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Food
20 facts about beer
World’s third most popular beverage
Lemon
Lemon leaves can also be used.
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Entertainment
15 facts about StarCraft
The computer game classic of the 1990s
Animals
12 facts about capybaras
The world’s largest rodent and social media star
New Zealand
The capital of New Zealand is Wellington.
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Geography
20 facts about Amazon River
Its basin covers nearly half of South America
Sea lamprey
They migrate upstream from bodies of water to spawn.
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Food
13 facts about churro
A dessert worth the sin
Biography
18 facts about Roland Garros
French pioneer of aviation who played tennis only a few times in his life
Homer
Seven Greek cities competed for the honour of being recognised as the birthplace of Homer.
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Countries
24 facts about Sri Lanka
The “Land of Smiles”
Cities
27 facts about Rome
The Eternal City hides many fascinating secrets
Plants
21 facts about Stinging nettle
An underrated source of health
Sugar maple
The Asian long-horned beetle presents the highest danger to sugar maple trees.
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Animals
14 facts about dik-dik
Hare-sized antelope
Hagia Sophia
The temple was built on the initiative of Emperor Justinian I the Great. The first church on the site of the current Hagia Sophia was a church known as Magna Ecclesia - the Great Church (due to its size compared to the size of modern churches in the city).
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Culture
14 facts about Swan Lake
One of the world’s most famous ballet performances
Biography
23 facts about Kate Middleton
Catherine, Princess of Wales
Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean countries are:
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Architecture
18 facts about Forbidden City
Largest Palace in the World
Cerbera odollam
Cerbera odollam is native to the tropical regions of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
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Biography
23 facts about Charles III
King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of the Windsor dynasty
Vanilla
Vanilla fruits (pods) are harvested at incomplete ripeness, then subjected to fermentation, and dried later.
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Plants
20 facts about carob
Ceratonia siliqua - a substitute for cocoa
Biography
32 facts about Robert Oppenheimer
Father of the Atomic Bomb
Culture
18 facts about Orsay Museum
France's second most visited museum after the Louvre
Madrid
Madrid has a large number of churches, some of which are some of the finest works of Spanish religious art. The oldest church that has survived to this day is San Nicolás de los Servitas. Its belfry dates back to the 12th century and is the oldest architectural element of the building.
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Cuba
Religious syncretism is very evident in Cuba.
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Culture
21 facts about ballet
History of the art of ballet through the ages
Trevi Fountain
On the site of the present fountain, there was an older one, dating back to 1435.
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Technology
14 facts about steel
Just a bit of carbon changes everything
Australia
There are about 60 separate wine regions in Australia.
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Animals
19 facts about Sea otter
Animals nearly extinct due to fur trade
Shoebill
They are a vulnerable species.
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Animals
18 facts about Alpaca
Highly intelligent, swift learning and gentle animals
Great Sphinx of Giza
In ancient times, the Sphinx’s face was adorned with a beard.
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Animals
24 facts about Coyote
North America's loudest wild mammal
Geography
25 facts about Galapagos Islands
Islands of the tortoises
Bird of Paradise
Birds of paradise feed mainly on fruits and arthropods, and some on nectar and small vertebrates.
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Okapi
For unexplained reasons, okapis also eat charcoal from burned trees.
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Culture
21 facts about The Scream by Edvard Munch
A symbol of anxiety about the human condition
Biography
22 facts about Hypatia
Prominent scholar murdered by an angry Christian mob
Maine coon
Maine coon is the oldest American cat breed.
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History
25 facts about Troy
A forgotten ancient city returned to history from mythology
Biography
17 facts about Homer
Blind wanderer, author of the Iliad and the Odyssey
Mona Lisa
There is also a somewhat crazy theory that the painting depicts Leonardo da Vinci himself.
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