Born: March 21, 1685, in Eisenach, Saxony (Germany)Died: July 28, 1750, in Leipzig, Saxony (Germany)Nationality: GermanGenre: BaroquePerformed as: Organist, violinistDuring the composer’s lifetime: Enlightenment thinking flourished. Contemporaries included Isaac Newton, John Locke,Biographical Outline. Genealogy: Bach was a member of a seven-generation family of talented composers and instrumentalists.Choirboy: Grew up surrounded by music and Lutheran church doctrine.First gigs: Church organist, 1703-08. Appointed concertmaster of the Duke of Weimar’s court orchestra at age 23; hired by the young Prince of Cothen to direct the court orchestra…"Bla Bla Facts about Johann Sebastian Bach"
We have a lot of bla bla things about penguins Penguins are birds. The name is derived from Welsh terms ‘pen’, meaning head and ‘gwyn’, meaning white. Penguin is an unofficial symbol of the United States Libertarian Party. They mate for life. Linux mascot tux is also a penguin. They are ancient species that appeared 40 million years ago in the Eocene. Penguins don’t fly, they swim. Penguins lay eggs. Penguin chicks have fluffy feathers.…"Bla BLa Facts about Penguins"
Above 25,000 feet, the air at Everest holds only a third of oxygen of sea level. This results in an increased chance of hypothermia, frostbite, high-altitude pulmonary, when lungs fill with fluid, and high altitude cerebral edema, when the brain swells up. 1. Everest was formed 60 million years ago 2. It is the highest mountain in the world at 29,035 feet, although its exact height is often disputed 3. George Everest, Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843,…"15 Bla Bla Facts about Mount Everest"
The longest bar in the world is 684 feet(about 208.5 meters) long and is located at the New Bulldog in Rock Island, Illinois. Each molecule of alcohol is less than a billionth of a meter long and consists of a few atoms of oxygen, carbon and hydrogen. As the famous explorer Magellan prepared to sail around the world in 1519, he spent more on Sherry than on weapons. Vassar College was established and funded by…"Interesting Facts about Wine, Alcohol"
The first German serviceman killed in the second world war was killed by the Japanese (China, 1937). The first American serviceman killed was killed by the Russians (Finland 1940). 80% of Soviet males born in 1923 didn’t survive World War 2.. The highest ranking American killed was Lt. Gen. Lesley McNair, killed by the US Army Air Corps. Between 1939 and 1945 the Allies dropped 3.4 million tons of bombs, An average of about 27,700 tons of…"Interesting Facts About World War 2"