Why do Japanese and Chinese have narrow eyes?
To begin with, let's clarify: the eyes of Japanese, Chinese, Koreans and other representatives of the Mongoloid race, in General, are the same shape as people of other nationalities and…

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Where is Ceylon?
The island of Ceylon is located in the Northern part of the Indian ocean, at the southern tip of the Hindustan Peninsula. But you probably won't find this name on…

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Why do earthquakes occur in Japan?
If we take the question literally, then earthquakes in Japan occur for the same reason as in other countries – because of sudden breaks in the earth's crust with the…

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Why was America called America?

As you know, the discoverer of the American continent, Christopher Columbus, did not call the land discovered by him his name, because he considered it the East coast of Asia, or rather, India.

In Spain, until the end of the XVII century, the name “Western India” was used, and it was forbidden to call the continent “America” in official documents and on geographical maps. Continue reading

Why was America called America?
As you know, the discoverer of the American continent, Christopher Columbus, did not call the land discovered by him his name, because he considered it the East coast of Asia,…

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Africa's richest countries
In modern statistics, the country's wealth is considered to be based on the gross domestic product (GDP) per capita per year. According to this indicator, Equatorial Guinea occupies the first…

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Wedding trip to Prague
Old Prague continues to surprise many travelers, as it has done for many centuries… And at the same time attract newlyweds from all over Europe, wedding photos on the Charles…

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What is the richest country in the world?
Oddly enough, the richest countries in the world are not the largest, but rather the opposite. What is the richest country in the world? According to the International monetary Fund,…

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