WHERE WERE THE FIRST CLOWNS SEEN?

Clowns were first seen in the ancient Egyptian courts around the year 2270 BCE. The comic spirit of clowning exists in just about every known culture. It is as old as civilization and makes us laugh, whatever age we are. Click to complete reading

HOW FAST CAN BIRDS FLY?

In general, the heavier the bird is, the faster it needs to fly in order to stay in the air. One expert believes that the fastest recorded flight for a bird was that of a homing pigeon going at 94.2 miles per hour. Here are the estimated speeds that some birds fly at: The peregrine […]

HOW DOES A TELEPHONE WORK?

Telephones transmit speech messages along wires by means of electrical signals. They were invented as long ago as 1876. In the handset of a telephone are a loudspeaker and a very small microphone, which contains granules of carbon. When you talk into the microphone the sound waves of your voice cause a metal diaphragm to […]

HOW LONG CAN A CAMEL GO WITHOUT WATER

The most important part of the camel is its hump. When that hump is empty, it loses its firm shape and flops to one side. The purpose of the hump is to serve as a storage place for food. The camel can also take its own water supply along. The camel has three stomachs. It […]

HOW DO RADIOS WORK?

Radio signals are transmitted using a carrier wave. Radio waves form part of the electromagnetic spectrum. Radio waves with the longest wavelengths are bounced off a layer high up in the Earth’s atmosphere, called the ionosphere. In this way radio messages can be bounced for very long distances. Click to complete reading

DADDY

Daddy You do not do, you do not do Any more, black shoe In which I have lived like a foot For thirty years, poor and white, Barely daring to breathe or Achoo. Daddy, I have had to kill you. You died before I had time— Marble-heavy, a bag full of God, Ghastly statue with […]

Sylvia Plath’s Poems

GOLD MOUTHS CRY Gold mouths cry with the green young certainty of the bronze boy remembering a thousand autumns and how a hundred thousand leaves came sliding down his shoulder blades persuaded by his bronze heroic reason. We ignore the coming doom of gold and we are glad in this bright metal season. Even the […]

Sylvia Plath is been remebered by Google

The Google Doodle’s creator, Sophie Diao, said: “I find her work very empowering, and I really admire how hardworking she was. Writing almost every day, while being a homemaker and mother, and organising her and her husband’s finances, and applying for grants and fellowships… she was clearly a strong-willed enthusiast.” Acclaimed American writer Sylvia Plathwould […]

A broken heart

He broke your heart I nursed your wounds Loving you is of no use After all is said and done You are just a wounded girl And that’s all you can be A girl with a broken heart Every attempt to love again Is like adding salt to ur injury Miracles aren’t happening here All […]

Where was the Silk Road?

The Silk Road was a group of ancient trade routes that connected China and Europe. The Silk Road flourished primarily from 100BCE to AD1500. The route stretched across about 8,050km of mountains and deserts in central Asia and the Middle East between eastern China and the Mediterranean Sea. Click to complete reading

Where did the salt march take place?

In 1930, Gandhi led hundreds of followers on a 386-km march across India to the sea, where they made salt from saltwater. This was a protest against the Salt Acts, which made it a crime to possess salt not bought from the government. Click to complete reading

What Was The Women’s Movement

The women’s movement had its roots in the late 1700s and early 1800s. Changes such as the American and French revolutions promoted ideas of equality and liberty, yet women were not permitted to vote, and most had limited access to education. In 1792, a British writer called Mary Wollstonecraft published A Vindication of the Rights […]

JESUS IS KING – KANYE WEST

Kanye West latest album, Jesus is King is over due for public hearing. The US based music superstar published on his handle that the album Jesus Is King will be out by October 25. According to Kanye, the new music album will contain the following songs: Every Hour Follow God Closed On Sunday On God […]

