Did You Know Articles

House Made of Coal

Shilpa Dec 14, 2007

That's a phrase often repeated by natives, when incredulous visitors see Williamson's "Coal House" for the first time.The outside walls of the unique structure actually are constructed of Coal - 65 tons of it, from the multi-million dollar seams in the vicinity of this bustling southern West Virginia town.

6 Most unusual roads in the World

lovely Dec 13, 2007

Toronto, Canada - the longest road.

Castletown, England - the narrowest street.

Buenos Aires, Argentina - the widest road.

Dunedin, New Zealand - the most abrupt road.

Svindon, England - the most complicated/tangled junction.

San Francisco, USA - The most curved road.

BREATH TAKING EARTH

James Dec 9, 2007

Chinstrap penguins (Pygoscelis antarctica ) ride out high surf on blue-ice icebergs near Candlemas Island in the South Sandwich Islands . Safe for the moment from predaceous leopard seals, chinstrap penguins are the second most abundant species in Antarctica and the sub-Antarctic.

WORLDS SEXIEST DANCES

Shilpa Dec 5, 2007

All cultures express themselves through music, but one people's soulful melody may be another's racket. (The bagpipes leap to mind.) Combine the tunes with a little booty shaking, though, and the sentiment is less likely to get lost in translation. Dance is an avenue for unspoken (and unspeakable) thoughts, a way to broach taboos and explore forbidden desires. Want to understand another culture more fully? Time your trip to annual dance festivals, seek out a local dance teacher, or just hit the local dance scene to discover the wonderful nuances of the people and their beat. Your body will do the rest.

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World's smallest animals

Shilpa Dec 4, 2007

1.The world's smallest horse

Five-year-old "girl thumb" (Thumbelina) weighs just 27 kilograms, is 43 centimeters, is the world's most small horse!This is Paul Gosling horses and Kaigeshilin couple's masterpiece, they dwarf the specialized training and breeding stallion.In dwarf species of horse, "her thumb" print "differently than the rest": she was of the view that this is a "pygmy."

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Guwahati residents strip, beat up women protestors

Senoreta Nov 29, 2007

Shame on US to have peole like this Guwahati residents strip, beat up women protestors

Monday November 26, 10:59 PM
Guwahati: Assam was rocked by violence during Saturday's protests by tribals, backed by the All Assam Adivasi Students' Association (AAASA) students, when locals brutally beat them up resulting in at least one death and over 250 people getting injured.

Gory assault leaves Assam burning

Senoreta Nov 29, 2007

Gory assault leaves Assam burning Shame which can not be washed from indian face

Monday, November 26, 2007 (Guwahati)

As Guwahati burned with protests by Adivasis on Saturday, the police simply watched.

Shocking pictures of assault on an Adivasi woman, during a violent clash between Adivasi protesters and local residents on the streets of Guwahati on Saturday left the country in awe.

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Shriners Hospitals for Children

Sunny Nov 27, 2007

Shriners Hospitals for Children is a one-of-a-kind international health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing specialty pediatric care, innovative research and outstanding teaching programs.

Thanksgiving Day

Sunny Nov 22, 2007

This year, on November 22, the United States will celeberate a major national holiday called Thanksgiving. This is major yearly holiday when Americans give thanks (therefore "Thanksgiving") and feel grateful for the many blessings that they have. It is a day for Americans to visit their relatives, eat a large meal together, and remember how lucky they are to have food, shelter, and family.

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Underwater Hotel under construction in Dubai

Sunny Nov 19, 2007

Currently under construction in Dubai , Hydropolis is the world's first underwater luxury hotel. It will include three elements: the land station, where guests will be welcomed, the connecting tunnel, which will transport people by train to the main area of the hotel, and the 220 suites within the submarine leisure complex. It is one of the largest contemporary construction projects in the world, covering an area of 260 hectares, about the size of London 's Hyde Park .

Right to Emergency Care-By Supreme Court

Sunny Nov 17, 2007

READ the new rule implemented by Supreme Court and be aware.

Right to Emergency Care:

The Supreme Court has ruled that all injured persons especially in the case of road traffic accidents, assaults, etc., when brought to a hospital / medical centre, have to be offered first aid, stabilized and shifted to a higher centre / government centre if required.

Send Free SMS, MMS & GPRS

manna Nov 11, 2007

You can send unlimited free sms from Cellity freeSMS . Cellity offers a free SMS service. Sending and receiving short messages results in no fees through cellity. Also your provider will not charge for any costly SMS anymore when you use this freeSMS tool, only the cost of data traffic (via GPRS) if any & it very very less than normal SMS.

World's richest is Mukesh Ambani

Cute Girl Nov 5, 2007

Balle Balle: Bulls take Sensex to 20K, make Mukesh Ambani richest

Is Mukesh Ambani the richest man alive? Yes, according to a report by the Press Trust of India released on Monday, which pegged his wealth at $63.2 billion (almost Rs 2.49 lakh crore).

He has reportedly just overtaken Carlos Slim of Mexico and Microsoft's Bill Gates, whose personal assets are $62.299 billion and $62.290 billion respectively. The calculations take into account Ambani's holding in Reliance Industries and Reliance Petroleum through Reliance Industries, apart from stakes in Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd.

Rules that NEWTON forgot to mention

Rekha Oct 24, 2007

Law of queue: If you change queues, the one you have left will start to move faster than the one you are in now.

Law of the Telephone: When you dial a wrong number, you never get an engaged tone.

Law of Mechanical Repair: After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch.

Law of the Workshop: Any tool, when dropped, will roll to the least accessible corner.

'Golden' temple: A view of the Sri Lakshmi Narayani Temple

Sunny Oct 21, 2007

VELLORE:

The Sri Lakshmi Narayani Temple located in 'Sripuram' (spiritual town) in Thirumalaikkodi, about seven km from here, was consecrated by Sri Sakthi Amma, head of the Sri Narayani Peedam,
Thirumalaikkodi, recently on a Friday.

A large number of devotees gathered for the occasion.

Unique structure

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