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    The hanging rope bridges are found by useng the concept of spider webs...

    Quote Originally Posted by sanils View Post
    Nice Pics of Amazing facts which you not be knowing

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    loL.. is that really true?

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    Default Health and food

    1. It takes around 10 litres of milk to make 1kg of cheese?
    2. About 1 billion people lack access to clean drinking?
    3. About 400 quarter pounders can be produced by one cow?
    4. There are 26 species of peppers?
    5. If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib?
    6. Dr Pepper is the oldest major soft drink in America?
    7. Sugar can lower your immune system?
    8. The wreck of the TITANIC holds the oldest wine cellar in the world?
    9. Acne is caused by bacteria?
    10. 7-Up was invented in St. Louis?
    11. You will not find burritoes in Mexico?
    12. The most popular Easter candy in the US is chocolate eggs?
    13. All hot chiles originates from the Western hemisphere?
    14. Raw honey does not spoil?
    15. The body of a 70 kg person contains about 2 mg of silver?
    16. It takes about 8 - 10 seconds for food to travel down the esophagus?
    17. The body of a 70 kg person contains about 7 mg of arsenic?
    18. Peter Dowdeswell drunk 2 pints of milk in just 3.2 seconds?
    19. Peter Dowdeswell ate 12 lb/5.44 kg of Ice cream in 45.5 seconds?
    20. The body of a 70 kg person contains about 43 kg of oxygen?
    21. The body of a 70 kg person contains about 0.2 mg of gold?
    22. Tomato is the world's most popular fruit?
    23. Tooth decay is still one of the most common human disease in the world?
    24. The most popular ice cream flavors are Vanilla, Chocolate and Strawberry?
    25. Antarctica is the only continent where pumpkins cant grow?
    26. A Pumpkin is made of about 90 % of water?
    27. Vermont is the only US state capital without a McDonalds restaurant?
    28. Zoom teeth whitening can get Your teeth up to 10 Shades Whiter?
    29. Grapes and egg will explode in the microwave?
    30. The first ice cream parlour opened in New York City in 1776?
    31. Coca-Cola was first bottled in Mississippi?
    32. Coca-Cola was originally marketed for medical use?
    33. Apples will melt in very hot weather?
    34. Fanta was originally made from by products of cheese and jam?
    35. A good cow produces about 200000 glasses of milk in her lifetime?
    36. In the 1830s 7 - Up was sold as medicine?
    37. Soy sauce is probably one of the oldest condiment in the world?
    38. During Thanksgiving and Super Bowl the food consumption is larger than any other day in the US?
    39. Some people in Malaysia wash their babies in beer to protect them from diseases?
    40. The Mayans and Aztecs used to drink cocoa drinks?
    41. Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite?
    42. Peanuts aren't really nuts but are actually a type of bean?
    43. It takes about 5000 liters of water to produce 1 kilo of rice?
    44. To make one liter of honey you will need the nectar from about 10 million flowers?
    45. To make one pound of chocolate about 400 cocoa beans are required?
    46. A bee produce only 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey during her entire lifetime?
    47. There are over 225 different kinds of bread in Germany?
    48. Hot Dog comes from Germany?
    49. Caesar Salad is not named after Julius Caesar but after chef Caesar Cardini?
    50. If you eat too many carrots your skin could turn orange?

