FaCt Of ThE MaTtEr

Hello our dear friends,
this is the "Knowledge Zone" of the BrAiNbUdDiEs
here are some facts for you which would help you in developing your brain……

  • There are at least 1000,000 million stars in our universe.
  • Thomas Edison maintained a collection of 5,000 birds.
  • A volcano has more power than a hurricane or earthquake.
  • A single drop of liquid can contain 50 million bacteria.
  • There are 60 trillion cells in the human body.
  • An ostrich can lay more than 100 eggs in one nest.
  • Your brain will stop growing in size when you are 12.
  • Millions of trees are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them.
  • A hen requires 24 to 26 hours to produce an egg.
  • Cats,camels and giraffes are the only animals in the world that walk right foot,right foot,left foot,left foot,rather than right foot,left foot….. .
  • Chess was a popular game in ancient India.
  • There is more sugar in 1 Kg of lemons than in 1 Kg of strawberries.
  • Greyhounds can reach their top speed of 45 mph in just 3 strides.
  • The noble prize was first awarded in 1901 to Jean Henry Duhant,who was the founder of the Swiss red cross.
  • A San Fransisco man used 10,000 tooth-picks to build a 4 foot long remote control boat.
  • The oldest continuously standing tree on earth is nearly 5,000 years old about the same age as the pyramids of Egypt.
  • The number of births in India each year is greater than the entire population of Australia.
  • Jupiter is large enough to contain the other major seven planets in our solar system.
  • A beaver's teeth never stop growing.
  • A 6 pound sea-hare can lay 40,000 eggs in a single minute.
  • A bowling pin only needs to tilt 7.5 degrees to fall.
  • A chameleon's tongue is twice the length of its body.
  • A fish's memory span is 3 seconds.
  • Dalmations are born without spots.
  • A pupil of an eye expands as much as 40% when a person looks at something pleasing.
  • 27% of Americans believe we never landed on the moon.
  • A butterfly can look at you through 12,000 eyes.
  • A full grown pumpkin has about 15 miles of roots.
  • A cockroach's favorite food is the glue on the back of stamps.
  • 10% of human dry weight comes from bacteria.
  • 'Forty' is the only number which has its letters in alphabetical order.
  • 'Almost' is the longest word in English language with its letters in alphabetical order.
  • From 1-1000,'thousand' is the only number which has "A" in it.
  • The Rainbow Bridge is 275 feet long and 290 feet high.It is the largest natural bridge in the world in Utah.
  • A porpoise swims slowly in a circle as its sleeps.
  • A mockingbird has been known to change its tune 87 times over a span minute span.
  • A honeybee can fly at 15 mph.
  • The deepest mine in the world is Western Deep Levels near Chartenville,South Africa.It is 4.2 km deep.
  • The largest iceberg ever recorded was 335 km(208 miles) long and 97 km wide.
  • During a total solar eclipse,the temperature can drop by 6 degrees Celsius.
  • Tiger is the largest member of the cat family.
  • The only king without a moustache in a deck of cards is the king of hearts.
  • The largest dog in the world is the Irish Wolfhound.
  • A butterfly's taste sensors are located on its soles.
  • A butterfly has to have a body temperature greater than 86 degrees to be able to fly.
  • Ducks' feet have no nerves or blood vessels.This means ducks never feel the cold,even if they swim in icy cold water.
  • Larger parrots such as the macaws and cockatoos live more than 75 years.
  • The only bone,fully grown at birth,is located in the ear.
  • The coliseum in Rome was used regularly for about 400 years.
  • The hand salute originated from the 'Hall Caesar' salute of the Roman Empire.
  • Ketchup originated in China as a pickled fish sauce called ke-tsiap.
  • The only flying saucer launch pad in the world is located in St.Paul,Alberta,Canada.
  • Australia's national anthem is called 'Advance Australia Fair'.
  • The length of a human esophagus is 25 centimeters.
  • The Nobel Prize was first awarded in 1901.
  • The brain of an ant has about 2,50,000 brain cells.
  • A honey bee strokes its wings about 11,500 times a minute.
  • All swans in England are the property of the Queen.
  • The life of a housefly is only 14 days.
  • The Sea Horse is the slowest fish,drifting at 0.016 km/h (approx.).
  • Only mammals have flaps around their ears.
  • The crocodile's tongue is unmovable,as it is attached to the roof of its mouth.
  • The hippopotamus' skin is protected by its own pink oily secretion known as 'Pink sweat'.
  • A chicken can fly for more than 13 seconds at a stretch.
  • The male and female African elephants both have tusks.
  • Anteaters protect their long claws by walking on their knuckles.
  • A housefly can ingest only liquid food.
  • Scorpions have two to twelve eyes, depending upon the species.
  • An octopus will eat his own arms if it really gets hungry.
  • Zanzibar is the only place where you will find the Kirk's Red Colombus monkey.
  • A woodpecker can peck 20 times a second.
  • Giant flying foxes, a type of bat found in Indonesia, have a wingspan of nearly 6 feet.

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BrAiNbUdDiEs GaNg

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