«Curiosity is the engine of achievement» Ken Robinson
«Любопытство – двигатель достижений» Кен Робинзон
THE CHILD PRODIGY
Do you know what a prodigy is? There is an amazing fact about a real prodigy child, who was born in Lubeck, Germany, in 1721. Two month after his birth, he was already able to speak intelligible German. At the age of one, he read the Pentateuch. In his third year, Christian devoted his time to the study of history and geography, and learned to read both French and Latin.
THE WORLD`S SMALLEST FROG
The smallest frog in the world is only 7 millimeters long. It was discovered in Papua New Guinea in 2009. This frog has a voice that doesn`t sound like a frog at all. It sounds like an insect.
SOCKS INSTEAD SHOES
A Swiss company has invented a pair of unusual socks. They are so strong that you can walk in them without shoes. And they feel very comfortable. The Swiss designers believe that these socks are ideal for people who like to go barefoot and could be used for outdoor activities such as running and rock climbing.
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