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Hockey’s Jadoogar – Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand popularly known as hockey's jadoogar. Dhyan Chand was born on 29th August, 1905 at Allahabad. His father was in the British Indian...
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20 less known but interesting facts

World is full of amazing surprises and interesting facts. Here you may find 20 such interesting facts for your information.

  1. Money isn’t made out of paper. It’s made out of cotton.
  2. The world’s highest cricket ground is in Himachal Pradesh. It was built after a hill was leveled at over 2,400 meter above sea level.
  3. Red is the color of good luck and is usually worn for weddings and other celebrations and festivals.
  4. The world’s largest Montessori school is in India. It has over 26,000 students.
  5. Until 1986, the only place where diamonds had been officially found was in India.
  6. The world’s largest road network is in India—over 1.9 million miles of roads cover the country.
  7. There are only two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.”
  8. When the moon is directly overhead, you will weigh slightly less.
  9. The shortest war in history was between Zanzibar and England in 1896. Zanzibar surrendered after 38 minutes.
  10. TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters on only one row of the keyboard.
  11. The liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a substitute for blood plasma.
  12. Dolphins can swim and sleep at the same time, as they sleep with one eye open.
  13. When going to battle Indian kings would make their horses wear trunks. The other side’s elephants would refuse to attack the horses thinking that the horses were baby elephants.
  14. Babies are always born with blue eyes. The melanin in their eyes needs time to be fully deposited or to be darkened by ultraviolet light to reveal the baby’s true eye color.
  15. Shani Shingnapur is one of the most amazing village of India. All houses in the village didn’t have doors including their shops and halls. They have never kept their valulable things in lock and key. No theft has been reported yet in the village, it is the most amazing fact about India. This village is situated in Nevasa taluka of Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra state in India.
  16. ‘Navi Mumbai’ is the largest planned township on the planet which was developed in 1972.
  17. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has developed first rocket with other research organization. They have used cycle as their medium of transportation.
  18. It is known that Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam is widely popular as the people’s president in the country.
  19. It is impossible to lick your elbow. Over 75% of people who read this will try to lick their elbow.
  20. If you keep your eyes open by force when you sneeze, you might pop an eyeball out.