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Inspiring scornful pity life of attappadi domicile

The cunning leaders are scheming and plotting, but attappadi tribal domain is well known for its vexation. Crores have been spend on the areas of agali, puthur and sholayur panchayat but attapadi still remains as a pitiful symbol. It is a tearjerker of a couple that they lamented on the death of their child and carried their dead child in a carry bag to Coimbatore for his cremation after disgusted with the delay in response from the authority to which they pleaded to avail any aid.

Child fatality is prevalent among the tribes owing to malnutrition and lack of adequate medical avail in the domain. A recent report shows that approximately 108 women are suffering from malnutrition in gestation period and there is an increased probability for death during delivery and the child born for them will be a malnourished child which will result in infant mortality.

There must be a system to monitor the utilization of money allotted for attappadi domiciles and government must ensure that the money is used for exploitation and fortification of attappadi tribal domiciles.

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Top 10 Coldest Places in the World with Lowest Temperature

The weather is changing again — a good time to look at some of the insanely cold places where people actually live. The coldest temperature ever recorded was -94.7C in Antarctica.
As winters are going on in India so i am sure that after reading this list you will also start feeling chill. The list shows that Antarctica is the coldest place on earth.

Check out the coldest places in the world that hold the records for the coldest temperatures ever measured on Earth.

10. Fort Selkirk, Yukon (Canada) – Fort Selkirk is located in Yukon, Canada. Lowest temperature here was -58.9 C (-74 F). In 1950 this place was deserted because of extreme cold conditions. It is now inhabited again but is only accessible. The coldest month is January and the lowest temperature is -74 °F.

9. Prospect Creek (USA) – Prospect Creek is located in Alaska, USA and the coldest place in United States. Lowest temperature was recorded at -62.1 C (or -79.8 F) on 23 January 1975. This place has a sub-arctic sort of weather which means that winters last for a long period of time and summers are very short.

8. Snag and Mayo, Yukon (Canada) – Snag and Mayo are two villages located in Yukon, Canada. Snag is 25 km far from Beaver Creek, Yukon, Canada. Lowest temperature recorded in Snag was -63 C (or -81 F) on 3 February 1947. Lowest temperature in Mayo was -62.2 C (or -80 F) on 3 Feb, 1947. The weather is chilly and freezing, the coldest month is January.

7. Eismitte (Greenland) – Eismitte is located in the interior of Greenland. It was a campsite of Arctic expedition at 3000 meters above sea level. Lowest temperature recorded here was – 64.9 C (or -85 F). The name Eismitte means Ice-Center in German.

6. North Ice (Greenland) – North Ice was a research station of the British North Greenland Expedition on the inland ice of Greenland. It had lowest temperature on 9 January 1954 which was-66.1 C (or -87 F).

5. Verkhoyansk (Russia) – Verkhoyansk is notable chiefly places in Russia for its exceptionally low winter temperatures and some of the greatest temperature differences between summer and winter on Earth. It has population of 1311 in 2010. Verkhoyansk’s lowest temperature was -63.2 C (or -81.2 F) in February 1892. Verkhoyansk had temperature of 40.0 C on 19 July 1982 which gives a temperature difference of 109.8 C (or 197.5) between highest and lowest temperature of Verkhoyansk. It is also the biggest temperature difference for any place.

4. Oymyakon (Russia) – Oymyakon is known as one of the candidates for the Northern Pole of Cold, the other being the Verkhoyansk. Oymyakon is the world’s coldest inhabited area having a population of 472 in 2010. The land area is always frozen. In 1924, temperature was dropped to -71.2 C (or -96.2F). It is also the lowest temperature recorded on earth except Antarctica. One interesting fact is that on July 28, 2010 the temperature was high at 34.6 C (or 94F), yielding a temperature range of 105.8 C (or 190.4 F), second highest in history.

3. Dome A (East Antarctica) – Dome Argus is an Antarctica plateau located near East Antarctica at 4091 meters above sea level. The coldest temperature in Dome A was -82.5 C (or -116.5 F) in July 2005. It is the highest point of ice sheet in Antarctic region.

2. Plateau station and Amundsen-Scott South Pole station (Antarctica) – Both station are American scientific research station and located in Antarctica. Plateau station is now inactive where the lowest temperature recorded was – 86.2 C (or -123.16 F). Lowest temperature recorded in Amundsen-Scott South pole station was -82.8 C (or -117F). It is also the only land area where the sun is continuously rise for 6 months and fall for rest of the year. This is one of the most important reason of such extreme weather condition.

1. Vostok Station (Antarctica) – Vostok Station is a Russian Antarctic research station at 3488 meters above sea level. This station is at the southern Pole of Cold. It has world record of measured lowest temperature ever on earth. Lowest temperature ever recorded was bone chilling -89.2 °C (or -128.6 °F) on 21 July 1983.

Lowest Recorded Temperatures

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Coldest temperature ever recorded on Earth in Antarctica: -94.7C (-135.8F)

Nasa satellite data revealed that Earth set a new record for coldest temperature recorded in east Antarctica. Earth has set a new record for coldest temperature ever recorded: -94.7C (-135.8F).

It happened in August 2010 when it hit -94.7C (-135.8F). Then on 31 July of this year, it came close again: -92.9C (-135.3F).

The old record had been -89.2C (-128.6F).

