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Saturday, December 17, 2011

Amazing facts about Space, planets and universe

Here are some of the most interesting and amazing facts about planets, universe and space.  Read them and enjoy.
  • Do you know that our milky way galaxy is rotating very rapidly, spinning our sun and all other stars at around 100 million kilometers per hour.
  • The Milky Way galaxy that we live in  is one of the BILLION galaxies in this universe.
  • Do you know that Sun takes around 200 million years to travel around the galaxy.  The distance that sun travels is 100,000 light years.
  • It is estimated that universe is 15 billion years old.
  • The farthest galaxy in this universe is spreading away from us at a speed of more than 90% of the speed of light.
  • The matter that spirals into a black hole is torn apart and it glows so brightly that it creates the brightest objects in the universe - the Quasars.
  • The opposite of black holes are white holes which spray out matter and light like fountains.
  • One day on Mercury is equal to approximately 59 earth days.
  • Do you know that astronauts brought around 375 Kg. of Moon rock to earth.
  • Do you know that the brightest star in each constellation is called as Alpha and the next brightest as Beta and so on..
  • The first rockets were made around 1000 years in China.
  • The slowest planet in our solar system is Venus, which takes around 243 days to turn around itself.
  • Do you know that the fastest spinning objects in the universe are the neutron stars?   they can rotate 500 times in one second.
  • The sun does not set for 20 years in summer on Uranus.  The darkness lasts for 20 years in winter on Uranus.  In autumn, the sun rises and sets every 9 hours on Uranus.
  • Solar flares has temperatures of nearly 10 million degrees celcius and their energy is equal to one million atom bombs.
  • The age of sun is about 5 billion years.  The Sun may live for another 10 billion years.
  • The weight of Sun is 2,000 trillion trillion tonnes -  which is about 3,00,000 times as much as the earth.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Interesting Science Facts

Here is a list of fascinating and interesting science facts.
  • The highest speed ever achieved on a bycycle is 167 miles per hour by Fred Rompelberg.
  • It is possible to produce a laser light which is million times brighter than sun shine.
  • The oceans on our planet have enough salt in them to cover all the continents to a depth of nearly 500 feet.
  • Do you know that Dolphins and humans shared the same ancestor some 60 to 65 million years ago
  • There are 62000 miles of blood vessels in human body
  • The evaporation from a large oak tree is about 10 to 25 gallons in  a day.
  • Butterflies taste with their feet.
  • The temperature on the surface of mercury is more than 430 degree celcius during day time and less than -180 degree celcius during night times,.
  • The total length of a finnish pine tree is around 30 miles.


How big is the universe?

Can any one guess how big is the universe?  The answer to this question can only be guessed because no one can exactly tell how big is the universe.

Our earth is only a small and tiny dot in space which is revolving around another bright and larger dot, the Sun.  The Sun revolves around the center of Milky Way galaxy.  Milky Way is one of the billions of galaxies that exist in this universe.  These galaxies form clusters and these clusters form super galactic clusters.  In this way it goes on increasing and there is no end.

Does the universe has an end or it is going on expanding? As per Big Bang theory, the universe formed with a big bang and is now expanding.  There is no way to understand how big is the universe.  The only unit for measuring distance of objects far away is the light year which is the distance travelled by light in one year (Light travels at speed of 3,00,000 Kilometers per second). One light year is approximately equal to 9.45 trillion kilometers ( A trillion is 1000 billions or 1 followed by 12 zeroes).  The nearest galaxy is Andromeda galaxy is about 2,500,000 light years away from us.  

The only way we can understand how big is the universe is by observing the light from as far as we can.  The Hubble telescope is one eye that can see the farthest point from us.  Just by observing the light from a far off place is not enough.  We need to find a way in which we can estimate the distance from where the light started.  This is achieved by use of cosmic candles, which are objects for which astronomers have a calibrated relation between distance and the brightness.  By using such cosmic candles, the farthest points of our universe have been explored by scientists.  Even then we cannot say how big is the universe but we can safely assume that the diameter of universe is 93 billion light years!!.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Interesting facts about Stars

The stars are huge balls of gas in outer space.  These stars are made from Hydrogen, Helium and other elements.  The star are very much far away from us and the sun is nearest star to us. Hence Sun looks like a huge glowing ball.  Sun has planets revolving round it.  Many stars also have planets revolving around them.  Here are some of the interesting facts about stars.

  • There are huge number of stars in this universe. Astronomers guess that there are 1 septillion ( 1 followed by 24 zeroes) stars in this universe.  But you can see around 3,000 stars with your naked eye.
  • Like animals and humans, stars also have their own life cycles. Stars pass through many phases and die. Stars explode when they die which is called as supernova. Very small percentage of stars explode.  Some stars end their lives by cooling down to become white dwarfs.
  • A Galaxy is nothing but a group of hundreds of billions of stars which are relatively close to each other.
  • There are more than 100 billion galaxies and each galaxy has an average of 100 billion stars.
  • Stars are of different sizes. Some stars are smaller than our sun while some of very huge that sun is only a small dot when compared to them. Some stars called as super giants have radius of about thousand times that of our sun.  Some stars are very small. These stars are called as neutron stars and has radius of only 6 to 10 kilometers.
  • Proxima Centauri is the closest star to the earth.  It is located at 4.2 light years away.  If you travel at speed of light ( 3 lakhs kilometers per second), it will take 50000 years to reach this nearest star.
  • The most biggest stars can be as much as 2 billion miles across. If one such massive star were in our solar system, it would cover upto 5 planets including our earth.
  • If you look at he Andromeda galaxy ( which is 2.3 million light years away), you are seeing the galaxy as it was 2.3 million years ago.
  • The stars with strong gravity become smaller and smaller with time and finally turn into black holes. Black holes have such a great gravity that even light cannot escape from them.
  • Hot stars give blue light while cool stars give red light.
  • Some of the stars are 6,00,000 times as bright as our sun.
  • The stars in out Milky Way Galaxy revolve around the center of the galaxy once in every 200 millions years.

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Interesting and funny facts about horses

Here are some of the interesting and funny facts about horses that I have collected.
  • Horses cannot vomit.
  • You should always be careful when you are in front or behind a horse because these are the blind spots for horse.  A horse can easily kick you if you are in front or behind a horse.  
  • The brain of a horse is of the size of a potato.
  • Horses existed since some 50 million years!
  • The kids of horses are born with legs of 90% of their adult length.
  • The oldest horse that ever lived till now is 62 years and died in year 1822.
  • Foals can stand one hour after they are born
  • There are 75 million horses in this world.
  • The smallest horse that was born was only 35 cms. tall and was named "Little Pumpkin". 
  • The tallest horse recorded till now is 2.13 meters high and weight 1300 kilo grams.
  • Horses drink at least 25 gallons of water per day. It is more when the climate is hotter.
  • The ears of a horse point to where they are looking.
  • Do you know that the teeth of a horse never stop growing.
  • Horses have great long term memory.
  • The horses can see two different images with its two eyes.
  • A horse sleeps only 3 to 4 hours per day.
  • Horses have 7 blood types.
  • One front leg of a horse is smaller than the other one.
  • Horses live upto the age of 20 to 25 years

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

20 Amazing and interesting facts

Here are some 50 interesting and amazing facts for all.

