Around the world

Here are some facts about the world you probably didn’t know:

  • Disney World is bigger than the world’s five smallest countries.
  • There is a city called Rome on every continent.
  • Istanbul is the only city in the world to be in two continents (Europe and Asia).
  • All the continent are wider in the North than in the South.
  • The Dead Sea is really a lake.
  • You could drive around the world four times with the amount of fuel in a jumbo jet.
  • The largest employer in the world us the Indian railway system.
  • In Bhutan, all citizens officially become a year older on New Year’s Day.
  • There isn’t a (real) river in the whole of Saudi Arabia.
  • If all the Antarctic ice melted, the ocean level would rise nearly 75 metres, and 25 per cent of the world’s land surface would be flooded.
  • There are more Barbie dolls in Italy than there are Canadians in Canada.
  • There are more than 15,000 different varieties of rice.
  • In China, the population of over a billion shares about 200 family names.

Fact of the day: At -90*C breath will freeze in mid air and fall to the ground.

Joke of the day: This is a terrible day. First my ex got hit by a bus. Then, I lost my job as a bus driver.

Riddle of the day: What five-letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

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