The Palm Islands are the largest artificial islands in the world

The Palm Islands are the largest artificial islands in the world

The Palm Islands are the largest artificial islands in the world:






Palm Islands


Palm Islands


The Palm Islands are the largest artificial islands in the world  and one of the most ambitious developments on earth . Their unique palm tree shapes help to add 520 kilometers to Dubai's coastline . These amazing man made islands are considered the eighth wonder of the world .The Palm Trilogy which comprises the Palm Jebel Ali the Palm Deira and the Palm Jumeira , house luxury hotels exclusive beach side homes water theme parks marinas as well as leisure and entertainment centers


World's Highest

Stretching to 828 meters , Burj Khalifa recognized as the tallest building and man made structure in the world . The tower also contains the world's highest mosque on the 158th floor the world highest swimming pool on the 76th floor and the world's highest viewing platform on the 124th floor . The pyramid shaped skyscraper houses fine 900 residence office suites as well as the prestigious Armani Hotel


Water Discus Hotel 


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It will be known as the world's largest underwater hotel and features two discuss one above the water and another below . The hotel offers guests a view of the marine animals in their natural habitat while they are either dining or sleeping or holding conferences . The lower discus is rest 33 feet below the surface of the ocean. it has 21 rooms all with incredible views and is offer guests 11000 square feet of living space both above and below the water


Ski Dubai 


Ski Dubai


This is a 22500 square meter indoor ski resort that provides locals and tourists an opportunity to experience real snow in a country that is surrounded by a desert . It is located in the Emirates mall and features an 85 meter high indoor mountain that has 5 runs with different heights and gradient. There is a 400 meters long run with  60 meter fall . It is also home to the largest indoor snow park on the Earth at a size of 3000 square feet 

Dubai Miracle Garden 


Dubai Miracle Garden


Is it a miracle or a mirage ? Incredibly developed in the middle of the desert Dubai Miracle Garden is the largest natural flower garden in the world . The 72000 square meter colorful garden has more than 45 million flowers fashioned unto the shapes of heart stars igloos pyramids flower decked vintage cars arc shaped walkways and so on which changes every season . It has entered the Guinness Book of The World Records with the world's biggest flower cock and also hopes to be recognized as having the longest wall of flowers and the largest pyramid of flowers


Dubai Aquarium and Under Water Zoo


Dubai Aquarium and Under Water Zoo


Located at the center of the enormous Dubai Mall , Dubai Aquarium is the largest suspended aquarium in the world. This wonder provides unique views of 33000 submarine animals behind the world's largest acrylic viewing panel and the 48 meter long aquarium walk through tunnel . It also offers a range of unprecedented leisure experiences such as glass bottom boat rides shark dives and cage snorkeling 

Dynamic Tower 


Dynamic Tower


Known also as the Da Vinci Tower the wind powered rotating skyscraper rise to 80 floors and sits on an area measuring 420 square meters. It was designed by David Fisher and the tower floors are meant to rotate independently . The floor will each rotate to a maximum of 6 meters per minute or 90 minutes in one full rotation . Each floor will be fabricated as the factory shipped to the construction site and allow the engineers to complete building it in 22 months . The rotating skyscraper is both wind and solar powered and is able to generate 1.2 million kWh of energy





public beaches in dubai

public beaches in dubai

public beaches in dubai:




Jumeirah   Beach Residence

Jumeirah   Beach Residence


Jumeirah   Beach Residence in on the coast next to Jumeirah   Beach Resort and is free to use and very popular with residents of the area and tourists. The beach now has that tourist appeal that it was missing when first opened including readily available, clean facilities including showers green patches for people to get together and play sports such a quick game of rugby or Frisbee. There are also a large number of restaurants open with a sea view and a funky atmosphere where you can grab a quick bite or indulge in a lingering lunch whilst taking in the great sea view. There always seem to be a lot of what we can only call posers on this beach mainly at the weekends. This makes for great people watching though, Events are quite often held on this stretch of beach including sporting events and motoring events


Burj Al Arab Beach
Burj Al Arab Beach


This is very wide and long stretch of beach leading to the Burj Al Arab and is very popular. There are some facilities here as well as volley ball nets and playing football is very popular on this stretch.
Mamzar Beach Park
Mamzar Beach Park is massive and beautiful and it has just been awarded blue flag beach status making Mamzar Beach Park one of the most desirable beaches to visit. It has 5 beaches in coves around the coast of the park and is very popular with tourists and residents, Each beach has sheltered areas with changing rooms and showers and you can rent chalets complete with a barbecue area on a daily basis . If you don’t want to venture into the sea there are also 2 very large swimming pool . You can rent sun loungers and umbrellas and there are some small cafes and grocery stores. There are also lifeguards on duty with flag swimming systems

