Category: General Knowledge

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Paris Louvre Museum

The Paris Louvre museum held on to its title as the world’s most popular museum in 2017, welcoming a record 8.1 million people. Overview The Louvre Museum in Paris , France , is the...

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Qinghai Tibet Railway | World’s Highest

The Qinghai-Tibet railway is the world’s highest railway. The line boasts high-tech engineering to stabilise tracks over permafrost and oxygen pumped into cabins to help passengers cope with the high altitude. China says the...

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Greenpeace

Greenpeace is a non-profit organisation, with a presence in 40 countries across Europe, the Americas , Asia and the Pacific. To maintain its independence, Greenpeace does not accept donations from governments or corporations but...

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Super Bowl Championships

The Super Bowl is the championship game of the National Football League (NFL) in the United States. The game and its festivities constitute Super Bowl Sunday which over the years has become a de...

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Everything You Need To Know About Bats

Bats may be the most misunderstood animals on earth. Almost 70 percent of the bat species worldwide, feed almost exclusively on insects and are thus extremely beneficial. One bat can eat between 600 and...

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Modern Olympics Symbols And Traditions

Olympics Motto The Olympic motto is Citius—Altius—Fortius, which is Latin for “faster, higher, stronger.” The intended meaning is that one’s focus should be on bettering one’s achievements, rather than on coming in first. The...

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Encyclopedia of Life

So far, scientists have named about 1.9 million living species, and that’s just a fraction of what probably exists on Earth. Now, an international team of researchers has a Web-based Encyclopedia of Life (EoL)....

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Copa America

The Copa America (Spanish for ‘America Cup’) is the main national football competition in America. It is run by CONMEBOL, the South American football confederation. Overview The participating nations are Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile,...

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Golden Gate Bridge | Major Landmarks

One of the most enduring landmarks of San Francisco, the Golden Gate Bridge first opened to vehicle traffic on May 27, 1937 providing a major artery between Marin County and San Francisco. Now pictures...