The Bible may have said that certain characters lived to be over 900 years old, but in the modern world, that is simply just impossible. However, with recorded history, we can go back and take a look at the oldest people who ever lived – and here is another surprising fact – over 90% of the elderly were women!
Star Wars: The Force Awakens is all set for a winter release and fans all over the world are waiting with bated breath, hoping that Disney will do justice to the beloved franchise. Before it comes out and re-creates its original frenzy, let’s take a look at 10 Awesome Star Wars Facts…
In case it hasn’t happened already, you’re childhood is about to be ruined! When we are little cherubs, everything was about bubbles and balloons – basically, we were innocent to the ways of the world. But it’s time to change all that. Here are 5 Shocking Facts About The Lion King that will have you questioning everything:
Do you remember the beginning of the movie when something is sung as the sun rises to the world of Simba? Yes, we all did sing along but had no clue to what it meant – it was Zulu and the exact words were: “Here comes a lion, father; Oh yes, it’s a lion”. Fascinating, right? Imagine what it would sound like if it was sung in plain English!
Here’s some of the most bizarre places you’ve probably never imagined in your wildest dreams! Some of them are certainly jaw dropping.
1. The Gate of Hell, Turkmenistan – Located in the middle of the Karakum desert is a small village named Derweze, an area rich in natural gases in northern Turkmenistan. It is also the place of the so-called Doors or Gates of Hell, a crater that burns like a torch day and night and whose flames can easily be seen from miles away. It’s not a creation of the nature, but an accident caused by people during the mineral exploration. In 1971, the drilling operations have caused a collapse of caverns, leading to the creation of a crater with a diameter of 60 meters and a depth of 20 meters. The probe was burned to remove toxic gases, but it burns without interruption ever since.
Here are some geographical features that will certainly surprise you and is hard to believe.
1. Canada has most number of lakes in the world – Out of all the lakes in the world, nearly 50% of the lakes are situated in Canada itself! Canada is the second largest country on the face of the Earth. As per Wikipedia, More than 60 percent of the world’s lakes are in Canada. A whopping 9% of Canada’s surface is covered in fresh water. The number of lakes larger than three square kilometres is estimated at close to 31,752 by the Atlas of Canada, with 561 lakes with a surface area larger than 100 km2,including four of the Great Lakes.
India as we all know, is a land of diverse cultures and religion with a rich Historic background. With 29 States and 7 Union territories It is the second most populated Country with over 1.2 billion people and the most populous Democracy in the world. Well, these are just a couple of well-known facts. Here are some bizarre facts you probably weren’t aware of:
1. India Has six seasons listed in the hindu calendar : Summer autmn ,winter, spring, monsoon and Prevernal.