1.  Do you know that chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you away from crying.
2.  Do you know that if you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water.  This is because when human body is dehydrated, the thirst mechanism stops or shuts off.
3.  You will tend to chew your food on your right side if you are right handed.  Similar way you will tend to chew food on your left side if you are a left hander.
4. Do you know that your tongue is germ only if it is in pink color.  If the tongue is white, then there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
5. Do you know that every time when you sneeze, some of your brain cells die.
6. Do you know that your left lung is smaller than right lung.  This is to make room for your heart.
7.  Do you know why honey is so sweet.  The reason is that it is already digested by a bee.
8.  Women's shirts have buttons on left side where as men's shirts have buttons on right.
9. When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red in color.
10.  Google is actually a common name for a number with million zeroes.
11. It costed 7 million dollars to build Titanic ship and 200 million dollars to make a film about Titanic.
12. There are 1,792 steps to the top of Eiffel tower.
13. The human hair and finger nails grow even after death.
14. The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air.
15. Every day 1,40,000 people die in this world and 4,00,000 babies are born.
16.  Rabbit and the parrot are the only animals that can see behind without turning their head.
17. The pupil of your eye expands 45% when you look at some thing interesting.
18. Bats always turn left when they come out of a cave.
19. It takes around 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
20. An average person laughs 13 times per day.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Aakash - World's cheapest Android tablet launched in India

Lot of tablets are available now a days in the market.  But the prices of the branded tablets are more than Rs.15000 or so.  But the world's cheapest android based tablet was launched by Govt. of India recently in the month of October,2011.  The tablet called as Aakash was developed by IIT Rajasthan.  Union Minister Mr. Kapil Sibal has launched Aakash on 5th october,2011.  500 Aakash tablets were distributed to students free of cost on the occassion.

The Aakash tablet will be available to students at a discounted price of Rs.1500 and at a price of Rs.2990 for general public.  In the initial phase around 3000 Aakash tablets were distributed to each state in India and later on millions of units would be available for purchasing by every one.   To know more about this android based tablet,  please read about the Aakash - World's cheapest Tablet computer.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

The mysterious Nasca Lines

Have you heard about the Nasca lines?  These lines are also called as "Riddles in the sand" were discovered in 1927 and are the giant ground drawings etched across 30 miles of gravel covered desert near Peru's southern coast.   No one knows who has made these giant drawings on the ground.  It is definitely impossible for humans to make such drawings. 

Nazca lines are the lines etched in the surface of the desert pampa sand.  Nearly 15000 figures made of straight lines, geometric shapes and pictures of animals and birds.  Their pattern is only visible clearly from the air. 

These Nazca lines are drawings of several kilometers in length and 0.4 to 1.1 kilometers in width drawn in different shapes like animals, geometric shapes and trapezoidal forms.  You can see the figures of spider, monkey, astronaut, the dog, small lizard, the humming bird etc.

The Nazca lines are declared as "Archaeological World heritage Site" by UNESCO in 1994.  These lines are located in Peru coastal plain some 400 Kms. from south of Lima.  These lines were drawn on the surface of the ground between 500 BC and 500 AD.  The lines can be clearly visible from an air plane in flight.  

The Nazca lines are really a great mystery and no one knows how these giant pictures were draw.  Some people believe that these lines are the signs left by some aliens or the landing strips for UFOs.  

Here is a video about the mysterious Nazca lines.

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Amazing facts about Water

Here are some of the funny and amazing facts about Water.   We all know that Water is very important to life on earth.   Read interesting facts about ice, snow, drinking water etc.

  • Water is essential for life on earth.
  • Water is made of two elements,  hydrogen and oxygen. 
  • Water has three different states, Solid, Liquid and Gas.
  • The word water refers to the water in liquid state.  The solid form of water is called as ice and the gas state is known as steam or water vapor.
  • Sea water normally freezes at  -2 °C (28.4 °F).
  • 70% of the earth surface is covered by water.
  • Ocean tides are formed by the rotation of earth and gravitational pull of moon and sun.
  • Every kilo gram of sea water contains 3.5 gms. of salt in it.
  • The longest river in the world is Nile river.

Friday, November 4, 2011

Most Amazing Facts about Earth

Here are some of the most amazing facts about the Earth.

  • The Earth is slowing down : The rotational speed of the earth about its axis is changing day by day.  This is due to variation in gravitational forces due to the moon and the sun. 
  • Moon is moving away from earthThe moon's orbit is slowly increasing and growing and moon is moving away from earth.   The moon is receding from earth at a rate of 4 centimeters per year.  But Astronomers predict that when Sun enters the red giant phase in about 5 billion years from now, both the earth and moon will try to come together.  Then the moon will reach the closest point to earth which is around 11,470 miles away from us.  This point is called as Roche limit.  The result is that moon will be torn into pieces and will be scattered to form a 23,000 mile diameter saturn-like ring of debris above Earth's equator.
  • Atmosphere escapes out into space :

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Amazing and unknown and funny facts

Here are some of the coolest and funny facts which you may not know.

  • If you put a small amount of liquor on a scorpion, it will go mad immediately and sting itself to death.
  • The original name of butterfly was flutterby.
  • A rat can live longer than a camel without water.
  • the dot over the letter "i" is called Tittle.
  • The quack of a duck does not echo. The reason is not known.
  • 12 new born children are given to wrong parents daily on an average.  It is a true fact.
  • Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he does not wear pants.
  • The Oscar awards given during World War-II were made out of wood because of scarcity of metal during that time.
  • The number of possible ways of playing the first four moves per each side in Chess is 3,18,979,564,000. 
  •  Do you know that by raising your legs slowly and laying on your back,  you cannot sink into quick sand.
  • Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before going to space.  The reason is that passing wind in a space suit damages them. 
  • The Bats always turn left while exiting a cave.
  • Paper sizes (A3 / A4 etc.) cannot folded more than 7 times in a day.  It is impossible.
  • The only animal with 4 knee caps in this world is the elephant.
  • Human beings cannot remember 90% of their dreams.
  • It is proved that laughing allows you to lose fat.
  • Only one rock floats in water.  It is pumice.
  • If a gold fish is put in a dark room,  it will immediately turn white.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Interesting Facts for everyone

