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Jamaican Jews are among the earliest inhabitants on the island, despite being predominantly Christian.
The Philippines is the world’s second biggest geothermal producer after
the United States with 18% of the country’s electricity needs being met
by geothermal power.
In July 1977 was recorded a temperature of 48.0 °C in Athens . It was the highest temperature ever being recorded in Europe.
The first cow to fly in an airplane was Elm Farm Olliein
February 1930. (Incidentally also the first cow to be milked on an airplane.)
All dinosaurs laid eggs. About 40 kinds of dinosaur eggs have been discovered.
Only female mosquitoes bite. Both male and female feed mainly on
fruit and plant nectar, but the female also needs the protein in blood
to help her eggs develop.
In February 2013, another asteroid managed to enter earth’s atmosphere
over Russia’s Chelyabinsk city. It exploded in sky but sent out
shockwaves that caused quite some damage and injured 1,200 people.
Scientists say that the asteroid was nearly 65 feet wide.
Many Spain and Britain helped to populate Jamaica during the 19th century with the liberated African slaves. Today, many of these first colonists are immediate offsprings.
Most asteroids are irregular in shape because they are too small to
exert enough gravitational pull to become spherical in shape.
Sushi, Sashimi and Tempura are among well know Japanese cuisines around the world.