Why was Brazil named Brazil?
The official name of the country is the Federal Republic of Brazil. Originally, after the discovery of this South American country in 1500 by the Portuguese Navigator Pedro Cabral, it…

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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 Is Japan The Land Of The Rising Sun?
The land of the Rising Sun is the poetic name of Japan in European languages. The self-name of the country (Nippon) is indicated on the letter by two hieroglyphs-the sun…

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Japanese people

Why don’t the Japanese get old?

The Japanese, like all people, unfortunately, are getting old. And the question, apparently, is inspired by the widely discussed book on the Internet ” Why Japanese do not age.

Secrets of the land of the Rising Sun” (in the English version of “the Okinawa Program”),written by Americans Bradley J. Wilcox and Dee Craig Wilcox, Japanese Makoto Suzuki. Continue reading

Why is Myanmar called Burma?
The country received the name Burma at the end of the XIX century, when British colonizers came there. In 1989, the military who came to power returned the country's original…

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What country invented chess?
India is considered the birthplace of chess. There, at the beginning of the IV century, Chaturanga appeared, a game on a Board of 8x8 black and white cells, like modern…

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Why is there left-hand traffic in Japan?
The legend explains this as follows. Japanese samurai in the old days moved along narrow mountain roads with swords on the left side. And in order not to provoke a…

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Why was Egypt called Egypt?
Immediately it should be clarified-Egypt is a country in North Africa called only by foreigners, the Egyptians themselves and residents of other Arab countries call it Misr, officially-Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiya…

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