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A "Schultüte" (or School Cone, even though the word "Tüte" translates more as "bag" from German), often also called Zuckertüte ("sugar bag", especially in Eastern Germany) is a paper (and later plastic) bag in particular.
When children in Germany and Austria set off for their first day in school upon entering first grade, their parents and/or grandparents present them with a big cardboard cone, prettily decorated and filled with toys, chocolate, candies, school supplies, and various other goodies. It is given to children to make this anxiously awaited first day of school a little bit sweeter.
Did you know that the Ukrainian Grivna was elected as the most beautiful currency in the world? The contest was held in 2008,in Switzerland by the specialists of the World Bank (IFB).
The experts looked at the 50 more popular bills in the world. The criteria was not only the shape, colors, designs and security but also the historical meaning of the representations.
In some cities of Spain, is common at lunchtime to find local businesses closed for an average of two hours. This is due to the fact that natives have a habit of sleeping after the meal.Amazingly they go home, wear their pajamas, turn on the alarm clock and sleep for at least an hour and then return to their activities.
Andorra is a small European country located in an enclave in the Pyrenees of northeastern Spain and southwestern France. Before isolation, the principality is now a prosperous country mainly due to the growth of tourism and its status as a tax haven.
In the past five decades, North Carolina's economy has undergone a transition from reliance upon tobacco and furniture to a more diversified economy with an emphasis on engineering, biotechnology, and finance.
It became part of Mexico, in 1821, after its independence from Spain. In 1848, at the end of the Mexican-American War, Los Angeles and the rest of California were purchased as part of the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, becoming part of the United States.