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Amazing Facts
  • A duck's quack doesn't echo, and no one knows why.
  • Nearly half the dust in your house – and that vacuumed up when you clean the house– is old skin cells!
  • Tea is said to have been discovered in 2737 BC by a Chinese emperor when some tea leaves accidentally blew into a pot of boiling water. The tea bag was introduced in 1908 by Thomas Sullivan of New York.
  • Ancients Greeks believed earthquakes were caused by giants fighting underneath the ground. The Ancient Japanese thought there was a giant spider living under the earth, and each time it moved, it caused the earth to quake
  • The fear of animals is called zoophobia, and the fear of numbers is called arithmophobia!!
  • "Almost" is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
  • It is impossible to lick your elbow.
  • All the planets in the solar system rotate anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet that rotates clockwise.
  • No matter its size or thickness, no piece of paper can be folded in half more than 8 times.
  • In ancient Rome, it was considered a sign of leadership to be born with a crooked nose.
  • In the first century, people used to drink goats milk to sweeten their breath.
  • Pizza is one of the very few words which is understood all over the world
  • The ice cream cone is an Italian inventions
  • The Quetzalcoatlus Nothhpi- A 65 million year old species of Pterosaur had a wingspan of more than 30 feet across.
  • On average people fear spiders more than they do death
  • Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  • No word in the English language rhymes with "Month"
  • TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only on one row of the keyboard.
  • "Go." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
  • Americans on average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
  • India invented the Number System. Zero was invented by Aryabhatta.

Hadeeth Newsflash

Reported by Abu Hurairah (RA): The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, "Allah, the Exalted, says: `I will contend on the Day of Resurrection against three (types of) people: One who makes a covenant in My Name and then breaks it; one who sells a free man as a slave and devours his price; and one who hires a workman and having taken full work from him, does not pay him his wages.''' [Al-Bukhari]

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