The word 'Indiana' is Native American for 'Land of the Indians', yet less than 16,000 Native Americans live there.
The word Mrs. Cannot be written in full.
The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South!
The word 'pixel' is a contraction of either 'picture cell' or 'picture element.'
The word 'set' has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
The word taxi is spelled the same in English, German, French, Swedish and Portuguese.
The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
The world camel population is 19,627,000
The world cattle population is approx. 1,294,604,000
The world goat population is approx. 94,266,000
The world pig population is approx. 857,099,000
The world record for keeping a Polo in the mouth with the hole intact is 7 hours and 10 minutes.
the world record for spitting a watermelon seed is 65 feet 4 inches .
The world sheep population is approx. 1,202,920,000
The World Trade Center towers used to have two zip codes, 10047-10048, one for each building.
The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The world's first McSki opened in Sweden with Ski-Thru service - allowing skiers to ski up to the counter and order their McDonald's meal.
The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The 'y' in signs reading "ye olde.." is properly pronounced with a 'th' sound, not 'y'. The "th" sound does not exist in Latin, so ancient Roman occupied (present day) England use the rune "thorn" to represent "th" sounds. With the advent of the printing press the character from the Roman alphabet which closest resembled thorn was the lower case "y".
The year 1987 was the 50th anniversary of Spam
The youngest person to give birth was a five-yr. old tribal girl (C-Section of course)
2605. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : chidambaram subramaniam
freedom fighter, minister of agriculture (father of green revolution)
Year : 1998
Region : tamil nadu.
Their are only two types of pig: American and European
There are 1,355,000 (+/- 1000) Monoliths on Jupiter in 2010: A Space Oddessy
There are 1,575 steps from the ground floor to the top of the Empire State building.
There are 10 towns named Hollywood in the United States!
There are 13 blimps in the world, nine are in the USA
there are 170,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 ways to play the ten opening moves in a chess game.
There are 18 doctors in the U.S. called Dr. Doctor, and one called Dr. Surgeon!
There are 22 stars surrounding the mountain on the Paramount Pictures logo.
There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar.
There are 333 squares of toilet paper are on a roll
There are 365 steps on the front of the U.S. Capitol Building - one for every day of the year.
There are 450 hairs in an average eyebrow.
There are 635,013,559,599 possible hands in a game of bridge.
There are 92 known cases of nuclear bombs lost at sea.
2620. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : m. s. subbulakshmi
carnatic music vocalist
Year : 1998
Region : tamil nadu.
There are approximately 3,500 astronomers in the U.S. - but over 15,000 astrologers.
There are four cars and ten lightposts on the back of a ten-dollar bill.
There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.
There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada! Tigers have striped skin, not just striped fur.
There are more chickens than people in the world.
There are more fatal car accidents in July than any other month.
There are more female than male millionaires in the United States.
There are more insects in one square mile of rural land than there are human beings in the world.
There are more nutrients in the cornflake package itself than there are in the actual cornflakes.
There are more plastic flamingos in the U.S that there are real ones.
There are more telephones than people in Washington, D.C. Diamonds mined in Brazil are harder than those found in Africa.
There are more than 1,000 chemicals in a cup of coffee. Of these, only 26 have been tested, and half caused cancer in rats.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Extreme Guinness World Records
Weird Hotels around the World
Rules to play Snow Shoeing
Benefits of Turmeric
Turmeric milk is anti-inflammatory, that can prevent and protect arthritis and stomach ulcers.