Jebel Ali Beach

Jebel Ali Beach


Jebel Ali Beach is a stretch to open beach next to the Jebel Ali Beach Resort. There has been a lot of water front construction in that area so the beach is getting smaller , This beach is also popular with the kite surfers . It used to be a great camping spot but you had to get a licence from the Dubai Municipality if you wanted to stay overnight .  The rules keep changing so you would have check with them if it is ok to camp there

Ghantoot Beach

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The Golden Tulip Hotel runs this stretch of beach and beach access costs 100 Dhs, which is great as it means you can use their pool facilities bars and cafes too. There are volley ball nets and barbeques . There is also a water sports club which offers water skiing wake boarding banana boating and other activities. It’s a great place to escape Dubai at the weekend and you could even team it with an overnight stay at the resort


Kite Beaches

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This is the beach where kite surfers congregate and it’s great fun to watch them or have a go yourself. It’s also known as Woollongong . In the old days you could drive up on to the beach and have barbeques but this is not allowed anymore . IT really is just a stretch of open beach and there are no facilities so make sure you bring snacks and water etc. with you . It’s a lovely peaceful stretch of beach with views of the Burj Al Arab and you can take a good long walk up the beach. Kite Beach is on the shore opposite the Al Manara Road junction just swing off down one of the little side roads and you will find it .



 beautiful places in Dubai

beautiful places in Dubai

beautiful places in Dubai:



Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa


The Burj Khalifa is one of the United Arab Emirates most famous buildings and the soaring sky high landmark of Dubai. Not only is the world's tallest building , it also claims to the titles of tallest freestanding structure in the world , highest observation deck in the world and elevator with the longest travel distance in the world. A trip up to the observation deck, with its panoramic views across Dubai , is a sightseeing highlight for most tourists who visit though for those who suffer from vertigo it might be best to give it a miss

Sharjah Arts Museum


Sharjah Arts Museum


The most important museum dedicated to the arts in the Emirates the Sharjah arts Museum is home to the most diverse art collection to the United Arab Emirates . The museum is recognized for its collection of works by Arabic artists who specialized in painting the Arab world .
The museum is also noted for its program of temporary exhibitions through the year

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Sheikh Zayed Mosque


The Shiekh Zayed Mosque is a mammoth modern mosque of incredible beauty. Harnessing contemporary design and ancient craftsmanship, the mosque harmoniously blends modern and ancient styles and techniques to a new interpretation of Islamic architecture . A visit here is a must or any Abu Dhabi itinerary. With its interiors using lavish amounts of gold, mosaic tiles and glass work and immense amounts of marble, and its exterior of blindingly white stone contrasting dramatically under the Emirati blue sky, it never fails to dazzle 

Bastakia

Bastakia


The Bastakia quarter of Dubai is the last remaining fragment of Old Dubai and shouldn’t be missed . This small heritage area really evokes the simpler dentler past of the city before skyscrapers took over the skyline . Narrow lanes are lined with beautifully preserved building in typical Arabian architectural styles, many with wind tower features. Various museums allow you to enter the houses and see typical Arabian interiors within the quarter along with mosques and a small surviving segment of the original Dubai City wall


Jebel  Hafeet


Jebel  Hafeet


A must do for anyone who wants to snap a great vista the summit of Jebel Hafeet is a favorite day trip from Abu Dhabi and Al Ain. This is the second highest peak in the United Arab Emirates, and far reaching sumptuous desert panoramas greet you all the way up to the top on the winding road . After the twisting mountain road drive you are rewarded with being able to see across the areas vast sweep of desert .



