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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 »

How do birds fly?

how do birds fly

How do birds fly? In simple, Birds fly because they have got wings. Yes, but if their muscles were not strong enough and their bones were not light, their wings alone could not have helped them to fly. A bird body is meant for flying. There bones are light with spaces ful of air and their muscles are very strong ... Read More »

Camel hump facts and reality

camel hump

A camel hump is not used for water storage, but camels can go for long periods of time without water. They drink large amounts of water up to 20 gallons at a time. This water is stored in the animal’s bloodstream. Camel hump actually stores fat. The camel uses it as nourishment when food is scarce. If a camel uses the ... Read More »

Vostok – The lowest temperature ever

Vostok - lowest temperature ever

The lowest temperature ever measured on Earth was -128.6 Fahrenheit (-89.2 Celsius) at Vostok, Antarctica, on July 21, 1983, beating the station’s former record of -88.3°C (-126.9°F) on 24 August 1960. About Vostok Vostok Station is a Russian (formerly Soviet) Antarctic research station. Research includes ice core drilling and magnetometry. Vostok (Russian for “east”) was named after Vostok, the lead ship ... Read More »

Takshashila – The world’s first University

Takshashila - worlds first university

The world’s first University was established in Takshashila 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. The world’s first University Takshashila has a special place in the history ... Read More »

Blue Whale – the largest known animal ever

blue whale

The blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus, is the largest known animal ever to have lived on sea or land. Individuals can reach more than 110 feet and weigh nearly 200 tons, more than the weight of 50 adult elephants. The blue whale is a marine mammal belonging to the baleen whales (Mysticeti). Blue Whale – Some Interesting Facts Long and slender, ... Read More »

Interesting India facts

india

India Facts India is the world’s largest, oldest, continuous civilization. India never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history. India is the world’s largest democracy. Varanasi, also known as Banares, was called “the ancient city” EVEN when Lord Buddha visited it in 500 BC.E, and is the oldest, continuously inhabited city in the world today. India invented ... Read More »

World’s largest and most powerful earthquake

chilean earthquake

The World’s largest and most powerful earthquake ever recorded, rating 9.5 on the moment magnitude scale occurred on May 22, 1960 near Valdivia, in southern Chile. It is referred to as the “Great Chilean Earthquake” and the “1960 Valdivia Earthquake”. Its resulting tsunami affected southern Chile, Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, eastern New Zealand, southeast Australia, and the Aleutian Islands in ... Read More »

Peregrine Falcon – The fastest bird on the planet

Peregrine Falcon

The Peregrine Falcon around 200mph (320 km/h) is the fastest bird on the planet, the top speed recorded is 242.3mph (390 km/h). The Peregrine Falcon has a body length of 34 to 58 centimetres (13–23 in) and a wingspan from 74 to 120 centimetres (29–47 in). The male and female have similar markings and plumage, but as in many birds ... Read More »

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