A deserted and remote ice plateau in East Antarctica is said to be the coldest place on Earth after the lowest temperature ever recorded on the planet was recently measured there, according to researchers who said that the discovery will help uncover new puzzles about the icy continent.

Top 10 Cool Facts About Antarctica

  1. Antarctica is the highest, driest, windiest, emptiest, coldest place on earth.
  2. Antarctica is the only continent without a time zone and nobody(no country) owns Antarctica.
  3. There are an estimated 20 million breeding pairs of penguins in Antarctica.
  4. The first person born in Antarctica was Emilio Marcos Palma of Argentina on January 7, 1978.
  5. On October 14, 1899, the Norwegian zoologist Nicolai Hansen became the first person to be buried in Antarctica.
  6. If all the ice in Antarctica melted, the world’s sea levels would rise by about 200 feet.
  7. An ice sheet covers all but 2.4 percent of Antarctica’s 14 million square kilometers.
  8. At its thickest point the ice sheet is 4,776 meters deep and averages 2, 160 meters thick. This is 90 percent of all the world’s ice and it is 70 percent of all the world’s fresh water.
  9. There are lots of penguins, whales, seals, krill (the main food for whales), and even fish in Antarctica’s waters, but there are no land mammals and, as far as scientists know, no native peoples.
  10. Eskimos and polar bears are found in the ARCTIC, not the Antarctic.
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50 Amazing Things EVERYONE should know

1 The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.
2 Beetles taste like apples, wasps like pine nuts, and worms like fried bacon.
3 Of all the words in the English language, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions!
4 What is called a “French kiss” in the English speaking world is known as an “English kiss” in France.
5 “Almost” is the longest word in the English language with all the letters in alphabetical order.
6 “Rhythm” is the longest English word without a vowel.
7 In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child
8 A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!
9 Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.
10 You can’t kill yourself by holding your breath
11 There is a city called Rome on every continent.
12 It’s against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!
13 Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!
14 Horatio Nelson, one of England’s most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.
15 The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London
16 Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people
17 Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!
18 The elephant is the only mammal that can’t jump!
19 One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!
20 Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different!
21 The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man
22 Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails! Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!
23 The present population of 5 billion plus people of the world is predicted to become 15 billion by 2080.
24 Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
25 Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.
26 Honey is the only food that does not spoil. Honey found in the tombs of Egyptian pharaohs has been tasted by archaeologists and found edible.
27 Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a “Friday the 13th.”
28 Coca-Cola would be green if coloring weren’t added to it.
29 On average a hedgehog’s heart beats 300 times a minute.
30 More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.
31 The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.
32 More people are allergic to cow’s milk than any other food.
33 Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.
34 The placement of a donkey’s eyes in its’ heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!
35 The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.
36 Earth is the only planet not named after a god.
37 It’s against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.
38 You’re born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.
39 Some worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food!
40 Dolphins sleep with one eye open!
41 It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open
42 The worlds oldest piece of chewing gum is 9000 years old!
43 The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds
44 Queen Elizabeth I regarded herself as a paragon of
cleanliness. She declared that she bathed once every three months, whether she needed it or not
45 Slugs have 4 noses.
46 Owls are the only birds who can see the color blue.
47 A man named Charles Osborne had the hiccups for 69 years!
48 A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!
49 The average person laughs 10 times a day!
50 An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.

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Drinking water at a certain time maximizes its effectiveness on the body:

2 glasses of water after waking up – help activate internal organs
1 glass of water 30 minutes before a meal – helps digestion
1 glass of water before taking a bath – helps lower blood pressure
1 glass of water before going to bed – avoids stroke or heart attack
2 Glasses of water 30minutes before going out , specially in Summer (cleans body germs by sweating… on)

Additional info… water at bed time will also help prevent night time leg cramps. Your leg muscles are seeking hydration when they cramp thus wake you up.

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Unknown Facts

1. Money isn’t made out of paper, it is made out of cotton.
2. The 57 on a Heinz ketchup bottle represents the variety of pickles the Company once had.
3. Your stomach produces a new layer of mucus every two weeks otherwise it will digest itself.
4. The dot over the letter ‘ i’ is called the title.
5. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo, no one knows why.
6. Forty percent of McDonald’s profit comes from the sales of ‘happy meals’.
7. Every person has a unique tongue print.
8. 315 entries in Websters 1996 dictionary were misspelled.
9. On an average, 12 newborns will be given to wrong parents daily.
10.During the famous chariot scene in “Ben Hur”, a small red car can be seen at a distance.
11.Warren Beatty and Shirley Maclaine are brother and sister.
12.Chocolate affects a dog’s heart and nervous system. A few ounces will kill a small sized dog.
13.Most lipsticks contain fish scales.
14.Donald Duck comics were banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear pants.
15.Ketchup was sold in the 1830’s as a medicine.
16.Leonardo Da vinci could write with one hand and draw with the other at the same time.
17.There are no clocks in the Las Vegas gambling casinos.
18.There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple and silver.
19.A tiny amount of liquor on a scorpion will make it go mad instantly and sting itself to death.
20.By raising your legs slowly and lying on your back, you can’t sink in quicksand.
21.American Airlines saved $40,000 in 1987 by eliminating one olive from each salad served in first class.
22.Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.
23.The glue on Israeli postage stamp is certified kosher(halal).
24.Guinness Book Of Records holds the record for being the book most often stolen from Public Libraries.
25.Astronauts are not allowed to eat beans before they go into space because passing wind in a space suit damages them.