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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