Where was the game of Canasta invented?
The name of the game canasta comes from the Spanish language, in which the word "canasta" means "shopping basket", which refers to the collection of appropriate card layouts in the game. Kanasta was born in Uruguay, quickly developed in Argentina and in 1949 it reached the USA. In the 1950s it became popular all over the world.
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What is the farthest point on the Earth's surface from the Earth's center?
Mount Everest, Nepal, elevation 8,848 m (29,029 ft)
Chimborazo, Ecuador, elevation 6,268 m (20,564 ft)
Puncak Jaya, Indonesia, elevation 4,884 m (16,024 ft)
Denali (Mount McKinley), USA, elevation 6,168 m (20,236 ft)