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Facts about Water

Facts about Water

70% of our body is filled with water. In diseased states where body water is affected, the compartment or compartments that have changed can give clues to the nature of the problem. Body water is regulated by hormones such as anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), aldosterone and atrial natriuretic peptide. Try to get the best drinking water possible and correct timing to ... Read More »

Honey Bee Facts and Feats

honey bee facts

Honey bees are flying insects, and close relatives of wasps and ants. They are found on every continent on earth, except for Antarctica. Honeybees are social insects that live in colonies. The hive population consists of a single queen, a few hundred drones, and thousands of worker bees. Honey Bee Facts Honey bees must visit some 2 million flowers to make ... Read More »

How Microwave Oven was invented

microwave oven

Microwave ovens have become an essential part of our homes.  Did you ever wonder how this easy and quick way of cooking started? The microwave oven did not come about as a result of someone trying to find a better, faster way to cook. During World War II, Dr. Spencer noticed something very unusual. He was testing a new vacuum ... Read More »

Australia – Country as well continent

australia

Australia is the only country in the world which covers a whole continent, every other continent has more than one country. It is the only country that is also a continent, and the only continent that is also a country. It is the sixth largest country in the world with a total area of 7,686,850 sq km (2,967,909 sq. MI), ... Read More »

The Great Barrier Reef – world’s largest coral reef

The Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometres (1,600 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (133,000 sq mi). The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland, Australia. The Great Barrier Reef is home to thousands of ... Read More »

Antonov An-225 – world’s longest airplane

Antonov An-225 world's longest airplane

On December 21, 1981 the world’s longest airplane made it’s maiden flight. The An-225, which is built by the Russian company Antonov, was manufactured to carry the Buran orbiter, Russia’s version of the Space Shuttle. The An-225 holds over 200 records, including the world’s longest airplane at 84 meters or 276 feet. It is powered by six turbofan engines and ... Read More »

Great Pyramid of Giza

pyramid of giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the one and only Wonder which does not require a description by early historians and poets. It is the one and ... Read More »

Wright brothers – The first to invent successful airplane

wright brothers aeroplane

The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American brothers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who were credited with inventing and building the world’s first successful airplane and making the first controlled, powered and sustained heavier-than-air human flight, on December 17, 1903. From 1905 to 1907, the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the ... Read More »

Sachin Tendulkar interesting facts

sachin tendulkar

Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar is a former Indian cricketer and captain. He took up cricket at the age of eleven. Sachin widely regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time. Here are some interesting facts about Sachin Tendulkar. Sachin Tendulkar interesting facts The first school Sachin attended as a child was Indian Education Society‘s New English School in Bandra ... Read More »

History of telephone Call

bells first telephone

Bell System engineers achieved the first voice transmission across the Atlantic, connecting Virginia and Paris briefly in 1915. A year later, they held the first two-way conversation with a ship at sea, and in 1926. The first two-way conversation across the Atlantic. On January 7, 1927, commercial telephone service (using radio) began between New York and London. Over the next several years, service ... Read More »

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