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History of the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower isn’t just a beautiful backdrop for romantic photos and second honeymoons. It has certainly become that over the years, but it started out as the entrance to the World’s Fair in 1889 and was supposed to be torn down …

Facts About the London Eye

It is quite rare for a modern structure to quickly assert itself as one of the most prominent landmarks of a country – but that’s just what the London Eye has done. Considering it was constructed less than 20 years ago for …

History of Route 66

Route 66, also known as Mother Road or the Main Street of America is a road stretching from Chicago, Illinois to Santa Monica, California. Established in November 1926, Route 66 was one of the main routes to take while travelling from the …

Facts About Argentina

There all sorts of facts you can learn about Argentina, and all of them should be remembered in order to better appreciate everything that this large country can offer us. There are all sorts of genres to learn about, from history to …

Facts About Big Ben

Upon seeing the iconic image of Big Ben, it’s hard not to think of all things British. It’s understandable, as any film or TV series that is set in London will generally feature a shot of the clock tower. It’s been voted …

Interesting Facts about Brazil

In the last ten or fifteen years or so, Brazil has been making its mark on the world economy, mostly as a result of its growing economic strength and leadership in the southern hemisphere. This fifth biggest country has become a vital …

6 Interesting Facts About Cuba

For many years, the nation of Cuba has caught the attention of the political background and volatile nature of the country. The nation itself carries a huge history and a long list of incidents that have occurred throughout the history of the …

Facts about North America

A lucky explorer would not have imagined that he would give his name to 2 major continents around the world. Yes, an interesting fact is that North America got its name from Amerigo, the great Italian Explorer who discovered this massive continent …

Interesting Facts About New York

New York is a large city with many things to see and do and also has a rich history. Before New York was a colony the area was in fact inhabited by two native cultures – the Iroquoian and the Algonquian people. …

Interesting Facts About Florida

Florida is known for its beaches, its clear blue waters, and how it attracts thousands of tourists each year, but did you know these interesting Florida facts? 1. Disney World is technically a city in its own right. The park was built …

The Biggest Spiders in the World

A lot of times, it seems that we underestimate some species that exist on Earth quite a bit. Spiders, for one, are something that most of us think as a small, tiny creature, nowhere near to being harmful or scary. However, like …

Facts About the Grand Canyon

As time progresses many questions about the Earth and the environment around us are answered using science. However, many events such as evolution and the Big Bang theory are scientifically possible, yet cannot be proven to have actually occurred. The creation of …
Mount Elbrus

Highest Mountain in Europe

The Europeans know the mountain as Mount Elbrus, while the Karachays know it is the Mingi Taw, which basically means Thousand Mountain. Elbrus is situated in the Russian Republic. The mountain’s twin cones reach as high as 18,510 and 18,356 feet, making …
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