Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Amazing facts-TEN Things You Probably Didn't Know About The Internet!

You are probably using the Internet on a day to day basis, at work as well as at home.
With this in mind – how much do you know about the Internet?
Regardless if you know much or nothing at all are we quite sure that you won't know the following facts.

Here are TEN fun and totally useless facts that you probably did not know about the Internet:

1. The phrase World Wide Web was coined by Tim Berners-Lee in 1990.
2. The first ever bought domain name was symbolics.com – not much to look at today, we might add.
3. The most expensive domain name ever is sex.com that got sold for about $11 million – the type in traffic alone apparently makes it worth its price.
4. In 2008 were there 215 million households with online access in the U.S.
Which corresponds to 71.4% of the U.S population.
5. Iceland is the country with the most Internet users per capita: 86% of the population.
6. There are still around 18 countries in the world that do not have any Internet connection.
7. Google has about 3,000 employees all over the world and they go under the name "Googlers".
The Google headquarters is called the Googleplex.
Brain-washing, anyone?
8. The Martini was the most popular cocktail to search for on Google in 2008.
9. Each month the average Internet surfer visits 59 domains, views 1,050 web pages and spends 25 hours doing all of this.
10. "Google" has been searched on Google.com 2.7 billion times.
Go figure.

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Monday, June 29, 2009

A Very Unusual and Unique Yacht

Oculus is the first "design launch" of Schöpfer Yachts LLC. This 250-foot vessel was designed by E. Kevin Schöpfer, founder and owner of his namesake

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Sunday, June 28, 2009

Strange facts-Redheads

More redheads are born in Scotland than in any other part of the world

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Saturday, June 27, 2009

Amazing animal-Rare white lions

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Friday, June 26, 2009

Did you know-Letters

This is something very interesting.

Do You Know that
Letters 'a', 'b', 'c' & 'd' do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 99
(Letter 'd' comes for the first time in Hundred)

Letters 'a', 'b' & 'c' do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 999
(Letter 'a' comes for the first time in Thousand)

Letters 'b' & 'c' do not appear anywhere in the spellings of 1 to 999,999,999
(Letter 'b' comes for the first time in Billion)

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Letter 'c' does not appear anywhere in the spellings of entire English Counting

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Thursday, June 25, 2009

Amazing pictures-Rattlesnakes in the Mouth Record

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Amazing facts-World's oldest man dies at 113

Tomoji Tanabe the world's oldest, died in his sleep at his home in southern Japan ( 19-Jun-09) . He was 113. Tanabe died of heart failure. Tanabe was born on Sept.18,1895, had eight children. who lived with a son and daughter-in- law, had eight children, 25 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren and six great-great- grandchildren.
He was certified by Guiness World Records as the world's oldest man when he was 111 years old.
Tanabe drank only milk, did not take alcohol and did not smoke. Tanabe was "the symbol of the Miyakonojo known as a city of long life."


amazing-factsFollowing Tanabe's death, British World War 1 veteran Henry Allingham is officially the world's oldest's man at 113, Guiness World Records.

Alligham was born in London on June 6,1896 .Allingham is one of the only two surviving World War 1 veterans in Britain and the last surviving founder member of the Royal Air Force.

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Bizarre facts-See behind

The only two animals that can see behind themselves without turning their heads are the rabbit and the parrot.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Fascinating events-Aurora Borealis a.k.a Northern Lights

Aurora Boralis is an 'Electro-Magnetic" phenomenon,occurring in the skies of North Pole, during the months of winter when nights are for months, as in northern Norway, Sweeden and Russia.

fascinating-eventsAverage Temp is -40 celcius.
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Monday, June 22, 2009

Interesting facts-Against the law!

It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA

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Strange facts-One percent less

Everything weighs one per cent less at the equator

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Sunday, June 21, 2009

Shocking events-Chinese hostage situation

Chinese hostage negotiation
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"I have three demands or I will kill the boy"!
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Negotiators access the situation from next door
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Head negotiator dispatched
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Negotiations begin
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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Did you know-Shakespeare's invented words

Shakespeare invented the words 'assassination' and 'bump'

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Friday, June 19, 2009

Amazing happenings-Job seekers in China

Job-seekers visit booths of companies at the first job fair after the Chinese Lunar New Year in Beijing, China, 5 February 2009. After the Chinese New Year holiday, thousands of migrants have returned to the city earlier than usual in an attempt to find jobs. Around 20 million migrant workers are believed to have have lost their jobs because of the economic downturn.
Photo by Feng Li/Getty Images

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Thursday, June 18, 2009

Interesting facts-One square inch of skin

In 1 square inch of skin there lie 4 yards of nerve fibers, 1300 nerve cells, 100 sweat glands, 3 Million cells, and 3 yards of blood vessels.

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Strange facts-Loss

Every year the sun loses 360 million tons

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Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Amazing facts-The world's fattest 15 year old

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Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Bizarre facts-Suicide

Iguanas can and do commit suicide

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Monday, June 15, 2009

Animal world-Unusual display of Motherhood

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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Did you know-Longest word with left hand

Stewardesses is the longest word typed with only the left hand

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Saturday, June 13, 2009

Amazing wooden art

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Friday, June 12, 2009

Amazing facts-Chopsticks

China uses 45 billion chopsticks per year

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Thursday, June 11, 2009

More amazing carnival pictures

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Strange facts-Killed by donkeys

More people are killed annually by donkeys than in aeroplane crashes.

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Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Amazing carnival pictures

Beginning Venetian carnival lie in the ancient Roman Saturnaliyah - the annual festivities in honor of the god Saturn, which cope after harvest during the winter solstice and were accompanied by massive festivities. Hence the origin of lead and carnival masks: Saturnaly slaves were allowed to sit together with the desks masters, and that the class prejudices not spoil fun, all hid their faces under masks

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