Fact Galleria

  1. Brave the odds for a taste of the exotic.
  2. A pap smear is advised every 1 to 3 years if sexually active or older than 21 years.
  3. Pure perfection is simply a misinterpretation of our possible calibres and leads to idiotic consequences and weird thought patterns because perfection is an incomplete word in itself as life is all about something half-correct, imperfect bliss and many times about the ‘is’ without the dot and words with no meanings-Ambika
  4. A planet has been found like Neptune orbiting the star Gliese-436. It appears to be covered with hot water in a most unearth like chemical state because of the intense pressures on the planet. This planet is 50% rock and 50% water with small amounts of hydrogen and helium. This planet has a rocky core and a giant thick envelop of water. The structure of the extrasolar planet is intriguing them. Milky way galaxy has 200 billion stars out of which 10% are habitable. There are hundreds of billions of galaxies.
  5. Obesity is bad for the bones. The general belief that obesity increases bone mass and is therefore good for bone health is wrong.
  6. Calcium, vitamin D cut cancer risk.
  7. Young women can cut the risk of breast cancer by eating extra calcium and vit D. Foods rich in nutrients, milk, oily fish and vegetables could be the latest weapon in the fight against the disease.
  8. Phone makers have developed a phone which can alert the user to the threat of a lightning strike by sounding an alarm telling the person to move to safety. The new handset detects radio waves given off by lightning up to hundreds of miles away.
  9. A glass of apple juice a day can keep asthma away. Drinking apple juice a day, not eating raw apples and bananas can halve the risk of getting cancer.
  10. Increased exposure to ETS(Environmental Tobacco Smoke) can produce asthma.
  11. Global warming is linked to hurricanes.
  12. Americans should bulk up on whole grains like oatmeal, barley and brown rice to help lower risk of clogged arteries, heart attacks and strokes.2.5 servings of whole grains per day would shed the idea of contracting this disease.
  13. Whole grain consists of bran, germ-rich in fibre and nutrients. Endosperm contains starch and proteins. Highly processed grains like white bread or snack pods are stripped off the bran and germ.
  14. Soft drinks can wreck children’s DNA.
  15. A commonly-used preservative can even cause Parkinson’s disease or Liver Cirrhosis. E211 found in drinks sold by leading cola makers can switch off vital parts of DNA causing serious damage to cells. Sodium Benzoate damages an important area of DNA called Mitochondria. This carcinogenic substance is found naturally in cranberries, prunes, greengages, cinnamon, ripe cloves and apples.
  16. Waterpipe smoking or Shisha, a mixture of tobacco, molasses and fruit flavours may possess the same health risk as cigarettes according to WHO. UN health agency has issued a strong policy to ban smoking at indoor workplaces and public buildings. Tobacco use is world’s leading cause of death accounting for 10% of adult fatalities, 5.4 million deaths each year.
  17. Japanese martial art of AIKIDO is a peaceful martial art about the coming of mind and body together. It paves the way for harmonious spirit. It is developed from the elements of Jujutsu, Samurai.
  18. Art of Kenjutsu—It’s aim is to immobilise rather than kill or hunt, finding harmony in conflict.
  19. Walk the fire with gusto.
  20. Play any role with ease, don’t react to ill fate’s tease.
  21. Power girls have got powers to make things from bad to good.
  22. Don’t get typecast in any role, dabble in various genres.
  23. Sugar cannot undermine the importance of lime.
  24. Do not pigeonhole yourself into wrong frames.
  25. APJ Abdul Kalam was the son of a boat owner in Tamilnadu. Dhirubhai Ambani, one of the most enterprising Indian entrepreneurs presents the typical rags to riches story. He is the one who rewrote India’s corporate history and built a truly global corporate group. Dr. Vikaram Sarabhai father of the Indian Space Program was a great innovator, industrialist and a visionary who made his dream of making Physical Research Laboratory and ISRO come true. Some want to retain in their own independent identity as they get ready to chase their dreams.
  26. Gimme more and make it exclusive–Good is not just good enough. Young Indians demand better than the best now. Luxury, according to the well-heeled, globetrotting Indian is passé. He/she demands nothing less than super luxury and is ready to pay for it.
  27. Can staying up late raise cancer risks-Startling new evidence says that women who worked at night shifts had a 48% greater risk of cancer than those who didn’t. Evidence indicates that watching TV or sitting in front of the computer till the wee hours can produce the same results.
  28. Beware of social cuckoos-There’s a new trend of thieves on the loose. They don’t go for valuables or cash. They steal your friends and social life. Welcome to the world of social cuckoos who are ruffling society’s feathers.
  29. Caffeinated drinks like tea and coffee lead to dehydration. Tank up water and other healthy fluids like milk and fruit juice.
  30. Green tea may help reduce risk of HIV-The benefits of drinking green tea have gone beyond just cancer and heart disease for it has been found by research that a component in it may also help keep HIV at bay. According to research a component called Epigallocatechin Gallate(EGCG) helps stop HIV from binding to immune system cells and beating the virus to the cells leaving no room for them to hold onto.
