Do You Know?

1.Deep in the heart of the Peruvian Amazon,

lies a raging river that boils.It does surge at a

scalding 200 degrees Fahrenheit which is

enough to burn animals.

2.Taiwanese believe 4 brings bad luck because

Chinese Mandarin pronunciation ”Si” for 4

is the same as the word for death.

3.Eskimos use refrigerators to keep food from

freezing.

4.D N A of a person comprises 4 types of base

proteins, located at different parts of Chromosomes.

The location of these proteins is responsible for

different traits in humans.

5.Apples, potatoes and onions, all taste the same

when eaten with your nose plugged.

6.For Japanese the number 4 is unlucky. However

a black cat crossing your path is considered to

bring good.Many hospitals don’t have numbers 4

and 9 as room number or even the floor number.

There are no seats with numbers 4,9 and 13 on

passenger planes of All Nippon Airways.

7.What five letter English word does not change

when four letters are taken away?

Answer:Queue.

8.Muslim women in Los Angeles started a

women-only mosque which is neither

Sunni nor Shi’ite. They held the first Jumah

or Friday prayer on January 30, 2015.

9.Kurukshetra (Mahabharata) war started on

November 22, 3067 BCE.

10.Kaliyuga started at 3102BC based on Aryabhata’s

Surya Siddhanta Theory.

11.Tulu calendar starts with Paggu month.

12.Karate, the Japanese word for ”empty hands”

developed in Japan, originated from techniques

taught and spread by ancient Buddhist monks

of Southern India who migrated to China and

Japan for propagation of Buddhism. The term

Karate apparently evolved from the Southern

Dravidian word Karati(as pronounced in Tamil)

for Garadi.

Source:Collection.

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