Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Times Square

Times Square is a major commercial intersection and also one of the world’s busiest pedestrians intersection located in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. Approximately 335,000 pass through this every day. It is formed by intersection of 7th Avenue, 42nd Street and...

Times Square

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Passover

Passover is the most widely celebrated Jewish holiday. It is the first holiday given to the Jewish people by G‑d that speaks deeply to the Jewish soul. It is also sometimes known as the Festival of Unleavened Bread because during this festival only unleavened bread called matzo or matzah may...

Passover

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Great Belt Bridge

The Great Belt Bridge is an important traffic connection between Danish islands Zealand and Funen. It is also known as the Great Belt Fixed Link. It is made of a suspension bridge, railroad tunnel and a box girder bridge. The waters between the Danish islands are known as the Great Belt. The...

Great Belt Bridge

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Mount Eden Crater

Mount Eden Crater is one of the most prominent volcanic cones remaining in the Auckland region. It is also known as Maungawhau. The term ‘Maungawhau’ has been derived from the native Maori language that means ‘mountain or hill of the whau tree’. It is the highest natural point in the...

Mount Eden Crater

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Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur

Petronas Twin Towers are twin buildings situated in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, that sport a unique architecture. It is one of the most admirable buildings in the world. These towers are the tallest twin buildings in the world with a...

Petronas Twin Towers – Kuala Lumpur

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Acropolis of Athens

The flagship building of the Acropolis of Athens served as a temple to Athena. It is also one of several buildings built in the ancient world's equivalent to a metropolitan building boom. It is located at the top of a hill overlooking the city of Athens, Greece. This fascinating piece of...

Acropolis of Athens

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Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall was a wall separating East Berlin from West Berlin. It was constructed as a way of preventing East Germans from entering the Western side. This 27 mile barrier consisted of two concrete walls. Between these two walls there was a ‘death strip’ approximately 160 yards wide....

Berlin Wall

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London Eye

The London Eye is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel with a height of 443 feet tall. It has 32 capsules that represent 32 London boroughs. It can carry 800 people in one single rotation. From there you can see up to 40 kilometers in all directions. This wheel travels at a speed...

London Eye

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The Shard

The Shard is the tallest building in the United Kingdom and in Western Europe with a height of 306 meters. It dominates London’s skyline. This 95-storey skyscraper is located in Southwark, London. It has a total of...

The Shard

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All about Castles

Castles can be defined as large, strong buildings that where built in the past by a ruler or some other important person to save people from attacks and also to display the wealth and rank of the owner. The biggest castle in the world is Prague Castle, the castle in Prague measures about 570...

All about Castles

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Calendars

A calendar serves many purposes. People would not forget birthdays, anniversaries, miss appointments and never know what day it is. The oldest calendar may be 30,000 years old. In present time, most of the countries in the world are using the Gregorian calendar. The Gregorian calendar differs...

Calendars

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Ballet Dancing

Ballet Dancing is a long-standing form of classical arts with a rich history. It began in the early 1500’s in Italy as an entertainment of the noble courts and quickly became popular as an elegant dance ranging form France and the...

Ballet Dancing

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Casa Mila

The Casa Mila is located in Barcelona, Spain. It is also known as La Pedrera or The Quarry. This building was constructed between 1906 and 1912 by Antoni Gaudi. It is the last building from the ingenious architect. Today, the building...

Casa Mila

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Millau Viaduct

Millau Viaduct is the tallest bridge in the world with a structural height of 343 meters. This bridge was opened on December 14, 2004. It is made up of several small spans to cross a valley, while prevalent in rail networks, where a flat transition across a gorge is crucial. This cable stayed...

Millau Viaduct

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Walt Disney Concert Hall

Walt Disney Concert Hall is located at 111 South Grand Avenue in Downtown of Los Angeles, California. It is the fourth hall of the Los Angeles Music Center which is one of the largest performing arts centers in the

Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Cabrillo National Monument

Cabrillo National Monument is located at the Southern tip of the Point Loma Peninsula in San Diego, California. It offers an amazing view of San Diego’s Harbour and skyline. It is a memorial to Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, who in 1542 set out in search of the island of California. He is also...

Cabrillo National Monument

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Mackinac Bridge

The Mackinac Bridge is the fifth longest suspension bridge in the world and the longest in the Western Hemisphere with a total length of 26,372 feet. It is located in the United States of America and connects...

Mackinac Bridge

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Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill is best known for the eponymous domed building symbolizing American democracy. In the early 1790's, the building was known as Jenkins’ Hill. This building is home of the United States Congress. It was built after

Capitol Hill

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Palm Island

Palm Island is the brainchild of Sheik Mohammad Bin Rashid al Maktoum. It represents a group of artificial island that are categorized into three, they are - Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jebel Ali and Palm Deira. They are connected together and made to look like a palm tree. These islands are nestled on...

Palm Island

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Bunker Hill Monument

The Bunker Hill Monument was the first public obelisk in the United States. It was erected in commemoration of the Bunker Hill Battle. The battle was fought on June 17, 1775. It was one of the first major...

Bunker Hill Monument

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Tokyo Bay Aqua Line

The Trans-Tokyo Bay Highway is also known as the Tokyo Bay Aqua Line. It is a 15.1 km long marine crossing connecting Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, to Kisarazu, Chiba Prefecture. It is mainly made up of a bridge-tunnel combination across the Tokyo Bay, forming part of National Route 409. The...

Tokyo Bay Aqua Line

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of the most well-known landmarks of Australia. It is the sixth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world and the tallest steel arch bridge. This bridge measures 134 meters (440...

Sydney Harbour Bridge

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Tutankhamun

Tutankhamun is undoubtedly one of the most famous pharaohs of Egypt. He is most commonly known as King Tut. He was born in 1346 BC in Akhetaten, Egypt. His father was the Pharaoh Akhenaten. Tutankhamun became a Pharaoh at the tender...

Tutankhamun

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Sydney Opera House

Sydney Opera House is Australia’s premier performing arts facility. It is one of the world’s most well-known and instantly recognizable music venues. It is situated on Bennelong Point in Sydney Harbour,...

Sydney Opera House

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Mona Lisa

The Mona Lisa is one of the most famous paintings in the world. It was created by world-famous Italian artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was painted sometime between 1503 and 1519. The subject of this painting is Lisa...

Mona Lisa

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