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5571. Fact
The football huddle started at Gallaudet University (the world's only accredited four-year liberal arts college for the deaf) in the 19th century when the football team found that opposing teams were reading their signed messages and intercepting their plays.

15197. Unit
Unit : calorie (cal 20) (20 c)
Formula :
in si : 4.1819
si unit : m2*kg/sec2(joule)
in cgs : 4.18E+07
cgs unit : cm2*g/sec2(erg)
Category : energy.

5081. Fact
The game of squash originated in the United Kingdom. It came about after a few boys, who were waiting for their turn to play racquets, knocked a ball around in a confined area adjoining the racquets court

14825. Science Facts
If you fall off a very high cliff or building, the fastest speed you will ever fall at is around 200 kilometres (124 miles) per hour.This is called terminal velocity, and it's enough to make a nasty splat.

6079. Fact
There is no single cat called the panther. The name is commonly applied to the leopard, but it is also used to refer to the puma and the jaguar. A black panther is really a black leopard.

9260. Fact
The 1st US federal penitentiary building was completed at Leavenworth, Kansas in 1906.

8807. Fact
Air is passed through the nose at a speed of 100 miles per hour when a person sneezes

2172. Fact
Seaweed can grow up to 12 inches per day!

4369. Fact
Up to 25% of hospital keyboards carry the MRSA infection.

13971. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Peace
Year : 1950
Name : ralph j. bunche
Country : united states.

1209. Fact
A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.

4332. Fact
Galileo became totally blind shortly before his death.

12498. Food Facts
In 1135, King Henry I of England died from eating too many lampreys a kind of eel that sucks its victims to death.

8814. Fact
The average American drinks 400 glasses of milk in a year

3669. Fact
Honeybees have a type of hair on their eyes.

11357. Book
Book : flounder
Author : gunder grass.

1349. Fact
Average penis size is 5 - 9.5cm flaccid and 12.5 - 17.5cm erect.

9522. Fact
The United Parcel Service shipped the killer whale Keiko (star of Disney movie Free Willy) from Mexico City to Newport, Oregon in 1998

14026. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physics
Year : 2010
Name : Andre Geim
Country : Russia
Name : Konstantin Novoselov
Country : Russia.

5312. Fact
Mosquitos usually don't fly in winds more than 10 mph.

5664. Fact
Cats cannot survive on a vegetarian diet.

14092. Phobia
Phobia :
auroraphobia : fear of northern lights.

8435. Fact
Sting got his name from a black and yellow striped sweater he would wear a lot.

9337. Fact
Mountain Dew reduces your sperm count significantly.

13059. Invention
Invention : computer, personal
Year : 1974
Inventor : mits (micro instrumentation telemetry systems)
Country : us.

7326. Animal Facts
You can cut a leech in half while it is feeding and it will carry on sucking, the blood spurting out of the cut end of its body.

11488. Book
Book : importance of being earnest
Author : oscar wilde.

9234. Also known as
Original name : rabindranath tagore
Also known as : gurudev

2506. Fact
The RAM required to run WordPerfect for Win95 is 8 times the amount needed aboard the space shuttle.

2087. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : jayaprakash narayan
posthumous, freedom fighter, social reformer
Year : 1998
Region : bihar.

9637. Fact
Contrary to popular beliefs, chocolate does not cause acne

8252. Fact
Clocks made before 1687 had only one hand, and hour hand.

6474. Fact
Rats and horses can't vomit.

79. Fact
The feet account for one quarter of all the human body's bones.

13720. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Literature
Year : 1930
Name : sinclair lewis
Country : united states.

11464. Book
Book : honest thief and other stories
Author : fyodor dostoevsky.

4648. Fact
Koalas have twin thumbs.

8666. Fact
The Bible was written by about 40 men over a period of about 1600 years dating from 1500 BC to about 100 years after Christ.

3603. Fact
Sliced bread was introduced under the Wonder Bread label in 1930.

8431. Fact
The world's number one producer and consumer of fresh pork is China.

8209. Fact
Studies show that 81% of men began masturbating between the ages of 10 and 15.

10012. Fact
Minimum wage was 0.25 per hour when it was first enacted in 1938

4339. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : sir mokshagundam visvesvarayya
civil engineer, dam architect, diwan of princely state of mysore
Year : 1955
Region : karnataka.

9588. Fact
The Lemon shark grows about 24,000 new teeth a year. A new set of teeth grow approximately every 14 days

9395. Fact
The first man-made object to circle the earth was Sputnik I, launched in 1957.

7036. Fact
You can usually tell how good the picture of a TV will be by how black the screen is when the TV is off. The blacker, the better.

2657. Fact
'Three dog night' (attributed to Australian Aborigines) came about because on especially cold nights these nomadic people needed three dogs to keep from freezing.

11574. Book
Book : jurassic park
Author : michael crichton.

8990. Fact
The Golden Gate Bridge was first opened in 1937

5129. Fact
In Waterloo, Nebraska it is unlawful for barbers to eat onions while on the job.

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