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More people live in caves today than during the Stone Age.

6 Times More People Currently Live In Caves In China Alone Than Lived In Caves All Over the World During the Stone Age.The Los...
oldest perfumes

The world’s oldest known perfumes have been found on the Cyprus island.

The world's oldest known perfumes have been found on the island reputed to be the birthplace of Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, lust,...
island love

Cyprus it’s the original island of Love.

Cypriot legend claims Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love, was born and rose from the foam ("afros," in Greek) near a rock off what's...

The first woman to earn a PhD in Computer Science was a nun.

Sister Mary Kenneth Keller, born in Ohio in 1914, entered the Sisters of Charity in 1932 and professed her vows in 1940. She went...
paphos unesco

The whole of Paphos is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus and the capital of Paphos District. In antiquity. Often likened to an open history...

The 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, the most destructive volcanic events in history.

This huge eruption of Krakatoa in Indonesia was one of the most destructive volcanic events in history, killing 36,000 people. The volcano first erupted,...
oldest wine

Cyprus is one of the oldest wine producing countries in the world.

Yes, that’s right! With a wine history spanning over 5000 years, the sweet Commandaria actually takes pride of place as one of the oldest...
Leonardo Da Vinci

Leonardo Da Vinci Invented Contact Lenses in 1508!

The idea of a contact lens as a visual aid first started to float about the ideas ring in 1508. Like many of this...

This is an actual photograph of a man born in 1755.

Martin Routh was born in 1755 and died in 1854. He was president of Magdalen College in Oxford from the year 1791 till his...
Cleopatra

Cleopatra, the last Pharaoh of Egypt, was actually Greek, not Egyptian.

Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history simply as Cleopatra, was the last active ruler of Ptolemaic Egypt, briefly survived as pharaoh by her son...
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