“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers…

An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

“The Knowledge Library”

Knowledge for All, without Barriers……….
An Initiative by: Kausik Chakraborty.

The Knowledge Library

Amazing Facts

Meerkat Facts

A meerkat is a small foraging mammal that is a member of the mongoose family Herpestidae. They live in large groups of up to 40

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Interesting Fun Facts-2

You can sneeze faster than a cheetah can run. Clocking in at 100 mph, we can sneeze faster than cheetahs run, four-and-a-half times faster than Usain Bolt‘s record, and 20 times faster

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100 WTF Facts

1. Animals that lay eggs don’t have belly buttons. 2. Mr. Potato Head was the first toy to be advertised on TV. 3. Boanthropy is

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Interesting Facts

Fact: The world’s oldest wooden wheel has been around for more than 5,000 years It was found in 2002, approximately 12 miles south of Ljubljana,

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What are Marimo Moss Balls?

That name is a bit of a misnomer. Marimo moss balls aren’t actually moss at all. They’re actually algae. The algae grow long hair-like filaments. As they roll around at the bottoms of freshwater

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Can We Create a Sun?

Energy from the Sun is the result of a process called nuclear fusion. This is a reaction that happens in the Sun’s core. There, extreme heat and gravity

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How are Puzzles Made?

Decades ago, people made puzzles by hand. They used jigsaws to cut each piece out of wood or cardboard. Some specialty puzzle makers still do so today,

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What Is Gasoline Made of?

The gasoline that powers your vehicle doesn’t occur naturally like water in a stream. So where does it come from? Gasoline actually must be produced from a thick, dark

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Why Do We Have Skin?

Have you ever WONDERed what your body’s largest organ is? Could it be your heart? After all, your heart has to be plenty big and strong to pump

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What is the Color of Fire?

We love to watch the flames jump up and down, slowly toasting the marshmallows to golden-brown perfection. It’s easy to get entranced by the flicker of the flames. We enjoy seeing

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How is Yogurt Made?

With a rich, creamy texture that’s full of flavor, yogurt is a favorite treat of kids all around the world. Whether it’s plain yogurt or a fruity flavor, such as strawberry, banana, or raspberry, yogurt offers a healthy alternative that

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What Is Gluten?

Gluten is a special type of protein. It’s in common types of grains, such as wheat, rye, and barley. This means that gluten can be

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Where is Hollywood?

It’s to the west and northwest of downtown Los Angeles, California. This area has long been the home of movie stars and film studios. When

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Can One Bad Apple Spoil the Bunch?

That popular phrase is used to refer to a situation in which one person’s negative demeanor or bad behavior can affect a whole group of people, influencing them to have a similar negative attitude or to engage in the same bad behavior. The phrase comes from

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How Strong Is Silk?

Silk is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into fabrics. Most silk used for clothing comes from silkworms or moth caterpillars, whose larvae produce silk to form cocoons. Many other

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Why Can’t Penguins Fly?

Yes, penguins are aquatic, flightless birds that live in the Southern Hemisphere–especially Antarctica. Unlike the wings of other birds, penguins’ wings are more like flippers that make them well-suited for life in

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How Do Things Glow in the Dark?

Fireflies glow because they are bioluminescent. That means they naturally contain a chemical that makes them light up. And fireflies aren’t alone! Other animals with this trait include jellyfish,

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How Cool Is Iceland?

Iceland is a large island. In fact, it’s the world’s 18th largest island. Most of the population, however, lives in the southwestern part of the country, in

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How Do Helicopters Work?

Unlike airplanes, helicopters feature spinning wings called blades or rotors on top. As a helicopter’s blades spin, they create a force called lift that allows

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