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250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Tower of Pisa

250 people have fallen off the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Read More »

Taj Mahal – Most beautiful gift of love

Taj Mahal

The most beautiful and incredible gift of love is the monument Taj Mahal in India. Built by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan as a memorial to his wife Mumtaz Mahal, it stands as the emblem of the eternal love story. Work on the Taj Mahal began in 1634 and continued for almost 22 years and required the labor of 20,000 workers from ... Read More »

Kola superdeep borehole – Deepest hole in the world

kola superdeep borehole

The deepest hole ever made by humans is Kola superdeep borehole. It is located in Kola Peninsula in Russia, was completed in 1989, creating a hole 12,262 meters (7.6 miles) deep. The Kola Superdeep Borehole is the result of a scientific drilling project of the Soviet Union in the Pechengsky District, on the Kola Peninsula. The project attempted to drill as ... Read More »

Yuri Gagarin – the first human in space

Yuri Gagarin the first human in space

April 12 was already a huge day in space history twenty years before the launch of the first shuttle mission. On that day in 1961, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human in space, making a 108-minute orbital flight in his Vostok 1 spacecraft. Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet pilot and ... Read More »

Takshila – The world’s first University

Takshila

The world’s first University was established in Takshila, India in 700BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century BC was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education. 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 »

Ferdinand Magellan-the first to sail round the world

Ferdinand Magellan

Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who became known for having organised the expedition that resulted in the first circumnavigation of the Earth completed by Juan Sebastian Elcano. Magellan’s expedition of 1519–1522 became the first expedition to sail from the Atlantic Ocean into the Pacific Ocean, and the first to cross the Pacific. His expedition completed the first circumnavigation of ... Read More »

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