Hajar Mountains


Hajar Mountains


The Hajar Mountains scythe through the desert creating the jagged and wild heart of the United Arab Emirates . Twisting roller coaster roads with spectacular scenery along the way connect the region's tiny villages, making this region road trip heaven . Nature lovers will find plenty of hiking trekking and bird watching opportunities while the vast amount of picturesque wades in the area also fun to explore





Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilizations



One of the best museum in the country to focus on the full breadth of Islamic history and culture  not only local history The Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilizations holds a wealth of fascinating and well laid out exhibits which trace Islamic empires through its spread into Asia and Africa and up to today . Many displays feature rare manuscripts and religious documents and tourists will find them easy to understand thanks to excellent information boards throughout




Dubai Creek Dhow Ride


Dubai Creek Dhow Ride


The Burj Khalifa may give you that famous skyline view from up high but the most iconic  Dubai views are still taken from the water . Dubai Creek slices through the city and the best way to experience Dubai is from one of the beautiful dhows ( Traditional Arabic boats ) that ply the creek . Sunset cruises are particularly beautiful as you watch the light of the high rises begin to twinkle in the dusk . Or for a budget cruise just hop on one of the ablas which ply water between Bur Dubai and Deira

Al Bidyah Mosque 


Al Bidyah Mosque


The oldest mosque in the United Arab Emirates al Bidyah is one of the country's and the Emirate of Fujairah's most important historical sites . Although modest in proportions , this adobe building was beautifully designed with its original ventilation shaft patterns in the walls still visible . The entire surrounding area is an archaeological site where many pottery and metal artifacts have been excavated. For history lovers this small mosque should  be a must do and it makes an excellent contrast with the over the top opulence of Abu Dhabi's Shiekh Zayed Grand Mosque 



interesting facts about sound

interesting facts about sound

interesting facts about sound:


facts about sound


interesting facts about sound



  • Sounds come from vibrations these vibrations create sound waves which more through mediums such as air and water before reaching our ears .



  • Dogs can hear sound at a higher frequency rate than human allowing them to hear noises that we can't



  • Our ear vibrate in  a similar way to the original source of the vibration allowing us to hear many different sounds ..



  • Sound can not travel through empty medium( an area empty of matter



  • The speed of sound is around 1230 km per hours or 767 miles an hour



  • The scientific study of sound waves is known as acoustics



  • Although music can be hard to define , it is often describe as a pleasing or meaningful arrangement of sounds.



  • When traveling through water sound moves around four times faster than when it travels through air



  • The loud sound you create by cracking a whip occurs because the tip is moving so fast it breaks the speed of sound!



  • Sound  is used by many animals to detect danger warning them of possible attacks before they happen


interesting facts about Time

interesting facts about Time

interesting facts about Time:






facts about Time




  • We use time to order events in the past present and future. We also use it to make comparisons and measure the speed at which things move



  • A sundial uses to measure the time it is an instruments that uses the position of the sun to measure time, typically involving a shadow cast across a marked surface .



  • The use pendulums to accurately measure the time was discovered by Galileo Galilei arounf 400 years ago . A pendulum is a free swinging weight hanging from a pivot



  • Normally years have 365 days but a Leap year has 366. The Earth takes a little long than 365 days to go around the Sun so we add an extra day in February every four years to keep calender's and seasons aligned



  • Milliseconds , microseconds and nanoseconds are examples of very small units of time .



  • Scientists believe the moon was used as a form of calendar as far back as 6000 years ago . Calendars have been changing ever since and are very accurate in modern times .



  • Many places use daylight saving time ( typically by putting clocks forward an hour) for longer daylight in the evenings .



  • Theories related to time have been put forward by famous scientists such as Isaac Newton and Albert Einstein . You may have even heard of the term space time a model in physics that joins space and time together



  • Different parts of the are located in different time zones. This means that while you are having breakfast in the morning someone in another part of the world is having dinner..





Funny Facts

Funny Facts

Funny Facts:




  • If you have a pizza with radius Z and thickness A its volume is = Pi*Z*Z*A



  • Hippopoyomonstrosesquippedaliophobia  is the fear of long words



  1. On her 120th birthday the Oldest person ever recorded said" I only have one wrinkle and I'm sitting on it



  •  Ronaldinho's deal with COCA COLA ended after he was caught sipping a Pepsi in a News Conference



  • In Dorset , Minnesota a 3 year old boy was elected as Mayor



  • The more features your phoe has the longer you spend in the toilet



  • In 2007 A Bosnian couple divorced after discovering both had an online affair with each other under fake names



  • The average speed of Heinz Ketchup squirt is 0.028 MPH



  • A group of owls called a Parliament



  • Charlie Chaplin once lost in a Charlie Chaplin look alike contest



  • The founder of Match.com lost his girlfriend to a man she met on Match.com



  • Many birds live alone but crows live in a group called a murder. Most people would call it a Flock of Crows



