The three best-known western names in China: Jesus Christ, Richard Nixon, and Elvis Presley
About 55% of all movies are rated R. About 500 movies are made in the US and 800 in India annually.
Absolutely pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the hands.
In golf, a 'Bo Derek' is a score of 10.
In-vitro babies are born in Australia more than any other country in the world
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Bharat Ratna : govind ballabh pant
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Year : 1957
Region : uttar pradesh (now uttarakhand).
In 1980, the only country in the world with no telephones was Bhutan.
An American chews an average of 300 sticks of gum in a year
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, named in the Bible's Book of Revelation, are Conquest, Slaughter, Famine, and Death.
If you went out into space, you would explode before you suffocated because there's no air pressure.
Business.com is currently the most expensive domain name sold for $7.5 million.
Isaac Asimov is the only author to have a book in every Dewey-decimal category.
In the last 4,000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
To make one glass of orange juice, 50 glasses of water are needed to grow enough oranges to make the juice
The mother of the boy Michael Jackson is accused of abusing is named 'Janet Jackson'.
There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple, or silver.
In 1965, the price for an issue of TV Guide was 15 cents
When George Washington ran for the Virginia House of Burgesses in 1757, he was accused of trying to win votes by plying voters with 28 gallons of rum, 50 gallons of rum punch, 46 gallons of beer and 34 gallons of wine.
The platypus uses its bill to find animals that it feeds on. Its bill can sense the tiny electric fields that their preys emit
The stage were the television sitcom Friends is shot on is said to be haunted
The ear which the matador slices off the bull is his trophy.
A person uses approximately fifty-seven sheets of toilet paper each day
Madonna suffers from garophobia (the fear of thunder).
Thirteen percent of the human population reside in deserts
Roses generally need around 6 hours of sunlight to grow properly.
An ant can survive for up to two days underwater.
The disease-carrying mosquito, delivering encephalitis, the West Nile virus, malaria, and Dengue fever, is by far the deadliest beast in the animal world. The World Health Organization says mosquitos cause more than 2 million deaths a year worldwide.
The letters in the abbreviation e.g. stand for exempli gratia - a Latin term meaning for example.
The Germans tried to copy Coca-Cola and came up with the drink Fanta.
Basketball was invented in 1891 by James Naismith. He set out to invent a game to occupy students between the football and baseball seasons.
The movie Cleopatra cost $44 million to make in 1963. The same movie would now cost $300 million to make taking inflation into account
¥ The 'You are here' arrow on a map is called the IDEO locator.
Crocodiles never outgrow the pool in which they live.
Police dogs are trained to react to commands in a foreign language; commonly German but more recently Hungarian.
Everyone in the Middle Ages believed -as Aristotle had -that the heart was the seat of intelligence.
Giraffes and rats can last longer without water than camels.
Baseball's home plate is 17 inches wide.
In Alabama it is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone's pity.
Flamingos are able to fly at a speed of approximately 55 kilometers an hour. In one night they can travel about 600 km.
The metric system was to blame for the loss of the Mars Climate orbiter.
Justin Timberlake's half-eaten french toast sold for over $3,000 on eBay.
Almonds are the oldest, most widely cultivated and extensively used nuts in the world.
The average American will eat 35,000 cookies in a lifetime.
There are six U.S. Presidents with the first name James: Madison, Monroe, Garfield, Buchanon, Carter, Polk.
In Canada it's illegal for clear or non-dark sodas to contain caffeine.
The electric chair was invented by a dentist
The bones of a pigeon weigh less than its feathers.
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Mercedes Benz C Class
November 3, 2014: Mercedes Benz is all set to launch the new 2015 C Class in India on 25th November, 2014. The next gen sedan has been on sale in the global market (Europe and States) from couple of months and it is now coming to India. The 2015 C Class will replace the on going model and will rival with the Audi A4 and BMW 3 Series. Initially, Mercedes will only launch the new C with petrol engine while diesel will be introduced later. Talking about the design, the 2015 C Class looks like a baby S Class, as it certainly have borrowed designing cues with the same.
Mercedes Benz C Class is highly acclaimed sedan model produced by the German automaker. It was first introduced in the year 1993 and later received modifications periodically. This sedan is currently in its third generation with model series badged as W203. It is offered two petrol and three diesel variants for the buyers to choose from. All the petrol variants are equipped with an in line 1.8 litre engine that has the ability to produce 185bhp along with a maximum torque output of 285Nm. On the other hand, its diesel variants are fitted with a 2.2 litre engine, which is mated with a 7G Tronic seven speed automatic transmission gearbox. Among all the variants, Edition C is the top end trim, which is bestowed with a few captivating exterior features. It gets features like electric sun roof, a set of alloy wheels and AMG body styling, which emphasizes its exclusiveness. Its interiors too have been bestowed with exclusive styling features likes premium black leather upholstery with contrast stitching, sport seats and interior light package with ambient lighting. On the other hand, its Grand Edition and Avantgarde trims have similar set of aspects including bi xenon headlamps, panoramic glass roof with one touch operation and 17 inch stylish alloy wheels. All the variants in this series have been equipped with an ECO Start/stop function, which helps to improve the performance and fuel efficiency.
It is also integrated with an Audio 20 CD featuring 6 disc changer and a 14.7cm TFT color display, which also provides visual parking aid. It is also incorporated with AGILITY CONTROL suspension with selective damping. Its cabin is fitted with a proficient THERMATIC automatic climate control system including separate air vents for rear passengers. It also has an advanced cruise control system featuring SPEEDTRONIC variable speed limiter. This sedan is also integrated with an innovative ATTENTION ASSIST system, which warns the driver in case it detects any sign of increasing weariness and failing attention. There is a PRE SAFE anticipatory occupant protection system, which detects a potential collision and deploys brakes, tightens the seatbelts and closes the side windows along with glass roof. At present, it is being offered with an unmatched warranty period of 3 years without any constraint to its mileage. This luxury sedan is competing with the likes of BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Volvo S 40 in the Indian automobile market.