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Lifesaver Tomatoes

Tomatoes

The tomato is the world’s most popular fruit. And yes, just like the brinjal and the pumpkin, botanically speaking it is a fruit, not a vegetable. More than 60 million tons of tomatoes are produced per year, 16 million tons more than the second most popular fruit, the banana. Apples are the third most popular (36 million tons), then oranges ... Read More »

Interesting Marathi Surnames

interesting marathi surnames

1 One who only takes LELE 2 One with bulb factory DIVEKAR 3 Maharashtrian Bill Gates BAL PHATAK 4 One with weight of 100 tonnes SOMAN 5 Neil Armstrong NEELESH BHUJBAL 6 One with K on his head SHIRKE 7 Bakery owner PAWGI /BUNKAR 8 Narasimha Avtar POTPHODE 9 One with stomach problem POTDUKHE 10 One who lives in village ... Read More »

Bill Gates quotes on Secrets to success and Rules of life

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is known as the richest man in the world, earned capital to their own mind. However, success overtook him at once. At school, he had serious problems with grammar, citizenship and other subjects, which he considered banal. For bad behaviour in elementary school, Gates was sent to a psychiatrist. In his memoirs, he explained this computer mania. All his ... 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 »

Health Benefits of Watermelon

watermelon

Watermelon has always been a good source of vitamins A and C, and provides potassium and fiber. But now consumers have even more reasons to enjoy a sweet fruit. Benefits of Watermelon Scientists indicate in benefits of watermelon that watermelon contains high levels of lycopene-an antioxidant that may help the body fight cancer and prevent disease. Found only in select fruits ... Read More »

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel

Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel (MMMBT) is the 4.6 mile-long (7.4 km) Hampton Roads tunnel crossing for Interstate 664. It is a four-lane bridge-tunnel comprised of bridges, trestles, man-made islands and tunnels under a portion of the Hampton Roads harbor where the James, Nansemond and Elizabeth Rivers come together in South Hampton Roads, in the south-eastern portion of Virginia in the United ... Read More »

7 wonders of the world

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World is the first known list of the most remarkable creations of classical antiquity. Each Wonder in 7 wonders of the world  has its own intrigue. It was based on guidebooks popular among Hellenic sightseers and only includes works located around the Mediterranean rim. The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it represented ... Read More »

History of Father’s Day

I love you dad

President Calvin Coolidge, in 1924, supported the idea of a national Father’s Day. Then in 1966 President Lyndon Johnson signed a presidential proclamation declaring the 3rd Sunday of June as Father’s Day. President Richard Nixon signed the law which finally made it permanent in 1972. 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 »

Ebola – Symptoms and Prevention

Ebola symptoms

What is Ebola ? It’s a virus that attacks a person’s blood system: Symptoms typically start two days to three weeks after contracting the virus, with a fever, sore throat, muscle pains, and headaches. Typically nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea follow, along with decreased functioning of the liver and kidneys. At this point, some people begin to have bleeding problems. Ebola ... Read More »

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