Sunday, May 24, 2015

Wonderful Facts

  • Rabindranath Tagore is only person in the world who wrote national anthem for two different countries one is India's National anthem (Jana Gana Mana)and another one is for Bangladesh- (Amar Sonar Bangla)
  • Shakespeare invented the words 'assassination' and 'bump'.
  • The first ever alarm clock could only ring at 4 AM!
  • To have your picture taken by the very first camera, you would've had to sit still for 8 hours!
  • The first computer mouse was invented by Doug Engelbart in around 1964, and it was made of wood!
  • "The value of pi (The Mathematical Term) was first calculated by Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is now k! nown as the Pythagorean Theorem. British scholars have officially published in 1999 that Budhayan's works dates to the 6 th Century which is long before the European mathematicians."
  • "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt"
  • "Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest."
  • "Four" is the only number whose number of letters in the name equals the number.
  • 'TIPS' is a short from of 'To Insure Prompt Service'. In olden days to get Prompt service from servants, travelers used to drop coins in a Box on which was written 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
  • What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common? Ans. - All invented by women.

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