Mar 2002    

APPROXIMATELY 70 per cent of the earth is covered with water. Only 1 per cent of the water is drinkable.
* The sun is at least 6,000 million years old, has a diameter of 1.38 million km (865,000 million miles), and is 1.48 million km (92.86 million miles) from the earth.

* The moon has a diameter of 3,453 km (2,158 miles).

* Up to the age of six or seven months, a child can breathe and swallow at the same time. An adult cannot do this.

* More than a million different kinds of animals inhabit the earth.

* Male monkeys lose the hair on their heads in the same manner as men do.

* The largest living animal in the world is the Blue or Sulphur Bottom Whale which grows to a maximum of 30.5 metres (100 feet) long.

* A “jiffy” is an actual unit of time. It is 1/100 of a second.

* A mature, well-established termite colony with as many as 60,000 members will eat only about one-fifth of an ounce of wood a day.

* Asia, the largest continent in the world, is about 9,600 km (6,000 miles) from east to west, and more than 8,480 km (5,300 miles) from north to south.

* By the year 2010, China is expected to have a population of 1.38 billion people, and India a population of 1.22 billion people.

* The hottest place in the world is Dallol in Ethiopia, where the annual average temperature is 34.4 degrees Centigrade (94 degrees Fahrenheit).


My grace is sufficient for you

My grace is sufficient for you

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Doing more with your gift

Doing more with your gift

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