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    Default Health and food

    1. No other species than humans drink milk from the mothers of other species?
    2. If you kiss someone for one minute you will burn about 6 - 7 calories?
    3. A kiss could result in an exchanged of over 270 colonies of bacteria?
    4. The milk of reindeer has more fat than cow milk?
    5. People in Sweden eat about 1 kg/person of ham each Christmas?
    6. Sweden is one of the top consumers per capita of ketchup in the world?
    7. The upperclass Romans used powdered mouse brains as toothpaste?
    8. If you lick 10 stamps you will consume one calorie?
    9. Popcorn was invented by the American Indians?
    10. Turks drink more tea than any other people in the world?
    11. An overweight person is about 5 times more likely to get a heart disease?
    12. The glue on Israeli postage stamps is kosher?
    13. Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie?
    14. It takes about 6 hours for your stomach to digest a high fat meal?
    15. 25% of the weight of your old pillow is from dust & dust mites?
    16. In 1886, Coca-cola was first served at a pharmacy in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a pharmacist named John Pemberton who creator of Coca-cola?
    17. Banging your head against a wall uses about 150 calories an hour?
    18. Americans consume about 42 tons of Aspirin each day?
    19. It takes about four and five pounds of grapes to make one pound of raisins?
    20. The first toilet stall in a public washroom is the least likely to be used. It is also the cleanest?
    21. Rice is the staple food for 50% of the world’s population?
    22. Potatoes, pineapples, and pumpkins originate from Peru?
    23. More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food?
    24. Iceland is the world largest Coca-Cola consumers per capita?
    25. China produces more apples than the rest of the world put together?
    26. The city of Denver in Colorado lays claim to the invention of the cheeseburger?
    27. Pearls melt in vinegar?
    28. A hard-boiled egg will spin. An uncooked or soft-boiled egg will not?
    29. Chewing gum while peeling onions will prevent you from crying?
    30. There is no butter in buttermilk?
    31. There are over 40 000 varieties of rice grown worldwide?
    32. 80% of the Vanilla Beans which are used in ice cream is grown in Madagascar?
    33. Coca-Cola was originally green?
    34. Rats destroy an estimated 1/3 of the world’s food supply each year?
    35. The astronauts Neil Armstrong ate roasted turkey as his first meal on the moon?
    36. All foods have some water in them?
    37. The largest McDonald's is in Beijing, China. It has twenty nine cash registers and measuring 28,000 square feet?
    38. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV?
    39. There are over 7 000 varieties of apples?
    40. Great Britain has the highest consumption of ice cream in Europe?
    41. You use more calories eating celery than there are in the celery itself?
    42. During your lifetime you will eat about the weight of 6 fullgrown elephants?
    43. Rice contains no fiber at all?
    44. Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people do?
    45. The number 57 on Heinz ketchup bottle represents the ingredients in the sauce?
    46. Grapes explode when you put them in the microwave?
    47. Mexican women spend 15.3% of their life in ill health?
    48. In the U.S. ice cream is sold most on a Sunday?
    49. Americans eat 18% more vegetables today than they did in 1970?
    50. One in three adults aged 15-49 are infected with HIV/AIDS in Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Swaziland?
    51. In the 1800's people believed that gin could cure stomach problems?
    52. Rice needs more water to grow than any other crop?
    53. Patients stay in hospital for an average of almost 10 days in Switzerland, which has the most hospital beds per 1000 people?
    54. On average, women in New Zealand do not give birth until they are 30 years old?
    55. 22% of American women aged 20 gave birth while in their teens. In Switzerland and Japan, only 2% did so?

  5. #45
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    Smile Facts about the Great Wall of China

    Facts about the Great Wall of China

    First built in the 7th century B.C, rebuilt and maintained between the 6th century BC and the 16th century, the great wall was built to protect the northern borders of the Chinese Empire from Mongolian attacks during the rule of successive dynasties.The most famous is the wall built between 220–200 BC by the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang while little of it remains. Tthe current wall was built during the Ming Dynasty.
    How long is the Great Wall?

    The Great Wall stretches over approximately 6,400 km (4,000 miles)from Shanhaiguan in the east to Lop Nur in the west, along an arc that roughly delineates the southern edge of Inner Mongolia, but stretches to over 6,700 km (4,160 miles) in total

    Who, when and why built the Great Wall?

    The Great Wall was first built in the 7th century B.C. when China was still divided into many small states.

    • It is the travel icon of China and a world renowned tourist destination.
    • It is a beautifully structured photogenic symbol with imposing watchtowers winding up and down steep hills, cliffs, plateaus and deserts from across the east coast to Xinjiang in the northwest of China.
    • It was built by over a million people who happened to be peasants, prisoners and soldiers and thousands of them died in the process.
    • It used to be called the Ten Thousand Li Wall which referred to the wall’s length. (1 li equals half a kilometer or one third of a mile).
    • It was during the Qin (pronounced as "chin") dynasty that the modern word "China" was derived.
    • The sections in the eastern part of China were built out of bricks and stones while in the western sections of wall were made out of less durable materials – earth and grass.
    • The watch towers on the wall served as a deployment zone between one another.
    Last edited by Friendz; 09-16-2008 at 06:08 AM.

