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Most People think that The Canary Islands get their name from the birds canaries. Actually The Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean are named after dogs. Surprised :-) (The latin word for dog is "canis")

Loch Ness monster are entered in the Red book of Scotland, the special act on the protection of animals, 1912.

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Did you know that the Thirty Years War lasted 30 years and the Hundred Years War lasted 116 years.( Probably historians have some problems with mathematics) :-))

Russian people normally celebrate the October Revolution in November.

It cost 7 million dollars to build the Titanic and 200 million to make a film about it. Also, The Titanic was the very first ship to use the SOS signal.

Famous Panama Hats produced in Ecuador, and The official language of Brazil is Portuguese.

Did you know that Hair brush for camels is made of squirrel fur.

Bats always turn left when exiting a cave and Roosters cannot crow if they cannot extend their necks. 


Did you know that Dalmatians are born without black spots.

Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying.

Smokers need to sleep 1 hour longer than non smokers. (Hey, don't spent extra 1/23 of your life in bed. It's good reason to give up smoking!)

The Queen of England does not have a passport

The Queen of Great Britain does not have a passport, but it can move freely around the world. The official website of the British monarchy, said that, as the United Kingdom passport issued in the name of Her Majesty the Queen this document is not needed. All other members of the royal family have passports.

George Dantzig - American mathematician, a graduate student of the University, one day was late for class and decided that written on the board equation should be his homework. It struck him harder than usual, but after a few days he was able to carry it out. It turned out that he had decided two "unsolvable" problems in statistics, over which fought many scientists.

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