Warren Beatty once worked as a rat-catcher.
In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her cheating adulterous husband but she may only do so with her bare hands
Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
Hard Bean means the coffee was grown at an altitude above 5000 feet.
Books on religion outnumbered works of fiction by a 2 to 1 margin in 1870 England. Sixteen years later, novels surpassed religious works.
If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural causes.
Macaroni, Gentoo, Chinstrap and Emperor are types of penguins.
The word 'pixel' is a contraction of either 'picture cell' or 'picture element'.
The first perfect game in baseball history was achieved by John Lee Richmond on June 12, 1880.
Lightning puts 10,000,000 tons of nitrogen into the earth each year.
The first toy product ever advertised on television was Mr. Potato Head. Introduced in 1952.
The purpose of tonsils is to destroy foreign substances that are swallowed or breathed in
Bird droppings are the chief export of Nauru, an island nation in the western Pacific.
The Popsicle was invented by 11 year-old Frank Epperson in 1905. He left his drink outside with a stir stick in it and he noticed that it had frozen. He applied for a patent in 1923 and named it Epsicle. The name was later changed to Popsicle
The first known contraceptive was crocodile dung, used by Egyptians in 2000 B.C
Farmers in England are required by law to provide their pigs with toys.
In a six-pack of soda the cans cost more to make than the drink.
Plastic lawn flamingos outnumber real flamingos in the U.S.A.
The average person laughs 13 times a day.
Virgina Woolf wrote all her books standing.
Contrary to popular belief, hair does not grow back darker and thicker after it has been shaved.
Beer has a bitter taste and slightly pungent aroma because of lupulin, a substance found in hops.
Whales can never focus both their eyes on the same object at once.
It is impossible for anyone to verbally count up to the number 1 trillion
In India, pickled ginger, minced mutton and a cottage cheese like substance are popular pizza toppings
After they are roasted, and when the coffee beans begin to cool, they release about 700 chemical substances that make up the vaporizing aromas.
Ironically, watermelons, which are 92% water, originated from the Kalahari Desert in Africa
'Second Street'is the most common street name in the U.S.; 'First Street'is the sixth. "
Synthetic Diamonds can be made from human ashes after cremation. Using chemical and physical methods, Algordanza, a Swiss firm, separates out the carbon, which produces up to 4 Diamonds from a persons cremated remains.
At the end of the Beatles' song A Day in the Life, an ultrasonic whistle, audible only to dogs, was recorded by Paul McCartney for his Shetland sheepdog.
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Less than 3% of Nestlé's sales are for chocolate.
In the U.S., over one million gallons of cosmetics, drinks, and lotions are sold that contain aloe in them per year
According to studies, men prefer to have white bedrooms and women prefer to have blue bedrooms
The 1st US Mormon temple was dedicated in Kirtland, Ohio in 1836.
The full name of the Titanic ship is R.M.S. Titanic, which stands for Royal Mail Steamship
Men are more likely to be left-handed(10%) than females(8%).
There are more than 700 species of plants that grow in the United States that have been identified as dangerous if eaten. Among them are some that are commonly favored by gardeners: buttercups, daffodils, lily of the valley, sweet peas, oleander, azalea, bleeding heart, delphinium, and rhododendron.
The only rock that floats in water is pumice.
The name for Oz in The Wizard of Oz was thought up when the creator, Frank Baum, looked at his filing cabinet and saw A-N, and O-Z, hence Oz.
4 tablespoons of ketchup has about the same amount of nutrition as a ripe tomato.
The Hindu holy day begins at sunrise, the Jewish holy day begins at sunset, and the Christian holy day begins at midnight.
Coca-Cola used to contain cocaine when it was initially introduced
Kitsap County, Washington, was originally called Slaughter County, nicely: the first hotel there was called The Slaughter House.
Almonds and pistachios are the only nuts mentioned in the Bible.
The first fully working parachute was used in 1787 by Jacques Gernerin who dropped 3,000 feet from a balloon. This was long before the airplane was invented.
A recent study indicates when men crave food, they tend to crave fat and salt. When women crave food, they tend to desire chocolate.
A mosquito will become restless and start flying around if there is an increase of carbon dioxide in the surrounding air
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Janmashtami is celebrated on ashtami of Krishna Paksh or the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Bhadon.
According to some scholars, Krishna was born on 19th July 3228 B.C.E.
The term Krishna in Sanskrit means black .
Lord Krishna belonged to the clan of Yadavas.
Janmashtami is celebrated around eight days after Raksha Bandhan.
South India celebrates Gokulashtami with fruits, prasadam and devotional songs.
Maharashtra celebrates the festival by breaking of dahi handi .
Janmashtami is also known as Gokulashtami and Krishnastami
Lord Krishna with Radhaji is worshipped on this day.
Besides, some people also worship Shri Krishna s brother Balaram as well as sister Subhadra on the day of Janmashtami.
Lord Krishna was born in Mathura but was brought up in Gokul
Mathura has around 400 temples dedicated to Nandgopal.
Lord Krishna is known by around 108 names in the world.
Raas Leela is the most famous dance performance of Lord Krishna that is still observed in India.
Krishna s teachings are world famous and can be found in the book called Bhagavad Gita.
Lord Krishna assisted Arjuna one of the Pandavas for the battle of Krukshetra.
Since 1966, the devotion of Lord Krishna spread to other countries like America, Europe, Africa, Russia and South America.
The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) was instrumental in creating awareness among people.
A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada was founder of the ISKCON movement.
In fact, his guru? Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati Thakura instructed him to write about Shri Krishna in English and to share the philosophy of Gaudiya Vaishnava with people in the Western world.
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