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Geography
19 facts about Mount Vesuvius
The most dangerous volcano in Europe
Axum Empire
According to scholars, the ships of Aksum may have reached to present-day South Africa, but there is no scientific evidence for this.
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Animals
13 facts about Zebra mussel
Dreissena polymorpha
Blue-Tongued Lizard
In search for food they rely mostly on smell.
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Geography
14 facts about Stromboli volcano
The volcano has been active for several thousand years.
England
For 20 years, there were no dustbins on the streets of London.
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Animals
18 facts about Black-headed python
Aspidites melanocephalus
Mount Elbrus
The western peak is higher and has 5642 m a.s.l. and eastern 5621 m a.s.l.
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Animals
What's the difference between Salamanders and Lizards?
Very similar but completely different vertebrates
Empire State Building
Construction of the skyscraper took only 58 weeks.
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Sloth
Sloths move very slowly, with an average speed of 0,24 kilometers per hour.
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Culture
38 facts about Mona Lisa
Probably the most recognizable painting in the world
Lemon
Despite a very sour taste, lemon is an alkaline fruit and allows you to maintain the acid-base balance of the body.
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Countries
47 facts about Cuba
El Caiman or El Cocodrilo
Nan Madol
According to the calculations of the scientists, the structures were erected by the effort of a huge number of workers during several hundred years.
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Animals
15 facts about Yellow spotted lizard
Lepidophyma flavimaculatum
Bull snake
Bull snakes average weight is 1 to 1,5 kg (2,2 to 3,3 lb.).
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Bangladesh
Bangladesh gained its independence from Pakistan on March 26, 1971.
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Cuba
In the early 20th century, rum began to be produced on an industrial scale in Cuba.
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Animals
What's the difference between Llamas and Alpacas?
Very similar and therefore often confused
Arc de Triomphe
The triumphal arch is 51 m high and 44.9 m wide.
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Plants
17 facts about California poppy
Eschscholzia californica
Yellow spotted lizard
Parthogenesis occur when no males are present.
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Biography
18 facts about John Sutter
An unfulfilled pioneer
Lake Huron
It was the first of the Great Lakes discovered by European explorers.
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Animals
26 facts about Brittle stars
Also known as serpent stars, or ophiuroids
Spinosaurus
While hunting, it might have use its tail to harm or stun its prey.
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Animals
19 facts about Goblin shark
Mitsukurina owstoni
Amish
Mennonites were first.
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Biography
26 facts about Christopher Columbus
An Italian explorer in the service of the Spanish Crown
Argentina
Argentina has the highest number of psychologists per capita.
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Animals
20 facts about Leeches
Animals with unusual properties
Sycamore maple tree
Sycamore prefers areas with a cool and moist climate.
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Croatia
The salinity of the Adriatic Sea averages 38.30 per thousand.
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Architecture
21 facts about Spanish Steps
One of the longest and widest staircases in Europe and one of the most famous in Rome
Arctic fox
There are two color variants of polar foxes – white and blue.
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Black-headed python
They reach sexual maturity at the age of 4 to 5 years.
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Brittle stars
Brittle star stomach is divided into ten pouches where food is digested.
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Countries
26 facts about Russia
A fascinating and mysterious land