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Fantastic Facts – Undefeated Alexander, Statues of Buddha and Bear Vision

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Fantastic Facts – Undefeated Alexander, Statues of Buddha and Bear Vision

30 fantastic facts for you to share with all your friends and family! You can also find more here.

A Devastating Impact

  1. In Mexico, artists can pay their taxes with artwork.
  2. Hiroshima and Nagasaki are not radioactive anymore, mostly because the bombs didn’t touch the ground but were detonated in the air.
  3. A survivor of Hiroshima’s atomic bombing went to Boston in 1951 and won the Marathon.
  4. In 15 years of conquest, Alexander The Great never lost a battle.
  5. In 1998, all 11 members of a soccer team in Africa were killed by lightning while leaving the other team unhurt.
Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Be in Tune With Your Music

  1. With a mainland area of 1,073,500 sq miles, Argentina is the eighth-largest country in the world.
  2. The name “Argentina” comes from the Latin word for silver, argentum. The original European settlers believed the country was full of silver.
  3. The King James Bible has inspired the lyrics of more pop songs than any other book.
  4. The three tallest statues in the world are of Buddha.
  5. There is a pilgrimage site in Sri Lanka that is holy to four religions for a “sacred footprint”: Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism and Christianity.
The King James Bible

As Far as the Eye Can Sea

  1. Cuba has one of the highest literacy rates in the world: 99.8%.
  2. Cubans were prohibited from owning mobile phones until 2008.
  3. The least corrupt countries in the world are Denmark, New Zealand and Finland, according to the Corruptions Perception Index 2022.
  4. Wherever you are in the state of Florida, you’re never more than 60 miles from the nearest body of salt water.
  5. In 1994, a 75-pound bag of cocaine fell out of a plane and landed in the middle of a Florida crime watch meeting.
Florida Sea

Ice Ice Baby

  1. Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, highest and driest continent on Earth.
  2. Antarctica is about 1.3 times as large as Europe.
  3. Brazil is defined as a “federal republic” composed of the Federal District, 26 states, and 5,570 municipalities.
  4. Brazil was once called “United States of Brazil”.
  5. The Mosque of Paris helped Jews escape the Nazis by giving them Muslim IDs during WW2.


  1. “Time” is the most commonly-used noun in English.
  2. Unlike many mammals, bears can see in colour.
  3. Nearly one tourist died every week in Hawaii, on average, from 2012 to 2015.
  4. In China, over 35 million people still live in caves.
  5. There are more pets in Japan than children.

All Aboard!

  1. Nearly 6,000 people per year get hurt or die in the UK after tripping over their trousers or falling down stairs while pulling them up.
  2. New Zealand was undiscovered and completely devoid of human beings no more than 800 years ago.
  3. Most of New Zealand’s population of 4.5 million is of European descent. The indigenous Maori are the largest minority at almost 15%.
  4. Frank Sinatra’s mother ran an illegal abortion business from her home.
  5. Japanese trains are among the world’s most punctual: their average delay is just 18 seconds.
Japanese Trains

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