Five of the most dangerous animal species on our planet
We often judge the danger of an animal that lives far from our home by reading books and memorable cartoons in childhood. For example, in India there are evil cobras,…

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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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Why are there so many Chinese?
Indeed, the population of the people's Republic of China alone (and Chinese people live outside its borders) has already exceeded 1.3 billion people and continues to grow. However, it is…

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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 races.

The impression of “narrow-eyed” is created by a special fat “Mongolian fold” of the eyelid at the inner corner of the eye-epicanthus. In representatives of other races, epicanthus is very rare; in Mongoloids, it is present in almost all. Continue reading

Why is the Netherlands called Holland?

Indeed, the Netherlands is often referred to as “Holland”, which is officially incorrect.

South Holland and North Holland are only two of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands.

Historically, these most economically developed provinces were also the most famous outside of the Netherlands, and so the name “Holland” has entered many European languages as the name of the country. Continue reading

Why is the Netherlands called Holland?
Indeed, the Netherlands is often referred to as "Holland", which is officially incorrect. South Holland and North Holland are only two of the 12 provinces of the Netherlands. Historically, these…

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About tourist fraudsters
The Internet is full of terrible stories about the treachery of tour operators who leave unhappy tourists in a foreign country, after robbing them. There are also stories about fraudulent…

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Why was France called France?
French belongs to the family of romance languages, that is, originated on the basis of the Latin language, which was spoken in Ancient Rome. The name "Francia" in Latin means…

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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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