Lose You To Love Me – Selena Gomez

You promised the world and I fell for it I put you first and you adored it Set fires to my forest And you let it burn Sang off-key in my chorus ‘Cause it wasn’t yours I saw the signs and I ignored it Rose-colored glasses all distorted Set fire to my purpose And I let it burn You […]

ABC’s Of Him

Actually I’m thinking of him! But he hates me. Crazy ’bout him. Don’t tell my secret! Eventually this phase should pass. For now though he’s stuck in my mind. Got to try to stop thinking. He wouldn’t be right for me. I like him A LOT! Just want him to leave my head. Kind and […]

Get Lost In The Music

Music is part of my everyday life. It’s the one thing that makes me feel alive. No matter what it could be, all music influences me. Music teaches me everything I do. After hearing the words, you know it suits you. Without music, I don’t know what I would do. When I’m feeling bad, it’s […]

Music Is Everything

Music can make me forget all of my pain. It brings out the sun when I can only see the rain. I put on my headphones and play all of my songs. I could listen to it all day long. Click to complete reading

Heartbroken

Sadly, it was you, the girl I trusted the most, Who left me feeling empty, just like a ghost. Today, the little hope I had inside, you killed. I don’t know why you destroyed something you helped build. I must have been crazy to even try, Because all it did was crush me inside and […]

The Sad Truth

Her eyes sparkle like the stars above. That look she gives me that I really love. Her smile takes my breath away. I know that I won’t let her slip away. I want to tell her what I really feel, Wanting to tell her that this is real. Oh, this feeling that I hate, A […]

I don’t sleep because of you

Have you ever been in a situation where you just can’t close your eyes for a second. Not because you are in love and can’t keep your eyes off the one you love. But because, your heart is broken and the one you thought loved you always hunt you in your dreams. This often happens […]

These tears can heal

Momma said our lives are in God’s hands. So he sees all things. But sometimes I feel lost in the entire universe. Will God ever find me in the lurch? You know they also say, we have every reason to be happy. All I have ever searched for was one reason, but it seems there […]

The Secrets Of A Good Marriage

Growing up I’ve learnt about love, I’ve been surrounded by it everyday. I’m so glad you’ve both found it, And it’s why we’re here today. They say there’s secrets to a good marriage, That there are rules to obey, But the most important rules of love, Are what you two do everyday. Click to complete […]

A short romantic poem

Naked I saw thee, O beauty of beauty! And I blinded my eyes For fear I should flinch I heard thy music, O sweetness of sweetness! And I hardened my heart For fear of my ruin. I blinded my eyes And my ears I shut, I hardened my heart, And my love I quenched. CLICK […]

A bed time story

The mountain and the squirrel Had a quarrel, And the former called the latter “Little prig.” Bun replied, “You are doubtless very big; But all sorts of things and weather Must be taken in together To make up a year And a sphere. And I think it no disgrace To occupy my place. Click to […]

What should I do after I have failed?

What should I do after I have failed? This is hard! I mean it is emotionally and societally hard to live again after failing. Sometimes, we get this feeling of something hanging right there in the throat, choking and squeezing the breath out of us. Our society hates failure and so there is no room […]

Why are some people left-handed?

In the course of history many of the greatest geniuses have also been left-handed. Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, the greatest sculptors of all times, were both left-handed. The brain has a right half and a left and these two do not function in the same way. It is believed that the left half of […]

Sad Girl [The Girl You Ruined]

The Girl You Ruined You made me feel like I was flying, Like no matter who said what you would be there to pull me back into the clouds, Like I was something special, You were the first person to ever make me feel this way, Then when I realized it was all just an […]

The Girl In The Corner

There is a girl who sits in the corner. Her heart is crying out. There are people all around her, But no one seems to hear her shout. Her life was once happy, Full of love and care. She was always laughing. There was always someone there, But now her life seems empty. Click to […]

Why do we stop growing?

In the body there is a system of glands called the endocrine glands which control our growth. The endocrine glands are: the thyroid in the neck, the pituitary attached to the brain, the thymus which is in the chest and the sex glands. The pituitary gland is the one that stimulates our bones to grow, […]

Why don’t women have beards?

