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1 If you are right handed, you will tend to chew your food on your right side. If you are left handed, you will tend to chew your food on your left side
2 If you stop getting thirsty, you need to drink more water. For when a human body is dehydrated, its thirst mechanism shuts off.
3 Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
4 Your tongue is germ free only if it is pink. If it is white there is a thin film of bacteria on it.
5 The Mercedes-Benz motto is 'Das Beste oder Nichts' meaning 'the best or nothing'..

6 The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.
7 The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.
8 The average person who stops smoking requires one hour less sleep a night.
9 Laughing lowers levels of stress hormones and strengthens the immune system. Six-year-olds laugh an average of 300 times a day. Adults only laugh 15 to 100 times a day.
10 The roar that we hear when we place a seashell next to our ear is not the ocean, but rather the sound of blood surging through the veins in the ear.

11 Dalmatians are born without spots.
12 Bats always turn left when exiting a cave.
13 The 'v' in the name of a court case does not stand for 'versus', but for 'and' (in civil proceedings) or 'against' (in criminal proceedings)
14 Men's shirts have the buttons on the right, but women's shirts have the buttons on the left
15 The owl is the only bird to drop its upper eyelid to wink. All other birds raise their lower eyelids

16 The reason honey is so easy to digest is that it's already been digested by a bee
17 Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks
18 The color blue has a calming effect. It causes the brain to release calming hormones
19 Every time you sneeze some of your brain cells die
20  Your left lung is smaller than your right lung to make room for your heart

21  The verb "cleave" is the only English word with two synonyms which are antonyms of each other: adhere and separate
22 When you blush, the lining of your stomach also turns red
23 When hippos are upset, their sweat turns red
24 The first Harley Davidson motorcycle was built in 1903, and used a tomato can for a carburetor
25 The lion that roars in the MGM logo is named Volney

26 The only 1 bird that can see behind itself without turning its head is parrot
27 Switching letters is called spoonerism. For example, saying jag of Flapan, instead of flag of Japan 28 It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it
29 The attachment of the human skin to muscles is what causes dimples
30 There are 1,792 steps to the top of the Eiffel Tower

31 The sound you hear when you crack your knuckles is actually the sound of nitrogen gas bubbles bursting
32 Human hair and fingernails continue to grow after death
33 It takes about 20 seconds for a red blood cell to circle the whole body
34 The plastic things on the end of shoelaces are called aglets
35 Most soccer players run 7 miles in a game

36 The only part of the body that has no blood supply is the cornea in the eye. It takes in oxygen directly from the air
37 Every day 200 million couples make love, 400,000 babies are born, and 140,000 people die
38 In most watch advertisements the time displayed on the watch is 10:10 because then the arms frame the brand of the watch (and make it look like it is smiling).
39 Colgate faced big obstacle marketing toothpaste in Spanish speaking countries. Colgate translates into the command "go hang yourself."
40 The only 1 animal that can see behind itself without turning its head is rabbit

41 Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair
42 The average person laughs 13 times a day
43 Do you know the names of the three wise monkeys? 
      They are: Mizaru(See no evil), Mikazaru(Hear no evil), and Mazaru(Speak no evil)
44 Women blink nearly twice as much as men
45 German Shepherds bite humans more than any other breed of dog

46 Large kangaroos cover more than 30 feet with each jump
47 Whip makes a cracking sound because its tip moves faster than the speed of sound
48 Two animal rights protesters were protesting at the cruelty of sending pigs to a slaughterhouse in Bonn. Suddenly the pigs, all two thousand of them, escaped through a broken fence and stampeded, trampling the two hapless protesters to death
49 If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle; if the horse has one front leg in the air, the person died as a result of wounds received in battle; if the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural cause.
50 The human heart creates enough pressure while pumping to squirt blood 30 feet!!
MS Word - Awesome

-This is TOTALLY eerie!! You have to try this - just keep reading... 

At the end, try the given procedure in MS Word….its awesome.

This is actually really freaky!!
(mainly the end part, but read it all first)

1) New York City has 11 letters

2) Afghanistan has 11 letters.

3) Ramsin Yuseb (The terrorist who threatened to destroy the Twin Towers in 1993) has 11 letters.

4) George W Bush has 11 letters.

This could be a mere coincidence, but this gets more interesting:

1) New York is the 11th state.

2) The first plane crashing against the Twin Towers was flight number 11.

3) Flight 11 was carrying 92 passengers. 9 + 2 = 11

4) Flight 77 which also hit Twin Towers, was carrying 65 passengers. 6+5 = 11

5) The tragedy was on September 11, or 9/11 as it is now known. 9 + 1+1 = 11

6) The date is equal to the US emergency services t elephone number 911.  9 + 1 + 1 = 11

Sheer coincidence. .?!

Read on and make up your own mind:

1) The total number of victims inside all the hi-jacked planes was 254. 2 + 5 + 4 = 11.

2) September 11 is day number 254 of the calendar year. Again 2 + 5 + 4 = 11.

3) The Madrid bombing took place on 3/11/2004. 3 + 1 + 1 + 2 + 4 = 11.

