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How a mistake by American entrepreneurs led to the appearance of tea bags and who invented the bag with a metal staple

It’s hard to believe, but the world’s largest tea bag weighed 250 kg! The 2014 record belongs to Ahmed Mohamed Saleh Baeshen & Co. of Saudi Arabia.

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Interesting facts about octopuses

Amazing marine animals octopuses are still poorly studied. For modern scientists, it was a surprise that they have a very developed intelligence, and perhaps we still do not know how much.

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Charles Bridge in Prague: history, interesting facts and legends, how to get there

Charles Bridge - the symbol of the Czech capital, the most popular tourist attraction of the city and one of the most beautiful bridges in Europe.

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Interesting facts about Panama

Ah, wonderful Panama! This marvelous country falls in love at first sight. Of course, like in Latin America, you should be on your guard here- criminals do not sleep, but you should definitely go here

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Interesting facts about Czech beer

The Czech Republic is the world leader in beer consumption per capita, as of 2021, the average citizen of this country consumes about 140 liters of beer annually

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Rumford’s Soup - How the Earl Invented Soup for the Poor

Rumford’s Soup - How the Earl Invented Soup for the Poor Even connoisseurs of the famous economist of the century before last, Karl Marx, are surprised when they are told that his seminal work, Capital, cites one culinary recipe

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Who was executed in a sack with a snake, a monkey, a rooster and a dog

One of the most ancient public executions comprised sewing the executed in a leather sack together with a live snake, a monkey, a rooster and a dog and then drowning the sack in a reservoir

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Why is vandals called vandals? History of “vandalism”

You’ve probably heard more than once about the shenanigans of hooligans who shredded bus seats or broke glass in the train. “Those vandals!” - you thought, shaking your head disapprovingly

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