The first soccer world cup was held in Uruguay in 1930 and attracted 13 competing countries
Chocolate manufacturers currently use 40 percent of the world's almonds and 20 percent of the world's peanuts
The longest tennis match in history was played between American John Isner and Frenchman Nicolas Mahut at Wimbledon on 22 to 24 ,2010.The first round match took 11 hours and 5 minutes over three days,lasting so long it was suspended because of darkness two nights in a row.The match was won by Isner 6-4,3-6,6-7(7),7-6(3),70-68.The fifth set was the longest set in history as determined by both duration and number of games ( 8 hours 11 minutes ,138 games ) and the set itself would have broken the previous longest match record of 6 hours 33 minutes.
There are giant waterfalls under the Ocean.The largest is between Greenland and Iceland.This submarine waterfall drops 11500 feet,three times the height of any land waterfall.
Vincent Van Gogh only sold 1 painting in his whole life and that was to his brother
When you think you are standing still,remember this fact.Eventhough you dont feel it,our entire local group of Galaxies is moving at about one million miles per hour toward another another Galaxy group called the Virgo cluster
The largest egg laid by a living bird is that of the North African Ostrich.It is 6 to 8 inches in length and 4 to 6 inches in diameter.The smallest is that of the Humming bird.It is less than 0.39 inches in diameter.
The permanent teeth that erupt to replace their primary predecessors (baby teeth) are called succedaneous teeth
P.V.Narasimha Rao was fluent in 16 languages.In addition to 7 Indian languages ( Hindi,Telugu,Oriya,Urdu,Marathi,Bengali,Gujarati,Tamil ),he spoke English,French,Arabic,Spanish,German,Greek,Latin and Persian.
' Unprosperousness ' meaning not wealthy or profitable , is the longest word in English in which each letter is used at least two times