  • The area where military personnel socializes and eat is called a mess



  • In ancient Greece throwing an apple to a girl was a way to propose for marriage . If the girl caught it that would mean she accepts



  • There is a doggy disco held in  Italy every year where owners can dance with their dogs
  • The New York Stock exchange started out as a coffee house



  • A man filed a lawsuit against his doctor because he survived longer than what the doctor had predicted



  • In 1980 a Las Vegas hospital suspended workers for betting on when patients would die



  • The most overdue book in the world was borrowed from Sidney Sussex College in Cambridge , England and was returned 288 years later





interesting facts about women

interesting facts about women

interesting facts about women:


facts about women

interesting facts about women



  • The tallest woman that ever lived was Zeng Jinlian who was 8 feet 2 inches tall of China . Shed died at the age of 17



  • Woman who drink more than 2 times a cup of coffee a day have higher chance of developing osteoporosis



  • Women who are romance novel readers are reported to make love 74 % more often with their partners than women who do not read romance novel



  • A woman has approximately 4.5 liters of blood in her body , while men have 5.6 liters



  • Studies show that divorced women have more trouble starting new relationships than divorced men



  • On average it is estimated that females injure themselves ten time more than males do while playing sports



  • A common name for pin curls is also spit curls because woman sometimes wet their hair with their saliva before curling it



  • Women smiles more than men do



  • 96% of candles that are purchased are by women



  • Women on average live seven years longer than men do



  • Ancient Egyptian women used to wear perfume cones made of wax that would melt in the heat letting out a nice fragrance



  • 41% of women apply body and hand moisturizer at least three times a day



  • Women who work in the home have a 54% higher death rate from cancer than women who work outside of the home




interesting facts about christianity

interesting facts about christianity

interesting facts about Christianity:

interesting facts about christianity


  • Christianity is the world's largest religion with over 2.4 billion adherents about a third of the world's population


  • In 2010 the Catholic Church had an income of US$ 97 billion



  • Christianity is severely persecuted in at least 27 countries



  • In 2001 the World Christian Encyclopedia counted 33830 different Christian denominations



  • There are at least 7 Christian church in Antarctica



  • Christianity was the main religion in Egypt between the 4th to 6th centuries



  • The Catholic Church once put a dead Pope on trial



  • Going to church is good for you : Service  lowers your blood pressure a study found that



  • Billy Graham personally preached Christian ism to over 200 million people



  • Pope Francis used to work as a bar bouncer in Buenos Aires Argentina



  • A church built into a cave is the largest  church in the Middle East



  • More people go to church on Sunday in China than in the whole of Europe



  • There's a Christian church in San Francisco that worships John Coltrane as a Saint and uses his lyrics as prayers


top 10 world records in the world

top 10 world records in the world

top 10 world records in the world:




  • The world's biggest trap is Well's Half Acre on the 535 m 585 yards seventh hole of the Pine Valley course Clementon NJ built in 1912 and generally regarded as the world's most trying course



  • The world's tallest mountains The Himalayas are also the fastest growing . Their growth about half an inch a year is caused by the pressure exerted by two of the earth's continental plates pushing against one another



  • The company Kodak is the largest user of silver



  • Belgian driver Jenatzy was the first to reach a speed of over 100 km/h in his electrically powered car La Jamais Contente in 1899



  • On July 31 1994 Simon Sang Sung of Singapore turned a single piece of dough into 8192 noodles in 59.30 seconds



  • The CN Tower in Toronto is the tallest free standing structure in the world



  • The duration record for a face slapping contest was set in Kiev USSR in 1931 when a draw was declared between Bezbordny and Goniusch after 30 hours



  • The longest Monopoly game in a bathtub was 99 hours long



  • The world's largest bullfighting ring is in Mexico City



  • The longest Monopoly game ever played was 1680 hours long that's 70 straight days



  • The highest  wind velocity ever recorded in the United States was 231 miles per hour on Mount Washington New Hampshire in 1934



