The Bushido Code: 10 Facts About Samurai Culture
Samurai were the military nobility that lived during medieval times in Japan. They were influential in the Japanese society of that era and enjoyed certain privileges the other members of society could not have. The Bushido code is a collective name used for the virtue system that served as moral guidance to the Japanese samurai. It contained many different codes of ideals and honor that the samurai upheld, and it guided them throughout their lives filled with combat.
10 Products Created By Nazi Germany That Are Still Used Today
While innovation in Nazi Germany is often associated with its weapons of mass destruction, there are also a number of surprising products people take for granted on a daily basis that can trace their origins to Nazi Germany. The Volkswagen Beetle is a prime example. An iconic car on the road today, few would look at it and think of the car's association with Adolf Hitler. While some of these products were created in response to military needs, others were developed for widespread use.
90% of the world's population lives in the northern hemisphere
There are 7.7 billion people living in the world, of which 90% are in the northern hemisphere. There is only a handful of major population centers Kinshasa, Jakarta, Lima, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Brazil megalopolises, Australian megalopolises and a handful of capital cities. The reason for this the big population centres on the Indian subcontinent and in China. And by the combined weight of the US and Mexican population.