  • A Crocodile always grows new teeth to replace old teeth
  • A lump of pure gold of a match box size can be flattened into a sheet of the size of a tennis court
  • Camels have three eye lids to protects their eyes from blowing sand
  • Human teeth are as hard as rocks
  • Human thigh bones are as hard as concrete
  • Nearly 10000 birds die every year by smashing into windows
  • The average ice berg weighs 20,000,000 tons!
  • The average person has over 1,460 dreams a year!
  • The Earth weighs around 6,588,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons!
  • The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven!
  • The state of Florida is bigger than England!
  • A duck’s quack doesn’t echo. No one knows why.
  • Earth is the only planet not named after a God

List of top 10 countries by Life Expectancy

Do you know who lives longer?  is it Indians, Americans, or Japanese people?  Here is a list of the top 10 countries based on life expectancy of their people.
  •  Japan :  Japan tops the list with life expectancy as given below.  Males --> 79 years  Females --> 86.1 years.  Over all life expectancy -->  82.6 years
  • Hong Kong :  Males -->  79.4 years     Females -->  85.1 years.  Over all --> 82.2 years
  • Ice Land :  Males --> 80.2 years   and Females --> 83.3 years.  Overall --> 81.8 years
  • Switzerland :  Males --> 79 years. Females --> 84.2 years.  Overall --> 81.7 years
  • Australia :  Males -->  78.9 years.  Females --> 83.6 years.  Overall --> 81.2 years
  • Spain:  Males --> 77.7 years.  Females --> 84.2 years. Overall --> 80.9 years
  • Sweden :  Males --> 78.7 years.  Females --> 83.0 years.  Overall --. 80.9 years
  • Israel : Males --> 78.5 years   Females --> 82.8 years.  Overall --> 80.7 years
  • Macau :  Males --> 78.5 years    Females --> 82.8 years.  Overall --> 80.7 years
  • France:  Males --> 77.1 years   Females --> 84.1 years.  Overall --> 80.7 years

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Happy Diwali to everyone

There are many festivals in India and each one has its own significance but Diwali festival is a special one out of all the festivals.  This festival is also called as the Festival of lights and also called as Deepavali in some parts of India.  The word Deepavali means row of lamps in Sanskrit.

Many different mythological events are affiliated with the Diwali fesival.  In North India this festival is celebrated on return of Lord Rama after 14 years of exile after killing Ravana.  In South India Diwali is celebrated on account of Lord Krishna killing the demon Narakasura.  

The Deepavali festival is normally celebrated for 5 days. The first day is known as Dhanteras followed by Naraka Chaturdashi, Lakshmi Puja ( the Diwali day), Govardhana Puja and finally the Bhai Dooj.

In a similar way to other festivals, Diwali festival is also an occasion to purchase new clothes, sweets, flowers and precious jewelry etc.   In addition to all these, fire crackers are also purchased on Diwali in huge quantity. The diyas ( lamps) are decorated and lighted in the evening times from today for one month.  Entire family and friends burst fire crackers together on Diwali.   There is no religious differences for this festival and every one is welcome to join the celebration as Diwali is not just a festival but a belief to remove the evil from this world.

I wish every one a Happy and prosperous Diwali festival.

Interesting Animal Facts

Here are some of the interesting facts about animals.
  • The dogs does not have sense of time.
  • All the dogs are identical in anatomy.  They have 321 bones and 42 teeth.
  • A Hippo can open its mouth wide enough to fit a 4-feet tall child inside.
  • The butterfly taste with its feet.
  • The eye of an ostrich is larger than its brain.
  • The speed of a cat can be around 20 kilometers per hour.
  • The Star Fish does not have brain.
  • Elephants are the only animals which cannot jump.
  • The Shark always should swim, otherwise it will sink.
  • The poison from a stone fish can kill human in just 2 hours

Some funny facts to know

Here are some of the funny and interesting facts for every one to know.
  •  The cat fish has more than 25000 taste buds.
  • The tentacles of a giant Arctic Jelly Fish can reach a length of around 35 meters in length.
  • It takes 12 hours for food to entirely digest.
  • A car traveling at a speed of 100 miles per hours would take more than 30 million years to reach the nearest star.
  • The most poisonous fish in the world is the stone fish, which lives off the coast of Australia.
  • In most of the advertisements related to watches, the time displayed on the watch is 10:10 hrs.
  • The life span of a dragonfly is only 24 hours.
  • The tigers have striped skin and not striped fur.
  • Canada is an Indian word which means "Big village".


Monday, October 24, 2011

Amazing Facts about Stars

Here are some of the interesting and amazing facts about the stars. 
  • There are more stars in this universe than all of the grains of sand on earth.
  • The stars can be seen from the bottom of a  well even in day light.
  • The Sun is a star, and is made of 70% Hydrogen, 28% helium and 2% metals.  The diameter of Sun is 1,390,000 Kilo meters.
  • The distance between Earth and Sun is about 1,50,000,000 Kilo meters but it is not constant.
  • The Stars with strong gravity try to become smaller and smaller and finally turn into black holes.
  • The stars come in different colors.  The hot stars give blue light and the cool stars give red light.
  • All the stars in the Milky Way galaxy revolve around the center of this galaxy once every 200 million years.
  • There are nearly 250 billion stars in our galaxy and it is believed that there are 100 billion galaxies in this universe.
  • A Comet's tail always points away from the sun.
  • A galaxy of a typical size, with about 100 billion suns produces less energy than a single Quasar.
  • A Pulsar is a small star made up of neutrons so densely packed together that if one pulsar of a size of a silver dollar landed on earth, would weight approximately 100 million tons.
  • The Star 'Alpha Herculis' is 25 times larger than the circumference described by earth's revolution around the sun.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Funny, iInteresting and unbelievable facts

Here are some of the most  interesting, but true facts, that you may or may not believe.

  • The Statue of Liberty's index finger is eight feet long
  • Rain was never recorded in some parts of the Atacama Desert in Chile
  • A 75 years old person will have slept above 23 years
  • The wing span of a Boeing 747 is longer than the Wright brother's first flight.
  • The number of chickens on earth is almost equal to the number of humans on this earth
  • One type of humming bird weighs less than a penny
  •  The word "set " has the most number of definitions in the English language;192
  • Slugs have four noses
  • Sharks can live up to 100 years
  • Mosquitoes are more attracted to the color blue than any other color.
  • Kangaroos can't walk backwards
  • About 75 acres of pizza are eaten in in the U.S. Everyday
  • The largest recorded snowflake was 15in wide and 8in thick. It fell in Montana in 1887
  • The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that the sound it makes is actually a tiny sonic boom.
  • Former president Bill Clinton only sent 2 emails in his entire 8 year presidency
  • Koalas and humans are the only animals that have finger prints
  • There are 200,000,000 insects for every one human
  • It takes more calories to eat a piece of celery than the celery had in it to begin with.

