Friday 19 February 2010

इन्तेरेस्तिंग फक्ट्स :)

  1. If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side.
  2. If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
  3. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
  4. You tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin layer of bacteria on it.
  5. The Mercedes Benz motto is 'Das Beste oder Nichts' meaning 'The Best of Nothing'.
  6. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
  7. The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.
  8. The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.
  9. Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
  10. The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.
  11. Dalmatians are born without spots.
  12. Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
  13. The 'v' in the name of a court case does not stand for 'versus', but for 'and' (in civil proceedings) or 'against' (in criminal proceedings).
  14. Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but wormen's shirts have the buttons on the left.
  15. The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eye lid to wink. All other birds raise their lower eyelids.
  16. The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it's already been digested by a bee.
  17. Roosters cannot grow if they cannot extend their neck.
  18. The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones.
  19. Eveytime you sneeze some of your brain cells die.
  20. Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart.
  21. The verb "cleave" is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other : adhere and separate.
  22. When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red.
  23. When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red.
  24. The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for a carburetor.
  25. The Lion that roars in the MGM logo is named 'Volney'.
  26. Google is actually the common name for a number with a million zero.
  27. Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan
  28. It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it.
  29. The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples.
  30. There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower.
  31. The sound you hear when crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting.
  32. Human hair and finger nails continue to grow after death.
  33. It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body.
  34. The plastic things on the end of shoe laces are called aglets.
  35. Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game.
  36. 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.
  37. Everyday 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born and 140,000 people die.
  38. Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself".
  39. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.
  40. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
  41. The average person laughs 13 times a day.
  42. Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? They are : Mizaru (See no evil), Mikazaru (Hear no evil) and Mazaru (Speak no evil).
  43. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  44. German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog.
  45. Large Kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump.
  46. Whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound.