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an empty gas station at dusk with the sky in the background and clouds in the background
Where was petroleum first discovered?
Petroleum, also known as crude oil, has been known and used by humans for thousands of years. The exact place where petroleum was first discovered is difficult to pinpoint due to its naturally occurring nature and early human civilizations lacking detailed records. However, there are a few notable locations where early instances of petroleum seepages were observed.
lily pads in the water surrounded by trees and greenery, with large leaves covering them
What types of fruits grow in the Amazon rainforest?
The Amazon rainforest is home to an incredible variety of plant species, including numerous types of fruits. The region's fertile soil, warm climate, and abundant rainfall create ideal conditions for the growth of diverse fruit-bearing trees, shrubs, and vines. Here are some examples of fruits that can be found in the Amazon rainforest:
potatoes are in the dirt near some plants
What foods did potatoes replace when they were brought to Europe?
an elephant laying in the sand next to some tires
Elephant 'Noor Jehan' breathes her last at Karachi Zoo
the ruins of an ancient city with columns and pillars
Which provinces were the most important to the Roman empire?
a yellow taxi cab driving down a street next to tall buildings in new york city
Did you Know What was the first democratic country in the world?
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Who invented the fork and spoon?
the entrance to an ancient temple in egypt
What was the most important city in ancient Egypt?
a group of people sitting at tables under an awning
Is there really a dangerous place in Tagum, Davao del Norte?
four women carrying yellow buckets on their heads
Are there any countries starting with the letter Z ?
an old cell phone sitting on top of a wooden table
When the mobile phone was invented, the first call was made to whom?
an aerial view of a forest at sunset
Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has been a serious problem for several years
an aerial view of a snow covered mountain with clouds coming from the top and below
What will happen to the world if the ice melts in Antarctica? A shocking revelation in new research
a woman sitting on top of a rock formation
What is the place in the world where there is never night?
a close up of a bug on a white surface with water droplets in it's wings
How do flying Ants lead their lives?