BYE—Be

>At 550,000 square feet (51,000 square meters), the Venetian Macau hotel and casino resort in Macao is the largest casino in the world

>The earlier name of Sri Lanka was Ceylon.
>Air condition invented by"willis H. carrier"u. s. in 1902

->The 1st S.T.D service was introduced in 1960 between Lucknow & Kanpur
->The Asia's largest 'optical Telescope' is located at Kavalur in T

Belize has most number of colours in its flag,12.
It is also only national flag to depict human beings.

-An ostrich can run 43 miles per hour (70 kilometers per hour)
-Dolphins can swim 37 miles per hour (60 kilometers per hour).

-Earth is the fifth largest planet in our solar system.
-face is the intex of mind.

An eagle can see a rabbit about 1 mile or 1760 yards away. Now the average person needs to be about 550 yards away to see the same rabbit

The average person blinks about 12 times a minute. That's an amazing 10,080 blinks in a kids day (14 waking hours)

the world's largest freshwater lake is Lake Superior that covers an area of 31,700 mi2 (82,103 km2)

For Those who don't understand Ohm's Law .
V=IR
V=voltage (Volts)
I=Current (Amperes)
R=Resistan ce(Ohm)

-NASA's new space telescope is -Wise.
-The name of the first successfully cloned deer is - Dewey

> Sputnik one that was launched in 1957 by Russianswas the first Earth orbiting satellite.

> The leaders of the European Union named Mr. Herman Van Rompuy as the first Presedent of the E.U. Mr. Rompuy is the present Prime Minister of B

-The virus that is responsible for swine flu is H1N1.
- What is the study of insects called ?
>Entomology

>In test cricket History only two times result as a tie -
West indies vs Australia( 1960)
&
India vs Australia (1986)

-Oceans cover most of our planet, approximately 71% of our planet.
-Human need approximately 12 hours in order to entirely digest the food.


-The cockroach has a high resistance to radiation and is the creature most likely to survive a nuclear war.

>The national flag of Japan is known as the "Nisshohki " or"Hinomaru" , which means '"sun disc" in Japanese

Pineapple is a natural pain killer.
It contains anti-inflammatory enzymes that bring relief from pain like arthritis

Around 250 B.C., the Greeks developed a modified water clock that whistled when the clock's water rose to a certain level -- the first alarmcl

>The only domestic animal notmentioned in the Bible is the cat.
>The filming of the movie 'Titanic' cost more than the Titanic itself!

-The world's highest cricket ground is in Chail,Himachal Pradesh. Built in 1893 after leveling a hilltop, Pitch 2444 meters above sea level

-In which city of India the 1st School for the blinds opened in 1887?
>Amritsar*
-Where was the first IIT set up in India?
>Kharagpur

>Originally , BMW was an airplane engine manufactur
>Colgate's first toothpaste came in a jar.

>SIM stands for
Subscriber
Identification
Module
>It is used in mobile for communicating the network
>It has a internal memory of 64

NOBEL PRIZE 2011:
FOR PEACE:
>Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
>Leymah Gbowee, Liberian peace activist
>Tawakul Karman, Yemeni jou

NOBEL PRIZE 2011
CHEMISTRY
>Daniel Shechtman(Israel)
For discovery of "quasicrystals" in metals
LITERATURE:
>Tomas Transtromer(Swedish po

Do u know ?
The youngest Pope was 11 years old.
Originally , BMW was an airplane engine manufactur er

>Strawberri es contain more Vitamin C then oranges.
>The average person makes 1,140 phone calls per year

>There are over 350 species ofparrots in the world
>On the same day in 1838,the elegant newspaper 'THE TIMES OF INDIA'was founded in Mumbai.

Mahender Singh Dhoni's 183 nt out is the highest score scored by a wicketkeep er batsman..

>The perimeter of earth is 159,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Miles
>Sahara desert increasing 5 kms every year


>One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet.
>Italy has a republican government .

>There are 62,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body. Laid end to end they would circle the earth 2.5 times.

-First recognized boxing (fisticuffs) champion -Tim Hyer (1841)
-World's first chess champion -Wilhelm Steinitz(1886)

-Which is the oldest institution for oriental studies in India?
>Asiatic Society, Calcutta established by William Jones in 1784.

The world's oldest known city is Damascus
The biggest delta in the world is The Ganges Delta

The city which is also known as the City of Canals is
>Venice
Name of the Microsoft's new Mobile OS?
>Mango

ENGLISH CLASS=
=>What does Price:25K mean?
K stands for thousand. 25K means 25000.


Facts
>There are approx. 550 hairs in the eyebrow.
>It takes 8 minutes 17 seconds for light to travel from the Sun's surface to the Earth


You Know?
>Dragon fly has life span of 24 hrs only
>Honey bees have hair on the eyes
>It takes apprx. 12 hrs 4 food to entirely digest

Do You Know?
>A group of kangaroos called Mob
>Young kangaroos called Joeys
>You blink over 1O,OOO,OOO times a year

>Indian Institute of Sugar Technology- is located in Kanpur
>Railway Staff College is located at Baroda

> Denmark has the oldest National Flag in the world
> Norway is the recycle capital of the world
> Nokia started as a paper company

>'Atomic Numbers' Were Invented By 'Moseley' Of
Britain In 1913
>'Bleaching Powder' Was Invented By 'Tennant' Of
Britain In 1798

Ayurveda Is The Earliest School Of Medicine Known
To Mankind*
The Father Of Medicine, 'Charaka',
Consolidated Ayurveda 2500 Years Ago

U Know?
The University Of Nalanda Built In The 4th Century
Was One Of The Greatest Achievements Of Ancient
India In The Field Of Education

Do u know?
Who is the Author of 'Amar Sona Bangla' the National Anthem of Bangladesh ?
Ans: Rabindra Nath Tagore....

