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SUEZ CANAL: The Project That Intrigued Pharaohs, Kings, Generals, and Even Caused Several Wars

The Suez Canal is a 163 km long artificial waterway that connects the Mediterranean Sea with the Red Sea, and also separates the African continent from Asia. It provides the shortest sea route between Europe and countries of South East Asia, cutting travel time by more than 7,000 km! Before the construction of this canal, [...]

“You Are Never Too Young To Start” Two Teen Entrepreneurs Speak From Experience

In the third and final of our series on entrepreneurship, we will consider two teens - one who invented the sport equipment she needed but couldn't find, and the other who designed an anti-bullying app for victims of bullying. Hope you enjoy! Rachel Zietz, 15, Founder, Gladiator Lacrosse She couldn't find a certain equipment she needed [...]

3 Important Life Lessons You Can Learn From the Story Of a World Famous Chocolate Spread

Have you ever used Nutella spread for your bread, toast, or if you are like me - just eaten it right out of the jar!? Of course, it's heavenly in a yummy, my-taste-buds-are-doing-somersaults kind of way, but I bet you didn't know the hurdles and adversities that manufacturers of this feel-good product had to overcome [...]

JULY, the Month That Was Named In Honour of a Roman General

In keeping with our tradition of finding out how months got their names, we will be taking a look at the month of July on this seventh day of this seventh month. The Seventh Month  July is the seventh month of the year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars, and one of seven months with a [...]

See How the Height of Buildings Have Changed in Over 4,000 Years of Human History (PHOTOS)

Buildings were not always as tall as we have them today. Improved scientific methods and better innovations in building technology have made it possible for building to go high, and up above the world. Take a look at the progression in the height of buildings from more than four thousand years ago in ancient Egypt [...]

Interesting Country Facts (France)

France is the largest nation in Western Europe, with countries like Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Andorra and Monaco sharing its boundary. Paris, its capital, is known worldwide for its couture fashion houses, classical art museums including the Louvre and monuments like the Eiffel Tower. Fast Facts about France 1. France’s official name is the French [...]

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