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Fun Facts About Fruits and Vegetables For Kids

Did you know that there are purple potatoes? They get this colour from the anthocyanins in them which are also found in berries such as blueberries, blackberries and blackcurrants, as well as purple or black carrots? These anthocyanins have powerful antioxidant properties which help protect us against cancer. The poor …

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Four Interesting Facts About Algarve

Algarve is arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe. A vast majority of all tourists to Portugal make a point to visit this Southern region of the country. Many people touring neighboring countries, too, often make a detour to Algarve. At the peak of the tourism season …

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Fun Facts About Australia: Geography

There is no country in the world that is as interesting when it comes to geography as Australia. As a continent unto itself and one that is separated from the other continents by a significant distance it has tended to grow in its own way. The result is that there …

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Snowboarding Facts

One fact that stands out about snowboarding is that it is the fastest growing sport in the United States today. We all know that snowboarding has now been incorporated into the Olympic Winter Games, but with each Olympic year, we see an increase in events and participants. There are now …

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Facts About Scotland

When you are looking for facts about Scotland it is no surprise that the history of Scotland and Scotland tourism play a very strong part. Here are some facts about Scotland that you will find interesting. 1. History of Scotland Scottish history can be traced back over 10,000 years when …

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Fun Facts About Mauritius – Land of the Dodo

A Multiracial Society The Dodo Did you know- Inspired by the Dodo, a rare bird found only on Mauritius in the 17th century, Lewis Carroll published his famous book ” Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” in 1865. This unique bird is the symbol of Mauritius, one of the most beautiful Islands …

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Ichthyosaur Facts

Ichthyosaurs (the name means “fish lizard” in Ancient Greek) were marine reptiles that lived during the Mesozoic Era. They first appeared during the early Triassic period, perhaps around 245 million years ago, and then continued to evolve through the subsequent Jurassic period, and into the Cretaceous period. They did however …

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