Apr
10
2014

Facts About General Elections in India

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Okay, ladies and gentlemen, so one of the biggest shows on earth is unravelling in the heartlands of India nowadays. What better time than this to have a look at some election trivia. So once again, here we go !!!! Facts About General Elections in India: *Designed by Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. and Bharat [...]

Mar
30
2014

Biggest Nuclear Explosions of All Time

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5. Operation Ivy – Mike (1952) – 10.4 megatons - As the largest pure fission nuclear bomb ever tested in the US, Ivy King gets to kick off our list with 500 times more power that the legendary Nagasaki bomb from World War II. 4. Operation Castle – Romeo (1954) – 11 megatons - Detonated at the same [...]

Mar
15
2014

World’s Most Photographed Tigress

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MACHALI !! Machali (T-16), the royal tigress is the most famed in India and is exclusively the pride of Ranthambore National Park. The glorious palaces, lakes and fort of Ranthambore are the major strong hold of Machali. It is the most photographed tigress in Ranthambore (and also credited to be World’s Most Photographed Tigress ) and [...]

Mar
2
2014

World’s Longest Aircraft

World's longest aircraft

World’s longest hybrid aircraft, Airlander, was unveiled in Britain’s biggest aircraft hangar in Cardington, central England on 28 February 2014. The helium-filled hybrid aircraft, could be used for suveillance and carrying aid to disaster-hit zones. It has been developed by Hybrid Air Vehicles, (HAV), a Cranfield-based company in Britain. Airlander is a 300-feet (91 metres) long aircraft. ”Our [...]

Feb
23
2014

World’s Biggest Gold Coin

World's biggest coin

  World’s biggest gold coin was crafted by the Perth Minth, a company from Australia that manufactures coins. The coin weights one tonne, and is 31 inches (80 cm) in diameter and nearly 5 inches (12 cm) deep. It is made up of 99.9 percent pure gold, and has a legal tender value of $1 million [...]

Feb
16
2014

World’s Most Interesting Persons (#1)

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Why just places ? Humans can be interesting too !! Very interesting, in fact !! So here we are, bringing you interesting facts about some really interesting personalities from around the world. And no, we are not talking about the ad for Dos Equis beer !! Haha !! World’s Most Interesting Persons (#1) Lorenz Peter [...]

Feb
16
2014

World’s Biggest Mountain Carving

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The tittle of world’s biggest mountain carving goes to the Crazy Horse Memorial, dedicated to the legendary Native American war chief Crazy Horse. At the moment, only a small part of the carving is completed (his face), but it’s already humongous. For example, you could fit all four Mount Rushmore heads in its skull. When you think [...]

Feb
9
2014

World’s Dirtiest Man

World's dirtiest man

80-year-old Iranian Amou Haji was recently dubbed the world’s filthiest man. Claiming that cleanliness literally makes him sick, Haji didn’t take a bath for over 60 years. He also has a peculiar habit of smoking animal feces. Beating the previous record of 38 bath-free years set by 66-year-old Kailash Singh from India, Amou reportedly lives in a [...]

Feb
9
2014

World’s Most Expensive Book

World's most expensive book

Despite its miniature size, this tiny 1640 book of psalms called “Bay Psalm Book” easily fetched an astonishing $14.2 million figure at recent Sotheby’s auction, making it not only the world’s most expensive book, but the most expensive printed work of all time.   Being one of the 11 remaining copies out of about 1,700 originally [...]

Jan
26
2014

Facts about the Indian Republic Day

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26th January ! If you have grown up in India, you will instantly recognize this date as an important one. Why so ? India celebrates Republic Day on the 26th of every January. On this day in 1950, India became a Republic- a state in which supreme power is held by the people and their elected [...]

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