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Daily dose of interesting facts #2

  • Toughest tongue twister :’The sixth sick sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick’. Go on, try saying it 5 times.
  • Alexander Graham Bell never called his wife or mother. Because they both were deaf.
  • A day on Venus is longer than its year because Venus takes 243 Earth days to rotate around itself and 225 Earth days to revolve around the Sun.
  • In the dictionary, the letter S has the most number of words.
  • African elephant is the largest land animal on the planet. Blue whale is the largest mammal in the world. Giraffe is the tallest land animal on the planet.
  • The word “set” has the most number of definitions in the oxford dictionary followed by the word “run” which has the second most number of definitions.
  • We use Google on daily basis but do you know the color scheme of the letters in “Google”. Its actually blue red yellow blue green red.
  • The guiness book of world records itself has the world record of most selling book and also the most stolen book.
  • Three Gorges Dam on Yangtze river in China is currently the largest dam in the world with an installed capacity of 22500 MW.
  • Atmospheric data indicates that the gaseous planets of¬†Saturn and Jupiter¬†experience hail storms of diamonds, due to lighting storms that turn methane into soot, which hardens into graphite then diamonds as it falls.