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.
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.
Cultural diversity within the Amazon is extremely high. Hundreds of indigenous tribes live there, having unique languages and customs. Some of them don’t even have any contact with the outside world.
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.
What is the Mason-Dixon Line? Why was it drawn? Find the answers 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.
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.
Discover how a women living in ancient Greece or Sparta lived. Women had crucial roles in society, though they were not allowed the same privileges as men.
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.