Tuesday, 24 July 2012

Do You Know ???

1) Gustave Eiffel, designer of the Eiffel Tower, enjoyed a successful career as an architect despite having dyslexia and a paralyzing fear of heights.

2) Archimedes endured a tragic fate at the hands of drunken Roman soldiers.After forcing him to cut off  and eating his own nose,they boiled him in oil.

3) 128 bit SSL encryption is so strong that it would take much , much longer than the age of universe to crack a message encrypted using it.Even 20 years from now, if computers are a million times faster. it would still take longer than the age of the universe to crack it.

4) If you opened up the case of the original Macintosh, you will find 47 signatures one for each member of Apple's Macintosh  division as of 1982.

5) Bill Gates math SAT score was a perfect 800.

6) Bill Gates home was designed using a MAC.

7) It is possible to see a rainbow as a complete circle from an airplane.

8) The pupil of the eye expands as much as 45 percent when a person looks at something pleasing.

9) It is easier to swim in a sea rather than in a river because the density of sea water is more compared to that of a river due to dissolved salts.

10) If you were to drive a car at 100 kilometres an hour, 24 hours a day then you could reach the sun in about 3 years. 

11) It takes the light from the sun over eight (8) minutes to reach the Earth. That means that if the sun blew up right now, we would have eight more minutes of life before we were affected as well.

12) The World Trade Centre towers were designed to collapse in a pancake-like fashion, instead of simply falling over on their sides, This design feature saved hundreds, perhaps thousands of lives on Sept 11,2001,when they were destroyed by terrorists.

13)Radio waves travel so much faster than sound waves that a broadcast can be heard sooner 18000 km away than in the back of the room in which it originated.

14) A chip of silicon a quarter-inch square has the capacity of the original 1949 ENIAC computer, which occupied a city block.

15)Sound travels 15 times faster through steel than through the air.

16)As much as 80% of microwaves from mobile phones are absorbed by your head.

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