Those hard, plastic points on the ends of shoelaces are called aglets.
The causes of erectile dysfunction may be psychological or physical.
In 1999, All Nippon Airlines, had one of its jets fully decorated with Pokemon characters from nose to tail on its exterior
66% of home based businesses are owned by women
The last member of the famous Bonaparte family, Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte, died in 1945, of injuries sustained from tripping over his dog's leash.
The magnolia tree is named after Pierre Magnol, a French scientist.
The murder rate in the United States is about four times greater than in Japan. In Japan, no private citizen can buy a handgun legally
There is a restaurant in Stockholm that only offers all-garlic products. They even have a garlic cheesecake
¥ Nobel Prize resulted from a late change in the will of Alfred Nobel, who did not want to be remembered as a propagator of violence-he invented dynamite.
In 1631, two London bible printers accidentally left the word not out of the seventh commandment, which then read, Thou shalt commit adultery. This legendary book is now known as the Wicked Bible.
7702. Animal Facts
Some leeches can suck enough blood in one meal to keep them alive for nine months.
The Earths core is a ball of Iron-Nickle at 7,000 C and is 80% the size of the moon.
From all the oxygen that a human breathes, twenty percent goes to the brain
Males account for 60% of toy injuries that occur in the U.S
About 26 per cent of all indoor water used by households in Sydney, Australia are for laundry
The first person to die in the electric chair was William Kemmler, an ax murderer from New York on August 6, 1890
The Manta Ray is the largest of all fish.
An individual blood cell takes about 60 seconds to make a complete circuit of the body.
Lake Baikal, in Siberia, is the deepest lake in the world
The Roman Catholic Church did not acknowledge that the earth revolves around the sun until the mid 1990's.
The human body has approximately 37,000 miles of capillaries
The word lethologica describes the state of not being able to remember the word you want.
The average ear grows 0.01 inches in length every year
Hungarian brothers George and Lszlo Biro invented the ball point pen in 1938.
7718. Animal Facts
Scorpions can withstand extremes of temperature and even radiation. A scorpion could be frozen in a block of ice for three weeks and walk away unharmed, and survive 200 times the dose of radiation that would kill a person!
The aorta, the largest artery in the body, is almost the diameter of a garden hose.
Eyebrow hair lasts between 3-5 months before it sheds
There is a Hamburger hall of fame in Seymour, Wisconsin
An estimated $1 million is lost at race tracks each year by people who lose or carelessly throw away winning tickets.
7723. Animal Facts
Locusts, like giant grasshoppers or crickets, travel in swarms of up to 80 million and each eats its own weight in plants every day.
The world's most popular hobby is stamp collecting.
It is common in Israel and Egypt to eat watermelon with feta cheese
The largest human organ is the liver, which weighs about 55 ounces in a person weighing 150 pounds. By some definitions, the skin is an organ, in which case skin would be the largest organ at 384 ounces.
If a native Hawaiian woman places the flower on her right ear, she is available. (The bigger the flower, the more desperate)
Before Columbus, Europe had never tasted corn, potatoes, tomatoes, red peppers, sweet potatoes, tapioca, chocolate, pumpkins, squash, coconuts, pineapples, strawberries, and much more. Why? All these food items are native to America.
The largest bill U.S. bill made is for $100,000
Seniors who drink a cup of coffee before a memory test score higher than those who drink a cup of decaffeinated coffee
Conservationalists and Conversationalists (18 letters) are the longest non-scientific transposals (word formed from another by changing its letters).
Babies who wear disposable diapers are five times more likely to develop diaper rash than those that wear cotton diapers
If you could count the number of times a cricket chirps in one minute, divide by 2, add 9 and divide by 2 again, you would have the current temperature in celcius degrees.
It is against the law in Oregon to fish with canned corn.
The largest Great White Shark ever caught measured 37 feet and weighed 24,000 pounds. It was found in a herring weir in New Brunswick in 1930.
Archipelago is the word to describe a large group of islands that are located close together
According to the International Labor Organization, a member of the labor force is someone between the age of 15 and 64.
The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher
Whoopi Goldberg s real name is Caryn Elaine Johnson.
Hartford, Connecticut, has made it illegal to educate dogs.
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Puri is an unleavened deep-fried Indian bread, commonly consumed on the Indian subcontinent. It is eaten for breakfast or as a snack or light meal. It is usually served with a curry or bhaji, as in Puri bhaji. Puri is most commonly served at breakfast. It is also served at special or ceremonial functions as part of ceremonial rituals along with other vegetarian food offered in prayer as prasadam.