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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Facts About Stars

1)   A Star is born when an enormous cloud of hydrogen gas collapses until it is hot enough to burn nuclear fuel (producing tremendous amounts heat and radiation).

2)   Stars (except for the Sun) appear as tiny dots in the sky; as their light travels through the many layers of the Earth's atmosphere.

3)   The white star which we are seeing are as such big as Sun. There are larger groups of stars, called clusters.

4)   Our universe likely contains more than 100 billion galaxies, and each of those galaxies may have more than 100 billion stars.

5)   Yet on a clear, dark night Earth's sky reveals only about 3,000 stars to the naked eye.

6)   Their brightness is a factor of how much energy they put out, which is called their luminosity, and also how far away from Earth they are.

7)   Stars are cosmic energy engines that produce heat, light, ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and other forms of radiation.

8)   All remaining mass of the star is crushed into a single point, or singularity, no larger than a single atom. Here's how a black hole is born.

9)   A supernova is an exploding star. Supernovas contain at least thirty times more mass than the sun does.  The gas circles through space in cosmic dust clouds called nebulae.

10) Star can die. First it can simply burn out of gases or it can happen by a supernova.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Facts About Big Bang

1)   The universe came into existence at a definite moment in time, some 13 billion years ago, in the form of a super hot, superdense fireball of energetic radiation. This is known as the Big Bang theory.

2)   In the beginning the universe was so hot all the universal forces (gravitation, electromagnetism, etc.) were one force.

3)   The universe was very hot and concentrated in the distant past and, ever since then, space has been stretching and cooling.

4)   The Big Bang Theory was actually first theorized by a Catholic priest Georges LemaĆ®tre, who founded hubbles law

5)   The Big Bang theory is one of the most strongly supported theories in all of science. It explains the observed facts.

6)   Astronomers see galaxies moving apart from one another, space in the universe is stretching.

7)   All the matter in the universe used to be very close together (very dense) and pushed matter apart.

8)   Until the arrival of the Big Bang theory the universe was believed to be essentially eternal and unchanging, represented by the Steady State model.

9)   After its initial expansion from a singularity, the Universe cooled sufficiently to allow energy to be converted into various subatomic particles, including protons, neutrons, and electrons.

10) Many people think of the Big Bang as a kind of explosion that happened at some specific point in space, but this isn't correct, as the Universe didn't spring from one central ignition point. Instead, during the Big Bang space was first created and then stretched.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Facts About Moon

1)   Astronaut Neil Armstrong (the first man on the moon) first stepped on the moon with his left foot.

2)   The volume of the Earth's moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean.

3)   Only 59% of the moon's surface is visible from earth.

4)   The Moon has no global magnetic field. You cannot use a compass to find your direction.

5)   The moon is about 1/4 the size of the Earth. It has no atmosphere.

6)   A man that weighs 180 pounds (82 kilograms) on Earth would weigh only 30 pounds (14 kilograms) on the Moon.

7)   Every year the moon moves about 3.8cm further away from the Earth. This is caused by tidal effects.

8)   The moon rotates around the Earth in an oval shape.

9)   There are two golf balls sitting on the moon.

10) There are 140 known natural satellites, also called moons, in orbit around the various planets in our solar system, ranging from bodies larger than our own moon to small pieces of debris(the remains of something that has been destroyed).

Monday, March 26, 2012

Facts About Sun

1)   109 Earths would fit across the width of the sun.

2)   A Pinhead as Hot as the Sun Would Kill All Human Life within 150 Kilometers.

3)   The Sun is actually White. But Why people perceive it as yellow is not generally understood.

4)   If you weigh 100 lbs, your weight on the Sun would be 2707 lbs. (multiply your actual weight by 27).

5)   The sun is a big ball of  gas, 74 percent hydrogen and 24 percent helium.

6)   The sun is the closest star to Earth and is 149.60 million kilometers (92.96 million miles) away which is in the center of the solar system.

7)   The temperature at the core of the sun is 27 million degrees F (15 million degrees C).

