Showing posts with label Mini Facts. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mini Facts. Show all posts

Sunday, July 28, 2019

How many words are there in English?


Unfortunately, there's no exact count of the number of words in the English language because languages are flexible and expanding. 

Saturday, June 20, 2015

Four (4) Astonishing Facts About Dinosaurs!


  • Dinosaurs ruled the earth for over 160 million years. 
  • Scientists believe that the massive asteroid or volcano activity are the prime reasons leading to their extinction.
  • The longest Dinosaurs was approximately over 40 meters or 131 foot.
  • The heaviest dinosaurs was approximately 80 tons or 170370 pounds (lb).

Related Video about Dinosaurs: 
Sources: http://www.thedinosaurmuseum.com/dino-facts

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Largest fruit in the world

So far the largest fruit grown by human, is the PUMPKIN. In 2014, a pumpkin was produced, which is weighed more than a tonne that is more than 2204 lbs. 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Foods That Will Never Expire

  • Honey
  • Sugar
  • White Rice
  • Salt 
  • Cornstarch 
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Hard Liquor 
  • Distilled White Vinegar
  • Apple Cider Vinegar 
  • Pure Vanilla Extract
  • Maple Syrup 
  • Soy Sauce 
  • Bouillon Cubes
  • Ghee
  • Pemmican

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Mini Fact 2: Worldwide Obesity & Overweight

In 2014,
  • Over 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight
  • Over 600 million were obese.
  • Overall, about 13% of the world’s adult population (11% of men and 15% of women) were obese in 2014.
  • In 2014, 39% of adults aged 18 years and over (38% of men and 40% of women) were overweight.
  • The worldwide prevalence of obesity more than doubled between 1980 and 2014

Source: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/

Mini Fact 1: Number Colleges In The United States

This is a random fact! You may or may not care about it but I think it won’t hurt. Yes, tell me total number of colleges and universities in the United States. If you don't know, that's ok. I have provided that number below:

Total School and Colleges: 4599
4-Year Institutions: 2870
2-Year Institution: 1729





Source: National Center for Education Statistics (December 2012). "Table 5 Number of educational institutions, by level and control of institution: Selected years, 1980-81 through 2010-11

Saturday, August 31, 2013

How much Americans spend on Fireworks on 4th Of July?


Economic hardship probably doesn't determine Americans spending on Fireworks. Yes, thats right, we spend crazy amount of money for fireworks on 4th of July. ! here are some very recent stats:
  • In 2012, Americans spent $645 million on consumer  fireworks alone!
  • In 2011 it was little more, $649 million

However, if you think about aggregate spending on fireworks in different celebrations or events and 4th of July, the amount might go up to billion dollars!

4th of July, 2013

Source: "How Much Do Americans Spend on Fireworks?" Today. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Sept. 2013. <http://www.today.com/video/today/48060037>.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

What is The Smallest Country In The World?!

Vatican City

Vatican City is the World's smallest country in the world with a population of only approximately little more than 800! This country is smaller than New York City's Central Park, Believe it or NOT!! Also, " In terms of measuring, it just 0.2 square miles, almost 120 times smaller than the island of Manhattan." Learn more: Vatican City 



Check out this informative video about Vatican City!


                                                                    
Source: "What is the smallest country in the world? — Ask HISTORY — History Q&A."History.com — History Made Every Day — American & World History. N.p., 17 July 2013. Web. 31 July 2013. <http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/what-is-the-smallest-country-in-the-world>

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Consumption of POPCORN In The U.S.

Americans consume at approximately 16-18 billion quarts of popcorn every YEAR!! Average
American consumes about 69-70 quarts a year. 

If you are confused about Quarts, here's it is: Quarts = 1/4 Gallon or 36 Ounces  or 0.946 Litters 


                                                       

                                                               

                                                          

Saturday, June 22, 2013

The Tallest U.S President

  • The Tallest U.S president was Abraham Lincoln at 6'' 4!


  • Abraham Lincoln, a self-taught lawyer and legislator with a reputations as an eloquent opponent of slavery, shocked many when he overcame several more prominent contenders to win the Republican Part's nomination for the president in 1860.
  • He was the 16th U.S President 
  •  He was assassinated in 1865, White house Ford's Theather.


Source: http://www.history.com/topics/presidential-election-facts 

How many words are there in English?

Unfortunately, there's no exact count of the number of words in the English language because languages are flexible and expanding.