Saturday, September 28, 2013

Rare Species In The World

1. Goldies's Bird

2. Spirobranchus Giganteus

3. Sazima’s Tarantula

4. The Saiga Antelope

                                                                            5. The Bush Viper

      6. Glaucus Atlanticus

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Ten Interesting Facts About India

1.The name ‘India’ is derived from the River Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the early           settlers. 

2.India has the largest number of Post Offices in the world.

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

4. Until 1986, the only place where diamonds had been officially found was in India.

5. Martial Arts were first created in India, and later spread to Asia by Buddhist missionaries.

6 .Chess was invented in India.

7. India exports software to 90 countries.

8. The world's first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC. More than 10,500 students from all           over the world studied more than 60 subjects.The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one       of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.

9. Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus also originated in India.Quadratic Equations were used by                     Sridharacharya in the 11th century.The largest numbers the Greeks and the Romans used were 
   106 whereas Hindus used numbers as big as 10*53 (i.e. 10 to the power of 53) with specific names as          early as 5000 B.C.during the Vedic period.Even today, the largest used number is Terra: 10*12
   (10 to the power of 12).

10.The Baily Bridge is the highest bridge in the world. It is located in the Ladakh valley between the Dras          and Suru rivers in the Himalayan mountains.It was built by the Indian Army in August 1982.

Sunday, September 8, 2013

Amazing Facts

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

2. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

3."Asthma" and "isthmi" are the only six-letter words that begin and end with a vowel and have no other             vowels between.

4. Your foot is the same length as your forearm, and your thumb is the same length as your nose.
   Also, the length of your lips is the same as the index finger.

5. Natural pearls melt in vinegar.

6. Pumice is the only rock that floats in water.

7. All Polar bears are left-handed.

8."One thousand" contains the letter A, but none of the words from one to
     nine hundred ninety-nine has an A.

9.A butterfly can look at you through 12,000 eyes.

10.A bean has more DNA per cell than a human cell.

Sunday, September 1, 2013

Ten Interesting Facts

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

2. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

3. Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly backwards.

4. Glass is 100% recyclable, it does not lose quality, durability or purity during the recycling process.

5. Listening to music while working out measurably improves physical performance.

6. For about 18 weeks in the year of 1991 the #1 bestselling nonfiction book in America was a
    suicide manual.

7. After spending hours working at a computer display, look at a blank piece of white paper.
    It will probably appear pink.

8. The letter J is the only letter to date not used in an atomic symbol for an element.

9. When you sneeze air rushes out your nose at a rate of 100 miles per hour.

10.Ostriches can fall in love with humans.


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