8)   Solar Flares are known by the aerospace community to cause interruptions of GPS systems but nothing strong enough to destroy Planet Earth.

9)   The light from the sun (like all light) travels 186,282 miles per second (299,791 km) and takes about 8 and one-half minutes to reach the Earth which is 93 million miles away (150 million km).

10) The energy output from the sun is  385 billion billion megawatts, of which the Earth receives 95 billion megawatts (about the energy from 95 million typical sized nuclear power plants).

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Facts About Earth

1)   Our Earth weighs around 6,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons (5,940 billion billion metric tons).

2)   Only 11 percent of the earth's surface is used to grow food.

3)   The Earth gets 100 tons heavier every day due to falling space dust.

4)   The coldest temperature ever measured on Earth was -129 Fahrenheit (-89 Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983.

5)   The warmest  temperature ever measured on Earth range from 68 degrees to 87.8 degrees F depending upon which part you measure which is in Red Sea.

6)   The earth travels through space at 660,000 miles per hour.

7)   The total surface area of the Earth is 197 million square miles.

8)   Earth doesn't take 24 hours to rotate on its axis. It is actually 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds.

9)   According to Astronomers, "The gas and dust floating in space were drawn together by gravity and they formed into a spinning disc" which is called as Earth.

10) Earth is referred to as the BLUE PLANET. WHY? Because from space, the oceans combined with our atmosphere make our planet look blue.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Facts About BlackHole

1)   Black hole is a super massive region of space from which nothing can escape like Bermuda triangle.

2)   Black hole is at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. It was invented as 'black hole'  by John Archibald Wheeler.

3)   Since no light comes out of a black hole, some say this is proof that even light is being sucked into the black hole

4)   Steven Hawking proposed that black holes were not entirely black. They emit radiation.

5)   Life doesn’t survive in a black hole because anything that falls into it will get heated to very high temperatures and compressed to zero volume.

6)   Black holes causes time to stop in space. This causes an event horizon into which objects can fall or be pulled, but those objects will never reappear.

7)   Black hole is made up of three parts. Outer Event Horizon, where there is the possibility of escape by man. Inner Event Horizon, will be alive but cant escape.  Center of the black hole Singularity, the end.

8)   Black holes are the cold remnants(something left over) of former stars, so dense that no matter not even light is able to escape their powerful gravitational pull.

9)   The nearest black hole is 1,600 light years away. That is about 16 quadrillion kilometers for Earth.

10) Most black holes are formed from the death of large stars (larger than the sun) that run out of fuel and cannot sustain its nuclear reaction.

Friday, March 23, 2012

Facts About Space

1)  Any free-moving liquid in outer space will form itself into a sphere, because of its surface tension.

2)  Astronauts cannot burp(expel gas from the stomach) in space.

3)  An unprotected human can survive up to 1.5 minutes in space with no permanent bodily damage.

4)  The Milky Way galaxy we live in is one among the BILLIONS in space.

5)  Sound doesn't travel in space. And astronauts get taller when they are in space.

6)  In space, astronauts cannot cry properly, because there is no gravity, so the tears can't flow down their faces.

7)  If two pieces of metal touch in space, they become permanently stuck together.

8)  We are moving through space at the rate of 530km a second.

9)  Any space vehicle must move at a rate of 7 miles per second in order to escape the earth's gravitational pull.

10) SETI is the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence - the program that analyzes radio signals from space for signs of intelligent life.

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Facts About Facebook

1)   Mark Zuckerberg is a founder of face book and he launched it in feb 4, 2004.

2)   "Al Pacino’s face" was on the original name of Facebook homepage.

3)   Psychologists have introduced a diagnosis FAD (Face book Addiction Disorder) as a new kind of addiction

4)   Face book is responsible for 1 in 5 Divorces in US indicated by one law firm.

5)   1 in every 13 people on Earth is on Face book. It has 845 million active users, and 83 million daily active users.

6)   85%+ of all college students use FACE BOOK and 70% of them log in EVERYDAY.

