Category: Trivia

Which language has the most words and which the least number of words in total?

This is a very hard question to answer, mostly because the definition of “word” is really, really iffy. I’ll start with Arabic, because I know it’ll come up at some point or another. Arabic is a Semitic language, and like other Semitic languages, it has a neat system for making words. There are “roots” made […]

Some facts about England in the 1500s

Some facts about England in the 1500s

Most people got married in June, because they took their yearly bath in May and they still smelled pretty good by June.!! However, since they were starting to smell, brides carried a bouquet of flowers to hide the body odour. Hence the custom today of carrying a bouquet when getting married. Baths consisted of a big tub […]

The First Digital Camera (That Wasn’t)

The First Digital Camera (That Wasn’t)

Chances are, you’re reading this on a camera. That’s a very odd sentence but in a sense, it’s probably true. If you’re on a smartphone, the screen these words are on is also the screen you’ll use to set up your next selfie, snap a quick picture of something interesting around you, or make a […]

Whу iѕ Army Dау Celеbrаtеd оn 15th Januаrу Evеry Year?

Whу iѕ Army Dау Celеbrаtеd оn 15th Januаrу Evеry Year?

credit: google Indіa cеlеbrated іtѕ 72nd Army Dаy оn 15th Januarу 2019. On this осcaѕіon, hоmagе wаѕ рaіd to the mаrtyrs, pаrаdes аnd mіlіtary ѕhows werе orgаnizеd, and аwards wеre dіstrіbuted. The dаy hаs beеn mаrked tо memоrizе thе darіng аnd bold Indian ѕoldiers who loѕt thеіr liveѕ whіlе protectіng theіr nаtiоn. But dо уou […]

Who invented the light bulb?

Who invented the light bulb?

Who invented the light bulb? No, it wasn’t Thomas Edison. Light bulbs were in use long before Edison applied for the patent in 1879. British inventor Humphry Davy invented the incandescent light bulb in 1801 and created the “arc lamp” in 1809. In 1835, Scottish inventor James Bowman Lindsay demonstrated a constant electric light in Dundee. […]

The History of Christmas Carols

Christmas carols have been around for so long that everyone is completely used to their presence. Yet, have you ever actually stopped to think about how they got there in the first place? Many of the iconic and timeless carols you know have a fascinating and surprising origin. Read on to learn more:  1. Carol of the Bells […]