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Donald Trump is the oldest president elected in US history.

Donald Trump, the 45th president of the United States, is the oldest elected president in the US history. He took his oath as president...
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30 Interesting facts about actress Angelina Jolie.

Angelina Jolie is an American actress & film director, famous for her role as Lara Croft. If you’re in love with her, check out...
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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...

The city of Venice stands on about 117 small islands.

Venice is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands...
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The Cyprus Roman mosaics are among the world’s Best.

Discovered by accident in 1962, Paphos's mosaics once decorated the houses of the island's most wealthy Roman colonists. Described by the UN as "extremely rare...
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There are More Than 4,000 Traditional Dances in Greece.

Zorba the Greek, a film starring Anthony Quinn, made it known to the world how much the Greek people love to dance and break plates....

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...

10 Health most enjoyable benefits of Hitting the Beach.

Beaches are some of the greatest and most enjoyable natural features this earth has to offer us. Homeowners pay exorbitant amounts of money to...

21 Pictures of Fukushima nuclear disaster taken five years later.

A nuclear disaster brings indescribable misery in its wake with many dead and survivors’ health permanently affected by nuclear radiation. It is such a...

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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