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Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egyptian civilization lasted for several thousand years. It spanned from 3,000 B.C. until 30 B.C, when Egypt was annexed, or taken over, by the Roman Empire. Okunma Sayısı : 330

Where Does our Food Come from?

The Innovation Center of U.S. Dairy did an online survey recently. The survey asked the same questions to people all over the country. Their answers may surprise you. About 7 out of 100 American adults have the

How Smart are Honey Bees?

Bees have tiny brains. Still, they are very intelligent. Scientists at Queen Mary University of London did an experiment with bees. It shows that bees can learn something new to gain a reward. Then they can then

Travels of Ibn Battuta

Muslim legal scholar Ibn Battuta recorded an account of his travels during the first half of the fourteenth century. His book of personal accounts reveals the wide scope of the Muslim world at that time. Okunma Sayısı

Can Water Naturally Flow Uphill?

Earth’s gravity is strong, but can water ever naturally go against it and flow uphill? The answer is yes, if the parameters are right. For instance, a wave on a beach can flow uphill, even if it’s

Famine – Dying of Hunger

Famine – Dying of HungerThroughout history, people have suffered devastating periods of hunger, called famines. These are caused by drought, war or bad government decisions. In March, South Sudan was declared the site of the world’s first famine in six years.

Big Holes in Space

Big Holes in SpaceBlack holes are areas where the pull of gravity is so strong that not even light can escape. Usually they happen after very big, supergiant stars explode. The exploded star turns into something called a “supernova.” It

The Link between Coastal Living and Mental Health

For many of us, a relaxing vacation means a trip to the sea. Many people also fantasize about retiring to the coast. There is good reason for that. Being by the water provides a sense of calm and wonder.

Babylon, the Lost City

Of all the world’s lost cities, none can compare with the splendor, age and mystery of Babylon. The city was located in a region bounded by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The area was known first as

Obama Bans New Ocean Oil and Gas Drilling

Obama Bans New Ocean Oil and Gas DrillingObama announced a new ban on offshore oil and gas drilling. It protects waters in the Arctic Ocean owned by the United States. The ban also protects certain areas in the Atlantic Ocean. Under the new protections,