11 January 2018
Do you know?
- What was the original name of the Beatles?
- Why is a Molotov cocktail so called?
- Who wrote in a letter to Walt Whitman in 1889 on the occasion of his 70th birthday: ‘You have seen the monarchy banished from France, & reduced in England to a machine which makes an imposing show of diligence & attention to business, but isn’t connected with the works.’ ?
- Why was Manaus on the upper Amazon a boom town in the late 19th century?
- Who was the first European to travel down the whole length of the Amazon?
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