Bob Whitcomb of Ohio, juggles bowling balls! He can catch three 16-lb balls 62 consecutuve times.
A Lapwing (bird) flying over a soccer field in Brazil deflected a winning goal 3 minutes before the end of a game.
Submitted by Amanda S. Bundchel (21),
Cafe or Tea Pub!
COFFEE has 125-185mg of caffeine per cup. It enters the human system faster then the caffeine in Tea and causes 'coffee jitters'. No disease-preventing or health-enhancing ingredients.
TEA contains 55mg of caffeine per cup. This caffeine takes longer to enter the system so its gentler. Tea has tannin, catechin, Vitamins E and C and fluorine that prevents cancer and heart diseases.
Submitted by Mavs Ag (), IN
Q. Who was the first to devise food canning which resulted in the beginning of the canned food industry of today?
A. Because Napoleon believed that armies marched on their stomachs, he offered a prize in 1795 for a practical way of preserving food. The prize was won by a French inventor, Nicholas Appert. What he devised was canning. It was the beginning of the canned food industry of today.
Submitted by Hansie Drankel (), Bonn
In 1997, Astronaut David Wolf of Houston, Texas, was permitted to caste his vote for Houston's Mayor while on board the Russian Space Station MIR!
Submitted by Sharon L (), USA
Fisherman Foster Cammisu of Filey, England ties a 7-feet long inflatable Sharks to his fishing nets to keep Seals from stealing his catch!
Submitted by Kathrine (), England
A man named Li in Suzhou, China, was bitten by a pickled snake when he opened a bottle of rice wine.
Submitted by Yang Chu Lee (20), Shanghai,
What do you call...?
The "pound" key on your keyboard (#) is called an octotroph.
The "dot" over the letter "i" is called a tittle.
Submitted by Linda Burton (), Iowa University, Iowa
Sarita Tyagi (a class VIII student of Sanskar Bharti School in Karnal, Haryana, India) and her four friends mobilised villagers to prevent the marriage of two minor girls.
Submitted by Pawan Tayal Tigrania (57), Bhiwani
Dead and Alive for 11 years
Adolf Hitler committed suicide along with his wife Eva Braun on 30th April, 1945. After consuming cyanide capsules he shot himself with his service pistol.
Because Hitler's body was never found, a German court officially declared Hitler dead only in 1956!
Submitted by Linette (21), Mumbai
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