Thursday, June 7, 2007

Would you like to celebrate your birthday here?

Heavy rain in Oman disrupts normal life in Oman

A powerful cyclone which skirted the coast of Oman early today, appeared to be weakening and moving north through a major shipping channel towards Iran. Tropical cyclone Gonu, which earlier reached the level of a maximum-force Category Five hurricane, was the strongest to reach Oman's coast since 1977, the Omani weather service said, with strong winds and heavy rains pummelling the coast and forcing thousands from their homes.

Monday, June 4, 2007

Some simple facts probably you may not be knowing

1. Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world?
2. The electric chair was invented by a dentist. When it was built in the 1940s, the state of Virginia still had segregation laws requiring separate toilet facilities for blacks and whites.
3. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.
4. Banging your head against a wall uses an average of 900 calories an hour.
5. On average, people fear spiders more than they do death.
6. The strongest muscle in the body is the TONGUE.
7. "I am ." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.
8. The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.
9. It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.
10. Feb 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.
11. You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.
12. Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.
13. Every time you lick a stamp,you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.
14. Cat's urine glows under a black light.
15. Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.
16. In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.
17. Babies are born without knee caps.They don't appear until the child reaches 2-6 years of age.
18. Nutmeg is extremely poisonous if injected intravenously.
19. The most common name in the world is Mohammed.
20. The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.
21. Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.
22. One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30's lobbied against hemp farmers they saw it as competition.
23. You know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider.
24. Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.
25. There are 2 credit cards for every person in the US.
26. The name Wendy was made up for the book "Peter Pan."
27. If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.
28. If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.
29. Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds,dogs only have about ten.
30. Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.

Sunday, June 3, 2007

Paris Whitney Hilton

Paris Whitney Hilton most commonly known as Paris Hilton was born in New York City on 17th February 1981. She was a born rich. The world famous Hilton Hotels were founded by her grand parents. At the age of 19 itself Paris Hilton was a well known model in the New York City.
It was in the year 2003, Paris Hilton become famous world wide when a home made video of hers with her then boyfriend Rick Salomon leaked in to the media.
Paris is quite famous for her controversial social life too. She was arrested in September 2006, for driving under the influence and subsequently sentenced to 36 months probation and had her license suspended. In February 2007, she was stopped for driving at 70 mph in a 35 mph zone and charged with violating her probation. Hilton was sentenced to 45 days in jail, which was later reduced to 36.