Diamond, made of pure carbon when heated very strongly burns just as a coal and disappears.
The USA won all the 3 medal's 200 m on the track, and the won all the 3 Medals in women's long in the field of Athens Olympics.
In 1866, George W. McGill developed a stapling machine to fasten papers with brass fasteners.
Diamonds were first discovered in the river beds of the Golconda region of India over 4000 years ago.
Musk is extracted from the bottom of a civet, and is used as an ingredient to make perfumes.
The first bicycle made in 1817 by Baron Van Drain didn't have pedals. People sat astride and went kicking.
The anaerobic bacterium of spoiled food, which causes botulism (dangerous food poison), is so deadly-even more than strychnine, arsenic or even snake venom-that 30 g m could kill 30 million tonnes of living matter and 500 g m could kill the entire human population.
Oxygen, one of the most abundant elements forms 21 per cent of the atmospheric air, 49% of the Earth's crust, oceans and atmosphere, as well as 65% of the human body. It is a gas at room temperature, can be cooled sufficiently to be transformed into liquid or solid. Liquid oxygen is one of the fuels used by the space shuttle and booster rockets.
Sharp Electronics Co. (Japan) made the world's first refrigerator which can keep things both hot and cold. It also has a special compartment which can maintain a temperature of up to 55°C. The warm space can automatically switch into cooling mode with a pre-set timer. The cost of the refrigerator is Around US $ 2200.
One Newton Unit (N), the unit for measurement of force, needed to speed up a mass of 1 kg by 1 m/sec., every second. The thrust of Saturn V's, (the largest rocket ever built) rocket engine was 33 million Newtons.