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14461. Phobia
Phobia :
samhainophobia: fear of halloween.

12177. Country - Industries
Country : germany
Industries : machinery, chemicals, iron and steel products.

10574. Fact
Most of the vitamin C in fruits is in the skin.

10197. Fact
In ancient Greece, children of wealthy families were dipped in olive oil at birth to keep them hairless throughout their lives.

8530. Fact
Every 30 seconds a house fire doubles in size

14331. Phobia
Phobia :
meteorophobia : fear of meteors.

5967. Fact
Most fleas do not live past a year old

2297. Fact
The Bank of America was originally the Bank of Italy!

2911. Fact
Reno, Nevada is west of Los Angeles, California.

12021. Book
Book : uttar ramcharita
Author : bhava bhuti.

13867. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Chemistry
Year : 1938
Name : richard kuhn
Country : germany.

8328. Fact
Humpback whales are capable of living up to 95 years

12743. History Facts
The body of William the Conqueror was too big for his coffin, so two soldiers jumped up and down on him to try to squish him in. This broke his back and made his stomach explode.

7854. Fact
The parachute was invented by DiVinci in 1515.

8165. Fact
Smelling bananas can help a person lose weight

14593. Place
Place : kailasa temple
Location : ellora.

4009. Fact
35% of women say that their confidence is their main weapon to attract men, while 20% of women say they just use their looks.

4566. Fact
During a severe windstorm or rainstorm the Empire State Building may sway several feet to either side.

8253. Fact
Kermit the Frog is left-handed.

13646. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 1963
Name : sir john c. eccles
Country : australia.
Name : alan l. hodgkin
Country : great britain.
Name : andrew f. huxley
Country : great britain.

14866. Science Facts
If you flush the toilet without putting the seat down, a fine aerosol spray of urine and faeces flies into the air of the bathroom and some lands on your toothbrush.

3240. Fact
Drew Carey once worked at a Denny's.

9654. Fact
Antarctica is visited by over 10,000 tourists a year.

12221. Discovery
Biochemistry
Discoverer/Inventor : jan baptista van helmont (belgium)
Year : 1648

762. Fact
In london, england's fire of 1666, half of the city burned down, but miraculously only six people were injured.

9875. Fact
In 1995, KFC sold 11 pieces of chicken for every man, woman and child in the US.

522. Fact
George washington grew marijuana in his garden.

10927. Book
Book : a simple path
Author : lucinda vardey.

3832. Fact
Michelangelo painted only one easel picture.

11900. Book
Book : rajtarangini
Author : kalhana.

7735. Fact
It is against the law in Oregon to fish with canned corn.

8358. Fact
The earth's rotation is slowing down at a rate of one second per century. The gravity from the sun and moon are creating tidal friction on the earth that are acting as brakes on planet's spin.

982. Fact
All sunlight that hits the surface of the earth during any given moment, weighs as much as a cruise ship.

5274. Fact
All polar bears are left handed

5802. Fact
None of the Beatles knew how to read music. (Paul McCartney eventually taught himself.)"

5882. Fact
Despite its reputation for being finicky, the average cat consumes about 127,750 calories a year, nearly 28 times its own weight in food and the same amount again in liquids.

5388. Fact
Eighteen per cent of all global carbon dioxide emissions are from cars.

11343. Book
Book : faustus
Author : chirstopher marlow.

14538. Phobia
Phobia :
uranophobia or ouranophobia : fear of heaven.

12488. Food Facts
In France, rats found in wine cellars were sometimes cooked in a sauce flavoured with red wine, over a fire of burning wine barrels.

8155. Fact
The average person spends two weeks of their life kissing

7559. Fact
General Stonewall Jackson has two separate burial sites: one for his amputated left arm (Fredericksburg, VA) and one for the rest of his body (Lexington, VA). Jackson's left arm was shattered during the Battle of Chancellorsville by friendly fire and was amputated the next day. He died a week later. (8-1-02)

4910. Fact
Hacky Sack was invented by a football player in the mid 1970's who used it to stregthen tendons he had torn in his knee.

6743. Fact
Average number of eggs laid by the female American Oyster per year: 500 million. Usually only one oyster out of the bunch reaches maturity.

10313. Fact
The Gregorian calendar was introduced by Pope Gregory in 1582 AD, and was adopted by Great Britain and the English colonies in 1752.

1716. Fact
In America in 1977, the punishment for smuggling marijiuana was 15 years less than the punishment for smuggling coffee!

9161. Also known as
Original name : salim ali
Also known as : the birdman of india

2535. Fact
The sun is 330,330 times larger than the earth.

575. Fact
Pasta means dough in italian.

11680. Book
Book : marriage and morals
Author : bertrand russell.



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