Thursday, April 30, 2015

Interesting Facts

  • "The world's first University was established in Takshila in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4 th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education." 
  • A 'GOOGOL' is a 1 followed by 100 zeros. Mathematician Edward Kasner supposedly asked his nephew Milton Sirotta to suggest a name for the number, and he came up with this word.
  • A healthy (non-colorblind) human eye can distinguish between 500 shades of gray.

  • 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, It is the world's widest road.
  • The Germans tried to copy Coca-Cola and came up with the drink, Fanta!
  • The first product to have a bar code scanned was Wrigley's gum!
  • Man is born with 300 bones, but when he becomes an adult, he only has 206.
  • Tomatoes were originally thought to be poisonous!
  • The lens of the eye continues to grow throughout a person's life!
  • The human heart creates enough pressure to squirt blood 30 feet!

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