Mind Blowing Facts for General Knowledge


  1. Turtles have no teeth.
  2. Prehistoric turtles may have weighed as much as 5,000 pounds.
  3. Only one out of a thousand baby sea turtles survives after hatching.
  4. Sea turtles absorb a lot of salt from the sea water in which they live. They excrete excess salt from their eyes, so it often looks as though they’re crying.
  5. Helium is a colorless, odorless, tasteless inert gas at room temperature and makes up about 0.0005% of the air we breathe.
  6. Helium Balloon Gas makes balloons float. Helium is lighter than air and just as the heaviest things will tend to fall to the bottom, the lightest things will rise to the top.
  7. Helium Balloon Gas makes balloons float. Helium is lighter than air and just as the heaviest things will tend to fall to the bottom, the lightest things will rise to the top.
  8. Camels can spit.
  9. An ostrich can run 43 miles per hour (70 kilometers per hour).
  10. Pigs are the fourth most intelligent animal in the world.
  11. Dinosaurs didn’t eat grass? There was no grass in the days of the dinosaurs.
  12. Dolphins can swim 37 miles per hour (60 kilometers per hour).
  13. A crocodile’s tongue is attached to the roof of its mouth? It cannot move. It cannot chew but its Digestive juices are so strong that it can digest a steel nail, Glass pieces, etc.
  14. Sharks are immune to disease i.e. they do not suffer from any Disease.
  15. Animals are either right- or left-handed? Polar bears are always left-handed, and so is Kermit the Frog.
  16. Paris, France has more dogs than people.
  17. New Zealand is home to 70 million sheep and only 40 million people.
  18. Male polar bears weigh 1400 pounds and females only weight 550 pounds, on average.
  19. Bison are excellent swimmers? Their head, hump and tail never go below the surface of the water.
  20. There are 6 to 14 frog?s species in the world that have no tongues. One of these is the African dwarf frog.
  21. A frog named Santjie, who was in a frog derby in South Africa jumped 33 feet 5.5 inches.
  22. The longest life span of a frog was 40 years
  23. The eyes of a frog flatten down when it swallows its prey
  24. The name `India’ is derived from the River Indus
  25. The Persian invaders converted it into Hindu. The name `Hindustan’ combines Sindhu and Hindu and thus refers to the land of the Hindus.
  26. Chess was invented in India.
  27. The’ place value system’ and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC in India.
  28. The game of snakes & ladders was created by the 13th century poet saint Gyandev. It was originally called ‘Mokshapat.’ The ladders in the game represented virtues and the snakes indicated vices.
  29. India has the most post offices in the world.
  30. ‘Navigation’ is derived from the Sanskrit word NAVGATIH.
  31. The word navy is also derived from the Sanskrit word ‘Nou’.
  32. Until 1896, India was the only source for diamonds to the world
  33. The’ place value system’ and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC in India.
  34. A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  35. The names of the continents all end with the same letter with which they start
  36. Twenty-Four-Karat Gold is not pure gold since there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.
  37. Electricity doesn’t move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
  38. The first bicycle that was made in 1817 by Baron von Drais didn’t have any pedals? People walked it along
  39. The first steam powered train was invented by Robert Stephenson. It was called the Rocket.
  40. A cheetah does not roar like a lion – it purrs like a cat (meow).
  41. The original name for the butterfly was ‘flutterby’
  42. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  43. Ants don’t sleep.
  44. Dolphins usually live up to about twenty years, but have been known to live for about forty.
  45. Dolphins sleep in a semi-alert state by resting one side of their brain at a time
  46. A dolphin can hold its breath for 5 to 8 minutes at a time
  47. Bats can detect warmth of an animal from about 16 cm away using its “nose-leaf”.
  48. Bats can also find food up to 18 ft. away and get information about the type of insect using their sense of echolocation.
  49. The eyes of the chameleon can move independently & can see in two different directions at the same time.
  50. Cockroach: Can detect movement as small as 2,000 times the diameter of a hydrogen atom.
  51. Dragonfly: Eye contains 30,000 lenses.
  52. Pig’s Tongue contains 15,000 taste buds. For comparison, the human tongue has 9,000 taste buds.
  53. The number system was invented by India. Aryabhatta was the scientist who invented the digit zero.
  54. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
  55. Earth weighs 5,972,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons
  56. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
  57. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo anywhere.
  58. Man is the only animal who’ll eat with an enemy.
  59. The average woman uses about her height in lipstick every five years.
  60. The first Christmas was celebrated on December 25, AD 336 in Rome.
  61. A Cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
  62. A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can’t.
  63. A rat can last longer without water than a camel can.
  64. About 10% of the world’s population is left-handed.

