niedziela, 7 lutego 2016

Russia is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic. At 17,075,400 square kilometers, Russia is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area. 

Did you know that:
1. Russia is the world's ninth most populous country with over 144 million people at the end of 2015.
2. Russia is bigger than Pluto.
3. 77% of Russia is made up of Siberia.
4. Russia and America are less than 4km apart at the nearest point.
5. In Russia is now illegal to tell kids gay people exists.
6. There’s a museum in Russia that hires cats to protect its artworks against rodents.
7. Beer was not considered an alcoholic beverage in Russia until 2013.


piątek, 5 lutego 2016

Japan is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, the East China Sea, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south.

Did you know that:
1. Late-night dancing was illegal in Japan until 2015.
2. Japan suffers 1,500 earthquakes every year.
3. Japan has more than 50,000 people who are over 100 years old.
4. Japanese trains are among world’s most punctual: their average delay is just 18 seconds.
5. In Japan there are more pets than children.
6. Sleeping on the job is acceptable in Japan, as it’s viewed as exhaustion from working hard.
7. Black cats are considered to bring good luck in Japan.
8. In Japan, they use more paper for comics than for toilet paper.
9. Most streets in Japan have no name.
10. In Japanese, there are at least 20 different ways to say “Sorry”.