Monthly Archive:: April 2011
Gold Can Be Stretched for Miles. It is so soft and malleable that an ounce of it could be stretched into a wire 50 miles in length, or be flattened into a sheet 100 square feet in area. Despite its softness, gold is so incredibly dense and heavy that a cubic foot of it weighs
Sailfish are the fastest fish in the sea – they have been measured doing 109 km per hour. Killer whales are actually dolphins (delphinius orca). An adult Pacific giant octopus is about 4 metres long and the largest one recorded weighed 270kg – yet newborns are only the size of a grain of rice. A
Sharks are one of the most amazing animals on earth. They have lived in this planet for more than 450 million years and that each single fact is worthy of knowing. Between 30 and 80 percent of a shark’s flesh is made of water. A protein network gives the flesh its structure. Almost 50 different
Researchers combing the rainforests of Brazil have uncovered four new species of fungi that turns ants into zombies. Although it is not the first time the fungi has been seen affecting ants, the discovery of four distinct species in close proximity highlights the level of biodiversity in the Amazon. Their study appears online in the
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There are about 4,500 different species of mammal in the world and 1,000 of these are bats. Norfolk’s most common bat, the Pipistrelle is only 4cm long and weighs less than a 2p coin! British bats only eat night-flying insects but tropical bats also eat many other foods such as fruit, flowers, frogs, fish and
If you’re fan of Kelly Clarkson, you are just in right place, here you can read lots of facts about Kelly! Kelly became the first “American Idol” in September of 2002. While every American Idol winner since Kelly Clarkson has held the honor for a full year, Clarkson’s reign was cut short because the show
Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson (born 18 July 1950) a well known and one of the most successful British entrepreneur, best known for his Virgin Group of over 400 companies, dropped out of school when he was 15. He is not the only successful person without a college degree in the history to become famous.
1. As a youngster, Balotelli had life-threatening complications with his intestines which led to a series of operations. His parents asked social services to help and they recommended that Mario should be fostered. 2. Balotelli claimed that his parents only wanted him back because he had become famous and described them as “glory hunters”. 3.
Early sunglasses served a special purpose and it wasn’t to block the rays of the sun. Smoke tinting was the first means of darkening eyeglasses, and the technology was developed in China prior to 1430. These darkened lenses were not vision-corrected. Chinese judges had routinely worn smoke-colored quartz lenses to conceal their eye expressions in