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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...
Khirokitia

Khirokitia is one of the Most Important and Best preserved Prehistoric sites.

Khirokitia is famed as one of the most important and best preserved prehistoric sites of the Eastern Mediterranean.Standing as the remains of the very...

Greece won Most Medals Per Capita at a Singles Olympics in History.

Greece is widely known as the motherland of the ancient Olympic Games but also holds a very notable record at the modern Games that...
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...
spit on

If a Greek “Spits” On You It’s Usually a Good Thing.

It is believed (mostly by older Greeks) that spitting chases the devil and misfortune away. That is why when someone transfers bad news such...

Oxford University was founded before the Aztec Empire.

In history, there is no proof of the foundation of Oxford University. But, the record shows that teaching in some form had begun in...

A Greek Movie Included the First Nude Scene in European Cinema History.

Greeks were always known, even in antiquity, for being comfortable with their sexuality and they made sure to express this in their cinema, too....

1200 Years Old Ancient Hindu Temple Carved Entirely From a Single Rock.

Kailasa temple, 1200-year-old Ancient Hindu Temple carved from a single rock in Ellora, stands majestically 29 kilometers away from the City of Aurangabad in...
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...

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...
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