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Deer.

During mating season, deer don’t just fight with their competitors but also wear crowns of twigs and bracken to attract females.

Penalty fee.

The world’s first speeding ticket was issued in 1902. The driver was cruising at a breakneck speed of 45 mph.

Tokyo.

Tokyo is the world’s largest city with 37 million inhabitants in the metropolitan area and 14m in the city proper. Tokyo is the most populated city in the world and the largest «Megacity«. Tokyo houses about 10% of Japan's population.For more click here!

Ants on Earth.

All the ants on Earth weigh about as much as all the humans. We share the Earth with an estimated 1 quadrillion ants spread out over more than 12,000 ant species. That's 1,000,000,000,000,000 of these insects.

Genghis Khan.

There are 41 countries that recognize sign language as an official language. Was the founder and first Great Khan (Emperor) of the Mongol Empire.

Copenhagen.

Copenhagen, the capital and most populous city of Denmark, is the most bike-friendly city in the world.

Sign language.

There are 41 countries that recognize sign language as an official language.

Volcanic eruption

(CNN) Iceland has reported a volcanic eruption on the southwest Reykjanes Peninsula, southwest of the capital Reykjavík.

March, 2021

The entire world’s population could fit inside Los Angeles.

The world's total population is more than 7.5 billion. And obviously, that number sounds huge. However, it might feel a little more manageable once you learn that if every single one of those people stood shoulder-to-shoulder, they could all fit within the 500 square miles of Los Angeles, according to National Geographic.

The alfajor.

The Alfajor, a typical candy from Argentina, is of Arab origin. The archetypal Alfajor entered Iberia during the period of al-Andalus.

The hottest chili pepper in the world is so hot it could kill you.

The “weapons-grade” Dragon’s Breath chili pepper is so hot it’s downright deadly.

The amazing gathering of people dressed as leprechauns.

Was achieved by 1,263 participants in an event organised by Bandon Town (Ireland) in Bandon, on 17 March 2012. How forget it?

Longest tongue.

Nick “The Lick” Stoeberl from California has a tongue measuring 10.10cm (nearly 4in) from tip to lip. The 24-year-old is an artist who paints with his tongue by wrapping it in clingfilm, dipping it in acrylic paint, then licking the canvas.

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The highest mountain in the world is…

Mount Everest. Its peak rises to 8,848 m (29,028 ft 9 in) – the highest point in the world. For more pics click HERE

 

Do you know that a male Atlantic bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncates) called Fungie is the longest-lived solitary dolphin with 36 years? All this informations came from 2019 report reviewing the world’s documented lone whales and dolphins published by cetacean charity Marine Connection. Click More…

 

The largest aerial firework is fired.

Do you know that On 9 September 2014, the largest aerial firework is fired at the Japanese Katakai-Matsuri Festival in Honshu, Japan? In the «Yonshakudama» event, is loaded into a pipe canon every 9th and 10th September, and its fired to a height of around 850 m (2,700 ft) where you can see a bloom into a rosette form of about 800 m (2,624 ft) in diameter.

 

The widest mouth measures 17 cm (6.69 in) and belongs to Francisco Domingo Joaquim.

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One Cat.

The largest living cat is Hercules, an adult male liger.

 

France.

More people visit France than any other country.

 

The world’s most densely populated island is the size of two soccer fields.

Santa Cruz del Islote in the Archipelago of San Bernardo off the coast of Colombia may only be about the size of two soccer fields (AKA two acres), but the artificial island has four main streets and 10 neighborhoods. Five hundred people live on the island in around 155 houses.

 

CANADA.

Canada has nine percent of the world’s forests.

 

The red-billed quelea.

The red-billed quelea is the most common bird on Earth.

 

Mandarin Chinese.

More people speak Mandarin Chinese than any other language.

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