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Interesting Facts - 3

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king from history

Spades - King David
Clubs - Alexander the Great
HeartsCharlemagne
Diamonds - Julius Caesar

Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination' and 'bump'

The name of all the continents end with the same letter that they start with

The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language

The most common name in the world is Mohammed

My Last Wish, a social network for people on death bed

Which team was eliminated to qualify in the IPL 2012 by Chennai Super Kings?
Mumbai Indians

Which commodity's price had steepest price increase recently in India?
Petrol (increase by Rs.7.50per litre)

Which country tested a missile just 4 days after NATO summit?
Russia

Name the 5 books released by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Bihar's glory.
Bihar from birth to centenary, Bihar Gaurav, Bihar Vibhooti, Women's role in Bihar development and Role of Bihar in development of Urdu literature

Name the book to be released by Sumedha Kamat-Desai on traditional Goan culture.
Palav Paan

Which city in Rajasthan will be made smoking free?
Jaipur

Name the Australian world's richest woman as per an annual index by Business Review Weekly.
Gina Rineheart

Which country would infuse 30 billion euros into businesses to repay debts?
Italy

Who has been appointed as CEO of Motorola Mobility post Google's acquisition?
Dennis Woodside

Name the social network launched for the people who are on death bed.
My Last Wish

Interesting Facts - 2

Q: What do bullet proof vests, fire escapes, windshield wipers and laser printers all have in common?
A: All invented by women

The electric chair was invented by a dentist
Coca-Cola was originally green

The strongest muscle in the body is the tongue

Women blink
nearly twice as much as men!!

You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

It is impossible to lick your elbow

The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet

Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in one's ear by 700 times

Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different

Most lipstick contains fish scales

People say "Bless you" when you sneeze because when you sneeze, your heart stops for a millisecond

Sneezing too hard could result a rib fracture. If one tries to suppress a sneeze it can rupture a blood vessel in the head or neck and die