Factopedia – 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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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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