Various Display: 1.CRT-Cathode RayTube
2.LCD-liquid Crystal Display
3.LED-Li8 Emitting Diode
4.OLED-OrganicLED
5.AMOLED-Active MatrixLED

U Know A Rat Can Live Longer Without Water Than A Camel Can.
-A Rat's Teeth Grow About 6 Inches in a Year

>A Cat Can Run About 20 km/hr When It Grows Up
>A Cheeta Can Run About 76 km/hr
>The Fastest Human Beings Runs Only About 30 km/hr


>The Late Wilson Jones from India was a world champ in which sport?
=> Billiards
> A Shark is the only fish that can blink with both eyes

Do You Know?
>The cigarette lighter was invented before the match
>Right handed people live, on average 9 years longer than left handed

>South Africa has 3 Capitals:
1. Executive capital-
Pretoria
2. Judicial capital-
Bloemfontein
3. Legislative capital-
Cape Town

U Know?
>The weight of Cricket Ball 156-163 grm
>An Ostrich can lays 100 Eggs at a Time

>Which country's currency is same as its name?=Zaire
>How many days was the Mahabharat fought?=18 days

1ST IN INDIA
>Shortest served high court chief justice-B.P.Jha
>1st Woman MBBS-Kadambini ganguli (1888)

>Euclid is the father of Geometry
>The Indian Institute of Science is located at Bangalore
>Bangalore city is known as 'Electronic City of I

1ST IN INDIA
>Shortest served high court chief justice-B.P.Jha
>1st Woman MBBS-Kadambini ganguli (1888)

>Camel's Milk, Which Is Widely DrunkIn Arab Countries, Has 10 Times MoreIron Than Cow's Milk
>Our Thumb Is The Same Length Of Our Nose

Memory Range in Computer Science
Bytes
KB- Kilo Byte
MB- Mega Byte
GB- Giga Byte
TB- Terra Byte
PB- Petta Byte
EB- Exa Byte

>India Is The Largest Democracy In the World
>The 6th Largest Country In The World
>The Most Ancient n Living Civilization(At Least 10000Yrs

Fact-
-It is impossible 2 lick Ur elbow. ( We know U gonna try this !!! )
-Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly backwards

Fact:
>Life Of a HouseFly Is Only 14 Days
>A Sheep, Duck & Rooster Were D 1st Animals 2 Fly In a Hot Air Balloon

U Know!
*
Nobel Prizes are Awarded in Six Categories:
*Physics
*Peace
*Economics
*Medicine
*Chemistry
*Literature

Fact:
-Libya has the only flag which is all one color with no writing or decoration on it.
-Most Americans' car horns beep in the key off.

> Denmark has the oldest National Flag in the world
> Norway is the recycle capital of the world
> Nokia started as a paper company

*Top 3 tallest building in india*
*The Imperial, Mumbai - 60 Floors
*Ashok Towers 1, Mumbai - 53 Floors
*Planet Godrej Mumbai, 51 Floors


-Who The 13th Prime Minister of India ?
>On 13 October 1999, 13th Atal Bihari Vajpayee took oath as Prime Minister of India

Fact-
About 80% Of The Earths Animals R Insects.
-All Mammals Hve Tongues.
-Pure Gold Is So Soft That It Can Be Molded With The Hands..

Fact
>A Cat Can Run About 20 km/hr When It Grows Up
>A Cheeta Can Run About 76 km/hr
>The Fastest Human Beings Runs Only About 30 km/hr

The world's 1st University was established in Takshila India in 700BC
More than 10,500 students 4m all over the world studied more than 60 su

*Top 10Largest Cities in India*
1-Mumbai
2-Kolkata
3-Delhi
4-Chennai
5-Bangalore
6-Hyderabad
7-Ahmadabad
8-Pune
9-Surat
10-Kanpur

Weekly Leave For Countries*
India - Sunday
Greece-Monday
Paris-Tuesday
Egypt -Wednesday
United Arab Emirates,-Friday
Israel- Saturday

Do You Know?
>The cigarette lighter was invented before the match
>Right handed people live, on average 9 years longer than left handed


Facebook Facts-
>500 mill active usr
>15%FB users update their status
>22%Comment On another's Post
>26%Like another user content


>It Takes The Food 7 Seconds To Get From Mouth To Stomach
>Human Hair Can Support 3 KG
>Attachment Of Human Muscles To Skin Causes Dimples

>Name of Alexander's the Great war horse-Bucephalus
>Name of Mahanarana Pradap's horse-Chetak

>IBM
-International Business Machines is an American multinational technology and consulting firm headquartered in Armonk, New York

Full Forms:
>VISA: Visitor's Intention of Staying Abroad
>PAN: Permanent Account Number
>TRAI: Telecom Regulatory Authorityof India
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