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Funny Spider Facts for children

Here are some of the interesting and strange facts about Spiders.
  • There are more than 70,000 types of spiders in this world.
  • The largest spider was the Magarachne which had a diameter of 50 cm.  The fossil of this spider was found in Argentina.
  • The skleton of a spider is located on outside of its body.
  • Spiders have 8 legs and 8 eyes.
  • Spiders are found in every continent except Antarctica.
  • An abnormal fear of spiders is called ‘arachnophobia’.
  • Giant Huntsman spiders have leg-spans of around 30cm (12 in).  

Funny Lizard facts for kids

Please find some of the interesting facts about lizards in this article which are very useful for kids.
  • There are about 5,000 species of lizards in this world.
  • Lizards smell with their tongues like snakes.
  • The largest lizard till now is the Komodo Dragon which can reach upto 10 feet in length.  Komodo dragons are very patient hunters.  They bite their prey and wait for days for the prey to die.
  • The tails of some lizards gets separated from their body when the lizard is caught. The tail that is left behind wriggles, confusing the other animal.  This defense gives the lizard some time to escape.  Another tail will grow again which will be shorter and different in color.
  • Some lizards do not have legs.  They look like snakes.
  • Some lizards can squirt blood 2 to 4 feet out of their eyes in order to protect themselves.
  • some lizards live upto 30 years.  The record till now is 33 years 11 months.
  • The chameleon can move its eyes independently so that it can look in two different directions at the same time,
  • The chameleon eats insects.
  • Some chameleons have the ability to change the colors according to the surrounding atmosphere. 
  • Lizards shed their skins when they outgrow it.  Lizards never stop growing.

Amazing Lion Facts for Children

Lion factsHere are some of the interesting and amazing facts about lions useful for children.  You can learn about behavior of lion, their speed and where they are found etc. 
  • Lions are the second largest cat species in the world.
  • The weight of a male lion on average is about 180 Kg.
  • The average weight of a female lion is around 130 Kg.
  • A lion can reach speeds upto 81 kilometers per hour.
  • The roar of a lion can be heard at a distance of 8 kilometers.
  • Most of the lions live in southern and eastern Africa.
  • It is easy to recognize male lion with the mane. 
  • Lion live for around 12 years.
  • Female lions hunt better than male lions.
  • Lions take rest for around 20 hours a day.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Strange people in this world

There are some strange persons on earth.  These are real people with rare appearance.  Here is a list of the strange persons which I searched and collected over internet and reproducing here.
  •  OctomanThis is about a person named Rudy Santos who lives in Bacolad city, in Philippines.  He is  treated as Octoman.  He has three legs and four arms.  One of his legs is missing below the knee.  His twin also has a head consisting of an ear and a small patch of hairy scalp attached at his sternum.Rudy Santos is 55 years old man with this rare medical phenomenon known as a parasitic twin.  Medical experts are examining Rudy Santos to find out how his twin is formed within him and what are the organs of his twin existing - whether there is a spine, and other organs etc.?  They are also trying to see if surgery is possible for Rudy at this late age.  Let us hope the surgery would be possible and he would be a normal man soon.
  • Lizardman : This is about Mr. Erik Spraque who was born on 12th June, 1972 in Texas. He is known as Lizardman because of his appearance.  He has sharpened teeth, full body tattoo of green scales, bifurcated tongue and also green inked lips.  He has transformed himself with body modifications. There are rumors that he is now trying to have a tail transplant.  The Lizardman makes his living as a freak by performing before audience all over the world.  He has performed many slide show acts like fire eating, breathing, sword swallowing etc.  The Lizardman is a Ph.D candidate at the University of Albany before begining his body transformations. He holds a bachelor degree in Philosophy.  He lives in Austin, Texas along with his wife Meghan and their pets.  The Lizardman also has a blog.  You can visit the Lizardman's blog
  • Wold Kids:  Suprata Nat Sasuphan is a 11 year old girl from Thailand..  She behaves like all other girls and enjoys eating ice cream, swimming, and going to school.  But she is one in a billion in other ways. She is born with thick 5 cm. long animal like fur covering her head and parts of her body.  Nat was born with congenital hypertrichosis which is also known as "werewolf syndrome".  Suprata Nat has thick hair growing over her face, ears, arms, legs and back.  All the laser treatments failed to stop her hair growth.  Her family is desperately trying for a treatment to her to give her a normal life.  But it seems there is no easy options.         Another 11 year old Prithviraj Patil in India also suffering from uncontrollable hair growth is undergrowing painful laser treatment but his hair keeps growing back again on his face and body.   Prithviraj is from the Sangli district near Mumbai is a healthy, sporty and popular student at school.  Even though lot of hair grows on his head and body there is no itch or rash and no bad smell on his body.  The reasons for this condition is not know till now.  Now both the children are having their hopes on Professor Angela Christiano, and her research in genetic science for help in finding a cure for their children.
  • Tree man:This story is about 32 year old Dede Kosawa who is also known as Tree man.  He is one of the extraordinary people in this world.  He lives in a remote village in Indonesia with two children.  Dede is a fisherman has special skin condition. He has root like structures growing from his body.  The branches that grow upto 5 cm. per year and which protrude from his hands and feet. He is locally known as treeman and his condition surprised local doctors for 20 years.  Dr. Gaspari who works at the department in university of Maryland School of Medicine, USA often visits Dede and identifies his condition and suggests some treatment.

    Interesting Snake facts for Children

    Here is some interesting and fun facts about snakes useful for children.  You can learn about snake skin, snake charming, snake anatomy etc.  Children should read this article and enjoy the variety of information about snakes.
    • Snakes are carnivores.  that means they eat meat.
    • Do you know that snakes can not bite the food, they just swallow the food
    • The jaws of snakes are flexible enough to eat their enemy which is bigger than snake's head.
    • The snakes do not have eyelids
    • You can see snakes everywhere except Antarctica.
    • Snakes do not have external ears but have internal ears
    • The snakes used in snake charming performances respond to the movement and not the sound.
    • It is assumed that there are more than 3000 different species of snakes
    • The skin of snake is smooth and dry.  The snakes shed their skin several times in a year in a process that lasts for few days.
    • Some species of snakes use venom (Poison) to kill their prey.
    • Some sea snakes breath through their skin.
    • Anacondas are large non-venomous snakes found South America which can grow to a length of 16 feet.
    • The Python Reticulates can grow upto a length of 28 feet.

    Funny Dog Facts for children

    Here is an interesting information about dogs.  We all know that dogs are man's best friends.  Dogs are wonderful pet animals which help us in all ways.  Here are some of the interesting and variety information about Dogs.

    • The dogs perform very important and useful tasks for us like hunting, farm work and security and also assisting the blind people.
    • There are around 400 million dogs in the world.
    • The dogs were chosen as pets more than 15000 years ago.
    • Hundreds of breeds of dogs are existing like Bull Dog, German Shepherd, Collie, St. Bernard, Grey Hound, Bloodhound, Labrador, Great Dane, Boxer etc.
    • The most popular family pet dog in the world is Labrador.  They also assist police.
    • Dogs have excellent hearing power than humans.  They can hear sounds at a distances of four times than humans can hear.
    • Dogs have excellent sense of smell.
    •  A dog can live upto the age of 10 to 14 years.
    • Here is a small video of two dogs waiting in a restaurant for being served.

