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Fun Facts About Inventions and Discoveries

Fun Facts About Inventions and Discoveries

May 19, 2019

The first webcam was invented to keep a check on coffee level in the breakroom without having to get up and go there. The roller coasters were invented to distract the people from debauchery like going to brothels. LaMarcus invented the roller coaster to make people enjoy the roller coaster ride instead of doing sinful […]

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Destructive Facts About Famous Earthquakes And Volcanos

Destructive Facts About Famous Earthquakes And Volcanoes

May 15, 2019

The Earth faces about 500,000 earthquakes in a year, of which about 100,000 are felt by people. The 2011 earthquake in Japan was so powerful that it caused a shift in the Earth’s axis, shortened the day’s length by 1.8 microseconds and shifted Japan 2 meters to the East. The 2004 Indonesian earthquake compressed the […]

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Facts About Princess Diana

May 10, 2019

Prince Charles was 31 when he proposed to Princess Diana. Princess Diana was only 19. Prince Charles had to mary Princess Diana because of the royal custom that required him to marry a virgin. Princess Diana shook the false belief that touching AIDS patient could transmit AIDS. She shook the hand of an AIDS patient […]

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Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

May 10, 2019

Horror movies often have sounds that are infrasounds which are below the range of human hearing. However, these sounds are capable of eliciting fear, anxiety, and shivering. These sounds are placed just before a horrific scene. The director of movie, The Shining, filmed all the scenes of the 7 year old boy Danny Lloyd without […]

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Interesting and Rare Facts About Chernobyl

Interesting And Rare Facts About Chernobyl

May 7, 2019

The first firemen who reached the spot of Chernobyl meltdown stood right above the burning core. They died within a few weeks. They were exposed to a radiation of 30,000 roentgen per hour. Their bodies were so radioactive that their coffins were made of lead to prevent the radiation from their body to leak out. […]

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Rare Unknown Facts About World War II

Rare Unknown Facts About World War II

May 6, 2019

When World War II began in 1939, BBC stopped it broadcasts and resumed them in 1945 exactly at the same spot where it had stopped – a Mickey Mouse cartoon. USA provided $11 billion aid to the Soviet Union during the World War II. To this, in 1943, Joseph Stalin said, “We would have lost […]

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Trivia and Facts About Venice

Trivia and Facts About Venice

May 2, 2019

In the 16th c. Venice, there was a bridge where prostitutes could stand and show their breasts to potential clients. The bridge was called “Ponte delle Tette” or the bridge of tits. It still exists today. Venice was Europe’s second largest city in the 15th century and the wealthiest city in the world due to […]

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Unheard Facts About Japanese People and Society

Unheard Facts About Japanese People and Society

April 28, 2019

A 74 year old disabled Japanese man once dressed himself in a ninja outfit and carried out 254 break-ins worth $260,000 until he was caught. Despite high number of natural disasters in Japan, the Japanese bullet trains never delay for more than 54 seconds. If the train is delayed by more than five minutes, the passengers are issued a certificate they can show to their boss […]

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Weird Facts About Ancient Rome

Weird Facts About Ancient Rome

April 27, 2019

The Romans had a toilet pantheon. As per the Roman mythology, when the toilet was clogged, you’d pray to the great sewer goddess Venus Cloacina, and when the you were constipated, you’d pray to Crepitus. Roman statesman Marcus Varro in 36BCE predicted that there are small creatures that cannot be seen with eyes which enter […]

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Facts About Russia

Facts About Russia

April 25, 2019

The famous video game “Tetris” was developed in 1985 by the Russian Alexei Pazhitnov. Russia, the largest country in the world has an area of 17 million square kilometers and the length of about 10,000 kilometers. The Trans-Siberian Railway runs almost all the way through the county, making it the longest railroad in the world. […]

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Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

April 23, 2019

Anne Frank was a German-born Jew at the time when Hitler’s atrocities were at peak. The account of events of her hiding from getting caught and then spending a horrific time at Auschwitz Concentration Camps are told by a diary she wrote almost regularly. She began writing at 13 years of age and dies at […]

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Burj Khalifa Facts

Towering Burj Khalifa Facts for Travel Lovers

March 30, 2019

Inaugurated on January 4, 2010, Burj Khalifa Dubai, the tallest building in the world measures 828 meters. It can be seen from 100 kilometers away if it’s a clear day. Read on for awesome Burj Khalifa facts. 1. Before its inauguration its name was supposed to be Burj Dubai (the tower of Dubai) but it […]

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