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
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?
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)