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Fun Facts About India

This week we are celebrating India so here you have a few fun facts about this beautiful country.

1.- 100 million people come to India’s Kumbh Mela Festival, the world’s biggest gathering of humans.

2.- It’s illegal for foreigners to take Indian currency (rupees) out of India.

3.-  Breathing the air in Mumbai, India, for just one day is equivalent to smoking 100 cigarettes.

4.- The world’s biggest family lives together in India: a man with 39 wives and 94 children.

5.-  70% of all the world’s spices come from India.

6.- A con man in India repeatedly “sold” the Taj Mahal, the Indian parliament and various other heritage sites. He was sentenced to 113 years but managed to escape prison 9 times. The last time, he was 84 years old.

7.- Only about 1 in 100 marriages in India end in divorce, one of the lowest rates in the world.

8,-  The Bengal Tiger is the national animal of India.

9.-  India’s Hindu calendar has 6 seasons: spring, summer, monsoon, autumn, winter and prevernal.

10.- Police officers in one state in India are given a slight pay upgrade for having a moustache.

 

http://www.factslides.com/s-India

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PLEASE WELCOME THE MOST WONDERFUL SIDEKICKS: THE MINIONS

Throughout the film history, there were some companies which compete for this business buying many enterprises, Walt Disney Company and Universal Studios, the last one have some many successful movies like Jurassic Park, The Mummy, Transformers and many others, but imagine the evilest villain in the world with silly sidekicks( yellow evolved cells), the movie recently talked is Despicable Me, considered one of the most enjoyable animated children film of the last century.

The plot of this movie is the following, Gru is a citizen villain who used to have a title as the great villain ever, until a new villain named Vector steal an egyptian pyramid, removing the title previously mentioned, Gru later plan to steal the moon using a shrinkage machine, all is good til Vector steal the machine and the only chance to reclaim the aparate is adopting the orphans Margo, Agnes and Edith, Gru must continue his evil plan avoiding the careless to his new daughters and of course the Minions.

The movie was a great success in critics as in box office, however it wasn´t nominated for the Oscars but the film have a great legacy releasing 2 sequels, a minion movie prequel and an attraction in Universal theme park, also the movie release many product in many other media, toys,books, Tv shorts etcetera. This movie is consider to all ages because tell the story of how an evil guy also have a great side being compassive with other, i mean not only being evil, so what are you waiting for, let´s save our familiars and turn for a villain to a hero to the world with the minions as a

DESPICABLE ME

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Fun Facts About the U.K

This week is the United Kingdom week so here you have some facts about it:

1- The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of the Earth’s land surface.

2- U.S. eggs are illegal in Britain because they are washed. British eggs are illegal in the U.S. because they are not.

3- The UK is the first country in the world to allow the creation of babies from the DNA of three people.

4- The world’s shortest scheduled airline flight lasts 2 minutes. It connects two islands in the UK.

5- There is a limit of 12 minutes of commercials, per hour of television, in the UK.

6- British Pennies are used to adjust the time in London’s Big Ben clock tower.

7- Champagne was invented in England by scientist Christopher Merret in 1662.

8- In the UK, it is illegal to ride a hoverboard scooter in public.

7- The terms “UK” and “Great Britain” are not interchangeable: the United Kingdom includes Northern Ireland, while Great Britain does not.

8- Probably built around 3000 B.C., Stonehenge has stood on England’s Salisbury Plain for more than 5,000 years and is older than the famous Great Pyramids of Egypt.

9- Every day, U.K people drink about 165 million cups of tea.

10- Vegans in the UK went from 150,000 in 2006 to 542,000 in 2016.

11- The first hot chocolate store opened in London

12- football creation: The medieval version of football was so violent that the matches frequently resulted in serious injuries and even death.

http://www.factslides.com/s-UK

 

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Unscramble

This game is about you have a word in clutter and you have to guess which is the correct word, In this game you have different modes like for example you can choose which category you want to guess, how many minutes you have to be able to respond and what level can the game be.

