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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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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What animals live in the Arctic?
If we talk about unique species of animals that are found only in the Arctic, then this is a polar bear, musk ox, wild reindeer, snow sheep. Other species are…

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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 position in Africa, its GDP is $18,387 per person, thanks to the huge volume of oil exports. In second place – Botswana ($15449), his wealth she owes the diamond fields. And in third place is Gabon ($14,865), where a lot of manganese ore is extracted. Continue reading

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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How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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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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How many countries were part of the USSR?
At different times, the number of countries (called Union republics) that were part of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) varied. At the time of the collapse of the…

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