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25 Regal Facts About Queens You Didn’t Know – Part 2

1. 19th Century Empress Elisabeth of Austria washed her hair with brandy, bathed in olive oil, and slept in a face mask lined with raw veal. She was supposedly considered one of the most beautiful women in Europe.

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60 Surprising & Peculiar Events that Happened in Middle Ages - Part 2 - Fact Republic

1. When the medieval scholar Rhazes was tasked with choosing the location of a new hospital in Baghdad, he hung meat at points around the city, and chose the location where it rotted the slowest.

43 Religious Facts About Christianity You'll Be Surprised To Know - Fact Republic

1. The keys to the holiest site in Christianity (Church of the holy Sepulchre) are held by a Muslim family that opens the church every morning. Meant to keep the peace between the denominations, this arrangement has been in place since 1187 A.D.


It’s true that you learn something new every day. And with the help of the internet, it’s never been easier. It’s brimming with information on anything and everything, which is why most of us have no problem finding material about even the most niche of topics.

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42 Surprising Facts Few People Know About Popular Travel Destinations - Fact Republic

1. When the Grand Canyon divided the local squirrel population, they evolved into two different species. Despite being separated only by the Colorado River and remaining extremely similar in appearance, they are now so genetically incompatible that they can no longer interbreed.

30 Weird History Facts You Weren’t Taught In School - Fact Republic

1. Mir Osman Ali Khan, the fifth richest man in the history of mankind - donated 5 tons gold to the National Defence Funds of India and was using the Jacob Diamond as a paperweight.