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In ancient Egypt, silver was valued much more highly than gold.

 

The compound silver iodide has been used for cloud seeding, to cause clouds to produce rain and try to control hurricanes.

 

Silver has the highest thermal conductivity of any element.

 

Silver is good for your health - We’ve all heard the phrase “born with a silver spoon in his/her mouth,” and most of us would take that to mean the child grew up wealthy. But did you know that the idiom originated as a way of saying that the person never seems to get sick? Because of silver’s germ-killing properties, in the old days children who were fed with silver spoons (which was a luxury often reserved for wealthier families) were typically healthier babies.

 

The term Bluetooth comes from a Nordic king

It is about the Danish and Norwegian King of the 10th century, Harald Blatand, wrongly translated into English as Harald Bluetooth. He was known for his speech and conviction skills, this King was able to unify the Norwegian, Swedish and Danish tribes and convert them to Christianity. Another clue to make sure we are right about this: the Bluetooth logo combines the Hagall and Berkana runes, which correspond to Harald Bluetooth’s initials.

 

Mobile phones contain many more bacteria than a toilet flush.

 

The first call from a mobile phone was made on April 3, 1973.

 

Scientists can charge phones using urine.
Watch here: https://youtu.be/BQO1-lHCMhs

 

Almost everything on Earth is a rare element.

 

Pluto is smaller in diameter than the U.S.

 

Hanuman prays for Rama In most of north India, it is a custom to apply sindoor (another name for kumkum) to Lord Hanuman. One day, Hanuman saw Sita applying sindoor and asked her the reason for it. She explained that she was praying for Lord Rama’s long life. At this, Hanuman applied sindoor all over his body and presented himself to Lord Rama. This devotion and affection moved Rama, who then granted Hanuman eternal life. This is how the custom of decorating Hanuman with sindoor started.

 

First Rocket of India Transported by a Bicycle - In 1963, ISRO launched its first-ever rocket from a church in Thumba, on the outskirts of modern-day Trivandrum. The said rocket was transported on a bicycle. The launching pad later came to be known as Vikram Sarabhai Space Center (VSSC).

 

Shani Shingnapur(India) is Village Where the Houses Don't Have Doors!

 

A Meteor formed the Breathtaking Lonar Lake in Maharashtra - A 4-hour drive from Aurangabad and doubling as Maharashtra's best-kept secret, this lake was created by a plummeting meteor about 52,000 years ago. Travel enthusiasts must not miss this astronomical marvel and the temples around it.

 

When the dinosaurs were alive, there were 370 days in a year. The Earth's spin is getting slower because the moon's gravity is acting as a drag, so days are getting longer, by about 1.7 milliseconds per century.

 

A second isn't what you think it is. Scientifically, it's not defined as 1/60th of a minute, but as "the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the caesium 133 atom".

 

In the kitchen of the Jagannath Puri temple, the Mahaprasadam is cooked in 7 sacred pots placed atop of each other. Surprisingly, the food in the top most pot cooks first and then in the 6 pot and so on. This denies the natural science of cooking. There is no denying the fact that India is a place of wonders but, Jagganath Puri temple is nothing short than a miracle. This is the very reason people worship the lord here with the purest of the feelings and thus their wishes are granted by the almighty.

 

The Jagannath Puri temple is constructed in a way that you will never be able to see the shadow of the main dome irrespective of the time of the day.

 

Puri Jaganath Temple - Not even a single bird is encountered above the temple dome, even an airplane could not be seen hovering above the temple.

 

Prevent Breast Cancer - Figs are amongst those fruits that contain the highest amount of fiber. And it was found that women who consumed more dietary fiber during adolescence and early adulthood were at a lesser risk of falling prey to breast cancer

 
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