7)   According to a research, people in Face book relationships are happier than single people.

8)   The first person to invest in Face book was the co founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, who invested $500,000 in June 2004.

9)   People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Face book

10) As an Average, In one hour 3,0000,000 links are shared, 4,452,000 events invites as posted, 3,969,000 photos are tagged, 5,553,000 status updated, 6 million friend requests accepted, 8,148,000 photos uploaded, 8,148,000 messages sent, 31 million comments posted, 4,761,000 walls posts written in face book.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Facts About Aliens and UFO's

1)  There is no Scientifical proofs that, Aliens are exist.

2)  The most important fact is, It was believed that Aliens built "The Great Pyramid".

3)  As from sighted people, Aliens are predicted to come in various forms with approximately 68 categorized types.

4)  Aliens come to earth to research.

5)  1 in 5 Americans believe in alien abductions(kidnappings). Interestingly, males are more likely to believe in abductions than females.

6)  The first photograph of a UFO(Unidentified flying object) was taken in 1883 by astronomer Jose Bonilla in Zacatecas, Mexico.

7)  There are an average of 70,000 reported UFO sightings every year, worldwide. That's an average of 192 per day.

8)  Unfortunately, No UFO has ever been tracked on radar entering the Earth's atmosphere.

9)  UFOs were often seen and photographed during NASA's space missions in the 1960s.

10)  1 in 7 Americans say that they, or someone they know, have had an "encounter" with a UFO.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Facts About Dreams

1)  Scientifically proved, that We will forget 90% of the dreams. Only 10% will be in mind.

2)  The average person has about 1,460 dreams a year. That’s about four per night. You can have four to seven dreams in one night.

3)  People who are born blind do not see any images, but have dreams equally involving their other senses of sound, smell, touch and emotion.

4)  In Our Dreams We Only See Faces That We already Know.

5)  A full 12% of sighted people dream exclusively in black and white. The remaining only colourful.

6)  The most common emotion experienced in dreams is anxiety(Anger).

7)  Animals also have dreams.

8)  Sometimes while sleeping, Some external disturbances like sounds will take part as a main subject in our dreams.

9)  Men and Women have different dreams. While dreaming, We will be completely paralyzed(Unable to move or act).

10) The scientific study of dreams is known as oneirology(current knowledge about the functions of the brain, as well as understanding of how the brain works during dreaming).

Sunday, March 18, 2012

Facts About Sachin Tendulkar

1)   It tooks Sachin Tendulkar over a year and 30-odd innings to become the first batsman in the cricket history to score a century of international centuries.

2)   Sachin Tendulkar was the first player to be given out by the third umpire in an international game.

3)   Tendulkar had aspired of being a fast bowler. It was his dream. And his full name is Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar.

4)   Tendulkar scored 10,000 runs in ODI by breaking Mohammed Azharuddin's record.

5)   Tendulkar's wife Anjali tends to become nervous while he bats, whereas  his brother has become so superstitious that he allows the family members to only watch the match recording.

6)   Tendulkar's hobby is collecting CD's. And his nick names are Little Master, Tendlya.

7)   Tendulkar's favourite actors are Amitabh Bacchan and Nana Patekar and actress Madhuri Dixit.

8)   At the age of 13, Tendulkar made his debut in club cricket for Cricket Club of India and At age 15, He scored  century in his first Ranji trophy, Duleep trophy and Irani tropy matches.

9)   His father Ramesh Tendulkar named him Tendulkar because he is a great fan of favourite music director Sachin Dev Burman.

10)   At age 14, Tendulkar was a ball boy for the India versus Zimbabwe game at the Wankhede Stadium during the 1987 World Cup.

11) Sachin Tendulkar is the highest earning cricketer in the world.

12) Virgin Comics is launching a series of comic books featuring Sachin Tendulkar as a superhero.

