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7817. Fact
The first spacecraft to visit the planet Venus was Mariner 2 in 1962.

10708. Fact
96% of candles that are purchased are by women

204. Fact
The planet saturn has a density lower than water. So, if placed in water it would float.

13405. Mountain
Mountain : gasherbrum iv
Height : 7,923 mts.
Range : karakoram
Conquered on : 6-aug-58.

4689. Fact
It would take approximately twenty-four trees that are on average six to eight inches in diameter to produce one ton of newsprint for the Sunday edition of the New York Times

11201. Book
Book : daniel deronda
Author : geroge eliot.

11222. Book
Book : death of a city
Author : amrita pritam.

6987. Fact
Heavyweight tire manufacturer Goodyear is in no way affiliated with Charles Goodyear, the inventor of vulcanized rubber. They merely admired his inventiveness and his process that was so easy to duplicate that competitors simply stole it.

5165. Fact
The gases emitted from a banana or an apple can help an orange ripen.

14027. Nobel Prize
Nobel Prize : Physiology or Medicine
Year : 2010
Name : Robert G. Edwards
Country : united kingdom.

12373. Element
Element : samarium
Symbol : sm
Atomic no. : 62
Melting Point (deg c) : 1074
Boiling Point (deg c) : 1794
Discoverer : boisbaudran (1879)

3412. Fact
If you yelled for 8 years 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.

11258. Book
Book : divine life
Author : swami sivananda.

14151. Phobia
Phobia :
coimetrophobia : fear of cemeteries.

10989. Book
Book : an idealist view of life
Author : dr.s. radhakrishnan.

15413. Waterfall
Waterfall : vettifoss
Location : norway
Height : 366 metres.

10675. Fact
In 1992, the Antarctic Ozone hole was larger than the continent of North America.

3827. Fact
Storks were a symbol of fertility in Europe and were considered to bring good luck

480. Fact
A fourth century hindu surgeon and physician. He had written an important book on medicine and on medical properties of garlic.

15333. Unit
Unit : yard (yd)
Formula : 0.9144
in si : 0.9144
si unit : m
in cgs : 91.44
cgs unit : cm
Category : distance_length.


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