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The Greeks invented the yo-yo

  The yo-yo, which is considered the second oldest toy in the world, was invented by the Greeks. The yo-yos were decorated with pictures of Greek gods and passed on...
Olympic Rings Texture

Link #135: The First Olympic Games Had One Event Only!

  Link #135: The First Olympic Games Had One Event Only! In our last article, we spoke about the Abebe Bikila, the first black African to win an Olympic gold medal....

Link #134: Bikila Won Gold Medal Running An Olympic Marathon Barefoot!

  Link #134: Bikila Won Gold Medal Running An Olympic Marathon Barefoot! The human body is considered to be extremely resilient. In fact, over long distances, the human body performs better...
Statue of Pheidippides along the Marathon Road

Link #133: Pheidippides Ran 240 Km In Two Days!

  Link #133: Pheidippides Ran 240 Km In Two Days! Greece is located in a region where there has always been some sort of conflict or dispute. In our last post,...
Ghost town

Link #132: A Ghost Town in Cyprus Was Once a Great Resort Town of...

  Link #132: A Ghost Town in Cyprus Was Once a Great Resort Town of Europe In our last article, we spoke about the psychological warfare conducted by the US military...
Tascam 16Track

Link #131: US Used Audio Tapes To Scare The Vietnamese Enemy Soldiers!

  Link #131: US Used Audio Tapes To Scare The Vietnamese Enemy Soldiers! The Terracotta Army that we spoke about in our last post may have been created to honour the...
Mt. Vesuvius

During its eruption in 79 AD, Mt. Vesuvius spewed 1.5 million tons of lava...

  That's the equivalent of the weight of about 250,000 fully grown elephants! It is no wonder then that the eruption was able to bury two cities - Pompeii and...
Terracotta Army China

Link #130: A Chinese Emperor Was Buried With 8000 Strong Army Of Statues!

  Link #130: A Chinese Emperor Was Buried With 8000 Strong Army Of Statues! In our last article, we spoke about the outrageous and already banned tradition of foot binding in...

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