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Hispanic Heritage Month

The National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated in the United States every year from September 15 to October 15. It was established to celebrate the customs, legacies and achievements of American citizens with Hispanic roots. This month is observed in the

Hispanic Heritage Month

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Easter Facts

Easter is a Christian holiday which is celebrated at different times by Eastern and Western Christians. The day celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ which occurred the 3rd day after he was crucified on the cross. Jesus was crucified on a Friday and rose after three days on...

Easter Facts

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World Population Day Facts

July 11 is celebrated as World Population Day every year. The main purpose of this day is to highlight population issues and work to solve them together. It was established and organised by the Governing Council of United Nations Development Programme in 1989. There are more than 7.4 billion...

World Population Day Facts

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Table Mountain Facts

Table Mountain is a flat topped mountain overlooking Cape Town, South Africa and is a huge tourist attraction. The peak of mountain is generally covered in clouds which are known as ‘Table Cloth’. This mountain is more than...

Table Mountain Facts

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Temple of Artemis

The Temple of Artemis was built to honour Artemis, the Olympian goddess of the moon and of hunt. This temple is considered one of the seven wonders of ancient world. It was built in Ephesus which would be near Seluck, Turkey today. It...

Temple of Artemis

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Hagia Sophia

The name Hagia Sophia means ‘holy wisdom’. It is a dome shaped monument that was originally built as a cathedral. It was built in the 6th century at Constantinople which is now Istanbul, Turkey. This was originally...

Hagia Sophia

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Planisphere Facts

A Planisphere can be defined as an astronomical instrument which is used to display the location of stars. The term Planisphere has been derived from the Latin word planisphaerium. This instrument is mostly used by star gazers to...

Planisphere Facts

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Arbor Day Facts

Arbor Day originated on April 10, 1872 in Nebraska City, Nebraska. The word Arbor has been derived from Latin word that means ‘tree’. Approximately 1 million trees were planted throughout the state of Nebraska on the first Arbor Day. It was the first state to celebrate Arbor Day. This day...

Arbor Day Facts

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Kwanzaa Facts

The name Kwanzaa has been derived from the Swahili phrase ‘Matunda ya Kwanzaa’ which means ‘first fruits of the harvest’. It is a celebration that starts on December 26 and end on January 1. It was created by Dr. Maulana Karenga, a professor of Black Studies in 1966. Mainly the...

Kwanzaa Facts

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Vernal Equinox Facts

The term equinox has been derived from the Latin word Equinoxium. It means ‘equality between day and night’. There are two equinoxes, March Equinox and September Equinox. The Equinox that occurs in March is known as Vernal Equinox in Northern Hemisphere and the Autumnal Equinox in Southern...

Vernal Equinox Facts

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Anzac Day

Anzac day is celebrated as the National Remembrance Day in Australia and New Zealand. This celebration honours all people from both the...

Anzac Day

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Victoria Day

Victoria Day is celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25th every year. It is a federal holiday in Canada. This day was established to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday. In 1845, it was declared an actual holiday by the parliament...

Victoria Day

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Celestial Sphere Facts

Celestial Sphere is an imaginary sphere of infinite radius with the earth at its center and poles aligned with the earth’s poles and equator with earth’s equator. This sphere is used in spherical astronomy to describe...

Celestial Sphere Facts

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Columbus Day

On October 12, 1494, Christopher Columbus, an Italian sailor landed in Bahamas, part of the Americas. To celebrate this arrival, Columbus Day was established. This day is also celebrated as Dia de las Americas in Belize and Uruguay....

Columbus Day

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New Year Facts

The concept of the New Year celebration dates back to 2000 B.C. Mesopotamians were the first people to celebrate New Year. Now, different people celebrate the day in their own different way, some celebrate with food, some with fireworks. It is an old tradition to tale resolutions on this day to...

New Year Facts

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The Diary of a Young Girl Summary

The Diary of a Young Girl is a book which got published in 1947. This book is originally created by the writings from a diary kept by Anne Frank. The book starts with her thirteenth birthday on June 12, 1942. A diary is gifted to her by her parents and she decides to write letters to a...

The Diary of a Young Girl Summary

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Life of Pi Summary

Life of Pi is an adventure novel by a Canadian writer Yann Martel that got published in 2001. This book tells a story about a young man ‘Pi’, Piscine Patel. It starts with Pi’s childhood and youth. His father is a zookeeper in South India...

Life of Pi Summary

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Cancer Constellation Facts 

A constellation can be defined as a group of stars. These stars are arranged in a specific pattern. There are total 88 known constellations and out of which 12 are the zodiac constellation. The Cancer Constellation is one those 12....

Cancer Constellation Facts 

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day had been originated in the United States in early 1900s. Here, the day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May. It has been linked to a Greek tradition and Hilaria, a Roman festival. The first...

Mother’s Day

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Photography Facts 

Photography can be defined as the art of recording an image by using some technology like image sensor, electromagnetic radiation, film etc. This word has been derived from Greek words that mean ‘drawing with light’. The first ever camera was created by Steve Sasson in December, 1975. He was...

Photography Facts 

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Brown Sugar vs. White Sugar

Most of the people believe that brown sugar is much healthier than white sugar. Brown sugar contains slightly more essential nutrients as compared to white sugar but it is not necessarily healthier. They both contain about the same number of calories per serving. Brown sugar is simply white...

Brown Sugar vs. White Sugar

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World Environment Day

June 5 is celebrated as World Environment Day every year. This day was established by the UN General Assembly in 1972. It is the anniversary of the Stockholm Conference held by UN on the human environment. Each year, the day has a different theme and that theme decided by voting around 1st...

World Environment Day

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Armed Forces Day

The United States of America is one of some countries that celebrate an annual Armed Forces Day. The third Saturday in May is celebrated as the US Armed Forces Day every year. This day was created on August 31,...

Armed Forces Day

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Ranthambore National Park

Ranthambore National Park is located in the Rajasthan, India. It is home to more than 40 species of mammals, 320 species of birds, 300 species of plants and 40 species...

Ranthambore National Park

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Barbie Facts

Full name of Barbie doll is Barbara Millicent Roberts. Her official birthday is March 9, 1959. The very first Barbie appeared in black-and-white striped swimsuit and was sold for $3.00. She was unveiled to the toy industry during New York Toy Fair. Barbie was inspired by paper dolls. It is the...

Barbie Facts

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