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Dhanraj Pillai is the only Indian to play in 4 Olympics, 4 World Cups, 4 Champions Trophy and 4 Asian Games.


The Indian Hockey team was the first Indian sports team to ever set foot in Australia/New Zealand(1928), Europe(1928) and Japan/USA(1932).


In 1928, India became the first non-European country to join the International Hockey Federation(FIH).


Wilfred Rhodes took 4,204 wickets in First Class cricket.


A jellyfish and a cucumber are each 95% water.


Avoid taking water after eating the mangoes. (You may suffer with dehydration)


Colors don’t exist! They’re all in your head


The color yellow can cause nausea, so it is avoided in airplanes. Also, pure bright yellow is believed to be the most irritating color due to its excessive stimulation to the eye. Huh! Knew it, yellow!


“Bulls hate red” is a total myth.


Mosquitoes love blue color.


Red light is soothing for chickens. It helps them to calm down, sleep better, and avoid cannibalism and pecking problems.


Early use of blue paint was so highly prized that laws existed as to what artists were allowed to paint blue. Jesus and Mary’s robes were usually the only accepted uses of the precious color.


Pink is the palliative color. Apparently, it suppresses anger and anxiety due to its calming effect. That is why prisons and mental health care institutions paint their walls pink to control the behavior of those out-of-control prisoners and patients.


Red is the first color a baby sees.


Surprisingly, dreams are more often negative than positive. The three most widely reported emotions felt during dreaming are anger, sadness and fear.


You can have four to seven dreams in one night.


The “Toronto Cocktail” was first recorded in 1922, at a time when alcohol was illegal in Ontario.


A gin & tonic cocktail can help to fight malaria and Winston Churchill once said, “the gin and tonic have saved more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire.


There was a real, radium-based, alcoholic drink known as the “Atomic Cocktail” that was served in missile shaped bottles. They had adverse effects after prolonged exposure but could cure minor fevers, headaches, and depression.


The Ancient Romans used to drop a piece of toast into their wine for good health. They would put the toast in their fellow drinkers’ wines too and that’s where the phrase, “to toast”, comes from!

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