Did you Know ??

DID YOU KNOW !
  • As the earth turns, the stars come back to the same place in the night sky every 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4.09 seconds. This is a sidereal day (star day).

  • Because of lower gravity, a person who weighs 100kg on earth would only weigh 38kg on the surface of Mars

  • The Hubble telescope is so powerful that it is like pointing a beam of light at a dime that is two miles away

  • The full cost of a spacesuit is about $11 million although 70% of this is for the backpack and the control module

  • more than 1,000,000 Earths could fit inside the Sun

SPACE FACTS
WORLD FACTS
  • All of the 20 richest women in the world --except for #17-- inherited their money from either their husband or their father.

  • Monaco has the highest population concentration in the world.

  • Switzerland eats the most chocolate equating to 10 kilos per person per yea

  • Plastic surgery was invented because of the First World War.

  • At any time 10% of earth's surface is under ice.

  • All the blinking in one day equates to having your eyes closed for 30 minutes

  • Your brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body.

  • People with blue eyes are better able to see in the dark.

  • Babies are born with no bacteria in their bodies.

  • Each red blood cell lives an average of 4 months and travels between the lungs and other tissue 75,000 times before returning to bone marrow to die

HUMAN BODY FACTS
ANIMAL FACTS
  • Snakes are true carnivores as they eat nothing but other animals. They do not eat any type of plant material.

  • All polar bears are left-handed.

  • The average meat-eating person eats about 7,000 animalsin their lifetime

  • There are about one billion cattle in the world of which 200 million are in India

  • Charles Darwin ate a sample of any and every animal he discovered. 

  • "Typewriter" is the longest word that can be made using the keys on only one row of the keyboard.

  • Water can boil and freeze at the same time, it's called the 'triple point.

  • "Typewriter" is the longest word that can be made using the keys on only one row of the keyboard.

  • Earthquakes turn water into gold

  • more than 1,000,000 Earths could fit inside the Sun

TECHNOLOGY FACTS
MATH FACTS
  • 2,520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10.

  • Among all shapes with the same area circle has the shortest perimeter .

  • There are 177,147 ways to tie a tie, according to mathematicians.

  • In 1995 in Taipei, citizens were allowed to remove ‘4’ from street numbers because it sounded like ‘death’ in Chinese. Many Chinese hospitals do not have a 4th floor.

  • What comes after a million, billion and trillion? A quadrillion, quintillion, sextillion, septillion, octillion, nonillion, decillion and undecillion.

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