This game is very entertaining when they are alone, you can go to the link below and you can play it whenever you want.  If you can solve all the levels or categories of this game you can earn some points for your country.

http://www.vocabulary.co.il/word-play/unscramble-the-words/http://www.vocabulary.co.il/word-play/unscramble-the-words/

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I LIKE TO MOVE IT MOVE IT: WELCOME TO MADAGASCAR ISLAND

During the 21st century the animation was a great success in many aspects with enterprises like Walt Disney Pictures, Blue Sky, or even Pixar Animation Studios, bringing nowadays 3D movies revolutionizing the animation films industry. One of the most important in this revolution is Dreamworks Animation Studios, which has released successful films like the SHREK saga, KUNG FU PANDA, MONSTERS VS ALIENS and many other becoming one of the most influential company during the last time. The movie to talk is Madagascar, released in 2005

The plot of this movie is the following: Four animal friends ( Alex the lion, Marty the zebra, Melman the Giraffe and Gloria the Hippo) who live happy in the central park zoo in new york get out of their home one night when Marty celebrate his birthday and escape from the zoo to go to the wild(his dream), the animal find their friend but however they are captured and sent to Africa in a boat, but after and accident the box which contains them end up in the Madagascar island, the animals will try to find a way to come back to new york and don´t become savage in this new home of lemurs and the terrible FOSA hyenas.

This movie was a great success in critics as well as in box office and became one of the most famous movies of the company releasing many sequels and spin off( Madagascar 2, Penguins of Madagascar,Christmas specials , Madagascar 3 and Penguins of Madagascar(movie)) but also the movie release products in other media like toys, books, puppets, teddies or even albums and soundtrack. This movie is for all ages and can be enjoyed in family, also have the moral of don´t be alone all the time or you became wild. So what are you waiting for, let´s go to live adventures in this island and dance with the animals by the rhythm of

I LIKE TO MOVE IT MOVE IT

Shrek

HEY NOW YOU´RE AN ALL STAR: SHREK THE OGRE CAME BACK

During the first decades of the 21th century, animation has been improved with the pass from common 2D animation to 3D animation, many companies make this pass including Disney, Pixar and Blue Sky, but today we talk about Dreamworks Animation Studios who released movies like MADAGASCAR, kUNG fU PANDA, OVER THE HEDGE and many other, but all it started with SHREK, a movie with a great success in this recently animation age, the first movie is released in 2001 and the cast is Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz and Eddie Murphy.

The plot is the following: Shrek is an ogre who live smoot in a swamp scaring the villagers, but one day the evil Lord Farquaad sent the fairytale characters to his home, he decided to ask Lord Farquaad to get them back from their tale with the help of a Donkey, when he arrive to Duloc he deals with Farquaad to rescue princess Fiona from the Dragon Tower and reclaim his swamp,so he must arrive to the dragon tower and save the teenager Fiona from a female Dragon, but he fell in love with the princess and must decide is take her to Duloc or marry Fiona.

This movie was a great success in critics as well as in box office and in the Oscars was nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Animated Feature winning this last one. The film is followed by many sequels, spin off and specials( SHREK 2, SHREK THE THIRD, SHREK THE HALLS, SCARED SHREKLESS, SHREK FOREVER AFTER AND PUSS IN BOOTS) which turn the movie into a great legacy. This movie is recommended to all ages and tell a great story to te kids in a world where fairytales rules. So what are you waiting for, let´s go to this land and help Shrek and his crew to save the characters and show that in that world everyone can live:

HAPPY EVER AFTER

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Facts About Vacations

We just arrived from vacations and here are some fun facts about them.

