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Saturday, February 4, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #2

2. They Briefly Had the Most-Deluded Emperor in History Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph has the distinct honor of being just Mexico’s second and final Emperor. A member of Europe’s royal Habsburg line (the guys who ruled the Austro-Hungarian Empire), Maximilian was just drifting along when, in 1863, he... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, February 3, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #3

In the annals of warfare, there can’t be many dumber reasons for attacking another state than the fate of a pastry shop. Yet that’s exactly what transpired between France and Mexico in 1838. After a rioting mob ransacked a Mexico City bakery owned by a Frenchman named Remontel, he sued the nation of... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, February 2, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #4

Mexican immigration has become a political flashpoint in the US. While we don’t want to get into the politics of it here, it’s worth noting that things may not be quite so explosive as they seem. While plenty of Mexican still travel to the US looking for a better life, plenty more come to the US,... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #5

So, apparently Mexico has an aptitude for leading the world in the ‘unlikely smallest things’ stakes. After the record beating barely-a-presidency of Lascuráin, the country has since thrown up yet another tiny marvel. Welcome to Cuexcomate, the smallest volcano in recorded history. Now, pay... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #6

6. In Some States, There are Three Genders Mexico’s relationships with LGBT rights is… complicated, to say the least. While drugs gangs have been known to shoot up gay bars in some states, places like Mexico City have legalized same-sex marriage. Then there’s Oaxaca. The southern state has an... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, January 30, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #7

7. They Had the Shortest Presidency in World History William Henry Harrison is famous in the US for his horrendously short presidency. The 9 th President contracted pneumonia on Inauguration Day and died a single month later. But even WHH’s reign lasted longer than that of Mexico’s 34 th president.... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, January 29, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #8

8. There are Over 60 Official Languages Ask most people to name the official language of Mexico, and they’ll say ‘Spanish’. And they’d be right… to a degree. See, while Spanish is the most widely-spoken official language in Mexico, it’s not the only one. Ever since the government enacted the Law of... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, January 27, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #9

9. It Has the Oldest University in North America Quick, what’s the oldest university in North America? A good number of you just yelled ‘Harvard!’ at your tablet screens. Sure, Harvard is pretty old; it was founded in 1636. But even that august institution is a baby compared to its Mexican... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

In Rebut to Trump's Wall: 10 Fascinating Facts About Mexico #10

10. It Used to be the 5 th Biggest Nation on Earth Modern Mexico is a big place. While it might pale beside Canada and the USA, it dwarfs the nations of Europe, and is bigger than all but one of Africa’s countries. Ranked, it would be the 13 th biggest nation on Earth. But that’s just modern Mexico.... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

10 Origin Stories of Famous Sports...#1

Soccer is the most popular sport in the world today, and it could be because it’s an innate part of the human experience. Games similar to soccer can be dated all the way back to 2,500 B.C. in Ancient Egypt, where people kicked a ball around during the feast of the fertility. In China, from 476 B.C.... Sign in to see full entry.

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