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Interesting facts about the Sahara Desert

The name of the Sahara Desert was mentioned back in the first century AD. Interestingly, the word is translated from Arabic as “desert”.

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Interesting facts about puzzles

The word “puzzle” itself means “riddle” or “jigsaw puzzle”. And the first jigsaw puzzles appeared a long time ago, in the 1860s.

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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 diamonds

Diamonds are valuable not only in jewelry but also in industry. They are used in optics and electronics, as well as for making drills and cutters of particular strength

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Interesting facts about “blind” chess

Many experienced chess players with an excellent memory can play chess “blind”. During the game, they do not look at the board, remembering all the moves, both their own and the opponent

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Interesting facts about Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899, in suburban Chicago to an intellectual family.

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Interesting facts about the England national soccer team

On July 11, 2021, the teams of England and Italy will meet in the final of the European Football Championship

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The Tour de France - the most prestigious cycling race in the world

On November 20, 1902, Henri Desgrange, editor of the newspaper L’Auto, and journalist Geo Lefevre were having lunch in a Paris Cafe

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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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