In what country will you find the most Universities? India.
Lightning strikes the earth about 8 million times a day.
Smartest dogs: 1) Scottish border collie; 2) Poodle; 3) Golden retriever
The Sphinx ( famous pyramid) was carved from one piece of stone.
American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating 1 olive from each salad served in first-class
Americans use about 100 million pounds of tea leaves every year.
The Hawaiian alphabet has 12 letters (I was thankfully corrected by a friend: The Hawai'ian alphabet has 13 letters, A, E, I, O, U, H, K, L, M, N, P, W, ' (which is called an okina).
More than 2500 left handed people are killed every year from using right handed products
In Greece, the climate is so warm that many of the cinemas do not even have roofs
More than 40,000 parasites and 250 types of bacteria are exchanged during a typical French kiss.
The smallest man ever was Gul Mohammed (1957-1997) of India, who measured 1 feet, 10? inches
Donkeys kill more people annually than plane crashes
In the world, the Netherlands has the highest concentration of museums in the world. Just in Amsterdam alone there are 42 museums
Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day
Brad Pitt has been smoking since the sixth grade.
One of the many Tarzans, Karmuela Searlel, was mauled to death on the set by a raging elephant.
The U.S. Army has a stealth reconnaissance helicopter named The Duke in honor of John Wayne.
Each year in America there are about 300,000 deaths that can be attributed to obesity.
St. Patrick explained the Holy Trinity to King Laoghaire, using the shamrock to illustrate the trinity
A cow produces 200 times more gas a day than a person.
The airplane, Buddy Holly died in, was the American Pie, which is where Don McLarean got the song title from.
The temperature of lightning bolts is sometimes hotter than the surface of the sun.
Ever year, Americans spend close to $25 billion on beer
The city of Venice stands on about 120 small islands.
The largest diamond ever found was an astounding 3,106 carats.
Mary Stuart became Queen of Scotland when she was only six days old.
The Gregorian calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory in 1582 AD, and was adopted by Great Britain and the English colonies in 1752.
Harley Proctor got the idea to name the soap Ivory while he was listening to a bible reading at a church in 1879
For every human in the world there are one million ants
By weight, the sun is 70% hydrogen, 28% helium, 1.5% carbon, nitrogen, and oxygen, and 0.5% all other elements.
Many years ago, a fish was caught that was 33 inches long and seemed to be heavier than it should. When they cut the fish, fishermen found a full of bottle of ale inside it
Local calls using a coin-operated phone in the U.S. cost only 5 cents everywhere until 1951.
The USSR set off the largest nuclear explosion in history, detonating a 50 megaton bomb (2600 times the Hiroshima bomb) in an atmospheric test over the Novaya Zemla Islands, October 30 1961.
The longest freshwater shoreline in the world is located in the state of Michigan
The fastest running bird is the Ostrich, which has been clocked at 97.5 kilometres per hour
Italians do not drink espresso during meals. It is considered to be a separate event and is given its own time.
On February 6, 1971 the first golf ball was hit on the moon by Alan Shepard.
Decaffeinated coffee is not 100% caffeine free. When coffee is being decaffeinated, 2% of the caffeine still remains in it
Women say that the part of a man's body that they admire the most is his buttocks.
A giraffe can go longer without water than a camel
An alligator has about 80 teeth in its mouth at one time. An alligator can go through 3,000 teeth in a lifetime
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Precautions while using Laboratory Thermometers
Points to kept in Mind while using a thermometer
The thermometer should be protected from sudden changes of temperature. Never wash a hot thermometer in cold water or put a cold thermometer in a hot bath. For correct reading of temperature see that the thermometer is vertically and your eyes are exactly in line with the mercury level. Mercury on heating expands. Even a small expansion of mercury in the bulb of the thermometer causes a considerable rise in the capillary tube.