The development of this adult hair is regulated by the sex glands. The male sex hormone works in such a way that the beard and body hair are developed, while the growth of the hair on the head is inhibited, or slowed down in development. The action of the female sex hormone is exactly the […]

Love in my head

If this is love, I would love to be in all ur pages, I will cut my sleeves so I can find ur bliss. Am ready to go beyond the drills and pills to find you, You are the first And the last I want to spend my life with. Click to complete reading

Picture of a girl

Painting is for pictures too hard to understand so let me paint you a picture of a girl who has a little too much to understand.. her heart was a two ton brick in her fist that kept her pinned to the exact spot on the ground he wanted her to be in when she’s […]

Cold Dark Corner

There’s a cold dark corner in the back of my room, it speaks to me and says I’m coming for you. As I lie on my bed in the fetal position, my eyes are closed hoping and wishing. Maybe that one day my dreams will come true, that I don’t have to be here so […]

POEM: My Father Is My Enemy

If this is who you really are, then I want you far… If this is what a father is, then I never want one… You abandon me in my time of need, Left me with nothing to eat… I had to survive on my own two feet… All the money you had, and still you […]

What Drives You!

What drives you? What motivates you? What’s the reason for your living? What purpose is existing in you? What’s the passion flaming in your nerves? What’s the thing that refreshes your enthusiasm when you hears about it? What is the thing you think you can do for yourself in life? What is the thing that […]

Be Driven Beyond Your Beginning.

We have heard several stories of people, who started from grass to grace; and the reason for listening to or reading about such stories is because of the pathetic beginnings of those featuring in the stories – how they struggled to fend off setbacks and obstacles to launch themselves on the success ladder. These people, […]

What makes stars twinkle or shoot?

Shooting stars, or meteors, are streaks of light that cross the night sky, although they can only be seen for one or two seconds. They are caused when a solid piece of rock called a meteorid plunges through the Earth’s atmosphere, burning up due to air friction. If, as rarely happens, a small fragment reaches […]

POEM: No Way Out From Sexual Abuse

This poem was written by a 17-year old who have been sexually abused for 8 years. With this poem, she hope that for every abused child out there everything will be okay. Just don’t ever give up the fight because you’ve done nothing wrong. So she wrote this poem to express how She feel. I […]

How To Instill Healthy Lifestyle On Your Kids

Everyone makes mistakes, especially kids. As any parent will tell you, this can be frustrating after a long day at work—coming home to drawings on the wall or paint on the couch would shorten anyone’s fuse. But when that angry temptation to shout appears, it’s important not to give in. Not only can yelling cause […]

Poems about Nigeria By Vinx

“Everyday a strong Nigerian child is born Into unfriendly weather, created by those before fittest survivals, they all come out blocking wombs. The smarter the baby, greater damage he creates.” Click to complete reading

Crimson Blood And Poison Tears

“Because of you, the pain will stay” is story told by Jessica in her poem ‘Crimson Blood And Poison Tears’. She said, “I wrote this poem because I feel like no one knows my pain. I write poetry to get away from my life in general and to express emotions to myself.. cause I can’t […]

What was the first musical instrument?

According to a Greek myth, Pan invented the first musical instrument – the shepherd’s pipe. One day he sighed through the reeds on a river bank and heard his breath produce a mournful wail as it passed through them. He broke the the reeds off in unequal lengths, bound them together, and had the first […]

What makes people dream?

Dreams occur when the person is so relaxed that they pay no attention to what goes on around them. In our dreams we can find ourselves doing some pleasant thing, or enjoying a great triumph, or accomplishing something that we want very much. Click to complete reading

If Only She Knew

She has her own special way Of turning around my terrible day. She makes all the bad things go away The second that she says hey. And when I look into her eyes, I see pure beauty with no disguise. Just a glance at her makes my heartbeat rise. I know for a fact that […]