The U.S. Army accidentally ordered an 82 year supply of freeze-dried tuna salad mix for troops in Europe.
2556. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : pandit ravi shankar
classical sitar player
Year : 1999
Region : uttar pradesh.
The U.S. founding fathers' name for the American Revolution was 'The War with Britain'.
The U.S. Government spent $277,000 on pickle research in 1993.
The U.S. Government will not allow portraits of living persons to appear on stamps.
The U.S. has more bagpipe bands than Scotland does.
The U.S. motto, 'In God We Trust', was not adopted as the national slogan until 1956.
The underside of a horse's hoof is called a frog. The frog peels off several times a year with new growth.
The United kingdom eats more cans of baked beans than the rest of the world combined.
The United States has never lost a war in which mules were used.
The United States has never lost a war when donkeys were used.
The United States has the highest minimum drinking age in the world.
The United States produces more tobacco than it does wheat.
The universally popular Hershey bar was used overseas during World War II as currency.
The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.
The US interstate highway system requires that one mile in every five be straight. These straight sections function as airstrips in times of war and other emergencies.
The venom in a Daddy Long-Legs spider is more poisonous than a Black Widow's or a Brown Recluse, but they cannot bite humans because their jaws won't open wide enough.
The venom of the king cobra is so deadly that just one gram of it can kill 150 people.
The volume of the Earth's moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean
The volume of the Earth's moon is the same as the volume of the Pacific Ocean.
The waffle was invented on August 24, 1869
The way to get more mules is to mate a male donkey with a female horse.
2577. Bharat Ratna
Bharat Ratna : jayaprakash narayan
posthumous, freedom fighter, social reformer
Year : 1998
Region : bihar.
The weight of a carat (200 milligrams), standard unit of measurement for gemstones, is based on the weight of the carob seed.
The Wild Turkey is the only bird with a beard.
The word "set" has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
The word “Mrs.” Cannot be written in full.
The word 'byte' is a contraction of 'by eight.'
The word 'Indiana' is Native American for 'Land of the Indians', yet less than 16,000 Native Americans live there.
The word Mrs. Cannot be written in full.
The word 'News' is actually an acronym standing for the 4 cardinal compass points - North, East, West, and South!
The word 'pixel' is a contraction of either 'picture cell' or 'picture element.'
The word 'set' has more definitions than any other word in the English language.
The word taxi is spelled the same in English, German, French, Swedish and Portuguese.
The word Tips is actually an acronym standing for 'To Insure Prompt Service'.
The world camel population is 19,627,000
The world cattle population is approx. 1,294,604,000
The world goat population is approx. 94,266,000
The world pig population is approx. 857,099,000
The world record for keeping a Polo in the mouth with the hole intact is 7 hours and 10 minutes.
the world record for spitting a watermelon seed is 65 feet 4 inches .
The world sheep population is approx. 1,202,920,000
The World Trade Center towers used to have two zip codes, 10047-10048, one for each building.
The world’s youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The world's first McSki opened in Sweden with Ski-Thru service - allowing skiers to ski up to the counter and order their McDonald's meal.
The world's youngest parents were 8 and 9 and lived in China in 1910.
The 'y' in signs reading "ye olde.." is properly pronounced with a 'th' sound, not 'y'. The "th" sound does not exist in Latin, so ancient Roman occupied (present day) England use the rune "thorn" to represent "th" sounds. With the advent of the printing press the character from the Roman alphabet which closest resembled thorn was the lower case "y".
The year 1987 was the 50th anniversary of Spam
The youngest person to give birth was a five-yr. old tribal girl (C-Section of course)
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