  • The world's widest river is the Amazon River



  • The Sahara desert has the highest dunes



  • The largest pyramid in the world is not in Egypt but in Cholulu DE Rivadahia Mexico . It is 177 feet tall and cover 25 acres . It was built sometime between 6 and 12 AD




healthy facts about food

healthy facts about food

healthy facts about food:

healthy facts about food



  • Ounce by Ounce , Nutritious food costs up to 10 times more than junk food



  • Chicken contains 266% more fat than it did 40 years



  • Coconut water can be used as a substitute for blood plasma



  • Honey is the only food that will never rot it can last 3000 years



  • Cheese is the most stolen food in the world



  • An average person in the US eats 35 tons of food in a lifetime



  • Dynamite is made with peanuts



  • California is the world's 5th largest supplier of food



  • In 2012 divers discovered a 2000 year old roman shipwreck that was so well preserved even the food was infect in its storage jars



  • Since 2015 throwing away food is illegal in Seattle



  • India has the world's lowest meat consumption per person



  • The jars of Nutella sold in a year could cover The Great Wall of China 8 times



  • Eskimos use refrigerators to stop their food from freezing .



  • There is no single food that provides all the nutrients that humans need except for breast milk



  • In Britain one cut of every four potatoes is eaten in the form of french fries



  • In Belgium 172000 tons of chocolate are produced in a year



  • The Highest consumption of Pizza occurs during super Bowl



  • The highest pumpkin in the world weighs 1337 pounds


interesting facts about fish

interesting facts about fish

interesting facts about fish:

interesting facts about fish

  • A starfish van regrow their arms . In fact a single arm can regenerate a whole body



  • Goldfish don't have a stomachs and should therefore be fed easily digestible food in lots of small feeding sessions .



  • Fossil evidence suggests that fish have been on Earth for about 530 million years



  • A  fish named Hanako lived for 225 years



  • The goliath tiger fish is a fish that eats small crocodiles



  • About a third of male fish in British rivers are changing sex due to pollution especially from contraceptive pills a research found



  • When Angler fish mate they melt into each other ans share their bodies forever



  • Goldfish can distinguish the music of one composer from another



  • Fish in polluted lakes lose their sense of smell



  • A 10 year old Goldfish had a 45 minutes surgery to remove a rumor in 2014



  • There are a jelly fish that could be immortal



  • Star fish do not have blood . Their blood is actually filtered sea water



  • Fish can drown in water



  • Starfish is a fish with 40 arms



  • Starfish don't have a brains . Special cells on their skin gather information about their surroundings



  • Thousands of marine creatures die by mistakenly swallowing plastic bags resemble jellyfish



  • 80% of the biomass of fish in the world's oceans has been lost in the past 100 years 
interesting facts about kids

interesting facts about kids

interesting facts about kids:

interesting facts kids




  • In an year an average American kid eats 50 slices of Pizza in a year



  • Approximately 25% of all scald burns to children are from hot tap water and is associated with more deaths than with any other liquid



  • The average four year old child asks over four hundred questions a day



  • Infants spends more time dreaming than adults do



  • Asthma affects one in every fifteen children under the age of eighteen



  • It requires nearly 65 feet of wire to make a Slinky toy



  • The makers of Crayola produce over 2 billion crayons in a year



  • Every second 2 babies dolls are sold somewhere in the world



  • Totally Hair Barbie is the best selling Barbie of all time . It sold over ten million units



  • Children grow faster in the springtime than any other season during the year



  • Babies eyes do not produce tears until the baby is approximately six to eight weeks old



  • It is very common for babies in New Zealand to sleep on sheepskins . This is to help them gain weight faster and retain their body heat



  • The leading cause of deaths for children between the ages of 1 and 4



  • Popeye is 34 years old weighs 158 lbs and is 5.6 feet tall



  • There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada



  • There is a brass statue of Winnie the Pooh in Lima Peru



interesting facts about math

interesting facts about math

interesting facts about math:

interesting facts about math




  • Ancient Babylonians did math in base 60 instead of base 10 . That's why we have 60 seconds in a minute and 360 degrees in a circle



  • Students who chew gum have better math test scores than those why do not a study found



  • 2520 is the smallest number that can be exactly divided by all the numbers 1 to 10



  • There are 177147 ways to tie a tie according to mathematicians .



