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A study found that fewer than 10% of people say they’re not perfectionists.

People who aim high in life may risk burning out, but a new study shows that those with ambitious goals who also avoid taking...
oldest wine

Cyprus is one of the oldest wine producing countries in the world.

Yes, that’s right! With a wine history spanning over 5000 years, the sweet Commandaria actually takes pride of place as one of the oldest...

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...
paphos unesco

The whole of Paphos is a UNESCO world heritage site.

Paphos is a coastal city in the southwest of Cyprus and the capital of Paphos District. In antiquity. Often likened to an open history...
James Arthur

Facts about the X Factor winner James Arthur.

The winner for ninth series of the UK’s X Factor is James Arthur! Even though this year’s X-Factor finale had the worst ratings since...

76 Years old message delivered from the sea in a Bottle!!

What goes down in the sea returns back to the surface.. Believe it? All of us know about the titanic story. Have you ever wondered...

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...

40 fun facts about Alicia Keys you can’t miss!

Alicia Keys is an award-winning singer-songwriter with over 40 million albums sold worldwide. This child prodigy has numerous awards to her name and was...

This is an actual photograph of a man born in 1755.

Martin Routh was born in 1755 and died in 1854. He was president of Magdalen College in Oxford from the year 1791 till his...

25 Facts about football player Wayne Rooney.

Wayne Rooney is a talented English footballer who has achieved many awards and records over the past years, check out these top facts here! ...
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