Sometimes referred to as the father of African rivers, the Nile is the longest river in the world at approximately 4,132 miles.
When it comes to spirits, gin might just be the most polarizing liquor of them all. Let’s take a look at the medicinal roots of this drink, and see which countries are the biggest gin cheerleaders today.
Roughly 90% of Americans say they celebrate Christmas every year. But many of the traditions Americans participate in throughout the season can be traced back to other countries — and in some cases, other holidays.
All countries have borders, some bound by land and others by sea. Some borders keep ideologies separate (looking at you, Korea), while others go almost unnoticed for miles. Borders can sometimes change overnight (folks in the Crimean Peninsula went to bed Ukrainians and woke up Russian last year), and other borders can remain for centuries. Let’s take a look at some interesting border facts.