    Ten cool facts about Space and Universe

    Very little about  outer space is know till now.  But there are some extra ordinary amazing facts about the outer space which everyone should know.   Here is a list of top 10 amazing facts about outer space.
    • If any two pieces of metals touch each other in space, they become permanently attached :  It is true that when two metal pieces will form into one piece when they touch in space or vacuum.  This happens without any welding work.  This process is called as Cold Welding.  Here is an article about cold welding in Wikipedia.
    • If Saturn is put in water, it will float :  The density of Saturn is very very low such that it will float if it is put in a giant glass of water.  The density of Saturn is 0.687 g/cm3 while the density of water is 0.998 g/cm3
    • We are constantly moving in space at the rate of 530 Kms per second :  The Milky Way is out Galaxy.  It is spinning at a rate of 225 kilometers per second.  In addition to the spin, our Galaxy is travelling through at a rate of 305 Km per second.   So we are travelling a total of 530 kilometers per second.  So in one minute, you will be 19,000 kilometers from the place where you were. 
    •  The moon is moving away from earth :  Our natural satellite, the moon is drifting away from us at a rate of 3.8 cm per year.   So one day the moon will be very far away from earth.
    • The light that we see now is 30,000 years old :  The light that is hitting earth right now was created more than 30,000 years ago.  This light started in the core of Sun 30,000 years ago.  It has spent most of the time passing through the dense atoms of the Sun and took only 8 minutes to reach earth from the surface of Sun.  The temperature at the core of the sun is 13,600,000 kelvins. 
    • Sun loses about a billion kilograms per second due to solar winds :  The solar winds are charged particles that are ejected from the surface of Sun due to its high temperature.  In this process Sun loses about a billion kilo grams per second.
    • The Big Dipper is not a constellation but it is an asterism :  The Big Dipper or the Sapthrashi mandal as it is traditionally called in India is not a constellation as considered by many people.  It is only an asterism.  An asterism is a pattern of stars in the sky which is not one of the official 88 constellations.  An asterism may consist of stars from different constellations.
    • Uranus was originally called George's Star : Sir William Herschel discovered Uranus in 1781.  At that time he was given the honor of naming the planet.  He has chosen to name it as Georgium Sidus ( George's Star) after the King George III.
    • Our planet Earth has at least four moons :  Even though it is not actually true, it is very close.  One Asteroid was discovered by Duncan in 1986.  This asteroid rotates in elliptical orbit around the sun with a period of revolution exactly equal to that of Earth.  For this reason, the asteroid and earth seems to be following each other.  The asteroid was named as Cruithne.  Because of its unusual relationship with earth, it was treated as second moon of earth.  After its discovery, three more asteroids were discovered. 
    • The Path of the moon's orbit around the earth will fit inside the sun :  The path of moon's rotation around earth would easily fit inside the sun.

    Saturday, September 10, 2011

    Heart attack facts

    Here are some of the facts related to heart attack.
    • More than 12.5 millions of estimated 32 million heart attacks worldwide are fatal.
    • 14 millions of Americans have a history of heart attack
    • About 50% of the deaths occur within one hour of a heart attack - outside a hospital
    • Sudden death is more common among women with heart attack
    • 52 people in USA die due to heart attack every minute. That makes 4,59,840 heart attack deaths in a year in USA
    • 50% of the people with heart attack wait for more than 2 hours before getting any help
    • 39% of women die within one year after a heart attack compared to 25% of men
    • The risk of another heart attack after first stroke is estimated to be 35% in women and 18% in men.
    • Women take 2 to 4 hours longer than men to respond to symptoms of heart attack. 
    • Chewing an un coated Aspirin right away, at the first sign of chest discomfort can reduce the amount of damage to the heart muscle during a heart attack.
    • Eating fish once in a week can reduce the chances of a heart attack by 52%
    • Heart attack risk can be reduced by changing the life styles - e.g  quitting smoking, obesity, reduce alcohol intake, reduce stress, and increase physical activity.
    • High blood pressure is called as "silent killer".  High blood pressure can lead to heart stroke, heart attack and heart failure and kidney failure.
    • Watching the world cup increases the risk of heart attack.
    • South Asians are prone to heart attacks at a much younger age compared to other people
    • Studies indicate that most common time for a heart attack to occur is Monday morning. Saturday morning ranks the next. 

    Mobile Phone Safety Facts

    We all know that Mobile Phone has become an essential gadget for every one of us now a days. But there are lot of controversies about using a Mobile Phone.  Nearly 80% of the world population have mobile phones.  There is an evidence about the harm of Electromagnetic radiations from mobile phones.  So there is a need to take certain precautions to reduce the risk of electromagnetic radiation effect.  The first advice is to use the mobile phone as minimum as possible because even a two-minute call from a mobile phone alters the natural electrical activity of the brain for one hour.  Here are some of the tips to reduce the risk and to be safe from the effects of mobile phone.

    • Don't keep the mobile phone near to your head while sleeping. Either switch it off or keep it at least 6 feet away from your head. 
    • Keep the mobile set at least 2 to 7 inches away from your head while talking or you can use loudspeaker mode.  It reduces the effect of electromagnetic radiation on the brain.
    • If it is necessary to keep mobile phone in your pocket, keep the keypad towards you so that the antenna faces away from you.
    • Try to avoid usage of mobile phone in metal containers like elevators, air planes, trains and vehicles as it increases the electromagnetic radiations.
    • Avoid using wired headsets. Blue tooth head sets are better as they emit 1/100th of the Electromagnetic radiations of normal phone.
    • Never allow children below 15 years to use mobile phones. This may cause brain tumors for the children.
    • Always keep the mobile phone away from new born babies as their brain gets affected by the electromagnetic radiations and increases the risk of cancer.

    Tuesday, August 30, 2011

    Some interesting facts about Human Brain

    • The average brain of a human has about 100 billion nerve cells.
    • Nerve impulses to and from brain travel as fast as 170 miles per hour.
    • The human brain can hold upto 1000 tera bytes of information.
    • The brain is only 2% of the body but consumes the maximum oxygen compared to other organs.
    • The brain is much more active during the night than the day.
    • The brain itself cannot feel pain. Even though the brain is the pain center when you cut your finger, the brain does not have pain receptors. 

