Where Is The Golden Horn, Caracas, Winter Palace

The historic Winter Palace, completed in 1762 and is now part of the State Hermitage Museum, stands in the middle of the city of St Petersburg in Russia. The palace was the winter home of the Russian rulers, the Tsars. St Petersburg, formerly Leningrad, is Russia’s second largest city. Only Moscow, the capital, has a […]

What Are The Areas And Functions Of The Brain

The brain is the body’s control center. It keeps the body working smoothly and it looks after thoughts, feelings and memory. Different parts of the brain have different functions to perform. The largest part is called the cerebrum, or forebrain. It looks like a huge half-walnut. The cerebrum’s main job is to sort out and […]

Notable Memorials and Monuments in USA

In the 19th century, botanists named two newly discovered palm trees after George Washington: the Washington filifera (California fan palm) and the Washington robusta(Mexican fan palm). Both belong to the botanical family Washington arecaceae. Botanists also named two species of plants after Thomas Jefferson: the Jeffersonia diphylla (twin leaf) and Jefferson dubia (white petal) Click […]

Entrepreneurial Principles from Nigeria’s Top C.E.Os

Follow your passion. You should not just venture into things anyhow; it has to be something you are good at. Each of us has talents. When you lack passion for a thing, your effort will be wasted eventually. Learn and grow. Give yourself time to learn the important aspects of your trade before you set […]

WHAT WERE THESE RULES: HOME AND MEIJI RULE?

Under the emperor’s authority, Japan embarked on a program of modernization. In 1872, a group of Japanese politicians went on a tour of Europe and North America to learn more about industry, education and ways of life in the West. As a result, factories were built in Japan and the country started to change from […]

Love Lies

Sorry if it’s hard to catch my vibe, mmm I need a lover to trust, tell me you’re on my side Are you down for the ride? It’s not easy for someone to catch my eye But I’ve been waitin’ for you for my whole damn life For my whole lifetime. Click to complete reading

WHAT WAS EARLY MONASTIC LIFE LIKE?

In the AD 500s, an Italian named Benedict of Nursia drew up a set of rules for monks (or people in monasteries). All monks must be poor, unmarried and obedient. Monks wore simple robes, shaved their heads, and shard all their daily tasks. Click to complete reading

Tip On How To Keep Sugar Level Low

According to dietician Juliette Kellow, it is possible to delay and even stop the development of type 2 diabetes. The key is making some changes to your lifestyle. Primary among these changes is realizing and keeping a healthy weight. Whatever age bracket you are in now, it is time to realize this goal. You can […]

How To Keep Your Kids Save During Cold Weather

It’s here again – that time of year when everyone seems to unwittingly pass colds and other illnesses around. As every parent knows, kids can bring germs home from school and share them with the entire family, spreading illness at warp speed. In fact, 60 million school days are missed every year by children nationwide […]

I’ll Be Your Mirror

I’ll be your mirror Reflect what you are, in case you don’t know I’ll be the wind, the rain and the sunset The light on your door to show that you’re home When you think the night has seen your mind That inside you’re twisted and unkind Let me stand to show that you are […]

HOW DO AIRPLANES FLY?

As an airplane moves through the air, the air passes over the surface of its wings. These wings are shaped with a curved top surface and a flatter lower surface, which means that air passing over the top of the wing has to travel a little faster than that below the wing. This causes the […]

Who Is Victor Oladipo ‘The Masked Singer?’

For weeks now, fans have wondered if Pacers star Victor Oladipo is really a contestant on the masked singer. The latest episode of the show only seemed to fuel speculation. But if Oladipo is in fact on the show, he doesn’t appear to be letting the secret slip anytime soon. Which begs the question: with […]

HOW DANGEROUS ARE WHIRLPOOLS?

Whirlpools occur when two opposing currents meet. They cause the water to spin round very rapidly. Huge whirlpools at sea are normally caused by powerful tides. The most famous whirlpool in the Maelstrom, which appears between two islands off the coast of Norway. Sometimes this whirlpool is even strong enough small ships. Click to complete […]

HOW FAST DOES THE EARTH MOVE?

The earth has two motions – it spins on its own axis and it orbits around the Sun. Its rotation about an axis causes the rising and setting of the sun, moon, and stars and the changes from day to night. One complete turn of the earth actually takes 23 hours, 56 minutes, and 4.091 […]

HOW DID THE NORMANS CHANGE BRITAIN?

The Normans introduced the feudal system to England. According to this system, the king owned all the land and others could hold land in exchange for providing services to the king. William the Conqueror appointed barons who were provided with estates taken from the original English earls. In return, the barons paid him taxes and […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

So really I’d better scurry (beautiful please don’t hurry) But maybe just a half a drink more (put some records on while I pour) The neighbors might think (baby, it’s bad out there) Say what’s in this drink? (no cabs to be had out there) I wish I knew how (your eyes are like starlight […]

HOW DOES AN EARTHQUAKE, TORNADO BEGIN?

A tornado is formed when huge masses of clouds moving in different directions meet. The air starts to spin in a spiral and a funnel of twisting air reaching out towards the ground. The low pressure inside the funnel sucks up the soil, dust and anything else it touches. Tornados are violent destructive whirlwind whose […]

HOW WAS ROME FOUNDED?

According to the legend, Rome was founded in 753BC by twin brothers called Romulus and Remus. The babies were raised by a she-wolf, having been abandoned by their uncle on the banks of the River Tiber. They were eventually rescued by a shepherd. Click to complete reading

WHERE DID ICE CREAM ORIGINATE?

The origination of ice cream can be traced back to Rome in the 4th century BCE. The Roman emperor Nero ordered ice to be brought from the mountains and combined with fruit toppings. In the 13th century, Marco Polo learned the Chinese method of creating ice and milk concoctions and brought it back to Europe. […]

DO CRICKETS SING?

Crickets produce sound by rubbing their two front wings together. They hear sound with organs in their front legs. Their songs help male and female crickets find each other. Male tree crickets sing in chorus. Their song is a high-pitched treet-treet-treet. Click to complete reading

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 […]