Some interesting facts about world architecture for children

About architectureAbout world architecture for children. The leaning tower of Pisa was straightened by 44 centimeters, but its slope is still a little more than four meters. The tower is now held from falling by two steel cables with counterweights, and in this form it will be able to stand for another 300 years. Recently, tourists are allowed to visit it again, but in groups of no more than 30 people and accompanied by two guides. Continue reading Some interesting facts about world architecture for children

Interesting facts about geography and nature for children

Facts about geography and natureAmazing facts about geography and nature. As a rule, gold and silver are extracted from the ground. But a huge amount of these precious metals is contained in sea water: gold in the world’s oceans is 15 million tons, silver-36 million tons. About 80 thousand pairs of Nike sports shoes were left overboard during transportation on a ship from South Korea to Seattle (USA). A year later, the shoes washed up on the Western shores of the United States. This case provided useful information to scientists about the sea currents in the area. Continue reading Interesting facts about geography and nature for children

Unusual historical facts. An entertaining story for children

Historical factHistorical fact. In 1357, Portugal became Queen … a dead woman. Two years earlier, the king of Portugal had forced his children to kill this woman. Because one of his sons was in love with her, and she was a commoner. When the son ascended the throne, he ordered the exhumation of his beloved and
obliged the Portuguese nobility to recognize her as Queen. Continue reading Unusual historical facts. An entertaining story for children

Unusual facts about food that happened in different countries of the world

Facts about foodInteresting facts about food. In the Japanese restaurant, you can try a fish dish called “fish ball” (in Japanese, “fugu”). To cook it, the chef must show unprecedented skill. After all, some of the organs of this fish contain a deadly poison. In the nineteenth century, a very unusual dinner was organized: guests were seated at a table inside stuffed dinosaur. Continue reading Unusual facts about food that happened in different countries of the world

Amazing and incredible stories of world sports for children

The history of sportsUnusual stories of world sports. The word “marathon” comes from the name of an ancient Greek city. After the Greek victory over the Persians at Marathon, a messenger was sent to Athens to deliver the good news. He ran 42 kilometers to Athens, shouted the word “victory” and fell lifeless. This is how the sports competition – running-was born for the marathon distance. Continue reading Amazing and incredible stories of world sports for children

What do we know about the human body? Interesting facts for children

About the human bodyAmazing facts about the human body. A person’s chin hair grows much faster than in other places. Moreover, it seems that light and dark hair also grow differently: light faster, dark slower. If a man does not cut his beard all his life, it will eventually grow almost a meter long. And men who shave every day spend about 3,500 hours, or 140 days, or more than four months, doing it over the course of their lives. Continue reading What do we know about the human body? Interesting facts for children

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