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Guillotine - instrument of execution proposed by a French doctor

The mechanism for execution “guillotine” got its name after the name of the French doctor Joseph Guillotin. At that, Guillotin himself invented nothing new

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Interesting facts about toys

The board game “Monopoly” first appeared on store shelves in 1932. It happened in the U.S. during the terrible economic crisis, dubbed “Great Depression”

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Interesting facts about ballooning

The first public launch of a balloon took place on June 4, 1783. Spectators could watch as brothers Joseph-Michel and Jacques-Etienne Montgolfier sent their invention into the air

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Cher Ami is a pigeon hero

Geese once saved Rome from falling during the invasion of the Huns.

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Interesting facts about aluminum

In today’s world, it is impossible to do without aluminum. Alloys based on this metal are so widely used in a variety of industries that they have become truly indispensable

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Where are the Cocos Island?

In the Indian Ocean, about equidistant from Australia and Sri Lanka are the Cocos Island, or Keeling Islands as they are called

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Interesting facts about the game «Monopoly»

The game “Monopoly” appeared in the United States at a hard time - in the early thirties of the last century

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Interesting facts about the demise of Pompeii

Pompeii is one of the oldest Roman cities. Archaeological research shows that the settlement was founded in the 7th century BC

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Interesting facts about badminton

Games similar to modern badminton were popular among many peoples in many parts of our planet

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