The original name for the butterfly was ‘flutterby'
Slugs have 4 noses.
The largest employer in the world is the Indian railway system, employing over a million people.
A snail can sleep for 3 years.
Dolphins can swim 37 miles per hour (60 kilometers per hour).
An elephant can smell water three miles away.
A dolphin can hold its breath for 5 to 8 minutes at a time.
Ants don't sleep.
India has the most post offices in the world !
Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different.
Pigs are the fourth most intelligent animal in the world.
A rat can last longer without water than a camel can.
Earth weights 5,972,000,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
Turtles have no teeth.
Chess was invented in India.
Dolphin sleep with one eye open.
A duck's quack doesn't echo anywhere.
An ostrich can run 43 miles per hour (70 kilometers per hour).
The average lead pencil can draw a line that is almost 35 miles long or you can write almost 50,000 words in English with just one pencil.
Queen ants can live to be 30 years old.
Ayurveda is the earliest school of medicine known to mankind. The father of medicine, Charaka, consolidated Ayurveda 2500 year ago.
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.
The only 2 animals that can see behind itself without turning its head are the rabbit and the parrot.
Th blue whale is the largest animal on earth. The heart of the blue whale is as big as a car, and its tongue is as long as an elephant.
Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
Camels can spit.
Sanskrit is considered as the mother of all higher languages. This is because it is the most precise, and therefore suitable language for computer software. (a report in forbes magazine, July 1987).
Sharks are immune to disease i.e. they do not suffer from any Disease.
"Almost" is the longest world in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
The number system was invented by India. Aryabhatta was the scientist who invented the digit zero.
The ‘place value system' and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC in India.
More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.
Past is experience, Present is experiment and Future is expectation. Use your experience in your experiments to achieve your expectations. -Swami Vivekananda
Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance. ~Will Durant
Whatever we put our attention on will grow stronger in our life.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. ~George Santayana
Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school. ~Albert Einstein
He who opens a school door, closes a prison. ~Victor Hugo
When a subject becomes totally obsolete we make it a required course. ~Peter Drucker
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. ~Abbé Dimnet, Art of Thinking, 1928
"A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him."
Education is simply the soul of a society as it passes from one generation to another. ~G.K. Chesterton
Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? ~Erich Fromm
Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know. ~Daniel J. Boorstin
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. ~Roger Lewin
Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself. ~John Dewey
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~Aristotle
An educational system isn't worth a great deal if it teaches young people how to make a living but doesn't teach them how to make a life.
Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~Allan Bloom
If we can really understand the problem, the answer will come out of it, because the answer is not separate from the problem. Jiddu Krishnamurti
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence. ~Robert Frost
"A literary genius, it is said, resembles all, though no one resembles him." - S. Radhakrisnan
Education should be exercise; it has become massage. ~Martin H. Fischer