Posted On : 2nd October 2017

Did you know? 100 Random Amazing Facts - Interesting Facts Must Read


  1. Humaneyes remain the same size from birth onward, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  2. The human body contains approximately 96,000km of blood vessels.
  3. Tongue is the fastest healing part of human body.
  4. Human hair and finger nails continue to grow after death.
  5. The strongest muscle in the human body is the masseter (jaw muscle).
  6. Similar to fingerprints, everyone also has a UniqueTongue Print.
  7. Human Bones are 4 times stronger than concrete.
  8. Human brain uses 20% of the total oxygen and blood in your body.
  9. Our bodies contain about 0.2 milligrams of gold, most of it in our blood.
  10. Our heart beats around 10,000 times every day or about 30 million times in a year.
  11. India is the world's largest, oldest, continuous civilization.
  12. It is illegal to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.
  13. India has the largest amount of vegetarians in the world.
  14. The Himalayas—from the Sanskrit hima, meaning “snow,” and alaya, meaning “abode”—are found in the north of India. They extend 1,500 miles and are slowly growing taller, by almost an inch (2.5 cm) a year.
  15. India is the world’s largest tea producer, and tea (chai) is its most popular beverage.
  16. The word navigation comes from a Sanskrit word as the first navigators made their way along the Sindh River about 6000 years ago.
  17. The oldest building in Asia is in India, the SanchiStupa.
  18. India invented the number system. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.
  19. Chess (Shataranja or Ashtapada) was invented in India.
  20. India has the second largest pool of Scientist and Engineers in the World.
  21. The largest employer in India is the Indian Railways, employing over a million people.
  22. India is the largest English speaking nation in the world.
  23. 100 million people come to India's KumbhMela Festival, the world's biggest gathering of humans.
  24. Yoga has its origins in India and has existed for over 5,000 years.
  25. Algebra, trigonometry and calculus came from India. Quadratic equations were by Sridharacharya in the 11th century.
  26. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  27. The word 'RHYTHM'is the longest word without a vowel.
  28. The word "QUEUE" is the only word in English that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
  29. 'Bookkeeper' and 'bookkeeping' are the only 2 words in the English language with three consecutive double letters.
  30. The shortest English word that contains the letters A, B, C, D, E, and F is “feedback.”
  31. There are more English words beginning with the letter "S" than with any other letter.
  32. You can’t fold a piece of paper more than seven times.
  33. Coffee beans aren't beans. They are fruit pits.
  34. Astrawberry is the only fruit which seeds grow on the outside.
  35. Honey is the only food that doesn’t spoil.
  36. 80%of all animals on earth are Insects.
  37. The deepest-living animal ever found is a "devil worm" living 3.6 kilometers below.
  38. There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.
  39. Hummingbirds are the only bird that can fly backwards.
  40. Bees can see ultraviolet light.
  41. An ostrich's eye is bigger than it's brain.
  42. Bats are the only mammals that can fly.
  43. An alligator can go through 2,000 to 3,000 teeth in a lifetime.
  44. Sharks do not have a single bone in their bodies. Their skeletons are made of cartilage.
  45. Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time, as they sleep with one eye open.
  46. A group of owls is called a PARLIAMENT;a group of frogs is called an ARMY; agroup of crows is called a MURDER.
  47. Chameleons can move their eyes in two directions at the same time.
  48. African elephants have the best sense of smell in the animal kingdom.
  49. A dragonfly has a lifespan of 24 hours.
  50. Toilets were found in many ancient Egyptian tombs.
  51. Isaac Newton invented the cat door.
  52. Two of Einstein's least favorite things: Haircuts and socks.Two of Einstein's favorite things: The violin and sailing.Einstein named his violin 'Lina'.
  53. Just after Einstein died in 1955, the recently discovered element with atomic number 99 was given the name ‘Einsteinium’in his honour.
