Facts & Figures – Messyduniya

Mindblowing Figures

Numbers are complicated and infinite. Have you ever thought about how huge in number the tiniest of things can be? I know the answer is no. That’s why we’re bringing this list to your notice. The lesser-known figures, some of which we see in the daily life as well. 1. People have about 100,000 hairs growing on their heads. 2. One acre of land may have from 50,000 to 1,000,000 worms underground. 3. There are more than 800,000 species of insects in the world. 4. There are about 5X10^4 earthquakes a year. (50,000) 5. 8% of people have an extra rib. 6. The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada measuring 1,896 km (1,178 miles). 7.

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Historical Facts About Kashmir

As we all know how beautiful the valleys of Kashmir are, India, China and Pakistan have been fighting over it for years now. But, in the middle of this, lives of hundreds and thousands of innocents have been already claimed. How many more people should die to stop this war once and for all?   Let’s look at the lesser-known facts about Kashmir.      1. Bad kills The separatist violence has killed more than 47,000 people, which does not include people who have disappeared due to the conflict. Some human rights groups and nongovernmental organizations put the death toll at twice that amount.      2. Everyone wants it- The Line of Control separating Indian- and Pakistani-controlled parts of Kashmir is 435 miles (700

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Facts about the Universe

The Universe is endless and so are the facts that revolve around it. But we have gathered a few amazing ones for you to read and let your mind be boggled. 1. What a woof girl she was The first Earthling in space was Laika, a dog that was launched into space on the Soviet ship Sputnik 2 in 1957. After a week in space, the air in the capsule ran out and she died. After its orbit deteriorated, the craft left space and burned up, along with Laika’s body, as it re-entered Earth’s atmosphere. 2. I don’t wanna be the one to burst your bubble but.. When water boils on Earth, it creates thousands of little bubbles. However, in

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Amazing facts about dolphins

Dolphins are the most delightful creatures of the sea and lovely as well. They are friendly, playful and just so adorable. But there’s more to them. Let us look at some facts that we probably didn’t know about dolphins. 1. Number of species There have been 43 recognized species of dolphins! 38 are marine dolphins and the other five are river dolphins. 2. They lived on land too! It has been researched that dolphins are “re-entrants” and actually lived on land before adapting to the water. When studying their fins, scientists have found that they are actually formed like legs and toes. 3. Dolphins have been around for quite a long time. Images of dolphins have been found carved into

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Amazing Facts about English Language

English is a beautiful language but there is more to it. It is one of the most widely spoken languages in the world so it is not surprising that so many people want to learn how to speak English. Let’s look at these lesser-known fcts today to brush up our knowledge futher.   1. ‘I am.’ is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.   2. There is no word in the English language that rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple.   3. The longest word in English has 45 letters: ‘pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis’! It is a type of lung disease caused by inhaling ash and sand dust.   4. The following sentence contains seven different spellings of the sound

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Amazing Historical Facts

1. Alexander the Great Often known as the conqueror, Alexander succeeded King Philip of Macedonia. Alexander marched to India, he did annex a few parts of India but his army was intimidated by Dhanananda’s huge army which consisted of thousands of horses, elephants and well-trained soldiers. That’s what prevented him from marching ahead of the Beas river. He returned to Babylon and died at the age of 33 years in 323 BC. 2. Oldest text ever written   Rig Veda, written during the age of the Aryans remains one of the world’s oldest text. It contains lyrics. 3. Introduction of Iron   Iron was introduced in India by the Aryans, another major contribution made by them. That is why the

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