Fun & Easy Science for Kids

Taipei 101

Taipei 101 is a 101-story skyscraper which is located in Taipei’s Xinyi District in Taiwan. Ever since its opening, the skyscraper has served as an icon of Modern Taiwan. With a height of 508 meters, it was the first building on...

Taipei 101

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All about Dettifoss

Dettifoss Waterfall is one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe. It is located in the Jokulsargljufur Canyon which is situated on the Jokulsa a Fjollum river and also the largest in Iceland. It is also the largest

All about Dettifoss

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Matterhorn

The Matterhorn is one of the most recognized peaks that make up the Alps. It straddles two countries, Switzerland and

Matterhorn

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Java Sea

Java Sea is an extensive and shallow sea which lies between the Indonesian Islands of Borneo, Java to south, Sumatra to West and Sulawesi to the east. It is located on the Sunda Shelf which is actually a group of islands. It was formed as the sea level rose at the end of the last

Java Sea

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Wetland Biome

A Wetland Biome can be defined as an area which lies between the wet ecosystem and terrestrial ecosystem. It is damp and here water is always going to be standing still. This biome includes swamp, marshes and bogs and can be made...

Wetland Biome

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Volga River

The Volga River is the longest river in the Europe with a length of 3,692 kilometers and also the largest in terms of discharge and size of watershed. It is located entirely in

Volga River

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Canada Day

Canadian people do not celebrate Independence Day on July 4th with Americans. They celebrate on July 1st and the national holiday is known as Canada Day. In 1867, on the...

Canada Day

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All about Typhoons

A typhoon is a tropical cyclone that generally tracks in a westward or northern direction. Basically it is a hurricane formed in the western North Pacific Ocean. Cyclone,

All about Typhoons

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Seismic Waves

Seismic Waves are created when energy builds up in rocks and causes them to fracture. They are also known as Earthquake waves. There are three different types of seismic waves: - P-waves, S-waves and Surface...

Seismic Waves

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Chichen Itza

Chichen Itza is one of the Seven Wonders of the New World. It was a Mayan city on the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico. The name has been derived from the Mayan language which means ‘at the mouth of the well of the Itza.’...

Chichen Itza

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Cologne Cathedral

Cologne Cathedral is a Roman Catholic cathedral located in Cologne, Germany. With a height of 157.25 meters, it is the second highest cathedral in Germany and the third-highest in the world. It is the seat of the Archbishop of...

Cologne Cathedral

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Eisriesenwelt

The Eisriesenwelt Cave is the world’s largest ice cave with a total length of 42 kilometers. It is a part of Hochkogel Mountain in Werfen, Austria. This cave was...

Eisriesenwelt

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Dead Sea

The Dead Sea is a mysterious looking salt lake which is also known as the Salt Sea. It is one of the most salty lakes with a salt concentration...

Dead Sea

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Ben Nevis

Ben Nevis is the tallest mountain in the British Isles and the highest peak in Scotland with an elevation of 4,409 feet. This large stony plateau occupies...

Ben Nevis

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Gullfoss

Gullfoss is a tiered waterfall located on the Canyon of Hvita River in the southwest corner of Iceland. The total cumulative height of this...

Gullfoss

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Mount Elbrus

Mount Elbrus is an inactive volcano located in the Western Caucasus mountain range. It is the highest mountain in

Mount Elbrus

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Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio Bridge is one of the most famous icons of Florence, Italy. It is a medieval stone closed-spandrel segmental three-arch bridge running across the Arno

Ponte Vecchio

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Exoplanets

Exoplanets are also known as extrasolar planets as these planets exist outside our solar system and orbit some other stars. Special telescopes and...

Exoplanets

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Milky Way

The Milky Way Galaxy is an immense place measuring approximately 120,000 – 180,000 light years in diameter. It is the home galaxy of humanity in the universe. It is a typical barred spiral, not very much different from other galaxies. Our galaxy is estimated to be approximately 13.6 billion...

Milky Way

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Grand Prismatic Spring

The Grand Prismatic Spring is the world’s third largest and United States's largest hot spring measuring 90 meters in width and 50 meters in depth. It expels approximately 560 gallons of water per minute. It...

Grand Prismatic Spring

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Epiphany

Epiphany falls on January 6th every year. This day is celebrated to mark the official end to the festive season for Christians. It is also known as the "Three Kings Day". These celebrations first started in the 4th century. People associated it with the visit of the Magi. The term...

Epiphany

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Chess

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

Chess

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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...

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...

Veryovkina Cave

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