    Interesting Facts about Blue Whale

    Here are some interesting facts about Blue Whale.
    • A blue whale can grow upto 110 meet.  This is equivalent to two city buses and longer than a basket ball court.
    • Blue whales can weigh upto 200 tonnes. This weight is equivalent to about 15 school buses.
    • The size of the heart of blue whale weights around 800 Kg.  The size of the heart of blue whale is equal to the size of a mini cooper.   
    • The heartbeat of a blue whale can be heard from a distance of 2 miles away and a human can easily crawl through its major arteries.
    • The tongue of a blue whale weighs as much as an elephant.  Nearly 100 people can fit in a blue whale's mouth.
    • A blue whale can produce sound louder than a jet engine and can communicate other whales upto 1000 miles away.
    • The spray from a blue whale's blowhole is almost as tall as a three-story building  ( 30 feet).
    • The blue whale can live upto 80 or 90 years.

    Some cool but true facts

    Here are some cool but true facts.

    • The elephants walk on their tip toes.
    • Most of the dust in our houses is the skin cells.
    • 6009 is the next year which looks the same upside down and right side up since 1961.
    • The Astronaut Neil Armstrong left his space shoes on the moon.
    • It is impossible to see a rain bow at noon.
    • People complain about UFO sightings when Venus is closest to Earth.
    • The core of Earth is about the size of planet Mars.
    • Iceland has earth quakes as well as ice quakes.
    • some Dinosaurs had about 1000 teeth.
    • An Ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
    • Sea stars do not have brains.

    Some interesting facts about China

    Here are some of the interesting facts about China.
    • China is the 4th largest country in the world after Russia, Canada and the US.  China has an area of 3,719,275 square miles.
    • One in every five people in the world is Chinese. China population is four times that of USA.
    • China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year.
    • The toilet paper was invented in China in late 1300s.  But it was only for the Emperor.
    • Paper, Compass, Gun powder and Printing were invented by Chinese.
    • Table tennis is the most popular game in China.
    • White, rather than black, is the Chinese color for mourning and funerals.
    • Ice cream was invented by Chinese.
    • 200 million people in China live on less than $1 a day.
    • More than 700 million Chinese people drink polluted water.
    • By the year 2025, it is expected that China would build Ten New York sized cities.
    • 14 countries share a border with China.
    • China is the world's largest producer of Pork.
    • China has more English speakers compared to United States.

    Tuesday, August 2, 2011

    Some amazing facts you never knew

    Here are some of the best amazing and interesting facts that you might have never heard of.   Please read them here.
    • US congress has passed a law in the year 1996, which states that all school going children in Florida must be taught to walk on their eye balls, in order to avoid alligator attacks.
    • Do you know that the African Elephant can squeeze its body through a hole of the size of a pea.  This is due to its modifiable structure.
    • Peasants in Eastern Europe celebrate the new year by smearing horse manure on themselves and slapping each other with rubber gloves.
    • Do you know that a Golden Labrador Retriever contains more poison than a spitting cobra.  But the only reason they are not dangerous to us is because they cannot open jaws wide enough to bite.
    • Do you know that it is illegal to urinate in Gibraltar if you are under the age of 18 years.
    • Do you know that the Alaskan bear is the only mammal which is 16 meters high, and has horns.  It has a frontal pouch full of human skulls and it can grow moustache 3 meters long.
    • Armadillos cause leprosy if they look at you for more then 10 seconds.
    • We do not take ants seriously.  Do you know that Ants can run faster than horses, and the males can roar like lions.
    • Do you know that British Prime Minister, Tony Blair, once accidentally trapped himself in a refrigerator for 3 weeks.  To prevent public panic, the cabinet ministers ordered a moving cardboard cut-out of the Prime Minister to make public speeches via radio control.
    • It is a fact that Microsoft was producing cricket bats before they moved to recliner chairs
    •  It is a fact that stealing pencil is a crime in some British towns.  Those who are caught are punished by being thrown in a metal trashcan and a group of children are then encouraged to beat the sides of the bin with cricket bats.

    Monday, July 4, 2011

    About Flying Snakes

    Do you know that some snakes can fly?  There are a group of snakes which are called flying snakes.  Most of these flying snakes are 3 to 4 feet long.  These flying snakes are found in South east and South Asia. These flying snakes cannot fly upwards.  These snakes can fly or glide dowards from a height.  These snakes are harmless.  Normally these snakes fly from tree to tree or tree to ground.    It is possible that some times these flying snakes can land on people.  But it never happened till now.

    Thursday, June 23, 2011

    Some amazing but true facts

    Here are some amazing but true facts.
    • A mouse is so small compared to an elephant that an elephant does not even know that there is a mouse close to it
    • The elephant is the largest animal on the land but it is much much smaller than the blue whale
    • A rat can live longer than a camel without water
    • The polar bear can eat 86 penguins in a single sitting
    • It is possible to get blood from a stone, but if it contains at least 17% bauxite
    • King Henry VIII slept with a gigantic axe with him
    • The human saliva has a boiling point which is 3 times of the regular water
    • You should never hold your nose and cover your mouth when sneezing, because it can blow out your eye balls
    • When a dead sparrow is immersed in a liquid, it will make a sound like a crying baby
    • The world's smallest pig, which was owned by a mathematics teacher in Madison, memorized the multiplication table upto 12
    • 111,111,111 X 111,111,111  = 12,345,678,987,654,321
    • The bone is 5 times stronger than steel
    • Bamboo can grow upto 3 feet in 24 hours
    •  The longest officially recognized name is Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu,  has 85 letters.  This place is the name of a hill which is 1000 feet high and is close to Porangahau, New Zealand
    • 250 people have fallen of the leaning tower of pisa till now
    • When a glass breaks, the cracks travel at a speed of 3000 miles per hour
    • Alexander Graham Bell who invented telephone, never telephone his wife or mother because they were deaf
    • The index finger of the Statue of Liberty is 8 feet and 1 inch long
    • The bananas can grow pointing upwards

    Wednesday, May 18, 2011

    Amazing and strange laws in the world

    In earlier days, the word of King was considered as a law.  But today the laws are formed after discussions and public opinions and surveys.  Here are some strange laws followed in different parts of the world.

    • Singapore maintains cleanliness and hygiene.  Chewing and sale of bubble gum in Singapore is completely banned.  People will be punished if they fail to flush the toilets.
    • Driving after drinking alcohol is a sin in many parts of the world.  In San Salvador, drunk drivers are punished with death sentence.
    • It is illegal to set up a mouse trap in California if you do not have a hunting license.
    • It is illegal for a single, widowed or divorced woman to parachute on sunday afternoon in Florida.
    • In Mohave county, Arizona, there is a strange punishment.  If any person is caught stealing a soap, he will have to wash himself with the same soap until it is completely used up as a punishment.
    • The penalty for jumping off a building is death in New York.
    • It is illegal to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool in California.
    • You do not see any electronic games in Greece, as they are banned there.
    • It is illegal for a man above 80 years to become a pilot in turkey.

    Funny facts for kids about animals

    Here are some interesting and funny facts for children.

