“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

WHY do babies have 70 more bones than adults?

WHY do babies have 70 more bones than adults?

New-borns tend to have about 270 bones, most of which are tiny. This makes the skeleton more flexible and helps the baby get through the birth canal and grow quickly. As they get older, many of these bones fuse together.

The adult skeleton consists of an average of 200-213 bones.


WHY do hearing-impaired people put their palms to their ears?

It works as an obstacle that concentrates sound waves coming from the front. The back of the hand attenuates noises coming from behind.

Still, if your hand keeps reaching for your ear, it’s best to consult a doctor.


WHY do girls blink twice as often as guys?

And it’s true, there is a long-standing proven fact by scientists that women blink twice as often.

It is based on the fact that women’s nervous system is more impulsive than men’s, it also affects blinking.

A long look at the opponent is proof of dominance, while frequent blinking is vice versa. In addition, emotional details play an important role.


WHY do we drink tequila with salt and lemon?

Before drinking tequila, one should lick the salt, then drink the liquor and snack on a slice of lime.

No other liquor is drunk in this way

The reason for this ritual is that the salt and lime change the distinctive taste and smell of tequila and emphasize its original flavor.


WHY are clouds white at night?

A cloud is a collection of water droplets and ice crystals with no color and only partially diffuse light hitting them.

At night, low clouds appear whiter than the sky when the city lights are high.

In contrast, in a dark area, clouds obscure the faint glow of the night sky and appear black.

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