Some Facts You Don't Know..!


Ø  Sachin Tendulkar is the first batsman to be dismissed (run out) by using the television replays by the third umpire, Jonty Rhodes was the fielder. Next day,in the same test match,Jonty Rhodes was given run out by the umpire. This time the fielder was none other than Sachin Tendulkar.!!

Ø  A match between Barbados and British Guyana in 1946 saw an over with 14 balls in which there were no wides or no balls! The 8 ball over was in force and the extra six deliveries were due to umpiring miscounting!!!

Ø  In March 2008, Facebook had over 500 full-time employees on their payroll and according to other sources the total value of the company is now worth a easy $15 billion. Not too bad for a program a guy in his dorm room created from a project for school.

Ø  There are 300,000 active mosques in India, more than in any other country, including the Muslim world.

Ø  The world's first university was established in Takshila in 700 BC. More than 10,500 students from all over the world studied more than 60 subjects. The University of Nalanda built in the 4th century was one of the greatest achievements of ancient India in the field of education.

Ø  India is the only country other than US and Japan, to have built a super computer indigenously.

Ø  160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in Brazil, the world's widest road.

Ø  Most lipstick contains fish scales.

Ø  In the great fire of London in 1666 half of London was burnt down but only 6 people were injured.

Ø  Every time you lick a stamp, you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

Ø  Every person has a unique tongue print.

By G.V.Anjani Kumar