Category Archives: Amazing Facts

Bhangarh Fort
Posted on March 06,2013
Bhangarh fort is considered to be one of the most Haunted places in India. Situated near Jaipur, Bhangarh fort is believed to be a place of supernatural and paranormal activities which are hard to define. As per the myth a magician who was in love with the princess of Bhangarh died an unnatural death and he cursed the  residents of the palace to face a merciless death.Later, all the residen...
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Valentine's day facts
Posted on February 13,2013
Valentine's Day is celebrated all across the world as a day of Friendship and Love. In Finland, it is called Ystävänpäivä which means a "Friend's day" whereas in some Latin American countries, it is known as "Día del Amor y la Amistad" i.e. The Day of Love and Friendship. Loads of notions and superstitions are attached with this day. In old times,In Great Britain and Italy unmarried w...
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figure skating
Posted on January 17,2013
According to the International Skating Union, the governing body of figure skating, “Ladies must wear a skirt. The Ladies dress must not give the effect of excessive nudity inappropriate for an athletic sport. Men must wear full-length trousers: no tights are allowed and the man’s costume may not be sleeveless.” The rule for female figure skaters to wear skirts was introduced after Debi T...
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Posted on December 24,2012
The most popular and commonly sung song on Christmas, 'Jingle Bells' was actually written for thanksgiving by James Lord Peirpont in 1850. In September 1857, it was copyrighted and published under the title 'One Horse Open Sleigh' and later changed to 'Jingle bells'. The song is said to be inspired by the sleigh races at Medford during the 19th Century.
Posted on December 11,2012
The smartest monkeys on this earth are Capuchin monkeys.This species of new world monkeys can learn new skills, use tools if trained. They often show various signs of self-awareness.Monkeys they say are good at coping, wonder what all they will be doing in future.:)
guru nanak ji as a traveller
Posted on January 10,2013
Guru Nanak Ji is believed to have travelled more than 28,000 Kms during the period from 1500 to 1524,in five missionary journeys (udasiya) of the world. Guru Nanak Ji travelled to the far away places of Mecca, Baghdad,Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Kamroop (Assam), Tashkand. He covered most of India, present day Bangladesh, Pakistan, Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, South West China, Jordan, Afganistan, Iran, Iraq, Sau...
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Posted on November 03,2012
Disneyland uses over 5,000 gallons of paint every year to maintain the look of its park. Imagine! This much paint can give minimum one small city of our country a fresh look on Diwali ;)
Posted on October 25,2012
In a Formula 1 race, the previous season's champion is allotted number 1, and his team-mate is given number 2. Other numbers are assigned  according  to each team's position in the previous season's constructors' championship. Number 13 is not designated to any driver.
Posted on October 16,2012
Dandiya sticks are about 18cm long and are made of wood, mainly bamboo.To give them a traditional look, they are painted in various colours and decorated with various accessories keeping the festive flavour in mind.Acrylic and Metallic Dandiya sticks are also available in the market which are light weight, but these have not been able to gather the same kind of buzz, as wooden ones.The sticks crea...
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Posted on October 10,2012
An elephant has the longest pregnancy term which is documented at an average of 22 months to 2 years. Wow... hats off dear 'she' :)