  6. #46
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    Smile Top 27 unbelievable facts that people don't know

    27. The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

    26. The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.

    25. Right-handed people live, on average, nine years longer than
    left-handed people do.

    24. Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won't be
    able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after
    such a large amount. (Common Sense)

    23. Uncle Phil, from Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, did the voice of
    Shredder in the TMNT cartoon.

    22. Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms.

    21. The US national anthem actually has three verses, but everyone
    just knows the first one.

    20. During World War II, IBM built the computers the Nazis used to
    manage their death/concentration camps.

    19. The total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier
    than the weight of the human population.

    18. The deadliest war in history excluding World War II was a civil
    war in China in the 1850s in which the rebels were led by a man who
    thought he was the brother of Jesus Christ.

    17. Just about 3 people are born every second, and about 1.3333 people
    die every second. The result is about a 2 and 2/3 net increase of
    people every second. Almost 10 people more live on this Earth now,
    than before you finished reading this.

    16. Happy Birthday (the song) is copyrighted.

    15. The number of people alive on earth right now is higher than the
    number of all the people that have died. Ever.

    14. The average American consumes 1.2 pounds of spider eggs a year and
    eat 2.5 pounds of insect parts a year.

    13. The Kamp Krusty episode of the Simpson's was originally meant to
    be made as the Simpsons movie.

    12. Men can breastfeed babies.

    11. There is a rare condition called Exploding Head Syndrome which
    you've probably never heard of.

    10. Scientists have determined that fungi are more closely related to
    human beings and animals than to other plants.

    9. In some (maybe all) Asian countries, the family name is written
    first and the individual name written second (opposite of the America
    method). That's why Asian athletes like Yao Ming and Ichiro Suzuki
    have Yao and Ichiro written on their jerseys. Those are their family
    names and in America their names are written Ming Yao and Suzuki

    8. Abe Lincoln bought 50 cents worth of cocaine in 1860

    7. A German World War II submarine was sunk due to malfunction of the toilet.

    6. Washington State has the longest single beach in the United States.
    Long Beach, WA.

    5. The largest living thing on the face of the Earth is a mushroom
    underground in Oregon, it measures three and a half miles in diameter.

    4. The town of Los Angeles, California, was originally named El Pueblo
    la Nuestra Senora de Reina de los Angeles de la Porciuncula.

    3. 9 out of 10 people believe Thomas Edison invented the light bulb.
    This isn't true; Joseph Swan did.

    2. Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the
    tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found

    1. The Population of the world can live within the state boundaries of Texas.

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    Fishes cannot live in the Dead Sea because the water has too much salt in it.
    Like duh.... there are only few kind of organisms that can live there ><"... and it's so hot there....

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    Smile Beautiful White Peacock

    Beautiful White Peacock

    Traditionally, if anyone saw white peacock, your fortune turned better!
    This is really true.White peacock is the resemble of good luck.Ppl are ready to pay lakhs of rupees to get just one feather of this peacock.One way to recognise its genuineness is that its shadow forms on the same side from where the light comes i.e on the opposite side of where it is supposed to form.This is true.

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    dam thats huge

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    Smile Microsoft crazy facts

    Microsoft crazy facts

    MAGIC #1
    Nobody can create a FOLDER anywhere on the computer which can be named as "CON".
    This is something pretty cool...and unbelievable. ..
    At Microsoft the whole Team, couldnt answer why this happened!

    MAGIC #2
    This is something pretty cool and neat...and unbelievable. ..
    At Microsoft the whole Team, including Bill Gates, couldnt answer why this happened!
    Try it out yourself...
    Open Microsoft Word and type
    =rand (200, 99)
    and then press ENTER

    MAGIC #3
    For those of you using Windows, do the following:
    1. Open an empty notepad file
    2. Type "Bush hid the facts" (without the quotes)
    3. Save it as whatever you want.
    4. Close it, and re-open it.
    is it just a really weird bug?
    You can try the same thing above with another sentence "this app can break"

    Explanation for Magic #1:
    In windows the folder name and the special system variables share the same interface, so when you create a folder with a system variable name it will consider that folder already exist!!
    these special system variables are available irrespective of path
    You cannot create a folder with these names also:
    CON, NUL, COM1, COM2, COM3, LPT1, LPT2, LPT3,COM1 to COM9 and LPT1 to LPT9....
    CON means console, COM1 means serial port 1, LPT1 means parallel port 1

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