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The Most Sexually Active Nation in the World is Greece.

According to multiple official surveys conducted by Durex, the Greeks have won the title of the most sexually active nation for the past decade....

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,...
Dalai Lama

Dalai Lama was on the CIA payroll ($180k/yr) from the late 1950’s to 1974.

No mere spiritual leader, he was the head of Tibet's government when he went into exile in 1959. It was a state apparatus run...
Bullying

6 out of 10 teenagers in the U.S. say they witness bullying in school...

With the rise of the Internet comes new ways for students to torment each other, and student suicides have called new attention to bullying...

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....
agrino

Cyprus national symbol is a very shy sheep called “Agrino”.

Cyprus mouflon or agrino became a different and endemic subspecies known as the Cyprus mouflon. The Cyprus mouflon population contains only about 3,000 animals....

There is a Chinese village “Ganxi Dong” where everybody knows Kung Fu.

Ganxi Dong, a small village hidden deep in the mountains of Tianzhu in central China, is gaining worldwide attention for its unusually skilled residents....

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...

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...
suicide

Greece Has the Lowest Suicide Rate in the European Union.

Even though suicide rates have risen dramatically (for Greek standards, that is) in the past five years in the country due to the economic...
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