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Chess Facts

Chess is the most famous strategy game with a very long and distinguished history. It originated in India during the Gupta Empire and then was introduced to the West in the 9th century. In Armenian schools chess is one of the...

Chess Facts

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Milan Cathedral

Milan Cathedral is one of the largest cathedrals in the world.  It is the second largest Catholic Church in the world after Saint Peter’s Basilica in Rome. It covers a surface of 109,641 square feet and an entire city block. It has 3,400 statues, 135 gargoyles and 700 figures. The Saint...

Milan Cathedral

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Lake Baikal

Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake in the world on the basis of its volume. It is located in Southern Siberia, exactly between the Buryat Republic on the southeast and Irkutsk Oblast on the northwest. The lake is about 397 miles long and 50 miles wide. It is the deepest lake in the...

Lake Baikal

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Veryovkina Cave

Veryovkina Cave is the deepest cave on the entire planet. It is located approximately 2,212 meters above sea level. This natural wonder is located in the Arabika Massif of the Gagra Range of the Western Caucasus, in the Gagra district, in Abkhazia. The cave was discovered by a group of...

Veryovkina Cave

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Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

Danyang-Kunshan Grand Bridge is the world’s longest bridge with a length of 102.4 miles from Shanghai to Nanjing as part of the Beijing-Shanghai High-Speed Railway. This bridge was originally built to transport trains on one of China's premier high-speed railways over an incredible...

Danyang–Kunshan Grand Bridge

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Alhambra

The Alhambra is located on al-Sabika Hill, on the south-eastern border of the city of Granada, Andalusia, Spain. It was originally constructed as a fortress but converted into a palace. Initial construction took place in AD 889 and...

Alhambra

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Pamukkale

Pamukkale is a natural site in the Denizli Province in South-western Turkey. It is also known as Cleopatra’s pool as the Egyptian Queen is said to have swum here. The word Pamukkale means “cotton castle” in Turkish which gives...

Pamukkale

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Tristan da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha is the world’s most remote community with the nearest neighbor which is Cape Town, South Africa at the distance of 1,509 miles. This group of volcanic islands is situated in the south Atlantic. These...

Tristan da Cunha

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Death Valley

Death Valley is one of the most breathtaking expanses of nature in the United States. It is situated in eastern California. It is also one of the most extreme environments on earth as it is extremely hot, extreme...

Death Valley

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Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is one of the world’s most dangerous volcanoes. It is located in southern Italy, on the Gulf of Naples. It is the only volcano on the...

Mount Vesuvius

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Laerdal Tunnel

Laerdal Tunnel is the world’s longest road tunnel which stretches 24.5 kilometres between Aurland and Laerdal on the new main highway connecting Oslo and Bergen. It is one important part of the extension of a ferry-free, reliable road link between the two largest cities in Norway. This...

Laerdal Tunnel

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Flatiron Building

The Flatiron Building has a distinctive triangular shape. It was built in 1902 and designed by Chicago architect Daniel Burnham. It is one of the most dramatic looking buildings in New York City. This 22 storey steel-framed building measures 307 feet in height. The building was originally...

Flatiron Building

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Kaieteur Falls

Kaieteur Falls is one of the tallest and most powerful waterfalls in the world. It is located in Kaieteur National Park, Guyana. Being in a remote part of the Guyana rainforest, this waterfall is not easily...

Kaieteur Falls

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Congo River

The Congo River is known as the most powerful river in Africa with a length of approximately 2,922 miles. It is the main transportation source in Central Africa. It is the deepest river on the planet with a depth of more than 700...

Congo River

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Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc is the highest mountain in the Alps and in Europe, its summit reaching 15,777 feet. The name has been derived from French and it means ‘White Mountain’. It has got this name due to the fact that the mountain is covered by snowfield and glaciers. This mountain is located between...

Mont Blanc

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Gorongosa National Park

Gorongosa National Park is a 4,000 square kilometer park located in Mozambique in Africa. It is one of the most bio diverse places on earth as it has some of the world’s most dramatic geological features. It is also home to some...

Gorongosa National Park

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Puerto Princesa

The Puerto Princesa Underground River is located within the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park in the Philippines. It is approximately 30 miles north of the city of Puerto Princesa. The underground river is 8.2...

Puerto Princesa

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One World Trade Center

One World Trade Center is the rebuild for the World Trade Center Complex in New York City. It is also known as the "Freedom Tower". It was opened on November 3rd 2014. It was designed by David Childs who was also the consultant architect for the Burj Khalifa and Willis Tower. With a height of...

One World Trade Center

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Mount Lhotse

Mount Lhotse is the fourth highest mountain in the world at an elevation of 27,940 feet. It is located about 3 kilometers south of Mount Everest. The summits of these two mountains are connected by the South Col, a ridge at an...

Mount Lhotse

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Yangtze River

The Yangtze River is the longest in Asia and the third longest in the world with a length of 3,915 miles. It flows from the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in China to the...

Yangtze River

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Four Spheres of Earth

Our planet Earth is a very complex place. Although it looks like one large structure, it is in fact made up of several unique properties, characteristics, and compositions. They all affect the processes of the earth...

Four Spheres of Earth

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Sundial – Ancient Time Keeping

Sundial is an instrument that tells the time like a clock. It has a pole or gnomon in its center and markings that show hours or fraction of hours. It works on the concept of the sun changing its location in the sky throughout the...

Sundial – Ancient Time Keeping

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge located in London, United Kingdom. This bridge crosses the River Thames, close to the tower of London. It is one of the finest and most recognizable bridges in the...

Tower Bridge

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Gotthard Base Tunnel

The Gotthard Base Tunnel is the world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel in the world with a length of 57 kilometers. It is located in Switzerland. There were two sections built inside the tunnel where trains can change to the...

Gotthard Base Tunnel

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Columbia River

Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America with a length of approximately 1,243 miles. It is also the fourth largest river in the United States by volume. It flows from British...

Columbia River

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