Who is Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan also called as Chinggis khan was the founder of the Mongol empire that had the largest contiguous empire in the
world history.

Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan united many nomadic tribes under Mongol empire and attacked many empires ruthlessly. The Mongol invasions are known for their large scale massacres of civilian population. It is estimated that Genghis Khan and his Mongol empire had killed more than 40 million people during their era. No other empire or a person including Hitler could hold candle to the massacre that Genghis Khan has done. The Mongolian empire occupied most of the China to Eastern Europe by the end of Genghis Khan’s era.

The notorious killing:

After conquering an empire, Genghis Khan generally killed the locals. Sometimes he killed only the important officials and left the local population, preserving the local culture and tradition. Women were kidnapped and raped. Historians across the world have a general negative perception about Genghis Khan and the Mongol empire because of the large scale human slaughter and the destruction they have brought. There are mixed perception and positive perception in some countries like Mongolia and parts of China.

Iranian empire is one of the violently attacked empires by Genghis Khan. Three fourth of the Iranian population was wiped off during the Mongolian era. It took many hundred years for Iran to reach the pre-Mongolian population in their area.

8% of Men in Asia are descendants of Genghis Khan:

Scientific researches claim that 8% of the males in Asia have a common Y-chromosomal lineage which means they are descendants of Genghis Khan.

Genghis Khan Facts:

  • Genghis Khan was also called as Chingis Khan and Chinggis khan
  • Though the exact cause of Genghis Khan’s death is unknown there are multiple theories surrounding his death. One theory goes like this: Tangut empire was conquered and the Tangut princess was taken after the war. The Tangut princess had a pair of pliers inside her vagina that hurt Chinggis Khan.
  • Even though Genghis Khan is generally perceived to be a notorious mass murderer, some historians give him credit for the religious tolerance he had towards other religions and promoting trade between middle east, Asia and Europe.
  • In Turkey, Genghis Khan is looked as a great military leader and many male children carry his name in their names.
  • In 1962, a monument was constructed in the birthplace of Genghis Khan to commemorate his 800th birthday which was highly condemned by Soviet Union.

    Genghis Khan Statue
    Genghis Khan Statue
  • In Mongolia, there is even an airport named Chinggis Khan

Genghis Khan Quotes:

The greatest happiness is to vanquish your enemies, to chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth, to see those dear to them bathed in tears, to clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters

Genghis Khan Myths:

Contrary to the popular myth, Genghis khan did not kill all of the 40 million people; they were killed throughout the Mongol empire after his death

 Genghis Khan in today’s Mongolia:

In Mongolia, Genghis Khan is regarded as the “father of Mongols” and Chinggis Khan is a household name in Mongolia. Genghis Khan’s name is found in Commodities, Liquor products, Mongolian currency, streets, and buildings.  Genghis Khan created the first Mongolian script and created the first written Mongolian law. The Mongolians see Chinggis Khan as a prominent leader and the father of Mongol empire which is the basis for today’s Mongolia.

Useful Facts

Some useful facts worth knowing.

– A person has literally died laughing continuously for about 20 minutes

– Grapes explode when it’s heated in the microwave

– Some older model cordless phones automatically dial 911 when their batteries are dying

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Funny Facts

– There is actually a town in Canada called DILDO

– Charlie Chaplin once entered a Charlie Chaplin lookalike contest and didn’t even make it to the finals

– In West Virginia if you run over an animal, you are legally allowed to take it home and cook it

– The smallest Penis ever recorded was 1cm in length

– Jim Fixx is the man who started the trend of jogging and ironically he died of a heart attack while jogging

People who laugh more are much healthier than those who don’t, so don’t forget to laugh or atleast smile after reading these funny facts

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Facts about Neptune

Some interesting facts about Neptune that you may not have heard before:
Discovery of Neptune:
As Neptune is dim and invisible to normal human eye the first observation of Neptune happened only after the invention of telescope. Galileo first observed Neptune in 1612 and then again in 1613 – this is evident from his drawings. But he mistook Neptune for a fixed star as Galileo was not able to notice the motion of the planet through his telescope. Apparently, he doesn’t hold the credit for the discovery of the planet.

