Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

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 … Read more Shaking Facts About Horror Movies

Interesting And Rare Facts About Chernobyl

Interesting and Rare Facts About Chernobyl

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. … Read more Interesting And Rare Facts About Chernobyl

Rare Unknown Facts About World War II

Rare Unknown Facts About World War II

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 … Read more Rare Unknown Facts About World War II

Trivia and Facts About Venice

Trivia and Facts About Venice

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 breasts. It still exists today. Venice was Europe’s second largest city in the 15th century and the wealthiest city in the world due to … Read more Trivia and Facts About Venice

Unheard Facts About Japanese People and Society

Unheard Facts About Japanese People and Society

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 … Read more Unheard Facts About Japanese People and Society

Weird Facts About Ancient Rome

Weird Facts About Ancient Rome

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 … Read more Weird Facts About Ancient Rome

Facts About Russia

Facts About Russia

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. … Read more Facts About Russia

Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

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 … Read more Facts About Anne Frank From Her Diary

Towering Burj Khalifa Facts for Travel Lovers

Burj Khalifa Facts

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 … Read more Towering Burj Khalifa Facts for Travel Lovers

Eyjafjallajökull Facts – Iceland’s Most Famous Volcano

Eyjafjallajökull Facts

Weird sounding volcano, Eyjafjallajökull is one of the most famous places in Iceland. Its latest 2010 eruption paralysed the air traffic and, caused a lot of commotion for days. Here, you can read more Eyjafjallajökull facts. It is one of the oldest stratovolcanoes Eyjafjallajökull is a stratovolcano. It most recently erupted in 2010. Its intense … Read more Eyjafjallajökull Facts – Iceland’s Most Famous Volcano

Interesting John Cabot Facts and Discoveries

John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) was European explorer and among the rare early Europeans who ventured to explore North America. It is uncertain where he was born, but the mostly believed origin is Italy. Known for his three voyages, It is believed that John Cabot might have died on his last voyage. Read on for more … Read more Interesting John Cabot Facts and Discoveries

Interesting Facts About Sahara Desert

Facts About Sahara Desert

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 … Read more Interesting Facts About Sahara Desert