1. Travel can help improve your problem-solving skills.

2. One out of eight jobs in the U.S. depends on travel and tourism.

3. Taking a vacation can lower your risk of heart disease.

4. Studies show that money spent on travel makes you happier than money spent on material goods.

5. Travel has been shown to help aid those suffering from depression.

6. And travel has been shown to promote overall brain health.

7. Travel can make you more creative.

8. Your productivity will improve:  Skipping a vacation might seem like it’s a surefire way to get more work done and cram in more productive hours, but it’s actually just burning you out. A 2010 study found that 35 percent of Americans are more productive after a vacation; by taking the time off to recharge your batteries, your brain will be well-rested and better able to tackle your workload. 4. You’ll be less stressed.

https://www.buzzfeed.com/laraparker/interesting-facts-that-will-make-you-want-to-travel?utm_term=.ncqDVyAl20#.lp5MyEQXgq

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Weird Facts About U.S.A

4 of July is near and here you have a few fun and weird facts about the U.S.:

1- Its illegal to a mustache man to kiss a girl in the state of Iowa.

2- there’s a tree in Georgia that is the legal owner of itself.

3-  Montana has three times as many cows as it does people.

4- The original name of the city of Atlanta was “Terminus“.

5- The state with the most millionaires per capita is Maryland.

6- The U.S. government poisoned alcohol during Prohibition in the 20s and 30s, killing over 10,000 people.

7-  If you have US$10 in your pocket and no debts, you are wealthier than 25% of Americans.

8- One American consumes as many resources as 32 Kenyans.

9- America’s first slave owner was a black man.

10- 1 in 3 Americans is obese.

11- 9 million people are in prisons around world, and a quarter of them are in the U.S.

12- The U.S. purchased Alaska from Russia for just US$7.2 million in 1867.

13- Apple has more operating cash than the U.S. Treasury.

14- About 20 million Americans live in mobile homes.

15-  The U.S. has 115,000 janitors, 83,000 bartenders and 323,000 restaurant servers with bachelor’s degrees.

http://www.factslides.com/s-USA

AVENGERS

THE WORLD IS IN DANGER : MAKE WAY TO THE MIGHTY AVENGERS

During the cinema history superheroes movies were one of the most recent project to take control with famous movies about the MARVEL and DC comics enterprises, examples of them are the Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman, Spiderman, The X Men and many others, but in the last years Marvel is creating a cinematic universe to connect all the heroes in one, a movie valued by the critics all around the world is the 2012 film THE Avengers who reunite characters as Captain America, Hulk, Iron Man and Thor.

The Plot of the film is the following: After the events of THOR, His evil brother Loki is planning to conquest the Earth with an alien army using a cosmic cub named Tesseract which opened a portal to another space dimension, the leader of Shield, Nick Fury, want to stop Loki and for that reason call famous superheroes as Iron Man ( Tony Stark), Steve Rogers ( Captain America), Bruce Banner ( Hulk) and last Thor. This group must organized to stop the menace of Loki along with agents Hawkeye ( Clint Barton) and Black Widow ( Natasha Romanov), but the time is short and the Avengers must plan to stop the invasion before it all end.

This movie was a great success in critics as in box office and define the continuity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe until today, It was nominated to the Oscars to the category Best Visual Effects, also the movie release a sequel named Avengers Age Of Ultron and many other Marvel Superheroes medias like comics, video games, Tv Series. This film is recommended to all ages over 9 years and have great battle scenes between the heroes and the evil armies, the movie have scene with blood and deaths but are the less in the plot. So let´s save the earth and fight against the villains along with The Avengers.

No ONE MESS WITH THE MIGHTIEST WORLD HEROES

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Pac Man

This game is a classic, where previous years they played it all the time.
 It is about that you have a yellow ball and you have to eat the points that are in all the game, but this is difficult because you can eat a few octopuses of colors. You have to escape from those and the only way to save yourself from them is when you grab a bonus and then you can eat them and send it back to the jail.
When you play this game yo can see what your parents did when they were boys.
Good luck!!!!

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