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Amazing simple facts2

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A collection of some amazing simple facts.

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Amazing simple facts2

  1. 1. Learning never exhausts your mind AMAZING FACTS
  2. 2. If you trace your family tree back 25 Generations,you will have over 33 Million Direct ancestors assuming no incest was involved.
  3. 3. It would take a Modern Spaceship 70,000 Years to get to the nearest star of the Earth.
  4. 4. Eskimos have hundreds of words forSnow but not even one for Hallo.
  5. 5. In1907, a study bythe University of Chicago showed that the easiest colour to spot is Yellow. This is whyJohn Hertz decided to pick the Yellow colour for all his Cabsof his company–The Yellow Cab Co.
  6. 6. It takes about 63,000 Trees to make the Newsprint for the average Sunday edition of New York Times.
  7. 7. A study by FAO shows that about 1.3 billion tonnes of food arewasted every year and 1.5 million children die every year out of hunger.
  8. 8. It you search ‘askew’ on Google, your page will beTilted.
  9. 9. It you take 1lb. of Spider’s web and stretch it out, it would circle the whole way around the World.
  10. 10. A typical lead pencil can draw 35 miles long line or approximately 50,000 English words.
  11. 11. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
  12. 12. Due to precipitation, for a few weeks, K2 is taller than Mt. Everest.
  13. 13. Because of the rotation of earth you can throw a ball further to the west than to the east.
  14. 14. Mosquitos have caused more human deaths, Than any other animals of the world.
  15. 15. Mosquito repellents don’t repel. They Actually, they hide you. The spray blocks the mosquito’s sensors So they don’t know you’re there.
  16. 16. The Porpoise is second to man as the most intelligent animal onthe planet.
  17. 17. The Average personhas about 1460 dreams a year.
  18. 18. In the course of average lifetime you will, while sleeping, eat 70 assorted insects and 10 spiders.
  19. 19. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, But our nose & ears never stop growing.
  20. 20. The strongest muscle is the tongue.
  21. 21. One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet.
  22. 22. Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
  23. 23. The human nose can recall more than 50,000 different smells.
  24. 24. People say “Bless You” when you sneeze because whenyou sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond.
  25. 25. Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.
  26. 26. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  27. 27. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  28. 28. “QUEUE” is the only English word that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
  29. 29. If you start counting at One and spell out the numbers as you go, you won’t use the letter “a” until you reach 1000.
  30. 30. In the courts of ancient Rome, men needed to Swore to the truths holding their testicles. Hence it is called “testify” .
  31. 31. Morethan 50% of the people in the World havenever made or received a telephone call.
  32. 32. There are more possible iterations of a game of chess than are atoms in the known world.
  33. 33. “Sixth Sick Sheik’s Sixth Sheep’s Sick” is the hardest tongue-twister
  34. 34. Right handed people live, on an average, nine years longer than left-handed people.
  35. 35. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
  36. 36. Albert Einstein never wore Socks.
  37. 37. Bill Gates’ first business was “Traff- O-Data”which he co- founded alongwith Paul Allen and Paul Gilbert.
  38. 38. Both Hitler and Osama bin Laden was announced dead on may 1.
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  40. 40. Charlie Chaplin oncetook part in a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest at a San Francisco theatre… ...He lost and came third!

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