Monday, October 01, 2007

Did you ever know that...

I like internet surfing very much, because I find many many interesting things here. I hope those facts and photos will be interesting for you too.

Believe or not believe but ...

This is a real alive being. It's name is Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) and it is the world's largest nocturnal primate. The Aye-aye is the only existant member of the genus (although it is currently an endangered species).



111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321

Each king in a deck of playing cards represents a great king in history:
Spades - King David
Hearts - Charlemagne
Clubs -Alexander, the Great
Diamonds - Julius Caesar

Men can read smaller print than women can; women can hear better.

A game invented in Scotland, was ruled "Gentlemen Only...Ladies Forbidden". So the word GOLF was born .

If a statue in the park of a person on a horse has both front legs in the air, the person died in battle. If the horse has one front leg in the air the person died as a result of wounds received in battle. If the horse has all four legs on the ground, the person died of natural
causes.

It was the accepted practice in Babylon 4,000 years ago that for a month after the wedding, the bride's father would supply his son-in-law with all the mead he could drink. Mead is a honey beer and because their calendar was lunar based, this period was called the honey month, which we know today as the honeymoon.



More interesting facts and weirdest animals.

6 comments:

  1. Hello Liudmila,
    My link was checked and that's perfect.
    But with all due respect, your blog colour is not contrast enough, blue as background and light blue for my blog title (entraine).
    Maybe white is better.
    But this is just suggestions.
    thank you

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  2. Thank you for suggestion, I'll try to change the colour if it's possible. You know, not everything is in our hands in free blogs.

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  3. I wonder who figured out that all those ones multiplied together would equal that particular progression! Numbers can be fascinating at times - very interesting post!

    - Terry
    The Honest Way

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  4. Thank you. Sometimes I like mathematik too. I like when I find systems in the creation.

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  5. Aye-Aye that is the strangest animal I've ever seen. I wonder what kind of sound Aye-Aye make.

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  6. Sincerely I've never heared it.

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