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In Ancient China bureaucracy was punished for natural disasters

In Ancient China bureaucracy was punished for natural disasters

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The ancient Chinese manuscripts argue that thanks to the emperor the corn grows in the field and the fruits ripen in the gardens. Chinese people believed that if the emperor holds the eternal laws and live righteously, in his country will be always peace and harmony.

 

In the XIXth century for that to lose weight, ladies used enemas and tried to look very pale and thin

In the XIXth century for that to lose weight, ladies used enemas and tried to look very pale and thin

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Despite the fact that a woman is gradually winning the rights of men, fashion of XIX century was chaste and bashful. Female silhouette then entirely was determined by clothing.

 

A national holiday in honor of Genghis Khan, named Day of High pride of Mongolia, held in the country every year in different days according to the lunar calendar

A national holiday in honor of Genghis Khan, named Day of High pride of Mongolia, held in the country every year in different days according to the lunar calendar

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In the result of research conducted by a group of scientists from the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, was found that Genghis Khan was born on the 1st day of the first month of winter in the year of Water Horse in the third sixth decade of the lunar calendar, i.e. in 1162 AD.

 

Diksha is a religious suicide in Hinduism, that exists in India till today

Diksha is a religious suicide in Hinduism, that exists in India till today

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Religious suicide in India - diksha – was seen as self-sacrifice for a god or circumcision. These suicides committed by self-immolation or selfdrowning. In the Middle Ages was registered a mass religious suicides with thousands of dies.

 

Collection made of more than of two million of teeth or little hobby of Giovanni Battista Orsenigo, monk and dentist

Collection made of more than of two million of teeth or little hobby of Giovanni Battista Orsenigo, monk and dentist

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The world knows many strange hobbies and dozens of strange collections.

 

Coca Cola Company fired Rick Bronson, who have worked on it for 12 years for that he drank on the job jar of Pepsi

Coca Cola Company fired Rick Bronson, who have worked on it for 12 years for that he drank on the job jar of Pepsi

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Coca-Cola Company dismissed in 2003 his worker, Rick Bronson, a delivery man, for drinking a beverage of PepsiCo Inc. on the job.

 

9 months after each Valentine's Day is observed baby boom

9 months after each Valentine's Day is observed baby boom

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Firstly St. Valentine's Day represented a liturgical celebration of one of the first Christian saints that has a name Valentinus. The most popular legend about the life of Saint Valentine of Rome narrates that he was a monk, who was imprisoned for organization of weddings for Roman soldiers.

 

Nowadays Arabians can divorce by sending 3 SMS-messages

Nowadays Arabians can divorce by sending 3 SMS-messages

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In Islam exists different laws for men`s and women`s divorce under the terms of Islamic rules. When a husband initiates a divorce, the procedure is called “tsalaq”. On the other hand, when a woman wants to initiate a divorce it is named “khula”.

 

Is Islam a Christian sect?

Is Islam a Christian sect?

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There are more than one billion of Muslims in all over the world. Islam, after Christianity, is the second-largest religion in the world. “Islam” derives from an Arabic word meaning “peace” and “submission”.

 

Daniel Day-Lewis saw the ghost of his father while performing Hamlet

Daniel Day-Lewis saw the ghost of his father while performing Hamlet

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Daniel Day-Lewis is an English actor. He had won many awards, including three Oscar statuettes, two Golden Globes, three Academy Awards for the Best Actor and many others. Although he studied the traditional actor training, Daniel is considered to be a “method actor”.

 

Both Odysseus and Achilles could avoid joining army against Troy

Both Odysseus and Achilles could avoid joining army against Troy

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Odysseus and Achilles were strong Greek warriors and helped Agamemnon to defeat Troy. Achilles killed the Trojan hero Hector. Odyssey invented the famous Trojan horse.

 

Vietnamese people have no personal birthdays

Vietnamese people have no personal birthdays

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Vietnam is a not very large, but quite populated country in Southeast Asia, on the Indochina Peninsula. For many years it has been under Chinese influence. So a lot of Vietnamese traditions have gone from China.

 

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