The charango, a unique musical instrument found only in Bolivia, is made from the shell of an armadillo.
Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.
For every American killed by terrorism in or outside the U.S., more than 1,000 died from firearms inside the U.S. during the recent decade.
One in four Dutch smokers does not reach their pension-age.
The 1919 Treaty of Versailles explicitly forbade Germans form calling their sparkling wine ‘champagne’, so they called it by another, informal name: ‘sekt’ (from the Latin siccus, ‘dry’).
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“Every year about 98% of the atoms in your body are replaced.” – For some reason, I seem to be gaining more atoms than I’m losing. Make it stop.