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Burj Khalifa Facts

Towering Burj Khalifa Facts for Travel Lovers

March 30, 2019

Inaugurated on January 4, 2010, Burj Khalifa Dubai, the tallest building in the world measures 828 meters. It can be seen from 100 kilometers away if it’s a clear day. Read on for awesome Burj Khalifa facts. 1. Before its inauguration its name was supposed to be Burj Dubai (the tower of Dubai) but it […]

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Eyjafjallajökull Facts

Eyjafjallajökull Facts – Iceland’s Most Famous Volcano

March 14, 2019

Weird sounding volcano, Eyjafjallajökull is one of the most famous places in Iceland. Its latest 2010 eruption paralysed the air traffic and, caused a lot of commotion for days. Here, you can read more Eyjafjallajökull facts. It is one of the oldest stratovolcanoes Eyjafjallajökull is a stratovolcano. It most recently erupted in 2010. Its intense […]

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Interesting John Cabot Facts and Discoveries

March 13, 2019

John Cabot (Giovanni Caboto) was European explorer and among the rare early Europeans who ventured to explore North America. It is uncertain where he was born, but the mostly believed origin is Italy. Known for his three voyages, It is believed that John Cabot might have died on his last voyage. Read on for more […]

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Facts About Sahara Desert

Interesting Facts About Sahara Desert

February 28, 2019

The Sahara has an area of 9,065,253 square kilometers, that makes it very close to the size of China. Read on for super interesting facts about the Sahara Desert. Countries with Sahara Desert 1. The Sahara covers 11 countries – Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Niger, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Mauritania, Chad, Mali, and Sudan. 2. The […]

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Facts About Mount Kosciuszko – Australia’s Tallest

February 26, 2019

There’s much to explore about the highest mountain of Australian continent, Kosciuszko. Dig it all out with these wow facts about Mount Kosciuszko. Height: 2,228 m (7,310 ft) Location: Kosciuszko National Park, Great Dividing Range, New South Wales, Australia Not the heighest peak of Austrlian territory Though the mountain is the highest peak in continental […]

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Polar Vortex Facts - Everything You Need to Know

Polar Vortex Facts – Everything You Need to Know

February 10, 2019

Polar vortex is nothing new. It has recently become popular due to its contribution in USA’s recent extreme cold temperatures in January 2019. Polar vortex can be defined as a large area of low pressure cold air on the poles of the earth. It weakens during the summer and becomes stronger in winters, but has […]

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Facts About Georges Seurat

Facts About Georges Seurat

January 30, 2019

Geoges Seurat (1859 – 1891) was a French painter known for inventing painting techniques known as chromoluminarism and pointillism. His work was not just artistically intriguing but also appealed mathematical and scientific minds. He was a key influencer of the 19th century paintings and also initiated Neo-impressionism. Read on for interesting facts on Georges Seurat. […]

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Facts About Thomas Clarkson

Facts About Thomas Clarkson

January 28, 2019

Thomas Clarkson (1760 – 1846) was the first ambassador and promoter of the first anti-trafficking campaign that lasted from 1787 to 1807. After helping eliminate slavery from the British Empire, Thomas Clarkson also took the initiative to eliminate slavery from the rest of the world. Committee for the Abolition of the African Slave Trade In […]

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Facts about Mount Merapi

Facts About Mount Merapi

January 22, 2019

Mount Merapi is an active volcano located in the province of Central Java, Indonesia, about 30 kilometers north of Yogyakarta city. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the world and also among the most widely studied volcanoes. Read on for more interesting facts about Mount Merapi. A stratovolcano Known as gunung merapi […]

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Facts About Lake Okeechobee

Facts About Lake Okeechobee

January 15, 2019

Lake Okeechobee or the Lake O is the largest freshwater lake in the state of Florida. Lake Okeechobee has been suffering from increasing pollution and other problems like algal blooms and high amount of Phosphorus. Read on for more facts on Lake Okeechobee. Okeechobee means “Big Water”. The name, Okeechobee is a seminole Indian name, […]

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chocolate facts for chocolate lovers

Interesting Chocolate Facts for Chocolate Lovers

January 13, 2019

For the lovers of chocolate, here chocolate facts you shouldn’t miss out on- 1. The smell of chocolate increases theta brain waves. These waves are responsible for inducing relaxation. Chocolate consumption also stimulates Endorphins, hormones that generate a sense of pleasure. 2. Chocolate helps in formation of “good bacteria” in body. 3. Due to high […]

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Facts About Mount Aconcagua

Facts About Mount Aconcagua

January 10, 2019

Mount Aconcagua is the highest mountain outside Asia. It stands 6,961 meters tall and is one of the peaks of the “seven summits”. It is the highest peak in both the Western and the Southern hemispheres. It is located in the Andes Mountain range of South America in Mendoza province of Argentina. Read on for […]

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