Friday, March 16, 2012

Facts About Bermuda Triangle

1)  The Bermuda Triangle, sometimes known as the Devil's Triangle, is a 1.5-million-square-mile (4,000,000 kms) area of ocean roughly defined by Bermuda, Puerto Rico, and the southern tip of Florida

2)  The Bermuda Triangle is not actually a triangle in fact it doesn't even have a definite shape it never has had a official boundary.

3)  Computer studies of ocean floors around the world, particularly the area known as The Bermuda Triangle, reveal evidence of massive methane explosions in the past.

4)  Scientists finalized the reason for Bermuda triangle is The presence of methane hydrates indicates enormous eruptions of methane bubbles that would swamp a ship, and projected high into the air- take out flying airplanes, as well.

5)  The Bermuda Triangle is famous for the disappearences of over 66 airplanes and ships. The most famous disappearance is an airplane called flight 19. The ship disappeared over 30 years ago and it hasn't been seen since.

6)  The first person to document strange goings on in the area was actually Christopher Columbus, on his first trip through the area. He stated that he saw mysterious lights and had difficulty with the compass as it did funny things.

7)  Some of the more esoteric theories include alien abductions, time warps, strange magnetic fields, and black holes.  Some have even theorized that the ancient city of Atlantis existed in this area (Edgar Cayce gave a reading in 1932 that placed the city of Atlantis precisely in the middle of the Bermuda Triangle).

8)  Strange feature The glowing 'white water' picked up by satellites still remains a mystery to scientists, although the phenomenon was first recorded by Columbus.

9)  Another mysterious meteorological condition renowned in the Bermuda Triangle is a glowing green fog

10)The US Board of Geographic Names never accepts the existence of the Bermuda Triangle.

Facts About Steve Jobs

1) Apple guru Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco and was adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs. And Worked at Apple on $1 as Annual Salary.

2) He Was a Product of an Unmarried Interracial (Father:Abdulfattah Jundali,Syrian Muslim ; Mother:Joanne Schieble,American) Couple.

3) Steve’s original aspiration was to become a Buddhist Monk.He was the Buddhist by religion and He was a vegetarian.

3) The Jobs family later adopted a daughter, Patti.

4) Jobs and Wozniak named the company Apple because they were huge Beatles fans.

5) He was Disney's largest shareholder. He held on to 5 million Apple shares and 138 million shares in Disney.

6) He drove his Mercedes-Benz SL55 without a license plate for years.

7) In 2010, Forbes estimated his net wealth to be $7 billion, making him one of the richest people in the world.

8) In 1986, Jobs bought Pixar for 5 million and transformed it with their first movie Toy Story. Jobs was credited as an executive producer on the film Toy Story.

9) Steve jobs had a dyslexia, meaning that he had a learning disability that affects his ability to read. As a result jobs was unable to continue his studies at Reed College

10)Jobs floated through India in search of spiritual guidance prior to founding Apple - a name he suggested to his friend and co-founder Steve Wozniak after a visit to a commune in Oregon he referred to as an ‘apple orchard.’-a resort.

Thursday, March 15, 2012

Facts About Michael Jackson

1)  Mike was born a cute African-American guy. Some in the Black community made comments about him having a problem with his African-American looks and making his nose more "White".

2)  Beleaguered (To surround with troops) pop star Michael Jackson has converted to Islam and changed his name to Mikaeel on 21 November 2008 before his death.

3)  His middle name is Joseph and He had eight brothers and sisters.

4)  As a youngster he used to put spiders in sister La Toyah’s bed.

5)  Michael Jackson was a vegetarian. He won 13 Grammy Awards in his whole career.

6)  The moonwalk style was picked up from street dancers.

7)  A survey in 1997 declared him the Most Famous Person in the World.

8)  Jackson’s most famous pet was Bubbles the chimpanzee.

9)  Michael Jackson has an illness called vitiligo. Vitiligo (vit-ill-EYE-go) is a pigmentation disorder in which melanocytes (the cells that make pigment) in the skin are destroyed. As a result, white patches appear on the skin in different parts of the body.

10) Michael Jackson invented anti-gravity boots and patented the invention. These unique boots allow wearers to tilt so far forward that they appear to defy gravity.

