One in three snake bite victims is drunk. One in five is tatooed.
2054. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : gopinath bordoloi
posthumous, freedom fighter
Year : 1999
Region : assam.
2055. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : amartya sen
nobel laureate (economics, 1998)
Year : 1999
Region : west bengal.
One million people each year are bitten by animals in the United States.
One of the many Tarzans, Karmuela Searlel, was mauled to death on the set by a raging elephant!
One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30s lobbied against hemp farmers - they saw them as competitors.
One out of 20 people have an extra rib.
One out of every 11 workers in North Carolina depends on tobacco for their livelihood !
One punishment for an adulterous wife in medieval France was to make her chase a chicken through town naked.
One third of the electricity produced on earth is used to power electric light bulbs!
Only 1 person in 2 billion will live to be 116.
Only 1% of bacteria cause disease in humans!
Only 1/3 of the people that can twitch their ears can twitch only one at a time.
Only 10% of the population believe in the 10 Commandments.
Only 2 people signed the declaration of independence on July 4. The Last person signed 2 years later.
2070. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : pandit ravi shankar
classical sitar player
Year : 1999
Region : uttar pradesh.
Only 55% of Americans know that the sun is a star.
Only 68 of 200 Anglican priests polled could name all Ten Commandments, but half said they believed in space aliens.
Only one person in 2 billion will live to be 116 or older
Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 years old.
Only only continent without reptiles or snakes is Antarctica.
Only person to win $64,000 Challenge and $64,000 Question: Dr. Joyce Brothers
Only two people signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4th, John Hancock and Charles Thomson. Most of the rest signed on August 2, but the last signature wasn't added until 5 years later.
Organized crime is estimated to account for 10% of the United States' national income.
Originally, BMW was an airplane engine manufacturer.
Originally, Du Pont, Inc. was a tiny gun powder mill in New Jersey.
Originally, Jack-O-Lanterns were made from turnips.
Ostriches stick their heads in the sand to look for water.
2087. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : jayaprakash narayan
posthumous, freedom fighter, social reformer
Year : 1998
Region : bihar.
Our eyes never grow, our nose and ears never stop growing
Out of all the senses, smell is most closely linked to memory.
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows
Over 10,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows .
Over 50% of lottery players go back to work after winning the jackpot.
Over 98 percent of Japanese people are cremated after they die.
Over one million stray dogs live in the New York City metropolitan area.
Owls are the only birds that can see the colour blue.
Pageant Models often smear Vaseline on their teeth so their lips won't stick when smiling.
Pain travels through your body at 350 ft. per second.
Paper money is not made from wood pulp but from cotton. This means that it will not disintegrate as fast if it is put in the laundry.
Parker Brothers prints about 50 billion dollars worth of Monopoly money in one year. (which is more than real money printed in a year)
Parrots have 500 pounds per square inch of pressure in their beaks.
Party Party Day is just an excuse to have a party
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