12 Amazing Facts about Japan

Do you know, Samurai were the ancient warriors of Japan, well known for their great fighting skills as a swordsman. They were experts in using weapons like the Katana, a sharp sword with a slight curve to it. Japanese engineers are known for producing a range of human-like robots such as ASIMO making japan a world leader in robotics and its technology. Some of the most well-known and innovative companies in different technological fields are from japan. Some of the leading companies are Toyota, Honda, Sony, Nintendo, Canon, Panasonic, Toshiba, and Sharp known for their quality product and robust

14 Amazing facts about Tokyo City Japan

 Do you know Tokyo was formerly known as “Edo”? In 1890 the name “Edo” was changed to “Tokyo”. Tokyo is the city of vending machines. Vending machines can be found almost every 12 meters and they consume about 3 % of japan’s total power consumption. Shinjuku station in Tokyo city is the largest and busiest railway station in the world having nearly an average of 3.70 million passengers daily visiting it. In the Shiba-Koen district of Minato Ward, there is a communications and observation tower called Tokyo Tower which gets painted manually every 5 years using almost 7500 gallons

11 fantastic facts about sports equipment

Safety equipment in sporting events is very important and they came into use more than thousands of years ago. Ancient Greece and Romans used to worn different kinds of shin guards made of bronze or other metals in many different sports for protection. The golf ball has undergone many unique changes that altered its design and making. In the 19th century, it was made of leather and feathers, also popularly known as feathery or featherie ball. Do you know about 20% of all shoe sales in the USA are Athletic shoes. Famous brands for sporty shoes are Nike, Adidas,

Do you know these 12 cool facts about minerals

Do you know gold does not react with mercury but dissolves in Mercury to form amalgam alloys. A cube of each side length of approx. 21.3 meters can be formed from a total of 190,040 tonnes of gold that exists above the earth’s crust. It is interesting to know that Gold is produced from supernova nucleosynthesis and also during the collision of neutron stars billions of years ago in-universe and present in the form of solar dust in the universe. Gold is not only shiny but also has the property of good reflector of electromagnetic radiation such as infrared

16 Amazing facts about rocks

 Do you know the scientific study of rocks is known as Petrology? The world’s largest limestone quarry is situated near Rogers city in Michigan which is operated by Michigan Limestone and Chemical Company. Do you know there is some granite found in Australia which is believed to be more than four billion years old? Do you know an ancient scale called Mohs scale which was set up in 1812 is still used by the geologist to measure the hardness of a rock? In the middle ages, Cinnabar, the powder of a mineral rock was widely used as red color