Amazing Facts


Tuesday is considered as the most productive day of the week.

In human body the right lung takes in more air than the left one.

The sun is 330330 times larger than the earth.

Bill gates house was designed using Macintosh computer which is a brand of the microsoft’s rival company.

Almost all varieties of breakfast cereals are made from grass.

In the 1930′s America track star Jesse Owens used to race against horses and dogs to earn a living.

There is a great mushroom in Oregon that is 2,400 years old. It Covers 3.4 square miles of land and is still growing.

Jimmy Carter is the first USA president to have born in hospital.

Elephants are the only animals that cannot jump.

Cleopatra married two of her brothers.

Human birth control pill works on gorillas.

It is illegal to own a red car in shanghai china.

Tru to spin an egg, Its strange that a hard-boiled egg will spin but an uncooked or soft-boiled egg will not.

Astronauts cannot burp in space.

People with blue eyes see better in dark.

The snowiest city in the USA is Blue Canyon, California.

Lake Nicaragua in Nicaragua is the only fresh water lake in the world that has sharks.

Kite flying is a professional sport in Thailand.

The gasoline can not freeze no matter how cold the temperature falls.

Human stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.

Every person has a unique tongue print.

Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.

A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it go mad instantly and sting itself to death.

By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can’t sink in quicksand.

Guinness Book of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.

The Polar Bear can can reach 25 miles / hr of speed.

Leonardo Da Vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.

Chocolate affects a dog’s heart and nervous system. A few ounces will kill a small sized dog.

Most lipsticks contain fish scales.

Courtesy : amazing facts website

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games


Social networks – who would’ve thought they would be so popular one day and that it would take up most of our free time. I am not talking for all of the people of course but it really is one of the most common ways to waste time nowadays. Maybe it is better to do that instead of watching a stupid movie of course, but everyone has its guilty pleasures and one of them might be Facebook for example.

Let’s admit it – Facebook has millions of users worldwide and there are thousands of other people that connect to this social network daily. Millions of people log in to Facebook every day in order to check their friends’ statuses or just see what’s going on with their lives. Statistics speak for themselves in this case.

Other people find it interesting to log into Facebook to play their favorite games and compare their scores to their friends or any other players and this is kind of cool actually. Games on Facebook have become really popular and there are new ones appearing daily so there are plenty to choose from. I even remember one of my friends going home earlier when we went out for a beer once mentioning he had to water his potatoes otherwise the crop will be poor. Only after some time I understood he was talking about a Facebook game. Anyway if you are a fan of games and you’re looking for something to keep you entertained on Facebook, then here is a list of some of the most popular and beware – “highly addictive” games on Facebook out there at the moment.

FarmVille

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Texas Holdem Poker

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Word Challenge

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Cafe World

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Pet Ville

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Fish Ville

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Pet Society

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Restaurant City

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Hotel City

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Social City

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

YoVille

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Farm Town

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Tiki Resort

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Bubble Island

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Vampire Wars

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Frontier Ville

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Mafia Wars

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Battle Stations

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

Car Town

19 Highly Addictive Facebook Games social media

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