Facts About Charlie Chaplin

1) Charlie Chaplin was born just four days before Adolf Hitler, in 1889. His exact date of birth is April 16, 1889 in Walworth, London, United Kingdom.

2) Chaplin avoided seeing his mother as much as possible, because she is mentally ill.

3) Chaplin married for four times. His wives names are Mildred Harris Chaplin, Lita Grey Chaplin, Paulette Goddard (Chaplin), Oona (O'Neill) Chaplin respectively.

4) Chaplin took advantage of the noted similarity between his on-screen appearance and that of Hitler, such as in his 1940 film The Great Dictator, where he wore the moustache as part of two new characters that parodied Hitler.

5) In the film  "Great Dictator", Chaplin potrayed Adolf Hitler. As a result, Adolf Hitler became the fan of Chaplin.

6) He is the only Hollywood film maker to continue to make silent films well into the period of sound films.

7) He added the moustache to his costume because it had a comical appearance and was small enough so as not to hide his expression

8) He composed around 500 melodies for his own films and the last film that he ever saw was Rocky in 1976.

9)Charlie Chaplin never became a U.S. citizen and was exiled from the U.S. in 1953 because he refused to have the American citizenship. He lived in Switzerland during his exiled years and died during sleep there in Vevey, Vaud on December 25, 1977 at the age of 88.

10)His dead body was stolen for more than two months in 1978 by a small group of Swiss mechanics to blackmail his family for money. But there attempt failed and it was recovered and reburied in a vault encased in cement to prevent future attempts.After recovering his body from grave-robbers, he was buried again under 6 feet of concrete to prevent further theft attempts.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Facts about Pablo Picasso's best painting -"Guernica"

1)   Guernica is Grey, black and white, 3.5 meters (11 ft) tall and 7.8 meters (25.6 ft) wide, a mural-size canvas painted in oil.

2)   The overall scene is within a room where, at an open end on the left, a wide-eyed bull stands over a woman grieving over a dead child in her arms.

3)   The center is occupied by a horse falling in agony as it had just been run through by a spear or javelin

4)   It is important to note that the large gaping wound in the horse's side is a major focus of the painting.

5)   There are two hidden images, A human skull overlays the horse's body and A bull appears to gore the horse from underneath.

6)   The bull's tail forms the image of a flame with smoke rising from it, seemingly appearing in a window created by the lighter shade of gray surrounding it.

7)   Under the horse is a dead, apparently dismembered soldier; his hand on a severed arm still grasps a shattered sword from which a flower grows.

8)   A bird, possibly a dove, stands on a shelf behind the bull in panic.

9)   On the far right, a figure with arms raised in terror is entrapped by fire from above and below.

10) A dark wall with an open door defines the right end of the mural.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Facts about Trees

1) Trees are the longest living organisms on earth.

2) The world's oldest trees are 4,600 year old Bristlecone pines(The photo displayed) which is USA.

3) The world deepest tree is wild fig tree in South Africa which has roots reaching 400 feet.

4) The fastest growing tree is Albizzia falcata in Malaysia which was measured 35 feet and 3 inches in 13 months. An approximate of 1.1 inches per day.

5) The world's tallest tree is a coast redwood in California, measuring more than 360 ft or 110 m.

6) Dendrochronology is the science of calculating a tree's age by its rings(middle part of the tree).

7) The world tallest tree is perennial woody plant, Compared with most other plants, trees are long-lived, some reaching several thousand years old and growing to up to 115 m (379 ft) high.

8)One tree can absorb as much carbon in a year as a car produces while driving 26,000 miles. Over the course its life, a single tree can absorb one ton of carbon dioxide.

9)A single tree produces approximately 260 pounds of oxygen per year. That means two mature trees can supply enough oxygen annually to support a family of four.

10)About one third of the United States of America is covered by forests.

Friday, March 9, 2012

Facts About Computer

1)  Computer Stands for "Commonly Oriented Machine Particularly Used in Trade Educational Research".

