The shape of plant collenchyma cells and the shape of the bubbles in beer foam are the same - they are orthotetrachidecahedrons.
The sound of knuckles cracking is generated by imploding synovial fluid.
The Speaker of the House of Commons is not allowed to speak opinion.
The speed of a typical raindrop is 7 miles per hour.
2527. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : lata mangeshkar
play back singer
Year : 2001
Region : maharashtra.
the starfish is the only animal that can turn it's stomach inside out.
The state of Florida is bigger than England!
2530. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : gopinath bordoloi
posthumous, freedom fighter
Year : 1999
Region : assam.
The state of Wyoming is named after a valley in Pennsylvania.
The state with the longest coastline in the U.S. is Michigan.
The state with the longest coastline in the US is Michigan.
The storage capacity of human brain exceeds 4 Terrabytes.
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.
The sun is NOT the biggest star in the universe.
The surface area of an average-sized brick is 79cm?
The surface area of the Earth is 197,000,000 square miles
The symbol on the "pound" key (#) is called an octothorpe.
The symbol on the 'pound' key (#) is called an octothorpe.
2541. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : amartya sen
nobel laureate (economics, 1998)
Year : 1999
Region : west bengal.
The term "the whole 9 yards" came from W.W.II fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all t
The term "the whole 9 yards" came from WWII fighter pilots in the South Pacific. When arming their airplanes on the ground, the .50 caliber machine gun ammo belts measured exactly 27 feet, before being loaded into the fuselage. If the pilots fired all their ammo at a target, it got "the whole 9 yards."
The term 'Rock N' Roll' was coined in 1951
The term 'The Real McCoy' was coined in the 1880's
The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley.
The three wealthiest families in the world have more assets than the combined wealth of the forty-eight poorest nations.
The tip of a bullwhip moves so fast that it breaks the sound barrier. The "crack" of a whip is actually a tiny sonic boom.
The tongue is the strongest muscle in the human body.
The top 3 products for coupon redemption are cold cereal, soap, and deodorant.
The typical spec of dust that you see floating in the air is half way in size between the Earth and a subatomic particle.
The typical U.S. 18-year-old has spent 11,000 hours in school and 18,000 hours watching TV.
The U.S. Army accidentally ordered an 82 year supply of freeze-dried tuna salad mix for troops in Europe.
2556. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : pandit ravi shankar
classical sitar player
Year : 1999
Region : uttar pradesh.
The U.S. founding fathers' name for the American Revolution was 'The War with Britain'.
The U.S. Government spent $277,000 on pickle research in 1993.
The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps.
The U.S. has more bagpipe bands than Scotland does.
The U.S. motto, 'In God We Trust', was not adopted as the national slogan until 1956.
The underside of a horse's hoof is called a frog. The frog peels off several times a year with new growth.
The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.
The United States has never lost a war when donkeys were used.
The United States has the highest minimum drinking age in the world.
The United States produces more tobacco than it does wheat.
The universally popular Hershey bar was used overseas during World War II as currency.
The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.
The US interstate highway system requires that one mile in every five be straight. These straight sections function as airstrips in times of war and other emergencies.
The venom in a Daddy Long-Legs spider is more poisonous than a Black Widow's or a Brown Recluse, but they cannot bite humans because their jaws won't open wide enough.
The venom of the king cobra is so deadly that just one gram of it can kill 150 people.
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Built 1938, restored 1987 1990. 14 high, 14 diameter.
A reader recently sent me this additional information:
...it was an excellent marketing idea and one that has obviously endured for the community of Chester, WV. In any event, the teapot was once featured in the syndicated Ripley s Believe It or Not newspaper cartoons . Ripley s correctly identifies the principal builder as Mr. Babe Devon, a local potter.