Facts About Mexican Independence Day

Facts About Mexican Independence Day

November 11, 2018

The Mexican War of Independence began at dawn on September 16, 1810, when Father Miguel Hidalgo gave the call “Grito de Dolores” and ended on September 27, 1821 (11 years later). During these years, happened countless anecdotes, stories, and legends. Read on to unravel the Mexican independence day facts, history, celebrations, parade and food, the […]

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Interesting Facts about Nutmeg

Interesting Facts about Nutmeg

November 10, 2018

Nutmeg comes from the nutmeg tree that originally grew in the Banda Islands of Indonesia. Opposed to what the name suggests, nutmeg is not a nut, but a seed. Today, nutmeg is grown in Africa, South America and South Asia, from where it is exported to Europe and North America. Nutmeg has an intense spicy […]

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Interesting Facts about Hummus

Interesting Facts About Hummus

November 10, 2018

Hummus isn’t as popular as it should be. It has numerous health benefits. In fact, as per a research, Hummus promotes the production of Serotonin, the happy hormone (Source). It is recommended for people who can’t sleep well. It is also rich in Omega 3 fatty acids and hence helps to prevent cardiovascular diseases. Read […]

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Facts About Kuiper Belt

Interesting Facts About Kuiper Belt

November 3, 2018

Kuiper belt is a set of bodies orbiting the sun. It exists beyond the solar system, after Neptune. It is quite similar to the asteroid belt but is much thicker. Pluto, which we once regarded as a planet is an object of the Kuiper Belt. In fact, Kuiper has more planet-like objects that even have […]

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Facts About Mount Vesuvius

Top 10 Facts About Mount Vesuvius

November 3, 2018

Mount Vesuvius is an active volcano located 9 kilometers east of modern Naples. It is known for its massive eruption in 79 A.D. when people didn’t even know what a volcano is. When it erupted in 79, it destroyed and buried under it the ancient city of Pompeii. Mount Vesuvius is the only active volcano […]

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Facts About Jenolan Caves

Facts About Jenolan Caves

November 2, 2018

Jenolan Caves are one of a kind caves located 175 kilometers west of Sydney, Australia. They are recognized as the world’s oldest open cave system. They are a part of the famous Blue Mountain Area. The caves have been a tourist destination for over 100 years. On today’s date, they attract about 250,000 visitors per […]

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Geographical Facts About Nepal

Geographical Facts About Nepal

November 2, 2018

Nepal is a favorite tourist destination with majestic Himalayan mountains, the essence of Buddhism, and serene, yet spellbinding sceneries. Check out these amazing geographical facts about Nepal. Numbers and data SURFACE: 147,200 square kilometers. POPULATION: 28.109.000 inhabitants (IMF 2014 estimates) CAPITAL: Kathmandu, with 10.8 million inhabitants. Nepal is a small country. It measures 800 kilometers […]

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Facts About Halley’s Comet

Facts About Halley’s Comet

November 1, 2018

Halley’s Comet is perhaps the most famous comet of the solar system. Named after Edmund Halley, the scientist who predicted its return, the Halley’s Comet has many interesting facts associated with it. Read on to find out the coolest facts about the Halley’s Comet. Darker than coal We see a bright spectacular streak of light […]

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Eastern Indigo Snake Facts

Eastern Indigo Snake Facts

November 1, 2018

Eastern Indigo Snake is a snake from Colubridae family. It is a long nonvenomous snake endemic to the southeastern United States. Their scientific name is derived from the Greek word, “drymos”, which means “forest” and “couperi”, which means “lord”. It was first described in 1842 by American zoologist and herpetologist, John Edwards Holbrook. Read more […]

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Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

Facts About Crown Of Thorns Starfish

October 31, 2018

Crown of Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster planci) is an echinoderm and is one of the few animals that can eat corals. It was first seen in 1957 and is a threat to the Great Barrier Reef. It is covered with venomous thorn-like spines. Its resemblance to the biblical crown of thorns gives its name “Crown of […]

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