Friday, July 29, 2011

random fact 38

Used in blackboards in schools, chalk has the chemical composition of calcium carbonate.

Monday, July 25, 2011

random fact 37

Musical genre R&B stands for 'Rhythm and Blues.'

Saturday, July 23, 2011

random fact 36

the largest of all penguins is the Emperor Penguin.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

random fact 35

Mount Rushmore is a sculpture of the heads of four presidents of the United States namely: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln made by American artist and sculptor Gutzon Borglum. The sculpture was located in Black Hills in South Dakota, USA.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

random fact 34

Caffeine is a widely consumed substance occurring in food, drinks and medicines. A cup of brewed coffee (5 - 6 oz) contains about 90 - 140 mg of caffeine, a chocolate bar or an ounce of baking chocolate contains 25 - 35 mg, while softdrinks like Coke, Pepsi, and Mountain Dew (8 - 12 oz) contains about 25 - 50 mg of caffeine. Caffeine intake of more than 250 to 500 milligrams can cause symptoms of overdose like restlessness, insomnia, tremors and cardiovascular instability.

Friday, July 15, 2011

random fact 33

Ailurophobia is the fear of cats


Cynophobia is the fear of dogs

Monday, July 11, 2011

random fact 32

The first stores of the company that was the brainchild of the 7 Eleven franchise were initially open from 7 am to 11 pm. On July 11, 1927, the company was founded, and thus the name 7-Eleven.

Saturday, July 9, 2011

random fact 31

What do Chinese call kwai-tsze, or “quick little fellows”?


Wednesday, July 6, 2011

random fact 30

The song usually sung for birthday celebrations, "Happy Birthday to You" is not an original composition. It came from a song entitled "Good Morning to All." Sisters Patty Hill and Mildred J. Hill wrote and composed the song in 1893. They made song for children to sing as Patty Hill was a kindergarten principal then.

Monday, July 4, 2011

random fact 29

What's the smallest and shallowest ocean in the world?

Arctic Ocean

Sunday, July 3, 2011

random fact 28

Placophobia is the fear of tombstones. Associated fear to death can be also found in a person with this phobia. Reason can be from traumatic experiences and manifestations may vary from person to person.

Friday, July 1, 2011

random fact 27

What do you call the ball at the top of a flagpole?