1.Although modern images & descriptions of India often show poverty, India was one of the richest countries till the time of British in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus was attracted by India's wealth and was looking for route to India when he discovered America by mistake.
2.The value of "pi" was first calculated by the Indian Mathematician Budhayana, and he explained the concept of what is known as the Pythagorean Theorem. He discovered this in the 6th century, which was long before the European mathematicians.
3.The most sensitive finger is the forefinger.
4.A full moon always rises at sunset.
5.In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child.
6.Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.
7.One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
8.Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
9.Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."
10.Coca-Cola would be green if colouring weren't added to it.
12.More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
13.Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
14.An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
15.Slugs(type of gastropod) have 4 noses.
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