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India qualified for the 1950 World Cup, but they refused to go.

The history of the India national football team dates back to the 1930s. They have never played in the World Cup, although they qualified...
black soup

Black Soup, was a standard meal of Spartans Warriors made of boiled pigs’ legs,...

The ancient Spartan melas zomos, or black soup / black broth, was a staple soup made of boiled pigs' legs, blood, salt and vinegar....

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....
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,...

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....
online dating

23% of the couples who meet through online dating end up marrying.

Forget flirting at bars! 23 per cent of singles who meet through online dating end up MARRYING their partners. According to the Pew Research Center,...
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...

Greek Is the Oldest Written Language Still in Existence.

Even though the Chinese could easily challenge this honor, according to the archaeological finds we have at this point, Greek is considered the oldest...
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...

The World’s oldest Hotel has been operating since 705 AD.

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan is a hot spring hotel in Hayakawa, Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan. Founded in 705 AD, it is the oldest hotel and one...
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