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Amazing Facts

June 6, 2012

Amazing  Facts :-


  1. Kangaroos cannot walk backwards.            
  2. The hair of an adult man or woman can stretch 25 percent of its length without breaking.
  3. Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  4. When  a giraffe’s baby is born it falls from a height of six feet, normally without being hurt
  5. The first animals tamed  and kept for milk and meet  were goats and sheep.
  6. Tungsten has a very high melting point.
  7. Meteors burn up in the  atmosphere and filter down to earth as dust.
  8. Metal pipes often burst when the water inside them turn to ice.
  9.  No trees dies of old age, They are generally killed by insects, disease or by people.
  10. Healthy nails grow about 2cms. Each year.
  11. Trees grow from top not from the bottom.
  12. The quality of wool is determined by the following factor : fiber diameter, crimp, yield, color and staple strength.
  13. Tiger can run with three legs in the air simultaneously.
  14. Atiger tail can be up to one third of its total body length.
  15. Tiger have eyes that are the brightest of any other animal in the world.
  16. Dolphins sleep with one eye open.
  17. “ Rythem” is the longest English word without a vowel.
  18. “ Queue” is the only word in the English language that is pronounced in the same way even when the last four letter are removed.
  19. Owl is the only bird which can see the  color blue.
  20. There is a butterfly in brazil who has the smell and colour of chocolates.
  21. Rat can survive without water longer than camels.
  22. A fly flaps its wings at the rate of 330 strokes a second.
  23. The Human heart pumps 1.5 million gallons of blood a year.
  24. ‘School’ comes from the Greek Word ‘Skhole’ which means ‘Leisure’.
  25. The lead in the average pencil will draw a line 35 miles long.
  26. A 17 year old girl of Miami, Florida started to sneeze on 4th. January 1966 and continued until 8 June 1966
  27. The original name of the telephone was ‘ harmonic telegraph”
  28. The strawberry is the only fruit that has its seeds on the outside.
  29. Giraffes often sleep for only 20 minutes a day and never never lie down



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