Friday, October 23, 2009


Newzeland is home for 4 million people and 70 million sheep.
Fish and insects do not have eyelids – their eyes are protected by a hardened lens.
In Denmark there are twice as many pigs as people.
An Ostrich can run up to 70 km/hour.
On average you breathe 23,000 times a day.
The liver is the largest of human body’s internal organs.
Earth is not round; it is slightly pear shape.
Summer on Uranus lasts 21 years. But so does the winter.
Earth is the only planet in solar system, not named after a God.
An average 13,000 earth quakes are located each year.
Due to earth’s gravity, it is impossible for mountains to be higher than 15,000 meters.
The word Malaria comes from the words Mal and Aria, which means bad air.
The first city in the world to have a population of more than one million was Rome.
The first parachute jump from an airplane was made by captain Berry at st.Loius Missouri in 1912.
UK Postal stamps are the only stamps in the world not to bear the name of the country of origin.
Great Britain was the first country to issue postage stamps on 1st May, 1840.
The videophone was invented by Bell Laboratories in 1927.
The word millionaire was first used by Benjamin Disraeli in his 1826 Novel Vivian grey.
Currency notes are not made from paper, they are made mostly from a special blend of cotton and linen.
The dollar $ sign was designed in 1788 by Oliver Pollack.
Sound travels through water 3 times faster than through air.
Radio waves travel to much faster than sound waves that broadcast voice can be heard sooner 18,000 km away than in the back of the room in which it originated.
Water expands by about 9% as it freezes.
Iceland has no military and no military expenses.
Still the Bible is the world’s best selling book.
The first English dictionary was written by Samuel Johnson in 1755.
There are more than 10 billion web pages on the internet.
The term COP comes from Constable on Petrol, which is a term used in England.
Dolphins don’t automatically breathe; they have to tell themselves to do it.
Honey bees never sleep.
Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
The muddiest river in the world is the Hwang ho in China. It carries so much silt you could build a vast wall 131 ft. high and 20 ft. wide all around the world.
On mount waialeale in Hawaii it rains nearly everyday in fact there are about only 15 days every year when it doesn’t rain.
The earth’s surface is made up of ‘Plates’. These are moving slightly all the time. When pressure builds up between two plates, the result is an earth quake.

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