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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.
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.
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.
How many joints are in the human foot?
33. The human foot consists of 26 bones and 33 joints.
Who is believed to be the main reason of so called "Poker boom"?
Chris Moneymaker. The impact of the boom was escalated in May 2003, when amateur Chris Moneymaker won the 2003 WSOP Main Event. Moneymaker won his seat via a $39 satellite tournament on the PokerStars online poker room. Moneymaker was one of 839 entrants in the 2003 event. By the next year, the field in the 2004 Main Event more than tripled to 2576 players. By the 2006 Main Event, there were 8773 competitors, some 14 times as many as had entered the last 2002 pre-boom Main Event.
How many Australians were born outside of Australia?
About 1/4. As many as 27% of Australians were not born in Australia, and almost half have at least one parent from another country. It is a country where all nationalities and religions of the world live in a neighborhood.