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Amazing Facts

  1. Humming birds are the only birds that can fly backwards .
  2. It is impossible to lick ones' elbow.
  3. All the planets in the solar system, except Venus, rotate anticlockwise .
  4. A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time that is equal to 1/100th of a second.
  5. An average person laughs about 15 times a day.
  6. Phobatriva phobia is a fear of trivia about phobias.
  7. Sanskrit is the mother of all higher languages. It is precious and thus it is suitable language for writing computer software. India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta Chess (Shastranja or Asht pada) was invented in India.
  8. Twenty -four -karat gold is not pure gold. There is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands The Romans made the first popsicle. They took some ice, added flavor to it and licked it.
  9. The Sumerians, who lived in the middle east, invented the wheel in about 3450 B.C.
  10. The Sumerians, who lived in the middle east, invented writing.
  11. The Chinese made the first wheelbarrow The smallest bird in the world is the humming bird. It weighs about 35 grams.
  12. The bird that can fly the fastest is called white. It can fly up to 150 kilometers per hour.
  13. The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30 feet.
  14. The strongest muscle in the human body is the tongue.
  15. It's impossible to sneeze with ones eyes open.
  16. Right-handed people live, nine years longer than left-handed people do.
  17. In ancient Egypt, priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eye brows and eye lashes.
  18. The act of snapping one's finger is called a 'fillip' .
  19. The dot on the top of letter 'I ' is called title.
  20. "Skepticisms" is the longest word that alternates hands when typing.
  21. In a pack of cards, the king of hearts is the only king without a mustache.
  22. The ant can lift 50 times its own weight can pull 30 times its own weight.
  23. The flea can jump 350 times its body length that is like a human jumping the length of a football field.
  24. Butterflies taste with their feet.
  25. Elephants are the only animals that can't jump.
  26. Cockroaches can change course as many as 25 times in one second, making them the most nimble animals known.
  27. A mosquito does not bite. It stabs a victim with its long proboscis and sucks the blood up through its nasal yube.
  28. Starfishes haven't got brains.
  29. Ostriches live about 75 years and can reproduce for 50 years.
  30. Some breeds of vultures can fly at altitudes as high as 36,900 feet.
  31. The most destructive disease is malaria. More than 1.5 million people die from malaria every year.
Hippopotomonstroses quippedaliophobi a is the fear of long words.

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