I was recently surprised to realize how many people are unaware of this group, a significant minority in Europe for many reasons. Here's a brief introduction to who the Basques are, and why you should know about them.
Sometimes it is fun to learn the small stuff. So today, let's learn way too much about ancient Greek helmets!
Made me smile, hope it brightens you day too!
The birthplace of plant domestication in the Americas. The first New World country to gain independence from the Spanish Empire. The eleventh-largest country in the world, by population. Like the United States, Russia, and China, this is a country that any informed citizen should have at least a basic knowledge about.
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