Wikipedia: Interesting facts / 2022
Here is a part of the Points of Interest archive containing the Points of Interest published on the Main Page in 2022.
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… The largest orchid in the world is the species Grammatophyllum speciosum (pictured), weighing up to two tons?
… Is the Fedchenko Glacier the longest single glacier on Earth outside the polar regions?
… Kyo Okada has photographed Mount Fuji more than 150,000 times?
… Ron Hextall is the first NHL goalkeeper to score?
… The Red Pyramid (pictured) as the only Egyptian pyramid has no underground corridors and rooms?
… Georgian mchedruli is not case sensitive?
The only bird that has been proven to fall into long-term torpor is the American stork?
… Is there a gypsum crystal weighing 55 tons in the Mexican Cave of Crystals?
B The helmet of Benta Grange (pictured) is evidence of boar worship among the ancient Anglo-Saxons?
In Spanish-speaking countries, it is customary to eat twelve vine berries for New Year's Eve for good luck?
… The Permian Prionosuchus, whose length is estimated at up to nine meters, was one of the largest amphibians of all time?
… The Museum of Innocence in Istanbul was created by the writer Orhan Pamuk according to his novel?