Friday, May 18, 2012



  • There is no single word given to describe the back of the knee.
  • Thomas Wedders, the English circus freak, had a nose which was seven and a half inches long.
  • Though it is forbidden by the Government, many Indians still adhere to the caste system which says that it is a defilement for even the shadow of a person from a lowly caste to fall on a Brahman ( a member of the highest priestly caste).
  • Though it makes up only 2 percent of our total body weight, the brain demands 20 percent of the body's oxygen and calories.
  • Three-hundred-million cells die in the human body every minute.
  • Time magazine's "Man of the Year" for 1938 was Adolf Hitler.
  • Tiny Tim called his daughter Tulip after his 1968 hit 'Tiptoe through the Tulips'.
  • To a yachtsman, a fresh breeze is about 20 knots.
  • To 'crack' a whip, the tip must be travelling faster than the speed of sound.
  • To determine the percentage of alcohol in a bottle of liquor divide the proof by two.

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