The budget for mankind’s first manned mission to the moon was about $25.4 billion. Buried within the countless lines of expense details is the cost for one of the most memorable aspects […]
Paraguay’s flag is different from the flags of other nations in a very special way: its two sides are different from each other. The flag design dates back to 1842. The red, […]
The current 50-star flag of the United States was designed in 1958 by Robert G. Heft. He was a junior in high school and came up with the design as part of […]
While every country is willing to defend its flags with arms, if necessary, only two countries back that up with firearms on their flags.
What can be more awkward than two ladies showing up at a social event, wearing identical outfits? How about two countries showing up for the Olympics, waving identical flags? That’s what happened […]
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Did you know…. Ten random fun facts that may help at your next trivia contest. 1. The letter A was inspired by the ox. The letter A is…
The flag of Nova Scotia was only officially adopted in 2013, after 155 years of use, when an 11 year-old girl researching a project realized that it had never been officially recognized […]