2)  Collosus was the world's first electronic, digital, programmable computer.

3)  If u opened up the case of the original Macintosh, u will find 47 signatures
one for each member of Apple's Macintosh division as of 1982.

4)  TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.

5)  If you type rand(200,99) in MS word 2003, you will get the surprised result.
Even bill gates and his team don't know why it happens.

6)  Floppy disks in the late 1970s were 8 inches in diameter.

7)  The world's first one gigabyte disk drive was announced in 1980. It weighed 550 pounds and had a price tag of $40,000

8)  The first personal computer was the Berkeley Enterprises "Simon" which sold for $300 in 1950.

9)  Flat screen monitors use only about 1/3 the electricity of a traditional screen.

10)The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964 and was made of wood.

Facts About TajMahal

* The great Taj Mahal construction was started by 1631 and completed by 1653 which takes 22 years to complete
* For the transportation of the construction materials, more than 1,000 elephants were employed.
* About 28 varieties of semi-precious and semi-precious of stones were used to  construct internal work
* At the tomp(top rounded sculpture), 99 names of Allah can be found as calligraphic inscriptions(form of signs)
* About 20,000 workers were used to contruct it.
* It is not possible to construct such a tomp using marbles. Because of this reason the Taj Mahal is considered to be a world wonder.
* Shah Jehan fell in love with the beautiful Arjumand Bano Begum(Mumtaz mahal) and married her, making her his third wife.
* Shah Jehan lost Mumtaz Mahal, when she died giving birth to their 14h child.
* The important thing to discuss is Shah Jehan decided to construct another Taj Mahal in black marble on the other side of the river Yamuna and to connect the two by a bridge which is called as black Taj mahal
* Shah Jehan began to build his own tomb on
the other side of the river but the war with his sons interrupted.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

Facts About Playing Cards

(1)  Each king in a deck of playing cards represents great king from history. Spades - King David,  Clubs(Clevers) - Alexander the Great, Hearts - Charlemagne, Diamonds - Julius Caesar.

(2)  Each of the suits on a deck of cards represents the four major pillars of the economy in the middle ages: hearts represented the Church, spades represented the military, clubs(clevers) represented agriculture and diamonds represented the merchant class. 

(3)  The king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.

(4)  52 cards.. 52 weeks in a year.. 4 suits 4 seasons summer, spring, winter, rainy. If you count all the pips(symbols) in a deck they are equal to 365.. 365 days in a year.

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Facts About Bruce Lee

1)  Bruce Lee was so fast that they actually had to slow a film down so you could see his moves. That's the opposite of the normal.

2)  His one-inch punch could send a 300lbs man across the floor over 5 meters.

3)  Bruce lee could perform 2 finger push ups.

4)  Lee could perform push ups using only his thumbs.

5)  Lee would hold an elevated v-sit position for 30 minutes or longer.

6)  Lee could throw grains of rice up into the air and then catch them in mid-flight using chopsticks. 7) Lee could break wooden boards 6 inches (15 cm) thick.

8)  Lee was a Chinese American. 

9)  Although Bruce Lee started his acting career at age 6 and was known worldwide as an actor, he considered himself a martial artist first and an actor second.

10)Lee died because of the cerebral edema - allergic reaction to painkillers called Equagesic (pictured) - a drug used for short-term pain treatment accompanied by tension or anxiety.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Facts about Human Body

1) Human Bone is five times stronger than steel.

2) A normal person will die from total lack of sleep sooner than from starvation. Death will occur about 10 days without sleep, while starvation takes a Few weeks.

3) If you ate too many carrots, you'd turn orange.

4) Every human being will forget 90% of  dreams.

5) Your thumb is about the same size as your nose.

6) Strongest muscle in the human body is tongue.

7) Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.

8) An average person spent 24 years of his life in sleeping.

9) An average woman consume 6 lbs. of lipstick in her lifetime.

10)If you keep your eyes open by force when you sneeze, you might pop an eyeball out.

11)It is impossible to lick your elbow (busted)