World Facts


Original NATO members include the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Denmark, Iceland, and Belgium. Image credit:

What Is NATO?

NATO is a multi-country military alliance that aims to protect the freedom of its members and to stop weapons of mass destruction, cyber-attacks, and terrorism.

May 17, 2020 10:55

The World Health Organization’s definition of a pandemic is “the worldwide spread of a new disease”. The new disease is infectious and contagious. Image credit: ImageFlow/

10 Pandemics Throughout History

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t the first to hit the human civilisation. Here are ten pandemics that plagued humans in the past.

April 14, 2020 15:47

While we still search for answers, it is worth noting how there is already substantial evidence of zircon crystals forming 4.4 billion years ago.

What Was The First Thing On Earth?

Planet Earth is around 4.5 billion years old. Various interstellar turmoils and the constant interplay between dark matter and other matter in space that took place millions of years after the Big Bang formed this planet we call home. What was the first thing on the third rock from the Sun?

April 9, 2020 07:42

Coronavirus patients at the Imam Khomeini Hospital in Tehran, Iran. Image credit:

Countries With The Most Hospital Beds Per Capita

Aside from supplies and equipment during the pandemic, we also read about the shortage of hospital beds in intensive care facilities across the globe. So, which countries are best prepared in terms of number of hospital beds?

March 30, 2020 10:10

Many great and many bad things happened in the current century.

The 10 Most Important Events In The 21st Century

The beginning of the 21st century will be remembered by global concerns over terrorism, global warming, the rise of the global economy, and private enterprises, to name a few.

March 20, 2020 06:00

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