Also 1) Bakers in France were the first to start baking baguettes. Rolls of oblong shape were very practical. French soldiers put them in their pockets.
2) Happy Skyscraper has been traveling around the world since 2012. The smiling traveler was photographed in 700 cities around the world in 70 countries. It is the symbolic seat of the Good Humor Party. This international organization through its activities would like people to smile more often.
3) A 17-year-old young man from Sieradz in Poland, Antek Cierplikowski (1884-1976) after moving to Paris became a famous master of hairdressing, called the king of hairdressers. Antoine de Paris (that was his nickname) was visited by the famous inhabitants of Paris. It was he who in 1909 initiated the women’s “tomboy” hairstyle. The first woman he cut his hair like this was Coco Chanel.
4) The word trivia in different languages? In German: Kleinigkeiten, in Polish: ciekawostki, in French: futilités, in Italian: curiosità.
5) Some burial places of dead people are very expensive. A place at Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, New York, costs $320,000. Even more, because up to half a million USD has to be paid for a place at the Nirvana Memorial Garden cemetery in Singapore.
6) For many centuries it was believed that cats do not need to be fed. Also The task of this animal was to protect granaries and pantries from mice. Cats hunted mice, which were their food. Also Cat food is an invention of the 20th century.
7) We associate the toadstool as a mushroom with a red hat and white dots. Meanwhile, many toadstools have completely different colors and are no less dangerous to our health than red toadstools. Not only that, the deadly poisonous phalloides even have a pleasant aroma.
8) The small Polish town of Kazimierz Dolny is famous for its rooster-shaped rolls baked here.
9) 100 seconds – only that much time is needed for a caricaturist from Poland, Szczepan Sadurski, to draw one caricature. In the last 10 years, he has created over 50,000 cheerful portraits in Poland and other countries. Also.Media reports that Sadurski from Karykatury.com is one of the fastest caricaturists in the world.
10) When in the 19th century in Western Europe girls were taught how to sew and cook, a Polish woman, Maria Skłodowska-Curie, was the first woman to graduate from the Sorbonne in Paris, at the Faculty of Physics and Chemistry.
11) Mirrors were placed in women’s graves in ancient Turkey. It was probably believed that mirrors have special properties, for example, they can show the future and help understand the world of the dead.
If you are interested in the Good Humor Party, you can easily find information about it on the Internet. Membership fee: 3 smiles a day. There are many funny parties, but only one is cheerful!