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Soaring Facts About Olympics

Soaring Facts About the Olympics

June 3, 2019

Two Japanese pole vault players tied for the second place in 1936 Berlin Olympics. They refused to participate in the tie-breaker. When they came back to Japan, they cut their silver and bronze medals in half and made two half-silver and half-bronze medals. In 1908, Russia’s olympic team reached the Olympic venue 12 days late […]

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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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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 Sahara Desert

Interesting Facts About Sahara Desert

February 28, 2019

The Sahara has an area of 9,065,253 square kilometers, that makes it very close to the size of China. Read on for super interesting facts about the Sahara Desert. Countries with Sahara Desert 1. The Sahara covers 11 countries – Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Niger, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Chad, Mali, and Sudan. 2. The […]

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Polar Vortex Facts - Everything You Need to Know

Polar Vortex Facts – Everything You Need to Know

February 10, 2019

Polar vortex is nothing new. It has recently become popular due to its contribution in USA’s recent extreme cold temperatures in January 2019. Polar vortex can be defined as a large area of low pressure cold air on the poles of the earth. It weakens during the summer and becomes stronger in winters, but has […]

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Facts About Lake Okeechobee

Facts About Lake Okeechobee

January 15, 2019

Lake Okeechobee or the Lake O is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. Lake Okeechobee has been suffering from increasing pollution and other problems like algal blooms and high amount of Phosphorus. Read on for more facts on Lake Okeechobee. Okeechobee means “Big Water”. The name, Okeechobee is a seminole Indian name, […]

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Facts About Lake Titicaca In South America

December 20, 2018

Lake Titicaca is one of the most beautiful places in America. It located on the Andes mountain range between both Peru and Bolivia. Here are some cool facts on Titicaca Lake of South America that make it one of the most iconic places in the world. Surface area: 8,372 km2 Average depth: 107 m Max. […]

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Facts About Lake Hillier

Pinktastic Facts About Lake Hillier

December 5, 2018

Australia is a unique continent that is full of surprises. Its flora and fauna are one of a kind like nowhere else in the world. Although many say that everything in Australia wants to kill you, its spectacular scenery and picturesque never cease to amaze us. Among these is a remarkable lake that is pink […]

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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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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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