Historical 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
Interesting 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
Unusual 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
Amazing 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
Facts about art. The word “Novella “has Latin roots: it means” case”,”history”. The oldest known novel was written in the nineteenth century by a Japanese woman. This story tells about the adventures of a wandering Prince contains 600 thousand words and is written in Japanese, although at that time the official language of Japan it was Chinese. Continue reading Interesting facts about art for children
These short stories that tell about a variety of interesting facts from the life of different countries of the world will surely appeal to smart and curious children who want to learn a lot of new and unusual things on the Internet. If you are my young friend, then click on the link below and add to your knowledge. The global web of the world wide Internet was created for this purpose – to exchange interesting and useful information. Continue reading Short stories from the life of countries around the world for children and adults
Children often ask various questions, to which we are simply obliged to give answers that are understandable to the child. And it’s not easy to get off with monosyllabic phrases, for example, an earthquake is when the earth is shaking, but to give a complete exhaustive answer. That’s right, when an earthquake shakes the earth — it cracks, hums and shakes. But how and why does this happen? An earthquake is when the strongest tremors occur, from which houses fall apart like houses of cards, turn over like toy trains, telegraph poles fall down. Whole blocks of cities go underground. Continue reading Earthquake and its causes?