Have you ever wondered how food from commercials always look so fresh and juicy and when you see it in reality it represents a flattened piece of processed food? How do companies manage to advertise mouthwatering products but are unable to deliver in reality? Well, their secrets are hidden no more – we unveil the reality behind the illusion of good advertising and photography:
Cakes often look springy and fluffy for a very hard reason – there’s cardboard between the layers of sponge. The outer parts of the cake are then smothered with frosting and other delicious paraphernalia to give us a hankering for a sweet slice of dessert heaven.
Here are the most unbelievably gigantic sea creatures that exist in the deep blue oceans that is hard to fathom.
1.Mane Jellyfish – The world’s longest animal in the ocean is the lion’s mane jellyfish. It tops the list of the longest animal because of its really long tentacles which can measure way beyond. The the longest known specimen under this specie stretched to a whooping 120 feet in length.
These mega infrastructures are jaw dropping! They are huge in size & scale and breaking records to newer heights. Soaring skyscrapers, tunnels cutting through unreached zones and bridges stretched across territories. Here are the mammoth infrastructure projects on earth.
1. Port Mann Bridge, Vancouver, B.C – It has the record of the widest bridge in the world. It was built is 6 years costing $ 1.92 billion. The bridge east of Vancouver, B.C., which opened in 2012, remains the second-longest bridge in North America. The cable-stay bridge uses an impressive 288 cables to reach a total bridge length of 6,866 feet.
Let’s know some food history facts of how they came into being and how they were discovered! They are indeed surprising!
1. In ancient Egypt, onions were an object of worship. In Latin, onion translates to large pearl. Egyptians buried them with their pharaohs and presented baskets full as funeral offerings.
Here are some really interesting and unimaginable tasks these aquatic creatures can perform. This will blow your mind for sure!
1. Pufferfish can blow up in size – It is also known as the blowfish because feels it is in danger it can blow itself up to a size of a grapefruit. They develope this inflatability because their slow, somewhat clumsy swimming style makes them vulnerable to predators. In lieu of escape, pufferfish use their highly elastic stomachs and the ability to quickly ingest huge amounts of water (and even air when necessary) to turn themselves into a virtually inedible ball several times their normal size. Some species also have spines on their skin to make them even less palatable.
The human heart is an organ that pumps blood throughout the body via the circulatory system, supplying oxygen and nutrients to the tissues and removing carbon dioxide and other wastes.
Source & photo credits: facts.randomhistory.com
When we hear or talk about Switzerland the first few things that instantly come to our mind are Alps-snow clad mountains, Swiss bank, chocolates, swizz knife and beautiful location seen across movies especially in Bollywood movies. But there more interesting stories which describes Switzerland than the stereo type. Mentioned below are few such interesting unheard stories of Swiss land.
After water and tea, beer is the most consumed beverage and number one alcoholic beverage consumed across the world. On an average an American consumes 23 gallons of beer in a year. Let’s find out the little know facts about beer.
It’s next to impossible to count the number of animals existed in this world; each within them have so many different species. Just like human beings animals to have distinct feature and possess unique quality which is unheard to us humans. If they are not bestowed to speak like we do, god has made each of them so distinctively that it will put us to surprise. Gear yourself to know about such facts of these numerous magnificent creatures.
The very first name that comes across our mind when we thing about silent comedy films is none other than Charlie Chaplin. A timeless actor who made a connect with all the age groups by his antics, an actor who could bring smiles on everyone’s face, also has some stories of his life which remained silent just like his movies were. Born to a poor family in London, his childhood was defined in poverty and hardship. His story of been a famous silent films hero is an extraordinary phenomenal journey of rags to riches.
Here are some unheard, rarely know facts about Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin famously know as Charlie Chaplin.
His first tryst with stage: Charlie’s mother, Hannah Chaplin was a singer and a character comedienne who performed at British music halls. Due to her ill health her career had lot of hindrances. One such occasion when Hannah due to her ill health she couldn’t sing, young Charlie of 5yrs was made to sing impromptu in front of the audience to keep the audience entertained.
Training for silent films: In 1894 at the age of 5 Chaplin met Granville Redmond, a successful landscape artist born in Philadelphia, was deaf from infancy and never in his life learnt to speak. Granville had trained himself in the California School for the Deaf at Berkeley. Charlie had become collector of Granville’s work and became friends. Charlie had learnt from Granville sign language and finger spelling. Chaplin never moved his lips in his silent films and only used gestures and expressions resembling those used by deaf persons. A lot of Charlie’s director gave credit to Granville for influencing his acting skills.
Charlie’s first acting role: Before Charlie became a mainstay actor he worked as a toy maker and polished shoes as he had to support himself. He soon started performing as a dancer in clog dancing troupe at the age of 10, he was very desperate to perform wherever he got an opportunity. This is a true sign of an artist and he was a artist looking for one break which would give him show the world his talent and entertain people. Eventually at the age of 12 he got his first acting break as a pageboy in a stage production of Sherlock Holmes.
Front Cover: Charlie Chaplin was the first actor who was featured on the front cover of TIME magazine for July edition in 1925.
Asteroid Chaplin: 3623 Chaplin (1981 TG2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 4, 1981 is named in Chaplin’s honour by Karachkina, L. G. at Nauchnyjw who discovered it.
Look-a-like Charlie: He participated in a look-a-like contest on himself, despite his popularity and dressed in his famous style he lost to others and stood 20th in the contest.
Casanova Charlie: It is believed the Chaplin once confessed of having sexual relationships with more than 2,000 women. He had 4 wives and 11 kids.
Charlie’s coffin robbed: After his death, his coffin in which his body was buried was robbed by the thieves and demanded 60,000 Swiss francs for its return. Though, 11 weeks after the robbery the thieves were caught and the coffin was found buried.