If you are seeking a detailed overview of capitals and key statistics of the Middle East countries, you have just found it. Lists of countries and capitals of the Middle East are provided, in alphabetical order.
Would you like to know how to memorize thousands of Pi number digits? Well, this is not where you will get an answer. Instead, you will find out how to memorize up to 24 Pi digits, which is quite enough to impress your friends or teacher.
Benjamin Franklin was one of the greatest minds of his generation – he was an author, printer, statesman, diplomat…but he is also well known for his inventions. Find out more about his famous inventions (still used today) and his famous kite experiment.
He was a “young man with a dream,” as someone said. The life of Martin Luther King Jr., prominent leader of the African American civil rights movement, was far from ordinary. Find out some lesser known facts about the early life of Martin Luther King Jr.
Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Botticelli, Dürer…what did they have in common? Besides the fact all of them were geniuses, they belonged to a movement known as the Renaissance. Find out more about most significant painters and the artwork belonging to this movement.
A theater with an interesting history and a place where some of the William Shakespeare’s best stage works were produced – naturally, we are referring to the Globe Theater. Find out more about the Globe Theater history.
A common topic these days, mentioned often on a television, radio and the Internet, is what causes a recession. What happens with the economy prior to its “entrance” into something that is called a recession? Find out in this article.
Stalactites & Stalagmites: Which one points up and which one grows down? Even beyond elementary school, students remain unsure about the answer. Find out once and for all in this article–and also, find out how are stalactites and stalagmites are formed.
During the last few centuries, several myths and misconceptions about the Viking culture and history appeared and still exist today. If unsure about some of these myths or if you simply have an interest in Viking culture, check this article to learn some facts on Vikings and how they lived.
Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Lorenzo de’ Medici and Sandro Botticelli all lived during the Renaissance. Several masterpieces (Mona Lisa, Pieta, David) were created during this time period as well. But when did the Renaissance start? Find the answer by reading this article.
Are you interested in the meaning of Kiva, Paho and other? Never heard of the Four Corners religious ceremonies? If you want to gain insight into the ceremonies of the Hopi people, all these terms (and much more) are covered in this article.
Remember the music video for the great hit single “Cherokee,” written by the popular Swedish rock band, Europe? Catchy as the song is, you should know that the video is full of historical inaccuracies. Find out where and how the Cherokee Indians lived.
Who first developed the periodic table of elements? Several scientists contributed, but Dmitri Mendeleev is credited for its invention. He also predicted properties of some chemical elements (gallium, scandium and germanium) which were later proved to be accurate.
When many students think of slaves they often think of slavery in the U.S. prior to the Civil War. However, many ancient countries had slaves. Although mistreatment was always possible some were treated quite well. Learn more about the practice of slavery in Greece.
Learn more about the people involved in the 13th amendment to the constitution. This informative article will give you the background information you need to understand how the amendment banning slavery came to be.
A unique geographical position helped in the emergence of ancient Egypt kingdoms. Due to the bounty yielded by the Nile River, an ancient civilization flourished along its banks. The development of Egyptian culture shows that civilizations can prosper within a hospitable environment.