Saturday, 22 August 2015

Amazing Facts


Human Body

  • On an average we have 50,000 to 70,000 thoughts in a day.Brain uses 20 to 30% of all the calories you eat.
  • People who ride on roller coasters have a higher chance of having a blood clot in the brain.
  • Once a human reaches the age of 35, he or she will start losing approximately 7000 brain cells a day.
  • In 1965—as a 18-year-old high school student in San Diego, California—Randy Gardner stayed awake for 264 hours (eleven days), breaking the previous record of 260 hours held by Tom Rounds of Honolulu.
  • Humans can survive longer without food than they can without sleep.Scientists have not yet found why we actually need to sleep.
  • Every day, the heart creates enough energy to drive a truck 20 miles. In a lifetime, that is equivalent to driving to the moon and back.
  • Though weighing only 11 ounces on average, a healthy heart pumps 2,000 gallons of blood through 60,000 miles of blood vessels each day.
  • All babies are color blind when they are born.The human eye blinks an average of 4,200,000 times a year.Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
  • Under the right conditions, the human eye can see the light of a candle at a distance of 14 miles.

  • Hans Langseth, King Whiskers as he was called, who holds the record for the world’s longest beard, 18 feet 6 inches long.
  • It is unknown why people develop dandruff.A single hair can support up to 100 grams in weight and a whole head of hair could support up to 12 tonnes – the equivalent of two African elephants!

  • Four of the five designers of the Apple’s Macintosh computer were left-handed.
  • According to studies, Left-handed people have 140 more IQ than right-handed people. Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, Albert Einstein and Benjamin Franklin are the famous left-handed people.
  • Do you know that with iron in your body you can make a metal nail which would be 3 inches long! You will be astonished to see that an adult human being is made up of 7,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 atoms.
2. Unusual facts related to Technology


  • There are more than 30 million dead people on Facebook.
  • Every day around 600,000 hacking attempts are made on Facebook accounts.
  • It is shocking to know that for unfriending someone on Facebook, few people have been murdered.
  • In U.S, one third of all divorce filings of 2011 contained the word “Facebook”.If this is the case in USA ,Indians use Facebook in a different way.

Google and Android
  • Most of the people think that the name of Android’s logo character is also Android, but its not true. The actual name of Android Mascot is Bugdroid. It is not the official name but the team at Google’s office call it by this name.
  • There is a Android running device in space!! NASA equipped Floating space robots with Nexus S handsets. These devices run on Android Gingerbread.

  • I’m feeling lucky – Google’s first tweet was in binary format and it means “I’m feeling lucky”.
  • ”Google” is added as a verb in the Oxford English Dictionary in June 2006.
  • “Don’t be evil” is the unofficial slogan of Google.Did you know that Google logo was not centered until 2001.

Twitter and Apple Inc

  • Steve jobs sold his Volkswagen and Steve Wozniak sold his Hewlett-Packard scientific calculator to raise the capital for their new company.
  • Apple 1, Apple’s first computer did not include monitor, keyboard or case and it was an assembled circuit board.
  • Apple Inc doesn’t trust freshers, it keeps them on fake projects and put them through a rigorous testing period. In this way it evaluates their trustworthiness.

  • Twitter can handle more than 1.6 billion search queries per day.
  • 1 in every 13 Tweets contain a curse word.
  • Twitter was originally named as “Twttr”.
  • (#) The hash tag feature in Twitter was proposed by a user.
  • 10 people are employed by McDonald’s to run their Twitter account.

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