Posts tagged ‘travel’

9 lesser known facts about Australia

The Commonwealth of Australia is the sixth largest country (after Russia, Canada, China, the USA, and Brazil) in the world, occupying the […]

05/04/2016. Category: trivia. Tags:

First travel book

Tourism is a $4 trillion-a-year industry, affecting more than 200 million jobs, or 1 in 10 workers. But tourism actually is an […]

05/12/2011. Category: literature. Tags:

Record for most passengers on an airplane

It is not clear who was the first to fly an airplane: Richard Pearse, Gustave Whitehead or Orville Wright. Whoever it may […]

10/28/2010. Category: vehicles. Tags: , , ,

13% of people are left-handed

In medieval times, left-handed people could not become knights because it was thought that they were descendants of the devil, it is […]

09/21/2010. Category: did you know. Tags: , ,

Thanksgiving held twice in 1815

Thanksgiving was a centuries-old tradition held by most cultures around the world. After the autumn harvest, communities held 3-day-long feasts, sharing meat, […]

02/08/2010. Category: did you know. Tags: , ,

World’s worst traffic conjestion and travel

The amount of time that people spend on travel has been consistent at 1,1 hours per person per day in all societies. […]

02/07/2010. Category: vehicles. Tags: ,

New age in space travel

The VentureStar is was envisioned to be the space delivery system of the 21st century. As a fully reusable, single-stage-to-orbit vehicle, it […]

02/04/2010. Category: vehicles. Tags: , ,