4) The tragedy of Madrid happened 911 days after the Twin Towers incident.

Now this is where things get totally eerie:

The most recognized symbol for the US, after the Stars & Stripes, is the Eagle.

The following words is taken from the Quran, the Islamic holy book:

"For it is written that a son of Arabia would awaken a fearsome Eagle. The wrath of the Eagle would be felt throughout the lands of Allah while some of the people trembled in despair still more rejoiced: for the wrath of the Eagle cleansed the lands of Allah and t here was peace."

That verse is number 9.11 of the Quran.

Unconvinced about all of this Still ..?!

Try this and see how you feel afterwards, it made my hair stand on end:
Open Microsoft Word and do the following:

1. Type in capitals Q33 NY. This is the flight number of the first plane to hit one of the Twin Towers.

2. Highlight the Q33 NY.

3. Change the font size to 48.

4. Change the actual font to the WINGDINGS

What do you think now?!!
Arthur Ashe - The legendary Wimbledon

             Arthur Ashe, the legendary Wimbledon player was dying of AIDS which he got due to infected blood he received during a heart surgery in 1983

From world over, he received letters from his fans, one of which conveyed:

- Why does god has to select you for such a bad disease??

He Replied…

In the world

over  50 million  children start playing tennis

5 Million learn to play Tennis

500 000 learn professional tennis

50 000 come to the cirsuit

5000 reach the grand slam

50 reach wimbledon

4 to semi final

2 to final

When I was holding the cup

I NEVER ASKED GOD WHY ME?? And today in pain,

i should not be asking WHY ME??
"Happiness keeps you Sweet,
 Trials keep you Strong,
 Sorrow keeps you Human,
Failure keeps you humble
 and Success keeps you glowing,
but only 
 Faith & Attitude Keeps you going..."
The TOP 5 Things That Keep You From Success
A lot of people want to be successful. Yet, only a few people are willing to pay the price. There is a price to success as there is a price to failure. Here are 5 reasons that keep people from accomplishing their dreams.  
A lack of motivation. Success comes from loving what you do. Is your current job your passion? When your study highly successful people, you understand that they have at least 1 thing in common: they love what they do and they do what they love. Is this the case for you? If the answer is no, you can start by identifying your passion. This is the best way to get motivated.
A lack of faith. Faith is a firm belief in yourself, God or others that you can do it. Build up a strong vision of what you want to accomplish. In developing a vision, the law of attraction is going to work for you. You are going to attract people, opportunities and money that will allow you to develop an unstoppable confidence.
The fear of failure. The fear of failure doesn't exist. Neither does the fear of success. Fear stands for False Evidence Appearing Real. Micheal Jordan said himself that "Fear is an illusion". It is hard to overcome fears. One simple way to overcome the fear of failure is to read inspirational stories and quotes of people that achieved their dreams. Read one every morning. That will give you strength and hope.
The wrong strategies. When you want to build a business, to achieve something really big, you need to have mentors. You can't allow yourself to loose time, money and energy. Mentors are people that will give you the right strategies; they will provide the right information and will inspire you. They will coach you through the process. Choose correctly your experts, your models. Work with them and adopt the same thinking patterns, the same strategies, the same beliefs. If he did it, you can do it too.
Limiting beliefs. Often times we have limiting beliefs about what we want to achieve. For example, you can really want to achieve a goal but at the same time something tells you: "It's not for you, you don't deserve that" or "You can't do it, remember". These thoughts pollute our minds and darken our life. A quick way to stop these damaging thoughts is to use the power to say no! First, represent in your mind the "limiting belief" and say NO! To it. Now, represent in your mind what you want in its place and say a big YES! You will be amazed how your attitude suddenly changed about the old belief. Can you remember it?
The Intellect

When Swami Vivekananda went to USA, a lady asked him to marry her. When Swami asked the lady about what made her ask him such question.

The lady replied that she was fascinated by his intellect. She wanted a child of such an intellect. So she asked Swami, whether he could marry her and give a child like him.
He said to that lady, that since she was attracted only by his intellect, there is no problem. 

        “My dear lady, I understand Your desire. Marrying and bringing a child in to this world and  understanding whether it is intelligent or not takes very long time. More over it is not guaranteed. Instead, to fulfill your desire immediately, I can suggest a guaranteed way. Take me as Your child. You are my mother. Now on your desire of having a child of my intellect is fulfilled.”
The lady was speechless..!!!
We may receive unexpected questions at times, it depends on how we handle the situation, how witty our answer is!!!
Best Break-up letter!!!

soldier stationed in Afghanistan recently received a letter from his girl friend back home.

It read as follows:

Dear Ricky,
I can no longer continue our relationship. The distance between us is just too great. I'm sorry. Please return the picture of me that I sent to you.

Love, Becky

The soldier, with hurt feelings, asked his fellow soldiers for any snapshots they could spare of their girlfriends, sisters or ex-girlfriends. In addition to the picture of Becky, Ricky included all the other pictures of the pretty gals he had collected from his buddies.

There were 57 photos in that envelope along with this note:

Dear Becky,
I'm so sorry, but I can't quite remember who the hell you are. Please take your picture from the pile, and send the rest back to me.

