Fastest 100-year-old sprinter Fauja Singh trying hard to break one more record

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Oct 152011
 

Even at the age of 100, great Fauja Singh hasn’t given up and trying hard to become the first person to finish a full-distance marathon past age 100 at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon on Sunday, October 16. He recently set eight sprinting records, for his age group, in one day. Fauja Singh took up competitive running when he was 89 to overcome depression after the loss of his wife and one of his sons. Since then, he has never stopped and inspired millions of people with his strong […]

Oct 032011
 

There are some popular misconceptions amongst the people about Digital Camera. Many people just prefer the cameras of high resolution, and see nothing else while buying. Here, I’ve collected top 5 things about Digital cameras: Zoom is very important Zoom becomes very important while shooting Wild life or close-portrait, but the majority of digital cameras have 3-, or 4x optical zoom, but you will never regret choosing a model with more telephoto power. For the ultimate in zoom control and quality, look for an extended-zoom camera […]

5 Unknown Facts about English

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Oct 032011
 

Here, I’ve collected 5 interesting and unknown facts about English, which you will definitely enjoy: # Martin Van Buren was the only American President who did not speak English as his first language; Thomas Jefferson claimed to know six. # There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in order: “abstemious” and “facetious.” # The next edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, the world’s most definitive work on the language, will never be printed because of the impact of the internet on book […]

Top 5 Words not Found in English

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Oct 032011
 

Here are top 5 words not found in English. Some of them would definitely be useful for English-speakers, what do you think? 1. Waldeinsamkeit (German): the feeling of being alone in the woods 2. Ilunga (Tshiluba, Congo): a person who is ready to forgive any abuse for the first time, to tolerate it a second time, but never a third time. 3. Litost (Czech): a state of torment created by the sudden sight of one’s own misery 4. Duende (Spanish): a climactic show of spirit in a performance or […]

Oct 032011
 

I would like to share some unknown interesting secrets about your brain you probably didn’t realize you had: Most Interesting Things About Brain You have two nervous systems: One set controls excitation and the other controls inhibition. If you hold out your hand, you might notice minor tremors. This is caused by slight, random differences in the amount each of the two systems are firing. Long-term memory shuts down during sleep The parts of the brain that transfer information to long-term memory shut down while […]

I Just knew that Indians celebrate Children’s Day exactly the 9 months after Valentine’s Day

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Sep 302011
 
I Just knew that Indians celebrate Children's Day exactly the 9 months after Valentine's Day

Children’s Day, which is celebrated on the birth anniversary of Jawahar Lal Nehru, exactly comes after the 9 months of Valentine’s Day. Is it a co-incidence or well planned ? As we all know, thousands of couples start their new lives on Valentine’s Day. Many even marry on this day of love. Surpisingly, Children’s Day is celebrated on 14th Novermber, just after the nine months. Is Children’s Day celebrated to remember Chacha Nehru or Valentine’s Day ? Well, only God knows…. You can also follow […]

Sep 242011
 

Human body has many secrets in hiding. Here, I’ll explore 5 of the most interesting facts about your body which you didn’t know probably: 1) The energy used by our brain is enough to light the 25 watt bulb. 2) You get a new stomach lining after every 3 days. if you didn’t, the strong acids your stomach uses to digest food would also digest your stomach. 3) Each square inch of human skin consists of twenty feet of blood vessels. 4) Humans have as […]

Top 5 Largest Hydropower Plants in the World

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Sep 192011
 

1. Three Gorges Dam, China (22,500 MW): The Three Gorges Dam is a hydroelectric dam that spans the Yangtze River by the town of Sandouping, located in the Yiling District of Yichang, in Hubei province, China. It is the world’s largest electricity-generating plant of any kind. The dam body was completed in 2006. Except for a ship lift, the originally planned components of the project were completed on October 30, 2008, when the 26th generator in the shore plant began commercial operation. Each generator has a […]

5 Ways to Repair Scratched Glasses

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Sep 172011
 

It is possible to repair scratched glass with some simple products that are easily available at home. Let us have a look at these 5 ways: We know that nail paints are for decorating your nails, but they can also be great to repair scratches on glass. For this purpose you must use a colorless nail paint. Apply a thin coat of nail paint on the scratch and set it to dry. The excess nail paint can be cleaned with a cloth. You can also use […]

5 Unknown Things About Football

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Sep 172011
 
5 Unknown Things About Football

Football or Soccer is the most popular game around. People are crazy for this beautiful game. Here are some interesting secrets and facts: # Soccer is called football everywhere except North America. # In America, the game of ‘Grid Iron’ is actually known as ‘football’. # Edson Arantes do Nascimento, who is best known as “Pele”, played in four FIFA World Cup competitions (Sweden-1958, Chile-1962, England-1966, and Mexico-1970), and scored over 1,200 goals in his career before finally retiring in 1977. # The Romans played a game named […]