Sunday, August 24, 2014

NASA's video shows a human figure walking on the surface of the moon on 5th August, 2014

A YouTube video which has now gone viral on the internet,  claims to show what looks like a humanoid figure walking on the surface of the Moon.  The image seems like an alien and its shadow according to the user who has put up the video.  The video from a user named Wowforreel and has been seen over two million times in less than a month. The images used to create the lunar images for Google's moon series come from NASA.
See the NASA image at the right side carefully.  You may agree to see that it looks like a humanoid figure walking on the surface of the moon.  NASA is yet to confirm about what this image is all about  but for YouTube users the image is an alien and its shadow on moon.  The image is a part of YouTube video which is now on the internet.

It should be noted that Wowforreeel's YouTube channel is full of mysterious phenomena. The owner of the video started investigating the shadow after receiving an online tip from another web user, Australia's 9News reported.  The video was created using Google Earth images. Previously wowforreel had claimed to discover an alien spacecraft or lunar ship on the moon.

See a video showing alien walking on Moon surface...  




Thursday, August 14, 2014

Amazing facts to know about India on 68th Independence day

India is celebrating its 68th Independence day on 15th August, 2014.  India has a long history to tell about itself since independence till now.  On the occassion of 68th Independence day celebrations in India....    I wish all  Indians in India and abroad  a
  "Happy  Independence Day".

On the occassion of 68th Independence day celebrations of India,  Here are some of the interesting and unknown facts related to India and independence.

  • The name `India' is derived from the River all Indus, the valleys around which were the home of the first inhabitants of India. The Sanskrit name for India is Bharat Ganarajya. That is the reason why it is also called Bharat. The name “India” comes from the Indus River, which is where earliest settlers made their homes. 
  • National flag was hoisted first on August 7, 1906 at the Parsee Bagan Square in Calcutta. The flag was composed of horizontal strips of red, yellow and green. The red strip at the top had eight white lotuses embossed on it in a row. The green strip had a white sun on the left and a white crescent and star on the right. 
  • The current flag has three colours in it. The top strip saffron stands for courage and sacrifice; the middle portion white for peace, truth, purity and green for faith, fertility and chivalry. The Ashok Chakra at the centre of the flag — righteousness. 
  • India never invaded any country in her last 100000 years of history. 
  • The first version of the current national flag was made by Pingali Venkayya at Bezwada in 1921. It was made up of two colours-red and green-representing the two major communities. Gandhiji suggested the addition of a white strip to represent the remaining communities of India and the spinning wheel to symbolize progress of the Nation.
  • The World's largest road network is in India which covers 1.9 million miles ( 3057750 Kilometers ) all over the country.
  • Cherrapunji in Meghalaya state is the wettest spot in the world.  The place receives at least 425 inches ( 1079.5 cm) of rain every year which is more than 5 times than the tropical rain forests of South Afrtica!
  • There are around 1555618 post offices and over 566000 employees in Indian postal network which is the largest in the world.
  • Indian railways is the single largest  civilian employer in the world, with nearly 1 million employees.
  • The State Bank of India has the largest number of branches in the world with 15,000 branches and more..
  • India is one of the only three countries which make super computers ( the USA and Japan are the other two ).
  • The value of "pi" was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana, who also explained the Pythagorean Theorem.
  • The largest planned township in the world is the Navi Mumbai which was developed in 1972.
  • India produces more movies than any other countries in the world.  Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world.
  • There are 500000 active mosques in India, more than any other country in the workd including the Muslim countries.


Saturday, August 9, 2014

Delicious Facts about Chocolates

We all know that Chocolate is one of the best things on earth.  We eat chocolates when we are depressed, hungry or when we feel good.  Chocolates are inseparable part of our daily life but there are few delicious facts about these chocolates.  Here are some of the delicious chocolate facts.

Amazing and delicious facts about Chocolates
  • The chocolate contains phenylethylamine, which is a naturally occuring amino acid which has aphrodisiacal effects and is even said to be able to cure hang overs.
  • The first chocolate bar suitable for wide spread consumption was produced by the Fry's chocolate factory which is located in Bristol in England in the year 1847.
  • Nearly 17,000 people are employed in the Chocolate industry in Belgium.
  • Do you know that one chocolate can give you enough energy to walk upto 150 feet?
  • The American army together with Hershey improved the heat resistance of chocolates in order to with stand the hot sun during desert storms. These chocolate bars remained solid even at temperatures of up to 140 degrees F.
  •  The first machine-made chocolate was produced in Barcelona, Spain in the year 1780.
  • The main ingredient for chocolate are technically cacao beans, but they are know throughout the cocoa industry as cocoa beans because of mis spelling.
  • Chocolate was included in World War-II soldier rations.  According to army specifications, it was designed to taste just " a little better than a boiled potato" so the soldiers would not eat it too quickly.
  • Switzerland had the biggest chocolate consumption per capita in 2012.  Each swiss person ate an average of 25 pounds of this.  Americans ended up 15th with just 12 pounds chocolate per capita.
  • The cacao has been around millions of years and is one of the oldest of the natural foods. 
  • The Ivory coast is by far the world's leading producer of cocoa beans.  Nearly 37% of all the cocoa production in the world comes from Ivory Coast.
  • The most valuable chocolate bar in the world is a CAdburry's chocolate that is over a 100 years old and went on Captain Robert Scott's first Discovery expedition to the Antarctic. The bar which was 4 inches long wrapped and uneaten was bought for $687 by an anonymous buyer at Christie's, London in 2001.
  • The largest and oldest chocolate company in the USA is Hershey's founded by Milton S. Hershey in 1894.  This company produces one billion pounds of chocolate products each year.
  • The largest chocolate weighed 12,770 pounds and was created by Thomtons pic in Alfreton, Derbyshire, UK on 7th October, 2011.  The chocolate bar was 13 feet 1.48 inches long and same width and was 1 foot 1.78 inches thick.
  • Chocolate is full of anti oxidants.  Especially the dark chocolate which is rich in flavenoids - anti oxidants that help to prevent heart diseases.
  • Cocoa trees can live upto 200 years but they only produce usable cocoa beans for 25 years.