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In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown.

In 1917, the harmful effects of radiation were still largely unknown, and radium was used as a glow-in-the-dark paint. The Radium Girls were watch-dial...

The first videophone was produced in Germany more than 80 years ago.

Technological advancement is important for forwardness and improvement of standards, which the human race is always trying to achieve. Where in the past, there...

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....
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...

China opens a terrifying Glass Walkway along the side of Tianmen Mountain.

The 1.6-metre wide glass-floored skywalk is being dubbed the ‘Coiling Dragon Cliff’ China has opened a 100-metre-long glass skywalk stretching around a cliff on the...
Jessie J

Check out these Top 30 interesting facts about Jessie-J.

If you’re a fan of the English singer and songwriter, Jessie J, then check out these top thirty fun facts about her family, life...
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....

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...
Lefkara lace

Leonardo Da Vinci is reputed to have visited Lefkara village to buy lace in...

Lefkaritika or Lefkara Lace is a handmade lace from Lefkara in Cyprus. Notable characteristics are the hemstitch, satin stitch fillings, needlepoint edgings, white, brown,...
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