Before becoming the 266th pope of the Roman Catholic Church, Francis held many jobs, including working in a chemistry lab, teaching, janitorial work, and others. Perhaps the most surprising job was serving as a bouncer for a nightclub in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He worked in this capacity to earn money while he was a student.
The United Nations recognizes 193 national flags of its member states. Each flag is unique, giving the full collection a great variety of symbols and colors. Despite all the diversity, almost all of them — 190, in fact — are the same basic rectangular shape. Only three stand out from the others and refuse to…Keep reading
When you think about gladiators, what comes to mind? Perhaps you think of movies such as Spartacus, Ben-Hur, or Gladiator. Most of us have some awareness of the fact that gladiator games existed, but we tend to think of them as a more dangerous version of boxing. Sure, men armed with weapons fought it out…Keep reading