Take Care,

Moral of the story: If you can't change your fate, change your attitude.
Indian Cricketers Salary

Do you know what is the income of Indian Cricketers?

Following are the players offered central contracts by BCCI (2010-2011)

Grade A: Retainership Fees Rs 1 crors
Players in Grade A: Sachin Tendulkar, M S Dhoni, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Rahul Dravid, V V S Laxmam, Suresh Raina, Harbhajan Sing, Zaheer Khan.

Grade B: Retainership Fees Rs 50 Lakh
Players in Grade B: Yuvraj Singh, Ishant Sharma, Ashish Nehra, Praveen Kumar, Virat Kohli, M Vijay, Pragyan Ojha.

Grade C: Retainership Fees Rs 25 Lakh
Players in Grade C: S Sreesanth, Amit Mishra, R Ashwin, Rohit Sharma, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ravindra Jadeja, Abhimanyu Mithun, Vinay Kumar.

In addition to the Retainership fees players playing XI will also be paid the following:

Fees per Test Match – Rs 7 Lakh
Fees per ODI (One Day International) – Rs 4 Lakh
Fees per T20 Match – Rs 2 Lakh
Facebook bans 20,000 underage users a day
           Facebook has revealed that about 20,000 children are kicked off the social networking site every day for lying about their age to join the site.

            The social networking giant admitted it had to do more to stop young people using Facebook, as it revealed about a third of Australia's population uses the site every day, reported the Herald Sun.

The chief privacy adviser of Facebook, Mozelle Thompson, said many Australian children under the age of 13 were trying to access the site by lying about their age.

  "It's something that happens on a regular basis," the Courier mail quotedhompson as saying.

  Globally, about seven million children who lie about their age are blocked from the site each year.
Did You Know?

what is bigbang theory?

A cosmological theory holding that the universe originated approximately 20 billion years ago from the violent explosion of a very small agglomeration of matter of extremely high density and temperature.

What is a black hole in space?
A black hole is a region of space in which the gravitational field is so powerful that nothing, including light, can escape its pull. The black hole has a one-way surface, called an event horizon, into which objects can fall, but out of which nothing can come

Do fish breathe water?
Yes, fish essentially breathe water through their gills, but they don't use the water to make energy, but the oxygen that is dissolved in the water. In essence, fish are like us except they use a different mechanism to get their oxygen!

Why does the sky look blue?
White sunlight is really a lot of different colors of light mixed together. Some colors of light travel through air and dust better than others. Red goes a long, long way. But blue light gets bounced around a lot. Our blue sky is blue light that has been bounced out of sunlight by gazillions of molecules of air.

How does hovercraft run?
Hovercraft, also known as an Air Cushion Vehicle (ACV) can run on any type of surface. This vehicle uses a cushion of high pressurized air to lift it slightly above the surface so that there is no contact with the later. The main objective is to reduce any form of friction that is generated when a vehicle runs on a surface. This means that a hovercraft runs on air. Do take a look at the episode on gas and pressure to see how I made my own hovercraft and how you can try and make a miniature version of it. Just like how your sports shoes have packed air to form an air cushion under your feet to make your running or walking much easier and comfortable.

Why does a iron needle sinks in water but a iron ship floats on water?
The shape of the ship is such that it displaces water equal to the weight of the ship. On the other hand a needle being solid displaces very little water and thus is not greater than the weight of the needle.

What is the radius of Venus?
The radius of Venus is 6,052 km. The equatorial radius of Earth is 6,378 km, so the radius of Venus is 95% the radius of Earth. With such a similar size, you can see why Venus is considered Earth's twin planet.

There is no oxygen in space then how can sun burn?
First of all the Sun does not burn, because burning is an oxidation process and you rightly said that there is no oxygen in space. What makes the sun glow is a process called Nuclear Fusion that takes place at its center which turns its hydrogen into helium. The temperature at the sun's surface is about 6,000ºC, while at the center it is over 15,000,000ºC.

What is echo?
Echo is when we hear sound once created as repetition. For example if you stand in an empty parking lot and say your name loudly, you will hear it a multiple times. This is because, your voice travels as sound waves and hits the many, large empty walls of the parking lot and reflects the sound back at you. Try it!!

Will any time by chance any other planet will have life on it?
Then instead of traveling to different countries we would be traveling in space to different planets in our space crafts. And of course the star wars would then be true...but as far as we know, Earth is the only planet which has life. There may be life on other planets within our Solar System, but we definitely have not found them yet. The only possible planet within our Solar System which has the potential for life is Mars. So I guess we just have to wait and watch till then.
Interesting Quiz

Scuderia is the first name of which F1 company?


What did Walt Disney ban his employees from having?


Which animal runs backward as fast as it does forward?


What is meant by ‘E&OE’ given at the bottom of a bill?

Errors an Omissions Expected

What is a group of monkeys called?


Which toy gets its name from the American President Theodore Roosevelt?

Teddy Bear

In basketball, what is the height of the ring from the ground level?

10 ft

In which field is the 'Abel Prize' awarded?


Which bird can look directly into the sun without blinking?


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