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4 things you probably didn’t know about Egypt

Emily Alex

When you think of Egypt, images of pyramids, mummies, heaps of gold and pharaohs comes to mind. ...

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10 not-so-small facts about the Volkswagen Beetle

Lali Odena

Cars go in and out of fashion every single year, but there is one German beauty that just doesn’t ...

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The life of Elvis Presley

Rachel Monday

Elvis Aaron Presley. Perhaps one of the most recognizable names in the world. It’s arguable whether ...

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Why do radio stations begin with ‘K’ or ‘W’?

Lea Creswell

Before there were TVs and streaming platforms, there was radio. It might not be the popular media ...

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The renaissance’s greatest artists

Benton Sam

The Renaissance was a hugely important cultural movement in Italy, responsible for bridging the gap ...

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Everything you wanted to know about Leif Erikson

Rebbekah Wiltons

Let’s be honest; we’ve always been obsessed with explorers. As kids, we would always pretend to ...

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How does a compass work

Moran Sapir

We’re always told, if you’re lost in the woods or the wilderness, a compass is the best way of ...

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everything you wanted to know about Egypt

Moran Sapir

If you’ve ever been to Egypt, you’ll know that it’s a flowing metropolis of the old and the new - ...

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How to learn a new language as an adult

Jaime Levis

We would all love to be able to learn a new language and expand our linguistic skills. It’s ...

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The legend of Arthur and the knights of the round table

Rachel Monday

The legend of King Arthur is one that the history books know well, and there have been countless ...

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Things you didn’t know about the Celts

Jaime Levis

The Celts must rank as one of the most influential and important groups throughout history. As the ...

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5 traits all emotionally intelligent leaders share

Lea Creswell

The best leaders in business are those who lead by example, and those who inspire and motivate. You ...

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Inventions that have changed the world

Rachel Monday

There are so many great inventions throughout human history that have made an impact on all of us. ...

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Things you didn’t know about Galileo

Rebbekah Wiltons

Galileo Galilei, best known by his first name, is one of the most prominent figures in the fields ...

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Things you didn’t know about the Arc De Triomphe

Eric Reefe

Paris has so many amazing things to absorb and experience. Not only is it the city of love, but it ...

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4 great facts about Agatha Christie

Roy Kaddosh

Agatha Christie is one of the most seminal writers in the history of literature and is actually ...

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How did Santa Claus become popular in American culture?

Jaime Levis

Santa Claus is a figure that today has become synonymous with Christmas, especially in American ...

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Everything you wanted to know about Buzz Aldrin

Benton Sam

Some people watch history happen; others make it happen. Buzz Aldrin firmly falls into the latter ...

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The origins of Halloween

Roy Kaddosh

Halloween is the holiday that rolls around once a year, but have you ever wondered where the day ...

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Interesting things you didn’t know about the Roman Empire

Assaf Biton

When it comes to important rulers in history, there are a few that stand out above the rest. The ...

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The world’s greatest empires

Lali Odena

There have been a load of incredible empires throughout history. Many of them invaded and ...

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Why is June such a popular month for weddings?

Moran Sapir

As summer is around the corner, you may have plenty of wedding parties coming up. The sun is out, ...

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What do cooking, jewelry and boats have in common?

Lea Creswell

The invention of the wheel is often considered to be the greatest invention of all time. Many ...

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Why do drawn hearts look nothing like real hearts

John Preston

Let’s face it; we’ve all drawn about 238845 hearts on our notebooks before. Whether they professed ...

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Why do we eat turkey on Thanksgiving

Moran Sapir

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest holidays of the year. Many of us heard the stories of how the ...

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Things you probably didn’t know about the Marine Corps

John Preston

They stand on a wall, and they say “Not on my watch.” The Marine Corps are the often overlooked ...

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Everything you wanted to know about St. Patrick’s day

Lali Odena

When you think of Ireland, you probably think of Guinness, the color green, rainbows, the Shamrock, ...

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The invention of zero

Eric Reefe

We use numbers in our lives more than we ever consciously think. Our phones, laptops, and watches ...

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Everything you wanted to know about Blackbeard

John Preston

Ahoy me hearties! Here be a tale of the most notorious plunderer the seven seas did ever see! Okay, ...

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The story of John Dowland

Ethan Gorstein

If only we had a penny for every time we’d been asked about John Dowland! The former servant rose ...

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The Bigfoot – truth or myth?

Roy Kaddosh

There are loads of myths and legends out there, some of which have seeped into folklore and urban ...

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Unusual trends that only exist in Europe

Lali Odena

Ah, Europe. The home of beautiful art, high-class fashion, delicious food and some pretty weird ...

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Is Eating Pizza For Breakfast Bad For You?

Lali Odena

We’ve all tucked into a takeaway on a Friday night, and found ourselves with some leftovers. Now, ...

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What do we know about the pangea continent

John Preston

The world was not always as we know it to be. In fact, way back when, the Earth was markedly ...

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The story of Antartica

Lali Odena

Antarctica is one of the seven continents of the Earth, and the only one that is not inhabited by ...

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The myth behind the unicorns

John Preston

These mythical creatures have been in paintings, stories, and legends for as long as most of us can ...

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The origins of Valentine’s day

Rebbekah Wiltons

As we know, Valentine’s Day is the most romantic day of the year. This is the date that all couples ...

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The story of Paul Revere

John Preston

Paul Revere is a name you might recognize, but even if you don't, you'll definitely recognize his ...

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What is a mythology

Rachael Schwartzman

We often hear stories, tales, and half-truths that permeate throughout certain cultures. These are ...

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The story behind the brothers Grimm

Eric Reefe

Grimm is a name as synonymous with fairytales as Jack Bauer is with saving the world. Fairytales ...

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The origins of the Mardi Gras

Eric Reefe

Mardi Gras is a massively popular traditional holiday in the United States and other countries in ...

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The story of Harry Houdini

Lali Odena

Erik Weisz was an Austro-Hungarian magician and performer, best known by his stage name of Harry ...

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The real origin of these food staples

Eric Reefe

Have you ever wondered where our food comes from? There are so many different types of food ...

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Why countries are racing to the moon again

Benton Sam

The Moon landing was one of the most historically significant events in the history of global ...

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Great military commanders from the past

Jaime Levis

Throughout history, there have been some great military commanders. Men who have waged wars, ...

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Phrases from Shakespeare that we use in real life

Benton Sam

If we asked you to name a famous author, there’s a high chance William Shakespeare will come into ...

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The story of the Hollywood sign

Nicolette Weet

Hollywood is best known as the hub of the Western movie industry, and home of some of the biggest ...

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The history of the 4th of July

Nicolette Weet

Every American knows July the 4th - it’s the most patriotic day in our calendar! The weekend of ...

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Story of the Magna Carta

Lali Odena

The Magna Carta is likely to be something you read about or studied in history, and it is really ...

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The life of Ferdinand Magellan

Jaime Levis

The name Ferdinand Magellan might ring a few bells for you. Even if you don’t know who he is, you ...

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Things you didn’t know about the Vikings

Ethan Gorstein

The Vikings were such fascinating people, and they have shaped so much of our culture, history, and ...

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What you didn’t know about Easter

Ethan Gorstein

Easter is one of the most popular festivals in the Western world and is considered to be a ...

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Debunked myths about ancient Egypt

Nicolette Weet

The Ancient Egyptians were among the most advanced civilizations on the planet. It’s clear that ...

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The secret of Atlantis

Charlie Star

Myths and legends can be found throughout history and culture, but, perhaps none is more famous ...

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