  31. Calcium wards off colorectal cancer-People who consume relatively high levels of calcium and dairy products and take Vit D supplements seem to be protected against colorectal cancer. It is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancer and dietary factors are considered to be important in it’s risk.
  32. Sedentary ways linked to blood sugar-People who tend to be sedentary as indicated by the amount of time they spend watching TV are likely to have high levels of glucose in their blood, even though they may not be diabetics.
  33. Type 2 diabetics increases Parkinson’s risk-Patient with type 2 diabetes are most likely to develop Parkinson’s disease because of excess body weight. Being overweight and not exercising enough are linked with type 2 diabetes.
  34. Burning away lung tissue to fight asthma-Drug free treatment that helps asthma patients breathe easier has been developed by British scientists. The heat therapy which burns away lung tissue blocking the airways is said to offer significant improvement. The therapy is known as Bronchial Thermoplasty, uses tiny probes on wires placed inside the lungs which emit radio waves. These waves reduce the lung tissue which has been thickened by asthma attacks. More than 5 million Britons suffer from asthma including 1.4 million children.
  35. Mammals took their own sweet time to flourish.
  36. Greener buildings can slow warming-Better architecture and energy savings in buildings could do more to fight global warming than all curbs on greenhouse gases agreed under the UN’s Kyoto Protocol. There must be blinds to keep out of the sun switching to energy efficient light bulbs, better insulation and ventilation.
  37. A biodegradable plastic has been invented which can be dissolved into nontoxic components in seawater and which is environmentally safe to ditch disposable forks, spoons, wraps and other waste overboard.
  38. Storytelling plays an important or essential part in the development of a child’s personality. It helps them to develop language skills.
  39. Playful days unfold themselves into thoughtful nights. Reading nurtures the imaginative and creative side of the human mind.
  40. Storytelling sessions give various dimensions to a problem and make children especially teenagers open to a number of possibilities.
  41. You may have tangible wealth untold, caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I, you could never be. I have a mother that read to me.
  42. Defend life as you live it on your own terms.
  43. Awareness is a key to better understanding.
  44. Stars are performing ilk.
  45. Only a lack of imagination saves me from immobilizing myself with imaginary fears.
  46. Perverse version of coffee is instant.
  47. Get things rolling, temperature of enemies boiling and unwanted efforts spoiling.
  48. Locals have the power to go and rock global.
  49. Work hard, feast harder.
  50. An empowered woman is a subject of a good conversation.
  51. Every woman who strives to create a balance in her life playing varied roles of a daughter, daughter-in-law, mother, wife.
  52. Move over spoken English, mental Maths is here.
  53. Desktop pet robot ‘ROCOBO’ changes faces to express their feelings on the LCD display, flap ears, swing bodies to react to sounds and touch in demo session in Tokyo.
  54. Omega 3 acids could protect from blindness-Increasing the dietary intake of Omega 3 fatty acids found in some fishes, nuts and vegetable oils may protect from blindness. Because it helps in the growth of blood vessels in the eyes.
  55. Mushrooms are an eco building source-Eben Beyer grew up on a farm in Vermont learning the intricacies of mushroom harvesting with his father. Now he sing that experience to create an organic insulation made from mushrooms.
  56. Japan takes it’s battle of the bulge to boot camp-Sweating, panting and some groaning, 400 Japanese worked out on Sunday with US fitness guru Billy Blanks whose military style exercises have become a huge hit in a country where waistlines are bulging. Overweight adults are far rarer in Japan than in US but government says millions of Japanese suffer from metabolic syndrome a condition characterised by excess fat around the abdomen, high BP and high cholesterol. Worries over ‘Metabo’ grow. People are getting conscious. Fans say the appeal of the workout is not only in the fast paced combination of kicks, jabs and squats set to thumping music.
  57. Everyday medicines can fuel obesity-Patients taking prescription medicines for everyday conditions are gaining dramatic amounts of weight as an unexpected side effect. Drugs handed out for common ailments like diabetes, epilepsy, depression, heart disease and high blood pressure are responsible for Britain’s obesity epidemic. Some patients put on 22 lb a year because of medication. Olanzapine and Clozapine, 2 drugs used for psychiatric conditions resulted in lot of weight gain. Insulin increased weight by upto 13 lb per year.
  58. Things about space travel-Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space as passing wind in a spacesuit damages them.
  59. First woman in space, Valentia Tereshkova was on the Vostok 6.
  60. Puffy head bird legs syndrome occurs when sinuses swell and blood shifts from the legs due to microgravity. The liquid hydrogen in the space shuttle main engine is -253 degree celsius, the second coldest liquid on earth.

Published by ambikajha

I am Ambika Jha.I like to write on different topics.I feel life is too short for anything.So let us work our best in the given time and let life's music be in rhythm and rhyme.So be your best and never stop to learn and write.

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