Neptune was the first planet to have discovered through mathematical predication rather than astronomical observation. Neptune was discovered on September 23, 1846 by the French mathematician Urbain Le Verrier and the English mathematician John Couch Adams. Actually speaking both the mathematicians predicted the discovery, but it was actually found by the astronomer Johann Gottfried Galle. There were conversies between French and English on who really made the discovery, but the credit has been given to all three and it’s not a controversy anymore.

Farthest Planet:
As the International Astronomical Union in 2006 decided that Pluto isn’t a planet any more Neptune is the farthest planet from Sun. Neptune is 4,503,443,661 km from the Sun – that is 4.5 billion km or 2.8 billion miles approximately.

Voyager 2:
NASA’s Voyager 2 is the only spacecraft to visit Neptune and it took about 12 years for the spacecraft to reach Neptune. During Voyager 2’s flyby, it studied Neptune’s atmosphere, magnetosphere, rings and Neptune’s moons.

Moons of Neptune:
Neptune has about 13 moons and it’s more likely that there are many undiscovered moons in Neptune, since most of the 13 moons were discovered in the past few decades. Triton is the largest moon in Neptune and it was discovered just in 17 days after the discovery of Neptune itself. Triton is the seventh largest moon in the Solar System.

Symbol of Neptune:
The symbol for Neptune is a trident – a weapon associated with the Roman god Neptune.

Neptune Symbol
Neptune Symbol

Diameter of Neptune:
The diameter of Neptune is approximately 49,500 km or 30,447 miles which would make it the 4th largest planet in the Solar System, after Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus.

Temperature of Neptune:
The outer atmosphere of Neptune is one of the coldest places on the Solar System and it can go down to -218 °C. Temperature at the core of the planet can go up to 5,000 °C.

Mass of Neptune:
The mass of Neptune is 1.02 x 1026 kg which equivalent of 17.1 times of Earth’s mass.

Neptune’s fun facts:
Unlike the other moons in the Solar System, Neptune’s moon Triton and Nereid orbit in the opposite direction.

Neptune is bright azure blue in color

The diameter of Neptune is about 3.9 times the diameter of the Earth.

Picture of Neptune:

Picture of Neptune
Picture of Neptune

 

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Does staring at breasts really increase your life expectancy?

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Wonderful news from New England Journal of Medicine: Staring at women’s breasts is good for men’s health and can add extra years to life. Dr. Karen Weatherby and her colleagues conducted a research at a hospital in Frankfurt, Germany correlating life expectancy and breast watching. The researchers instructed half the participants to watch breasts for few minutes every day and instructed the remaining participants to refrain from breast watching. At the end of the study, the researchers noted that the men who ogled at the breasts of females on a regular basis exhibited lower blood pressure, slower resting pulse rates and lesser episodes of coronary artery disease.

Sexual desire leads to better blood circulation:
The researchers declared that sexual desire gives rise to better blood circulation that signifies an overall improved health. Dr.Weatherby explained, “Sexual excitement gets the heart pumping and improves blood circulation. There’s no question: Gazing at breasts makes men healthy.”

This story began circulating back in late 90’s and was posted in many tabloids. In fact, slight variations of this story are posted even now. Unfortunately, there is no Dr.Weatherby and no such research was ever done – it was just another hoax in the internet. So if you want to keep your blood pressure and pulse rate normal, you have to hit the gym – staring at breasts don’t work.

Do you know in which Caribbean country rape was not a criminal offence until few years ago?

Haiti has one of highest violence rate against women and rape has been used as a political weapon to threaten them. Rape was not even a crime until 2005. Before that, victims were paid money for rape — not everybody was given money though. In spite of the law in place, penalty for rape is still not severe when compared to United States or any other developed nation.

Let’s hope the penalty for such offences are made severe and women in Haiti stop living in fear of being raped.