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Sunday, March 31, 2013

10 Popular Musical Instruments of India

Can you guess the popular Musical Instruments of India?

Here is the list of the 10 Popular Musical Instruments of India.



  • Shringa/Kombu
  • Nadaswaram/Nagaswaram
  • Chenda
  • Dhol
  • Duff
  • Flute
  • Chimta
  • Mridangam
  • Harmonium
  • Sarangi





Shringa/Kombu musical instrument
Shringa/Kombu is a Horn


Saturday, March 9, 2013

Countries in Africa

Africa is the second-largest continent in the world.Here is the list of 55 countries in Africa and their capitals.
Africa
Africa




Countries in Australia

Australia(Oceania) is the smallest continent in the world and the sixth largest country in the world,comprising of 17 countries.Here is the list of 17 countries in Australia and their capitals.



 Australia
S.no.
Countries
Capitals
1.
Australia
Canberra
2.
East Timor
Dili
3.
Fiji
Suva
4.
Indonesia
Jakarta
5.
Kiribati
South Tarawa
6.
The Marshall Islands
Majuro
7.
Micronesia
Palikir
8.
Nauru
Yaren
9.
New Zealand
Wellington
10.
Palau
Melekeok
11.
Papua New Guinea
Port Moresby
12.
Samoa
Apia
13.
The Solomon Islands
Honiara
14.
Tonga
Nuku'alofa
16.
Tuvalu
Funafuti
17.
Vanuatu
Port Vila

Friday, March 8, 2013

Countries in Europe

Europe is the second smallest continent in the world .Here is the list of 47 countries in Europe and their capitals.

 Europe

Countries in Asia

 Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent in the world with 50 Countries.Here is the list of 50 countries in  Asia and their capitals. 
Asia

Countries in South America

South America is the fourth-largest continent in the world,comprising of 14 countries.Here is the list of 14 countries in South America and their capitals.

South America

Countries in North America

North America is the third largest continent in the world , comprising of 23 countries.Here is the list of 23 countries in North America and their capitals.
North America

15 cool facts about Brain

1.The Brain is the part of the body's nervous System.The Brain,spinal cord and nerves makes up our nervous system.
2.We use our brain 100%.Almost every part of the brain in active at some time. Only thing,we may not use our whole brain all at once,but we do use them fully.

3.Our brain creates connections or pathways between 100 billion of microscopic cells called Neurons.They are nerve cells that carry messages back and forth between our brain and body.

"When you sit in the same position for 15-30 minutes,may lost feeling in the feet with heavy foot unable to stand and pain".This is because nerves run through all your body and temporarily squash your nerves in that area.So the nerves in that area can't send messages back to the brain normally,and you feel a pain.Again when you stand up,the nerves are not compressed,pain last for seconds and your foot will comes to normal.

4.The brain stem is located at the base of the brain,connecting to the spinal cord.The brain stem controls the body's involuntary functions such as breathing,blood pressure and heart rate.

5.Left side of the brain controls the right side of the brain and right side of the brain controls the left side of the brain.Each side of the brain controls most functions on the opposite side of the body.
Brain picture with parts and short notes
Brain(Buy this pictures here)
6.The pituitary gland is about the size of the pea.It is the gland which controls our growth, located inside of the brain.

7.If we have any headache or pain in the head,our brain can't feel any pain because it has no pain receptors.But rest of the head can feel the pain.

8.The cerebrum is the biggest part and it makes up most part of our brain.It handles movements,language and our sensory organs.So without the nervous system we can't walk,think or breathe.

9.The temporal lobe find on the sides of the lower part of the brain controls the memory and is the home to the brain's memory center.

10.The brain is the control center of our nervous system.Our brain controls everything we do(consciously or not).It is the command center of our body.

11.The typical brain weighs 1.4 kilograms(3 pounds).That's the weight of the average brain.

12.The cerebellum is the part of the brain that helps us to balance and be safe from falling down.

13.As we think emotions won't come from heart.Actually emotions(sad,happy,angry) come from 'amygdala'.

14.Cerebral cortex/gray matter is the brain's outer layer. It is responsible for complex brain functions, such as language and information processing.

15.The hypothalamus controls the temperature in our body like thermostat controlling the room temperature.






41 Weird Facts

41 Weird Interesting True Facts to Read

Weird Facts

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Holidays 2013

2013 List of Holidays in United States,United Kingdom and India
Holidays in United States 2013

Jan 1New Year's Day
Jan 21Martin Luther King Day
Feb 14Valentine's Day
Feb 18Presidents' Day
Mar 31Easter Sunday
May 12Mother's Day
May 27Memorial Day
Jun 16Father's Day
Jul 4Independence Day
Sep 2Labor Day
Oct 14Columbus Day (Most regions)
Oct 31Halloween
Nov 11Veterans Day
Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
Dec 24Christmas Eve
Dec 25Christmas Day
Dec 31New Year's Eve



Holidays in India 2013


1 Jan New Year's Day
13 Jan Makar Sankranti
14 Jan Pongal
18 Jan Guru Govind Singh Jayanti
25 Jan Milad un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad
26 Jan Republic Day
 Holidays 201315 Feb Vasant Panchami
19 Feb Shivaji Jayanti
23 Feb Maharishi Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti
25 Feb Guru Ravidas Jayanti
10 Mar Maha Shivaratri/Shivaratri
26 Mar Dolyatra
27 Mar Holi
29 Mar Good Friday
31 Mar Easter Day
11 Apr Chaitra Sukhladi
13 Apr Vaisakhi
14 Apr Ambedkar Jayanti
14 Apr Mesadi/Vaisakhadi
19 Apr Rama Navami
24 Apr Mahavir Jayanti
8 May Birthday of Ravindranath
24 May Hazarat Ali's Birthday
25 May Buddha Purnima/Vesak
10 Jul Rath Yatra
2 Aug Jamat Ul-Vida
9 Aug Ramzan Id/Eid-ul-Fitar
15 Aug Independence Day
18 Aug Parsi New Year
20 Aug Raksha Bandhan
28 Aug Janmashtami
9 Sep Ganesh Chaturthi
16 Sep Onam
2 Oct Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
11 Oct Maha Saptami
12 Oct Maha Ashtami
13 Oct Dussehra (Maha Navami)
16 Oct Bakri Id/Eid ul-Adha
18 Oct Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti
22 Oct Karaka Chaturthi
2 Nov Naraka Chaturdasi
3 Nov Diwali/Deepavali
4 Nov Govardhan Puja
5 Nov Bhai Duj
8 Nov Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)
14 Nov Muharram/Ashura
17 Nov Guru Nanak Jayanti
24 Nov Guru Tegh Bahadur's Martyrdom Day
24 Dec Christmas Eve
25 Dec Christmas

Holidays in United Kingdom 2013

1 JanNew Year's Day
2 Jan2nd January (Scotland)
1 MarSt. David's Day (Wales)
17 MarSt Patricks Day (Northern Ireland)
18 Mar'St Patricks Day' observed (Northern Ireland)
29 MarGood Friday
31 MarEaster Sunday
1 AprEaster Monday (ENGNIRWAL)
23 AprSt. George's Day (England)
6 MayEarly May Bank Holiday
27 MaySpring Bank Holiday
12 JulOrangemen's Day (Northern Ireland)
5 AugSummer Bank Holiday (Scotland)
26 AugSummer Bank Holiday (ENGNIRWAL)
31 OctHalloween
5 NovGuy Fawkes Day
30 NovSt Andrew's Day (Scotland)
2 Dec'St Andrew's Day' observed (Scotland)
25 DecChristmas Day
26 DecBoxing Day