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Moving to China - Interesting Facts about China

China is close in size to the continental U.S. but has just one time zone.

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Beijing Standard Time is China’s only time zone. China used to have five different time zones, but in 1949, Chairman Mao decided to have just one to promote national unity. 19 more words

Life

The Untitled

Surprise? This Untitled painting by Cy Twombly is worth a Million!

Edwin Parker “Cy” Twombly, Jr. (April 25, 1928 – July 5, 2011) was an American painter, sculptor and photographer. 26 more words

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Pontius Pilate: A Reasonable Guy?

You’ve probably seen a portrayal of Pontius Pilate in The Passion of the Christ or in NBC’s show A.D.: The Bible Continues. Perhaps you’ve read about Pontius Pilate in the Bible. 410 more words

Bible

PTSD Awareness

Here is the first “interesting fact” of my website! :)


Have you ever heard of the Tema Conter Memorial Trust? No? Well it all started with a 911 call to Mrs. 53 more words

Interesting Facts

Ants Can Fall from Any Height Without Dying

Terminal Velocity is a phrase used to describe the maximum constant speed that a falling object can reach before it cannot accelerate any further. This happens when the air resistance pushing the object up becomes equal to the force of gravity pulling the object down. 296 more words

Facts

THE LONGEST WORD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis is the longest word in the English language which is a very, very,very long name for a lung disease called silicosis!

Longest Word In English Language

It's knapsack time

In 2017 I’m planning to walk the historic St Olav’s Path. This is a 564 km trail that covers parts of Sweden and Noway. The route is a true Pilgrim route. 279 more words

Knapsack Time