    • Do you know that cows and horses sleep while they are standing.
    • Giant arctic jelly fish have tentacles which can reach over 36 meters length.
    • A snake can see through its eye lids even if it is sleeping.
    • A female mosquito only bites humans, and the male mosquito does not bite humans.
    • A blue whale can produce the loudest sound.  This sound is 188 decibels and can be heard over a distance of 800 kilo meters.
    • The horn of a rhinoceros is made of compacted hair, and it is not a bone or any other substance.
    • Do you know that the Star Fish does not have brain.
    • A Shrimp's heart is in its head.
    • Kangaroo cannot walk backwards.
    • The pupil of an octopus is rectangular and not circular.
    • 80% of human brain is nothing but water.
    • Do you know that a cockroach can live for several weeks without its head.

    Interesting facts about Cheetah

    The cheetah is the fastest land animal in the world.  Cheetah can run at speeds of 70 miles per hour. The cheetah is the most primitive of the cat family and it has been in evolution from 18 million years ago.  The life span of a cheetah is between 10 to 15 years.  Here are some interesting facts about cheetah.
    • The female cheetah catches live prey for their cubs to use as hunting practice.
    • The cheetah was trained by man for hunting before 3000 BC.
    • From standstill position, a cheetah can reach its top speed within 3 seconds. 
    • A cheetah does not need to drink water, because it gets the moisture from the bodies of its prey.
    • Cheetahs are the only cats, which can turn in mid air while sprinting to follow their prey.

    Tuesday, May 17, 2011

    Interesting facts about the Internet

    Here are some of the interesting facts about the Internet.

    • Tim Berners Lee coined the word "World Wide Web" in the year 1990.  Many people believe that he is the person who started internet.
    • The internet is growing at a very fast rate.  It took more than 38 years for the radio to reach 50 million users,  and it took 13 years for TV to reach the same number of users, and it took only 5 years for Internet to reach 50 million users.
    • Only 13% of the world population are internet users as on December,2004.  Roughly 35% of internet users are English, 65% are non-English and 14% are Chinese.  The highest percentage of 70% internet users are from North America continent.  70% of people of North America are internet users.
    • There are nearly 8 billion pages in internet now.  Nearly 815 million surfers are there in the internet and it is growing.  67% of the users are using email and 45% are doing research and 41% are interested in getting information about products, checking news, weather etc.
    • 35% of internet users are from Asia.
    • 3 people out of 100 in Africa surf the internet.  10 people out of 100 surf internet in Asia.  38 people out of 100 surf the internet in Europe.  70 out of 100 in North America surf the Internet.  53 out of 100 surf internet in Australia.
    • Nearly 1 billion users are surfing internet every month.
    • About 18 countries in this world still do not have internet connection till now.

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      Wednesday, April 27, 2011

      Interesting facts about Camels

      Here are some of the interesting facts about camels.
      • Camels are upto 7 feet tall measured upto the shoulder and weigh around 750 Kg.
      • The world camel population is about 19 millions.
      • A camel can drink up to 100 liters of water in just 10 minutes.
      • The weight of the hump of a camel can be upto 40 Kg.
      • Camel can run up to 60 Km/hour for a shorter duration and can run 40 Km/hour for a longer time.
      • Camels can go without water for weeks and for months without food.
      • A Camel is known as Ship of the desert.
      • A male camel is called a bull, a female camel is called as cow and a baby camel is called a calf.
      • Camel's ears are very small but their hearing power is very strong.
      • A camel can eat thorny twigs without hurting its mouth.
      • Camels can drink upto 40 gallons of water in one go.
      • The color of the camel's coat can vary from beige to darn brown.  They shed their heavy winter coat every year.
      • Camels do not store water in their humps, but they store fat in their humps.
      • Camel has a leathery pad on its foot which prevents it from sinking in the sand.  Camel has two toes on each foot.
      • Camel can carry about 1000 pounds.
      • Camel has bushy eye brows to protect from sun.
      • Baby camels are born without a hump.

      Amazing Shoe Facts

      Here are some of the amazing and interesting facts about shoes.
      • Until the year 1818, there was no distinction that left and right shoe.  People were wearing either shoe on either leg with equal discomfort!    The shoes were identical all over the world until 1818.   The left- and right-footed shoes were first made in Philadelphia.
      • Wooden shoes mounted on thin blocks of 3 to 4 inches high were worn for centuries in Japan.  Shoes were selected traditionally with an ear for the sound made by the wooden blocks when walking.
      • Shoes were indispensable like wedding rings of today in Anglo-Saxon ceremonies. Instead of exchanging wedding rings, the bride passed her shoes to the groom and the groom would tap her on the head with a shoe.
      • Your feet can swell upto one full shoe size when hot.
      • The heels on shoes were always colored red in Europe during 16th and 17th centuries.
      • In Europe, there was no difference between women's  shoes and men's shoes until 18th century.
      • The upper class people in Europe were wearing shoes of six inch high heels during 17th century. Two servants were needed to hold up the person wearing the high heels.
      • The first lady's boot was designed for Queen Victoria in 1840.
      • Heels were invented in the Middle East to help lift the foot from the burning sand

      Saturday, April 16, 2011

      Amazing Honey Bee Facts

      The honey bee is the only insect that produces food eaten by human beings.  The honey bee is a social insect that survives as a member of a community and not alone. 

      We can see three different types of honey bees in any honey bee nest.  The first one is the queen (female),  the drone male) and the worker ( female).  Each type of honey bee has its own function to do.  The queen is the mother of all the types of honey bees.  The job of queen is to lay eggs and produce bees.  A queen honey bee can produce around 1,500 eggs per day.    Here are some of the interesting facts about honey bees.

      • Honey bees have 6 legs, 2 compound eyes made of thousands of tiny lenses, 3 simple eyes on top of the head and 2 pairs of wings.   They have a nectar pouch and a stomach.
      • A group of honey bees in a hive will travel about 90,000 miles to collect 1 Kg. of honey.  This distance is equal to three orbits around the earth.
      • A honey bee needs one ounce of honey to fuel its flight around the world.
      • A single honey bee hive has around 45,000 to 50,000 bees.
      • Honey bees visit around 20 lakhs of flowers to make honey of one pound.
      • The temperature inside the bee hive is around 93.5 degrees fahreinheit.
      • Honey bee flies at a speed of around 20 to 26 Kilometers per hour.
      • The honey bees communicate with each other by dancing.
      • Honey bees are not aggressive by nature,  they sting only when their hive is disturbed by others.
      • The worker bee does all the work in the hive and live only for 6 to 8 weeks.  The queen bee lives for around 4 to 5 years
      • Male honey bees do not have stinger, they do not have any work.
      • Only the worker bee stings and they sting only when they feel that their hive is being disturbed.  Once they sting, they die immediately. The queen bee also has a stinger, but it does not come out of the hive to sting or defend the hive.

