1)Shadowgraphy= cinema in silhouette; a unique
art form, a combination of hands and fingers on a
blank screen telling you the stories with complete
audio visual effects.
2)Ballot and Bullet are both derived from Greek words
for ”balls”.The Greeks dropped a white ball when they
favoured a candidate and a black one when against.
3)International Date Line–There are 360 longitudinal
lines on the globe–from 0 to 180 degrees East,
as well as 0 to 180 degrees West; of these,
180 degree East and 180 degree West are
the same line, since they coincide on the globe.
This line is called the International Date Line.
4)The site of Biblical ”Garden of Eden” is considered to be
at the marsh lands of Southern Iraq (Mesopotamia).
5)Turning smoke to medicine–Solanesol, a compound
found in tobacco, is used to treat cardio vascular disease;
30 tonnes of tobacco leaf can produce 120kg of solanesol;
1 kilo of solanesol costs 200$.