INTERESTING FACTS by ChennupatiKrishna

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									                                      Intresting Facts
If coloring weren't added to Coca-Cola, it would be green

Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated.

Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite.

Colgate faced a big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries because
Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."

The smallest unit of time is the yoctosecond.

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

China has more English speakers than the United States.

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

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

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

The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of
the fourty-eight poorest nations.

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

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

315 entries in Webster's 1996 Dictionary were misspelled.

Most lipstick contains fish scales.

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

Because metal was scarce, the Oscars given out during World War II were made of wood.
There are no clocks in Las Vegas g@mbling casin0s.

The original name for the butterfly was "flutterby"!

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

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

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

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

A mathematical wonder: 111,111,111 multiplied by 111,111,111 gives the result 12, 345,
678, 987, 654, 321.

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

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

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

Coca-Cola can be used as car oil.

Mexico City sinks abut 10 inches a year.

Blue is the favorite color of 80 percent of Americans.

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

There are more chickens than people in the world.

It's against the law in Iceland to have a dog.

There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C.
                                    Human Facts
The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue.

Right-handed people live, on an average, live nine years longer than left-handed people.

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

Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death.

When you sneeze, all bodily functions stop ... even your heart!

Most of us have eaten a spider in our sleep.

Its impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

Human Brain:Organ of body which has no sensation when cut.

Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.

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

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

You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV.

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

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

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

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

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

Strange-but-true The average four year-old child asks over four hundred questions a day.

The average person presses the snooze button on their alarm clock three times each
morning.
On the average, 12 newborns will be given to the wrong parents daily.

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

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

We shed 40 pounds of skin a lifetime.

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

If u shout consistently for 8 years, 7 month 6 days, u will have produced enough sound
energy to heat 1 cup of tea.

The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

The average person falls asleep in seven minutes

The thumbnail grows the slowest, and the middle nail grows the fastest.
                                      Animal Facts
Fascinating Animals, Birds, Trees:

1) SNAILS have 14175 teeth laid along 135 rows on their tongue.

2) A BUTTERFLY has 12,000 eyes.

3) DOLPHINS sleep with 1 eye open.

4) A BLUE WHALE can eat as much as 3 tones of food everyday, but at the same time can
live without food for 6 months.

5) The EARTH has over 12,00,000 species of animals, 3,00,000 species of plants, 1,00,000
other species.

6) The fierce DINOSAUR was TYRANNOSAURS which has sixty long ; sharp teeth, used
to attack eat other dinosaurs.

7) DEMETRIO was a mammal like REPTILE with a snail on its back. This acted as a
radiator to cool the body of the animal.

8) CASSOWARY is one of the dangerous BIRD, that can kill a man or animal by tearing
off with its dagger like claw.

9) The SWAN has over 25,000 feathers in its body.

10) OSTRICH eats pebbles to help digestion by grinding up the ingested food.

11) POLAR BEAR can look clumsy slow but during chase on ice, can reach 25 miles / hr
of speed.

12) KIWIS are the only birds, which hunt by sense of smell.

13) ELEPHANT teeth can weigh as much as 9 pounds.

14) OWL is the only bird, which can rotate its head to 270 degrees.

15) A cockroach can live up to nine days without it's head before it starves to death.

16) The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds.

17) Some lions mate over 50 times a day.

18) Butterflies can taste with their feet.
19)Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.

20)A cat's urine glows under a black light.

21)An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.

22)Starfish have no brains.

23)Polar bears are left-handed.

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

25) Crocodile is The Only animal reptile which sheds tear while eating.

26) A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out.

27) An ant can lift 50 times its own weight.

28) A snail can sleep for 3 years

29) A duck's quack doesn't echo. No one knows why.

30) Chocolate kills dogs! True, chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system. A few
ounces is enough to kill a small sized dog.

31)The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
                              Famous Persons Facts
The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows.

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

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

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

Leonardo da Vinci invented scissors. Also, it took him 10 years to paint Mona Lisa's lips.

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

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

Marilyn Monroe had six toes on one foot.

Adolf Hitler's mother seriously considered having an abortion but was talked out of it by
her doctor.
                             Our Body Facts
1) HEART beats 1,03,689 times.

   2) LUNGS respire 23,045 times.

   3) BLOOD flows 16,80,000 miles.

   4) NAILS grow 0.00007 inches

   5) HAIR grows 0.01715 inches

   6) Take 2.9 pounds WATER (including all liquids)

   7) Take of 3.25 pounds FOOD.

   8) Breathe 438 cubic feet AIR.

   9) Lose 85.60, BODY TEMPERATURE.

   10) Produce 1.43 pints SWEAT.

   11) Speak 4,800 WORDS.

   12) During SLEEP move 25.4 times
                                     English Facts


Longest English Word: Praetertranssubstantiationalistically has 37 letters.

Book Without Letter: "e" GADFY, written by Earnest Wright in 1939 is a 50,000+ word
book, which doesn't contain a single word with 'e' in it

Word without Vowel: Rhythm,Sky,Fry,Cry

No of Alphabets, which SOUND AS WORDS: They are..
B= Bee
C= Sea
G= Zee
I= Eye
Q= Queue
R= Are
S= Yes
T= Tea
U= You
Y= Why

"I am." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

"Bookkeeper" is the only word in English language with three consecutive double letters.

The sentence "the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the english
language.


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

EDUCATION is a word with all vowels.

Dictonary is the only place For...
where death comes before life,
divorce comes before mariage,
college comes berfore school,
but the best thing about it's
that friends comes before the love

"Stewardesses" is the longest word that can be typed with only the left hand.
"Dreamt" is the only word in the English language that ends in "mt".

The only word in the English Language with all vowels in reverse order is "s ub c ont in ent
al".


                                       Questions

What programming language is GOOGLE developed in??????
Ans: Google is written in Asynchronous java-script and XML, or its acronym Ajax,

What is the expansion of YAHOO
Ans:Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle

What is the expansion of ADIDAS
Ans: ADIDAS- "ADIDAS" is All Day I Dream About Sports..

Expansion of Star as in Star TV Network?
Ans: Satellite Television Asian Region

What is expansion of "ICICI?"
Ans: Industrial credit and Investments Corporation of India"

Who is the only man to have written the National Anthems for two
different countries?
Ans: Rabindranath Tagore who wrote national anthem for two different countries one is
our 's National anthem and another one is for Bangladesh-(Amar Sonar Bangla)

From what four word ex-pression does the word `goodbye` derive?
Ans: Goodbye comes from the ex-pression: 'god be with you',

How was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known?
Ans: Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu is none other Mother Teresa

Name the only other country to have got independence on Aug 15th??
Ans: South Korea

Why was James Bond Associated with the Number 007???
Ans: 'cause 007 is the ISD code for Russia (or the USSR, as it was known during the cold
war) ??

who faced the first ball in the first ever One day match?
Ans: Geoffrey Boycott
Which cricketer played for South Africa before it was banned from International cricket
and later represented Zimbabwe?
Ans: John Traicos

The faces of which four Presidents are carved at Mt.Rushmore?
Ans: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham
Lincoln

which is the only country that is surrounded from all sides by only one country (other than
Vatican)?
Ans: Lesotho surrounded from all sides by South Africa.

Which is the only sport which is not allowed to play left handed
Ans: Polo is not allowed to be played in Southpaw fashion.

								
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