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Lake Retba

Lake Retba

This amazing pink lake exists!!! The type of bacteria reacts with the salt (its’ a salty lake) and voila! you get kool-aid like lake.   FYI… Nothings lives it the water there’s just salt and bacteria. .

How 7,534 is the same as 7.534

How 7,534 is the same as 7.534

Turns out , half of the world uses ‘,’  (comma) for decimals and the other half uses ‘.’  the decimal point. This is quite interesting when you see a price for 3,600 or a price for 3.600. And to add a little bit more to this, Arab countries use an “upper comma” called Momaynez.  Check … Continue reading

Green goes the gringo?

Green goes the gringo?

Demonym- names of nationalities (name given to people from a place). grin·go (in Latin America or Spain) a foreigner, especially one of U.S. or British descent. Origin:  The word gringo was first recorded in the Diccionario castellano con las voces de Ciencias y Artes y sus correspondientes en las 3 lenguas francesa, latina e italiana (1786-1793) by Terreros y Pando, where it is defined as: Gringos is what, in Malaga, they call foreigners who have a certain type of accent … Continue reading

Made Swiss

Made Swiss

Sure everything is made in China, but some very good things are actually Swiss and you probably had no clue. Facts about Switzerland first: Switzerland used to be called Helvetia.  8 million people The flag is like the red corss flag but inverted. You would never guess the countrys name abbreviation .. its CH. Capital is … Continue reading

Garcia..The 8th most common last name in the US!

The most popular last name in the US is of course Smith. According to the U.S. Census bureau, the 8th on the list is Garcia, followed by Rodriguez. This reveals what we already know, Hispanics are an important sector of the US population. Not to mention Hispanics were a major actor in Barack Obama’s win this 2012 presidential elections. In 2010 ,there … Continue reading

Walk around the world

Walk around the world

An average person walks about 161,000 km in a lifetime- about 4 times around the earth… seems like a lot? Well nothing in compared to many migrations. The arctic tern flies an incredible 70,000+ km on its annual migration trip from pole to pole – the equivalent of three trips to the moon and back … Continue reading

Rios Most crowded Beaches

Rios Most crowded Beaches

Outstanding partying, vibrant culture, and breath taking natural beauty…. On a sunny day, up to a million people may crowd Rio de Janeiros beaches. Quick facts on Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro is the capital city of the state of Rio de Janeiro and is second largest city in the South American country of Brazil. … Continue reading

This weeks shorter had no clue’s

This weeks shorter had no clue’s

Today we reached 500 views on our blog! Had No clue is also on facebook and we post facts there too. Here are 10 short facts we posted over the last week that are worth sharing with our blog followers: Two most common fears: clowns and heights Europeans drink an average of about 21.5 units of alcohol … Continue reading

Queen in every continent!

Queen in every continent!

A Commonwealth Realm is a country which has The Queen as its Monarch. The Queens official title in each of these realms is: Her Majesty Elizabeth The Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of [insert realm here] and of Her Other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth There are 15 Commonwealth Realms in … Continue reading

Where are these Tomb Raiders temples?

Where are these Tomb Raiders temples?

All Tomb Raider fans!  Welcome to Cambodia (Check out video) Ever wondered where Angelina Jolie was running around? This place is one of the temples at Angkor Wat. Angkor Wat (“city of temples”) is a huge complex in Siem Reap Cambodia. Cambodia is below Vietnam and above Thailand and is one of the three regions … Continue reading