Friday, October 21, 2011

Did you know?

  1. Grape and grapefruit are two different fruits. Grape is a wine, and grapefruit is a grapefruit.

  1. Formulation of the numbers 1 row of 2 pieces will form a prime number (ie 11). This special prime numbers called repunit Primes. Primes repunit next five consists of a number 19 times, 23 times, 317 times and 1031 times - 2, 19, 23, 317, and 1031 is prime.

  1. 1 January in the Gregorian leap centuries (which is divisible by 400) always falls on a Saturday.

  1. Over the past 120 years (since 1840 till 1960), all U.S. presidents elected in years ending in 0 died in his tenure. This fact is known as the Curse of Tippecanoe (aka Tecumseh's curse and the 20-year presidential curse). "Curse" ended in Ronald Reagan survived an assassination attempt in March 1981.

  1. Since the end of August 2006, Pluto is no longer classified in the planets around the sun (solar member). Together Eris (the largest trans-Neptunian objects after Pluto) and Ceres (the largest asteroid), Pluto is classified in the dwarf-planets or minor planets. Other minor planet Haumea and Makemake. Therefore, since 2006 the number of solar system planets is officially "live" 8 as it was before Pluto was discovered in 1930 by Clyde Tombaugh.

  1. Terrestrial animals with the highest speed is the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), with a speed of 120 km / hour.

  1. Cheetah speed was still inferior to birds Peregrin (Falco Peregrinus), which is the fastest animal on earth, with a cruising speed that can reach 322 km / hour.

  1. Name of village / town is the world's longest Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, the name of the village in north Wales, near the Isle of Anglesey; England.

  1. Definition 1 second applicable according to the International System of Units at this time is the length of duration of Ce-133 atom to vibration as much as 9,192,631,770 times. Differ slightly with the international time standard, in which a second equal to 1 / 60 minute, 1 / 3600 hour, 1 / 86400 days, or 1/31.557.600 Julian year.

  1. UN official languages ​​there are 6 (not 5), namely English, Chinese, Arabic, French, Russian, and Spanish.

  1. Tallest building in the world today is the Burj Dubai in DubaiUnited Arab Emirates; with a height of 818 meters. The building is to beat the high CN Tower in TorontoCanada, which has a height of 553 meters.

  1. The world's tallest man who ever lived was Robert Wadlow (1918-1940). At the time of death at the age of 22 years, height 272 cm has been reached.

  1. Only 5 European countries that impose the same standard time in the country with GMT (Greenwich Mean Time), namely the UK, Republic of Ireland, Portugal (except Azores), Spain (Canary Island specialty), and the Faroe Islands.

  1. All circuit beginning with the letter I in Formula 1 (Imola, Istanbul, and Interlagos) has the direction of rotation anti-clockwise circuit.

  1. The title of longest music album ever released is the Soulwax album, released October 22, 2007, entitled "Most of the remixes we've made for other people over the years except for the one for Einst├╝rzende Neubauten Because We Lost it and a Few We did not think sounded good enough or just did not fit in length-wise, but including some That are hard to find Because either people or simply forgot about Them Because They have not been released yet, A Few We really love, We think one is just ok, We did some for free, We did some for money, some for Ourselves without permission and some for friends as swaps but never on time and always at our studio in Ghent. "

  1. The name of the longest in the world is Adolph Blaine Charles David Earl Frederick Gerald Hubert Irvim John Kenneth Loyd Martin Nero Oliver Paul Quincy Randolph Sherman Thomas Uncas Victor William Xerxes Yancy Zeus Senior. In italics that his family name.

  1. Latin name of the longest animal in the world is a kind of fly called Parastratiosphecomyia stratiosphecomyioides.

  1. Plane's black boxes are not black. Most of the orange black box, and there are also red.

  1. The only national flag that is not rectangular is Nepali flag. Meanwhile, the only national flag that consists of only one color is the flag
  2. Libya.

  1. The death toll from AIDS in 25 years equal to the number of victims died in the influenza pandemic of 1918, a 25-week peak.


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