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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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Eyjafjallajökull Facts

Eyjafjallajökull Facts – Iceland’s Most Famous Volcano

March 14, 2019

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 […]

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Interesting John Cabot Facts and Discoveries

March 13, 2019

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 […]

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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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Facts About Mount Kosciuszko – Australia’s Tallest

February 26, 2019

There’s much to explore about the highest mountain of Australian continent, Kosciuszko. Dig it all out with these wow facts about Mount Kosciuszko. Height: 2,228 m (7,310 ft) Location: Kosciuszko National Park, Great Dividing Range, New South Wales, Australia Not the heighest peak of Austrlian territory Though the mountain is the highest peak in continental […]

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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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