Smile Africa, you’re not as dark and evil as they say

When Europeans arrived in Africa they found it upon themselves to bring us commerce and civilization. However, Africa had its own forms of commerce, science, art and other measures of civilization long before the arrival of the colonizers. When Europeans arrived in Africa, like everyone who comes from elsewhere into new terrain they had something … Continue reading Smile Africa, you’re not as dark and evil as they say

Amazing history facts they don’t teach at school

The history facts they teach you in school are interesting, sure, but everyone knows that stuff. It’s the facts not many people know that make history truly interesting! For example, did you know that the longest year in history was over 400 days long?! And did you know that Hitler helped design a vehicle that … Continue reading Amazing history facts they don’t teach at school

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25 Important facts you should know

Do you know that the Gorkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal? Here are more interesting facts you know: The largest ocean of the world is the Pacific ocean The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague The world's … Continue reading 25 Important facts you should know

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25 Important facts you should know

Do you know that the Gorkhas are the original inhabitants of Nepal? Here are more interesting facts you know: The largest ocean of the world is the Pacific ocean The largest bell in the world is the Tsar Kolkol at Kremlin, Moscow The biggest stadium in the world is the Strahov Stadium, Prague The world's … Continue reading 25 Important facts you should know

Welcome JUNE, the month of marriage, fertility and childbirth

June ultimately comes from the the Latin Iunius, “of Juno (Iuno),” referring to the Roman goddess. The J sound for the I in Latin’s Iuno emerges in French, and its spelling with the letter J doesn’t settle in English until the late 1600s. The name Iuno itself appears to come from the Latin iuventas, “youth,” which is related to words like juvenile and rejuvenate. In ancient Rome, Iunius was the fourth month of … Continue reading Welcome JUNE, the month of marriage, fertility and childbirth

15 incredible facts you should know

  Do you know that in the weightlessness of space, a frozen pea will explode if it comes in contact with Pepsi? The increased electricity used by modern appliance parts is causing a shift in the Earth's magnetic field. By the year 2327, the North Pole will be located in mid-Kansas, while the South Pole … Continue reading 15 incredible facts you should know

20 amazing facts you should know

70% of the human brain is water, and over 80% of all illness in the developing world is water related. Up to 50% of water is lost through leaks in cities in the developing world. 40 billion hours are spent collecting water in Africa alone. The longest river in Russia and Europe is Volga River. … Continue reading 20 amazing facts you should know

Amazing facts you should know

21. The world's loneliest island is the Tristan da cunha. 22. The word 'Quiz' was coined by Jim Daly Irishman. 23. The original meaning of 'Quiz' was Trick. 24. The busiest shopping centre of London is Oxford Street. 25. The residence of the Queen in London is Buckingham Palace. 26. Adolf Hitler was born in … Continue reading Amazing facts you should know

Important facts you should know

1. The largest museum in the world is the American Museum of Natural History. 2. The lowest mountain range in the world is the Buena Bhaile. 3. The country known as the Land of Cakes is Scotland. 4. The place known as the Garden of England is Kent. 5. The tallest tower in the world … Continue reading Important facts you should know

Amazing Pictures from Washington, USA (17 – 24 July, 2017)

John Trumbull's "Declaration of Independence" painting in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda (BILL CLARK/CQ ROLL CALL/GETTY IMAGES) The Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall (JONATHAN NEWTON/THE WASHINGTON POST/GETTY IMAGES) The National Mall (LYDIA CHEBBINE FOR USN&WR) Draining the reflecting pool at the Lower Senate Park (MARK WILSON/GETTY IMAGES) The World War II Memorial (GEORGE ROSE/GETTY IMAGES) The National Museum of … Continue reading Amazing Pictures from Washington, USA (17 – 24 July, 2017)