12 Facts About the Great Wall of China

1. The longest wall of the Great Wall is approximately 2,145 miles. Additionally, about 1,770 miles branch from the sides, making it the longest man-made structure in the world by far. 2. The length of all Chinese defense walls built over the last 2,000 years is approximately 31,070 miles. To put this into perspective, it

10 Facts About The Golden Gate Bridge

1. Before the bridge was built, the only practical short route between San Francisco and Marin County was by boat across a section of the San Francisco Bay. 2. It took four years to build. Construction on the Golden Gate Bridge began on January 5, 1933 in the midsts of the Great Depression. The bridge

5 Fun Facts About The Rubik’s Cube

1. A Hungarian by the name of Erno Rubik invented the Cub in the spring of 1974, and it has become the world’s best-selling toy. 2. At the peak of the Rubik’s cube craze, an estimated one-fifth of the world’s population had played the Cube. 3. A Rubik’s Cube has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 possible configurations. 4. The

13 Facts About North Korea

1. 28 State-Approved Haircuts. This means all the people in North Korea can only pick haircuts from 28 state-approved styles. 10 for men and 18 for women. According to Time, “Women are allowed to choose one of 14 styles; married women are instructed to keep their tresses short, while the single ladies are allowed let

10 Amazing Facts About Stephen Hawking

1. Hawking was not a bright kid in school. Even though right now we regard Hawking as one of the greatest minds on this planet, he was not a very bright kid in school. When he was 9 years old, his grades were amongst the worst in class and even later with some effort he

12 Facts About TETRIS

1. Tetris has sold over 40 million copies worldwide, since it began in 1982. That provided the creator 800 million in revenues. 2. Tetris was created by a Russian computer engineer named Alexey Pajitnov and released in 1985 by Nintendo. He profited very little from the game, while Nintendo, profited greatly. Perhaps that is what

10 Interesting Facts About Advertising

1. A York University study revealed that U.S. pharmaceutical companies spend twice as much on advertising as they do on research. 2. The famous Marlboro Man ads began in 1955. Three men who appeared in the advertisements later died of lung cancer, earning the brand the nickname “Cowboy Killer.” 3. TV commercials during Super Bowl