Our solar system has 8 planets in it. Out of these 8 planets, 7 planets revolve anticlockwise; only Venus revolves clockwise around the sun.
Tommy Thumb’s Pretty Song Book is the first nursery rhymes book to be published. Some of the oldest rhymes are ‘Pat-a-cake’, ‘To the market’, ‘Cock-a doodle-do’ and ‘Rain-rain go away’.
Orbis Sensualium Pictus is the first children’s picture book. Orbis Sensualium Pictus means world around us in pictures. The book had letters of alphabets and taught children how to pronounce the letters by copying the animal sounds. The book was published in Latin and German languages.
Flutes are considered to be the oldest musical instrument. The earliest flutes were made out of animal bones and had 2 or 4 holes.
‘Almost’ is the longest word in English with all the words in the alphabetical order. ‘The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog’ has all the letters of the alphabet. ‘I am’ is the shortest complete sentence in English.
Chillies are spicy and the Carolina Reaper is the spiciest chilli pepper in the world. It is 70 times spicier than the common chilli. It is crooked in shape with a scorpion tail. One needs to be careful to touch it too. But this does not affect the birds. To the birds it’s a tasty…
When we look up at night, we see lots of stars and all of them appear to be the same. Stars are of different colours and their colour depends on their temperature. Stars are blue, white, yellow, orange, red, and even brown. The hottest stars are blue in colour, while the coolest stars are brown.
Sunflowers are beautiful but they do not allow other plants to grow near them. They give out poison that is harmful to other plants. Squirrels love sunflower seeds and can always be spotted near sunflower plants.
If you have made a mistake while writing with a pen, do not worry. Use the outside of a cucumber and slowly rub it over the mistake. The mistake will be erased.
The fruit Durian which is also known as ‘the king of fruits’ is the smelliest fruit in the world. It can smell like a combination of rotten eggs, sweaty socks and wet garbage.