  • In a group of 23 people at least two have the same birthday with the probability greater than 1/2



  • The larger prime number ever found is more than 22 million digits long



  • Newton invented calculus in about the same amount of time the average students learns it



  • Among all shapes with the same perimeter a circle has the largest area



  • In middle school 74% of girls express interest in Science Technology , Engineering and Math but when choosing a college major just 0.4% of high school girls select computer science



  • Mathematician Paul Erdos could calculate in his head given a person's age , how many seconds they had lived when he was just 4 years old



  • About one thousands years ago A Muslim Mathematician Al Beruni estimated the Earth's circumference using math without any instrument or lab








interesting facts about games

interesting facts about games

interesting facts about games:

interesting facts about games



  • 30% of all bingo players are under the age of 35



  • The best selling game in history for coin operated machines is Pac Man



  • In a five card poker game there are 2,598,960 possible hands



  • In United Kingdom three million people play bingo every year



  • Surveys indicate that the number one reason people play Bingo is for leisure



  • The markings that are found on dice are called pips



  • Atari had to bury millions of unsold ET game cartridges in a New Mexico desert landfill in 1982



  • Mr Butt invented the game Scrabble the game was originally called Criss Cross Words



  • In 2013, a 14 years old Romanian boy collapsed and was hospitalized because had been playing Counter Strike for nine days in a row



  • The first incorporated game was Duke Nukem 3D. In this game when the player shot his gun in the water the sound would be muffled and gurgly



  • The 80's arcade game Phoenix was the first game ever to introduce the  concept of end level bosses . The game had players shoot their way through an alien mother ship's defenses



  • The Liberty Bell "game" was the first mechanical slot machine which was invented by Charles Fey, a car mechanic in 1895



  • Milton Bradley originally wanted to name the game Twister Pretzel but he could not since the name was copyrighted



  • Tohru Iwatani the inventor of the video game Pac Man came up with the idea when he saw a pizza with a slice missing at a dinner party



interesting facts about human eye

interesting facts about human eye

interesting facts about human eye:




  • The human eye can distinguish about 10 million different colors



  • The average blink lasts for the 1/10th of a second



  • An eye is composed of more than 2 million working parts



  • We spend about 10% of our walking hours  with our eyes closed blinking



  • All blue eyes people can be traced back to one person who lived near the Black Sea almost 10,000 years ago



  • You blink about 26 times every time



  • Your eye balls stay the same size from birth to death while your nose and ears cannot stop growing



  • If the human eye was a digital camera it would have 576 megapixels



  • Eyes heal quickly with proper care it only takes about 48 hours for the eye to repair a corneal scratch



  • The entire length of all the eyelashes shed by  human in their life is over 98 feet with each eye lash having life span of about 5 months



  • An eye is composed of more than 2 million working parts



  • There are about 39 million people that are bling around the world



  • Albert Einstein/'s eye remain in a safe box in New York City



  • Researchers have successfully used the game Tetris to treat lazy eye in adults



  • Some people are born with two differently colored eyes . This condition is heterochromia



  • Chameleons can move their eyes in two direction at the same time



  • Your eyes can get sunburned



  • Cats have three eyelids



  • It is impossible to sneeze with open eyes



  • Some lizards squirt blood out of their eyes as protection against predators




  • Dolphins sleep with one open eye



  • The eye of a giant squid can measure the same as a volleyball ball



interesting facts about Engineering

interesting facts about Engineering

interesting facts about Engineering:



interesting facts about Engineering


  • The deepest mine in the world is the East Rand in which goes to a depth of about 3585 meters



  • There are six million parts in the Boeing 747-400


  • Toronto was the first city in the world with a computerized traffic signal system



  • The world's first under ground railway station was the London Underground in 1863 . It has 275 stations and 253 miles of track



  • In 1936 the first practical helicopter was invented . It was the German Frocke-Wulf Fw 61



  • The USSR launched the world's first artificial satellite Sputnik 1 in 1957



  • The Hubble telescope is so powerful that it is like pointing a beam of light at a dime that is two hundred miles away



  • Automobile building is the largest manufacturing industry in the world



  • There are over 200 parts in a typical telephone



  • The first jet engine was invented by Frank Whittleof of England in 1930



  • At lift off , US space shuttle weight about 4.5 million pounds



  • The oldest roller coaster in the world is the Leap-The-Dips roller coaster located in Lskemont Park in Pennsylvania . This was built in 1902



  • The speed of sound must be exceed to produce a sonic boom



  • Energy is being wasted if a toaster is left plugged in after use . 
interesting facts about Elephant

interesting facts about Elephant

interesting facts about Elephant:



interesting facts about Elephant


  • Elephants can hear one another's trumpeting calls up to 5 miles ( 8 km away )



  • The largest elephant on record weighted about 24000 pounds ( 10,890 kg) with a height of 13 feet ( 3.95 m)