      Sunday, March 20, 2011

      Some useful facts for all

      Here are some useful and interesting facts.
      • The largest animal that ever lived on this earth is still living - the Blue Whale.
      • If earth were reduced to the size of a basket ball, the moon would be the size of tennis ball and they would be 25 feet apart.
      • The world consumes 2 liters of oil per day per person.
      • Of all the people who lived in history and who reached age of 65 years till now,  half of them are living right now.
      • If the earth life was compressed to one year, then humans would have been around for only 2 seconds.
      • The population of middle east tripled over the last 30 years.
      • 70% of an adult body is made up of water.
      • The first known transfusion of blood was performed in the year 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man.
      • 7% of human body is made up of blood.

      Friday, March 11, 2011

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      TigerChef's 30 years of experience makes them one of the most reputable restaurant supply companies online and are the best in providing excellent customer service.    Most of the restaurant supply products that they offer are given 50% to 75% discount from the retail price with no minimum purchase.   Tigerchef has all the equipment that you need to run your kitchen efficiently.   Tigerchef has all the types of food preparation equipments ranging from refrigeration to microwave ovens, blenders, juicers, grinders, mixers,  and a lot more of food preparation restaurant equipment.   You can see a list of their products in their website which is only a fraction of their 2,00,000 product inventory.

       Tigerchef also has all the equipments required for a bakery.  You need to have the correct bakery equipment, the right ingredients, with right measurements for getting the right taste and results.  All this is possible with Tigercher with the help of their baking needs and they provide all the bakery related equipments Excellent bakery display cases. The bakery display cases will help you to sell all your finest bakery products and are available in both dry and refrigerated models at 

      Do you have a bar?  Do you want to buy the right equipments for running your bar?  Then is the right place for you.  All the equipments related to bar supplies are available at  Bar supplies like coolers, pourers, glasses etc. are available at

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      Monday, February 14, 2011

      Some interesting facts about Reptiles

      I hope all of you know about Reptiles.  Reptiles are the most important and diverse group in animal kingdom.  We find reptiles as fascinating because of their different type of behavior and physical attributes.  Let us see some interesting facts about reptiles.

      • We can see more than 8,000 species of reptiles on our planet and these reptiles live in every continent except Antarctica because it is very cold there.
      • The reptiles are one of the longest lived species on earth.  We can see tortoises which lived more than 150 years.   The Alligators can live up to more than 70 years.   Ball Pythons can live up to nearly 40 years.
      • Many of the snakes in this world are not poisonous.  About 500 species of snakes are poisonous but only 30 to 40 are only considered as harmful to human beings.   So less than 2% of all the snakes are harmful to humans.
      • Do you know that more Americans die because of bee stings than because of snake bites.
      • Many of the reptiles do not tolerate cold temperature.  But the Blanding's turtle is found some times swimming under the ice in the Great Lakes region in USA.
      • Do you know that the skulls of  snakes are made of small bones which are inter connected in a flexible fashion.   Where as human skull is a single solid piece.  So the snakes can expand their jaws and heads in order to eat prey which are larger than their heads.
      • The snakes shed their skin in relation to their growth rate.  You can see a young snake shed more often because they grow fastest during the first two years of their life where as a old snake will shed its skin less often because its growth rate is less.
      • The King Cobra is the largest poisonous snake in the world   It can grow upto more than 18 feet. 
      • Most of the snakes lay eggs.  But almost one-fifth of all the snakes give birth to young ones instead of eggs.  Rattle snakes are examples that give birth to young ones.

      Sunday, January 9, 2011

      Interesting and amazing Medical Facts about our Body

      Here are some of the amazing medical facts of our body.
      • The red blood cell lives for 120 days on average
      • There are 2.5 trillion red blood cells in our body at any time. About two and half millions of new ones are to be produced every second by bone marrow.
      • Our heart beats about 100000 times per day
      • The human heart continues to beat even if it is taken out of our body or cut into pieces.
      • 25 million cells are produced each second in our body.
      • Nerve impulses travel at a speed of 400 Km/Hr.
      • A red blood cell can travel completely through your body in just 20 seconds.
      • We inhale about two million liters of air every day through our lungs.  Our lungs are large enough to cover a tennis court.
      • 100 billion red blood cells are generated every day in our body.
      • Our body contains 70% water.
      • In one square inch of our hand, we have nine feet of blood vessels, 600 pain sensors, 9000 nerve ending, 36 heat sensors and 75 pressure sensors.
      • Humans gradually start sinking in size from the age of 30 years.
      • The life span of  a taste bud is only 10 days.
      • It is impossible to sneeze with eyes open.
      • The largest artery in our body is the Aorta.  It is almost the diameter of a garden hose.
      • The capillaries, on the other hand are so small that it takes ten capillaries to equal the thickness of human hair. 
      • The heart pumps about 1 million barrels of blood through out our life time. 
      • Babies start dreaming even before they are born.
      • The human body can function without a brain.
      • A fetus acquires the fingerprints at the age of three months.
      • The average human head weighs about 10 pounds and the average human brain weights 3 pounds.
      • When you sneeze, all your bodily functions stop, including the heart.
      • Human teeth are almost as hard as rocks.
      • Every month you grow a brand new outer layer of skin!
      • The length of your foot is same as your forearm between your wrist and the elbow.
      • Our brain has about 100 billion nerve cells.
      • The length of human blood vessel so large that it circles the globe 2 and 1/2 times.
      • 80 to 100 hairs fall from our head every day.
      • As we grow older, the brain loses one gram per year.
      • The heart muscles stop functioning only when we die.
      • The total surface area of our brain is 25000 square cms.
      • There are 12,00,000 optical fibers in the human eye.
      • A drop of blood contains 280 million cells.
      • Every one is color blind at birth.
      • Liver is the only organ in our body, which regenerates itself completely even after it is removed completely.
      • An average scalp has 100000 hair on it.
      • The maximum length of hair can be from 70 to 90 cms.
      • The life span of hair is 2 to 7 years.
      • The human skeleton renews every 3 months.
      • The food gets into the stomach even we stand on our head.

        Saturday, January 8, 2011

        Some Funny and Interesting Facts

        Here is a list of some of the funny and interesting facts.
        • If you chew the chewing gum while cutting onions, the tears will stop.
        • A mosquito has 47 teeth.
        • Male mosquitoes are vegetarians.  Only female mosquitoes bite us.
        • Do you  know that it snowed in the Sahara Desert in February,1979.
        • Canadians are allowed to send letters with personalized postage stamps showing their own photos on the stamps.
        • The grapes will explode if you put them in the microwave oven.
        • Ice cream is a Chinese food.
        • There are about 1,00,000 bacteria is one liter of drinking water.
        • A portion of the water that you drink has already been drunk by some one else, may be several times over
        • Those stars and colors you see when you rub your eyes are called phosphenes.
        • Onions help reduce cholesteol if you eat them after a fatty meal.
        • The human body weighs about 40 times more than its brain.