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Among which people, women tattooed their mouth?
Ainu. The Ainu are an indigenous people in Japan, today almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. The Ainu women tattooed their mouths, starting at a young age with a small spot on the upper lip, gradually increasing with size. When they reached age 15–16, their tattoos were completed. Thus were they qualified for marriage.
Where do Ainu people live?
In Japan. The Ainu are an indigenous people who lived in the Northern Island of Japan, Hokkaido, and Sakhalin Island. They are now almost completely assimilated by the Japanese. Once considered to be Caucasian, based on their appearance; but DNA testing has disproven this. The Ainu language is an isolate with no known relatives.
Which continent has the largest population growth rate?
Africa. Most African countries have the annual population growth rate in excess of 2%. In addition, there is a high proportion of younger people within the Africa population as a whole, with reports that 41% of the African population are under the age of 15. The population of Africa is currently projected to quadruple in just 90 years, with a growth rate that will make Africa more important than ever to the global economy.
How tall was the tallest person ever in recorded history?
272 cm. Robert Wadlow from Alton, Illinois was 2.72 m in height and weighed 220 kg at the time of his death at age 22. His great size and his continued growth in adulthood were due to hyperplasia of his pituitary gland, which results in an abnormally high level of human growth hormone.
What part of the world's total population do Asians constitute?
60%. If we could shrink the earth's population to a village of precisely 100 people, with all the existing human ratios remaining the same, it would look something like the following • 60 Asians • 12 Europeans • 13Africans • 9 Latin Americans/Caribbeans • 5 North Americans • 1 Oceanian
How many joints are in the human foot?
33. The human foot consists of 26 bones and 33 joints.
Frédéric Chopin, Marie Curie and Max Factor have one thing in common. What is that?
They were Poles. That's right! Frédéric Chopin (born as Fryderyk Chopin), Marie Curie (born as Maria Skłodowska, after marriage Maria Skłodowska-Curie) and Max Factor (born as Maksymilian Faktorowicz) were Poles. In the picture Max Factor.
The sanguine person...
Has an optimistic attitude. The sanguine person is optimistic, buoyant and hopeful. Historically, in the second century A.D., the physician Galen described four temperaments (melancholic, phlegmatic, sanguine and choleric) based upon the four humours or bodily fluids.
Which of the following was murdered by Ramón Mercader?
Leon Trotsky. Jaime Ramón Mercader del Río (1913-1978), more commonly known as Ramón Mercader, was a Spanish communist and NKVD agent who assassinated Leon Trotsky, the renowned Russian Bolshevik revolutionary, in Mexico City in August 1940. He served 20 years in a Mexican prison for the murder.
Albert Einstein was never a citizen of ...
Israel. "By an application of the theory of relativity to the taste of readers, today in Germany I am called a German man of science, and in England I am represented as a Swiss Jew. If I come to be represented as a bête noire , the descriptions will be reversed and I shall become a Swiss Jew for the Germans and a German man of science for the English.” Formally, he never received Israeli citizenship.