There all sorts of facts you can learn about Argentina, and all of them should be remembered in order to better appreciate everything that this large country can offer us. There are all sorts of genres to learn about, from history to geography, and even some “did you know” facts thrown in there for fun. […]
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George Webb Restaurants locations each have two clocks that employees claim are set one minute apart to evade a local law banning businesses from being open 24 hours per day.
Mary (mother of Jesus) is considered one of the most righteous women in the Islamic religion. She is mentioned more in the Quran than in the entire New Testament.
Oranges are actually a hybrid fruit – It is a cross between a pomelo (25%) and a mandarin (75%).
Upon seeing the iconic image of Big Ben, it’s hard not to think of all things British. It’s understandable, as any film or TV series that is set in London will generally feature a shot of the clock tower. It’s been voted Britain’s most popular tourist attraction and most iconic land mark, and it’s hard […]
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During WWII, soldiers were known to take precious family photos (and Pinup Girl photos) and put them under clear grips on their 1911 pistols – called Sweetheart Grips. Many of the grips were made from pieces of broken plastic windows from bombers.
Holocaust deniers have contacted former SS-Rottenführer Oskar Gröning to convince him that the things he witnessed at Auschwitz were hallucinations on his part.
Because of the specific social structure of Japanese society there are many more homeless men than homeless women in Japan. Historically, men were the sole providers for their families. Japanese companies believe that married men work better than unmarried ones do because the former feel more obligations and responsibilities toward their families. Hence, not only elderly men, who face ageism and cannot find employment, but unmarried men over 35 years old have difficulties in finding employment. It does not cause poorer men on average, but rather a greater variance, with increased number of both considerably rich and considerably poor men, in effect producing a greater number of homeless men than homeless women in Japan.
The Stannard Rock Light, known as the “Loneliest Place in the World”, is the furthest lighthouse from land and described as one of the top ten engineering feats in the United States.
A morbidly obese woman refused to get free weight-loss surgery offered by the NHS because she didn’t want to lose the £75,000 in disability benefits she was receiving.