Did you know
Nepalís flag isnít rectangular or square
Nepalís flag isnít
rectangular or square. Itís two triangles, sorta.
The only nation whose
name begins with an "A", but doesnít end in an
"A" is Afghanistan.
According to experts,
large caves tend to "breathe"; they inhale and exhale
great quantities of air when the barometric pressure on the surface
changes, and air rushes in or out seeking equilibrium.
The surface area of
the earth is 197,000,000 square miles. Fortysix per cent of the
worldís water is in the Pacific Ocean. The Atlantic Ocean has 23.9
per cent; the Indian Ocean 20.3; the Arctic Ocean 3.7 per cent.
Antarctica is the only
continent that does not have land areas below sea level and Mongolia
is the largest landlocked country.
intercontinental commercial flight in the world is from Gibraltar
(Europe) to Tangier (Africa.) The distance is 34 miles, the flight
time 20 minutes.
ó Compiled by Gaurav Sood
feature was published on May 1, 2004