  54. Charlie Chaplin was the first actor who graced the cover of Time magazine. He appeared on the July issue of Time in 1925.
  55. Leonardo da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
  56. The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman by the Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world."
  57. In 1994 Microsoft founder Bill Gates purchased perhaps Leonardo da Vinci’s most famous scientific writings, the ‘Codex Leicester’. It contains explanations of water movement, fossils and the moon among other things.
  58. Googol is the number 1 followed by 100 zeros.
  59. Barack Obama is widely known as the United States' first black president.
  60. Shiva Ayyadurai, an Indian American developed an electronic version of an interoffice mail system, which he called "EMAIL" and copyrighted in 1982.
  61. The first YouTube video was uploaded April 23, 2005. It’s called “Me at the zoo,” and features Jawed Karim, one of the founders, at the San Diego Zoo.
  62. There is no sound in space.
  63. The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
  64. Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the Universe (75%).
  65. 90% of the world's fresh water are in Antarctica.
  66. – 40 degreeCelsius is exactly the same temperature as – 40 degree Fahrenheit.
  67. Cigarette lighters, which were invented in 1816, were around before matches were invented.
  68. The World's First Paper Money was created in China 1,400 years ago.
  69. Hot water is heavierthan cold water.
  70. Every cigarette yousmoke reduces your expected life span by 11 minutes.
  71. Visible light is less than one ten-billionth of the electromagnetic spectrum.
  72. The "@" sign was very close to being eliminated from the standard keyboard until 1971, when Ray Tomlinson wrote it into the code used to send the first email.
  73. The number symbol # is called an OCTOTHORP.
  74. Ethernet is a registered trademark of Xerox, Unix is a registered trademark of AT&T.
  75. The first mobile phone call was made in 1973 by Martin Cooper, a former Motorola inventor.
  76. The word "Yahoo" is an acronym for "Yet Another Hierarchical Officious Oracle".
  77. Pepsi got its name from the digestive enzyme pepsin.
  78. The Sun accounts for about 99.86% of the total mass of the Solar System.
  79. Every second, the Sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.
  80. 1.3 million Earths could fit inside the sun, an average-sized star.
  81. Earth is the only place in the Solar System where water can be present in its three states: solid, liquid and vapour.
  82. Earth is the only planet whose name in English is not derived from a Greco-Roman God.
  83. The moon is moving away from earth by 3.78 cm (1.48 in) a year.
  84. Your weight on the Moon is 16.5% what you would experience on Earth. In other words, if you weighed 100 kg on Earth, you would weigh a mere 16.5 kg on the Moon.
  85. The largest volcano in the Solar System is on Mars. It is called Olympus Mons.
  86. If you drilled a tunnel straight through the Earth and jumped in, it would take you about 42 minutes to get to the other side.
  87. Oil is cheaper than water in Venezuela and Saudi Arabia.
  88. Samsung is also a full time weapons manufacturer.
  89. FIFA has more member countries than the U.N.FIFA : 209 membercountries ; U.N. : 193 member countries.
  90. Queen Elizabeth II served as a mechanic and driver in World War II.
  91. A uranium gun-type atomic bomb (Little Boy) was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, followed by a plutonium implosion-type bomb (Fat Man) on the city of Nagasaki on August 9.
  92. Hitler was a Vegetarian and created laws against animal cruelty and he hadonly one Testicle.
  93. In 1962, the U.S. blew up a hydrogen bomb in space that was 100 times more powerful than Hiroshima.
  94. Ancient Babylonians did math in base 60 instead of base 10. That's why we have 60 seconds in a minute and 360 degrees in a circle.
  95. 2,520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10.
  96. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321
  97. 123 - 45 - 67 + 89 = 100
  98. 123 + 4 - 5 + 67 - 89 = 100
  99. 123 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 + 8 - 9 = 100
  100. 1 + 23 - 4 + 5 + 6 + 78 - 9 = 100




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