  • Elephant are pregnant for two years



  • An adult elephant requires up to 300 kg of food and 160 liters of water per day



  • Elephant normally only sleep 2 or 3 hours



  • Elephant are scared of bees



  • Edison electrocuted an elephant in 1903 to prove Tesla's AC current was dangerous



  • African elephants have the best sense of smell i the animal kingdom



  • About 100 elephants are being killed every day for their ivory



  • Elephants can get sunburned so they protect themselves with sand



  • "Elephants" have 3 times the number of neurons that humans have and no one know why they aren't smarter than us



  • Elephant brains can weigh as much as 5 kg or 11 lb more than the brain of any other land animal



  • Elephants are the only mammals besides humans to have chins



  • Elephants rarely get cancer because they have 40 copies of genes that code for tumor suppressor protein p53 humans have 2



  • Dogs and elephants are only animals that seem to instinctively understand pointing



  • Mouse sperm is larger than elephant sperm



  • Elephant can detect rain 150 miles away



  • One of the world's most expensive coffee brands is made from the dung of Thai elephants


interesting facts about Diseases

interesting facts about Diseases

interesting facts about Diseases:





  • Autism affects one in every 150 children born in the US



  • If one identical twin is diagnosed with autism , the other twin has about 90% chance of develop an autism disorder



  • There is no blood test no scan and no image that can detect autism. Diagnosis relies on behavioral observation and screening



  • In 2008 cervical cancer was the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in women worldwide . An estimated 529800 were diagnosed with over 85% of those diagnosed in developing countries



  • Approximately 77% of all cancers are diagnosed in people who are 55 years old or order



  • African Americans are more likely than any other racial group to develop and die from Cancer. Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have the lowest overall cancer rates



  • There are over 30 million cancer survivors worldwide



  • An estimated 175300 new cancer cases occurred globally in children up to age of 14 in 2008 . An estimated 96400 children died from cancer in 2008



  • Scientists claim that the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl produced the largest group of cancers in history from a single incident



  • Brest cancer is considered a taboo in many Middle Eastern countries and many women will not get tested because they fear being examined by male doctors



  • As many as 15% of those who suffer from some form of depression take their lives each year



  • Depressed people get colds more frequently than non-depressed people



  • During the middle ages mentally ill people were seen to be under the influence of the devil or other evil spirits



  • App. 80% suffers of depression are not receiving treatment



interesting facts about cities

interesting facts about cities

interesting facts about cities:



interesting facts about cities


  • In London during rush hour traffic moves on average at 13 km an hour



  • Montreal is the second largest French speaking city after Paris



  • Every Continent has a city called Rome



  • Next to Warsaw, Chicago has the largest Polish population in the world



  • In  one day 230 marriage license are issued in Lon Vegas



  • Davao City located at the Southern state of Philippines is the largest city of the world in terms of area



  • Edinburgh has more booksellers per head of population than any other city in Britain



  • The city of Seoul  has been the capital city of Korea for more than 600 years



  • The city of Las Vegas has more hotel rooms in the world



  • There was a molasses flood in Boston on January 15 1919 that killed 21 people and injured 150 people



  • Moscow was founded in 1147 by Yury Dolgoruky



  • Halifax , Nova Scotia Canada has the largest bar per capita than anywhere else in the world



  • The city of Tokyo was originally called Edo




  • Other than London , Liverpool is the most filmed British city and was used to film more than 140 films in 2002



  • The city of Nottingham in England was the first city to have signs for the blind in its shopping malls for the blind



interesting facts earth

interesting facts earth

interesting facts earth:

interesting facts earth




  • 1.3 Million Earths could fit inside the sun an average sized star



  • If you drilled a tunnel straight through the Earth and jumped in it would take you about 42 minutes to get to the other side



  • The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of the one sixth of the Earth's land surface



  • It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from  the sun to the earth



  • There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth



  • One third of the Earth's land surface is partially or totally desert



  • Our galaxy probably contains at least 2 billion planets like earth



  • The Earth's core is probably as hot as the sun



  • Every second the sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos then the number of the people on earth



  • The Earth lost 40% of its wild life in the past 40 years



  • The Earth's deepest known point equals to 24.5 empire state Buildings end to end



  • The Russians drilled the world's deepest hole into the earth for 14 years it's 12,162 meters deep



  • There are about 22000 man made objects orbiting around planet Earth