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