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Interesting and Weird Fun Facts that you should know!

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There are some of the interesting facts that you must know.

1. Just like our fingers, every human being has its own unique tongue print.

2. Studies show that staying in touch with family and friends can ward off memory loss and help you live longer.

3. Regular exercise can lower womens cancer risk, but only if she is getting enough sleep.

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4. Though it makes up only 2 percent of our total body weight, the brain demands 20 percent of the body’s oxygen and calories.

5. Science says sugary and fatty foods, consumed even before you’re born, can wreak havoc on your future relationship with fat.

6. Watching a funny movie for even 15 minutes can increase your blood flow. Remember to laugh every day—it can keep your heart happy and healthy.

7. Research has shown that eating more fruits, vegetables, and fiber can actually change the blood’s sensitivity to insulin within as little as two weeks.

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8. Your brain technically has the ability to store every single thing you’ve ever seen or heard or experienced.

9. Garlic contains sulfur compounds that may stimulate the immune system’s natural defenses against cancer, and may have the potential to reduce tumor growth.

10. Sweat is odorless and body odor actually comes from it mixing with bacteria on the skin.

11. Although smaller in size, a woman’s heart beats faster than that of man’s even while asleep.

12. The average person produces enough saliva to fill two swimming pools in their lifetime.

13. Our noses can remember about 50,000 different fragnance.

14. There is no scientific evidence supporting the fact that shaving leads to hair growing back thicker.

15. Your Fingernails grow nearly four times faster than toenails.

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Incredible facts you won’t believe are true about diamonds

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The diamonds splendor has been appreciated for centuries. World-famous diamonds such as the Great Mughal, Kohinoor, Regent, Florentine, Darya-i-Noor, Pigott, Tavernier, and Nassak were produced in India. More than the aesthetic and appealing value, diamonds worn in ancient times were believed to promote strength, invincibility and courage.

The earliest diamonds were found in India in the 4th century BC and were valued because of their strength and brilliance, and for their ability to refract light and engrave metal. They were worn as adornments, used as cutting tools, served as talismans to ward off evil and were believed to provide protection in battle. In the Dark Ages, diamonds were also used as a medical aid and were thought to cure illness and heal wounds when ingested.

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Diamond production in India reached its zenith in the 16th century with the maximum output of 1,500 to 100,000 carats. Until the 18th century, India was the only source of diamonds for the whole world. However, when the Indian diamond mines depleted, the quest for alternate sources began. Although a small deposit was found in Brazil in 1725, the supply was not enough to meet the world’s demands.

Today, the diamond may be the first choice to express love and commitment, there’s still a lot to uncover about its the history. Here are some interesting facts about diamonds that you probable never knew:

* Diamonds were brought to the surface of Earth through intense volcanic eruptions. The eruptions propelled the diamonds, at breakneck speed, hundreds of kilometers from the heart of the Earth to the surface. The molten magma cooled, and on a few very rare occasions, diamonds were born

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* Diamonds were formed long before dinosaurs walked our planet. The youngest diamond is 107 million years old, while the dinosaurs were extinct only 65 million years ago

* The diamond is the hardest known substance in the world. Billions of years ago, in a deep layer of the earth, a unique combination of chemicals, pressure and changes in temperature, created diamonds out of pure carbon

* More than half of the rough diamond disappears in the polishing process. It takes two years of apprenticeship to learn the simplest of diamond cuts. It also takes two years for an experienced craftsman to cut the largest and most valuable diamonds
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* Diamonds are rare and getting rarer. The last significant discovery was almost 20 years ago. Only around 50 locations around the world were found to contain diamonds viable for mining, with South Africa, Russia and Botswana being the most well-known

* India was the world’s original source of diamonds, beginning in the 1400s when Indian diamonds began to be sold in Venice and other European trade centers. The most famous of these is the Kohinoor, which is now part of the British Crown Jewels.

These facts make diamonds more alluring and enticing than ever and we all can safely agree that diamonds have been and will truly be forever.

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