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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 Facts Easter is a Christian holiday which is celebrated at different times by Eastern and Western Christians. The day celebrates the resurrection of Jesus...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Colossus of Rhodes Facts

The Colossus of Rhodes is a statue built on the Greek island of Rhodes. It was built between 292 and 280 BC. It was a depiction of the Greek titan God of the Sun, Helios and constructed to celebrate the victory against the ruler Cyrus. The word Colossus means ‘a statue much bigger than life...

Colossus of Rhodes Facts

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Leaning Tower of Pisa Facts

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is located next to the Cathedral of Pisa in the City of Pisa, Italy. It took 199 years to build the tower. The construction began in August 1173. The foundation of this tower is only 3 meter deep which was...

Leaning Tower of Pisa Facts

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Stonehenge Facts

Stonehenge was built around 3000 BC. It is kind of a circular earthwork. It is one of the world’s most famous monuments. It is in the center of a large number of Bronze Age and Neolithic monuments. It is located on Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. This monument is managed by English Heritage and...

Stonehenge Facts

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The White House

The White House was built to house the President of the United States. The White House has stood as a symbol of the Presidency for more than 200 years. In December 1790, President

The White House

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Colosseum Facts

The Roman Colosseum was originally known as the Flavian amphitheatre. It was commissioned in AD 72 by Flavian Emperor Vespasian and completed in AD 80 by his son Titus. It is known as one of the mega structures ever built. It is a symbol of pride in architecture and engineering. The Colosseum...

Colosseum Facts

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Atomium Building Facts

The Atomium is located in Brussels at the Heysel plateau. This building symbolizes a crystallized molecule of iron. Its atoms are magnified 150 thousands million times. It is an international tourist attraction. It was...

Atomium Building Facts

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The Haiku Stairs

The Haiku Stairs are also known as the Stairway to Heaven. These stairs are actually a steep hiking trail on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. It is one of the Oahu‘s most popular forbidden trails. This 2,120 feet long difficult hike trail has a total of 3,992 steps. Now these stairs became worn and...

The Haiku Stairs

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The Crazy Horse Memorial

The Crazy Horse Memorial is located in the Black Hills in South Dakota. The mountain is 27th highest mountain in South Dakota with a height of 6,532 feet. This memorial is still under construction. After completion, it will depict Crazy Horse, a Native American war leader from Oglala...

The Crazy Horse Memorial

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Space Needle Observation Tower

The Seattle Space Needle is an observation tower and was built in 1962. It is one of the iconic landmarks located in the city of Seattle, Washington. It was created in honour of the World’s fair 1962. The Space Needle’s top, an aircraft warning beacon, reaches 605 feet and the Observation...

Space Needle Observation Tower

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