1. The Telephone The telephone is an instrument that converts voice and sound signals into electrical impulses for transmission by wire to a different location, where another telephone receives the electrical impulses and turns them back into recognizable sounds. In 1875, Alexander Graham Bell built the first telephone that transmitted electrically the human voice.
1. Blood Vessels in Human Body There are 62,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body – laid end to end they would circle the earth 2.5 times.
1. Bogota, Colombia While security in Colombia has improved significantly in recent years, violence by narco-terrorist groups continues to affect some rural areas as well as the capital city, Bogota. In August 2010, a car bomb exploded outside the Caracol radio station in Bogota and in October, Colombian authorities claimed that they had foiled another car bomb attack directed at the National Administrative Center in Bogota. Some criminal organizations continue to kidnap and hold civilians for ransom or as political bargaining chips. The fact that Colombia has one of the…
1. Bharati Dasan Bharati Dasan (1891-1964) was a prolific poet, playwright, lyricist and screenplay writer.
1. HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) is located less than five flying hours from half of the world’s population and is the third busiest International passenger airport in the world. In 2010, some 50.9 million passengers travelled through HKIA, connecting approximately 160 destinations, through about 900 daily flights by over 95 airlines.
10. Margaret Thatcher (Former Prime Minister of U.K): One of the things being in politics has taught me is that men are not a reasoned or reasonable sex. This firelady from United Kingdom has a clear conception for whatever she promulgates. Famous for her stubborn and arrogant style, she is a symbol of a principled approach to personal freedom.