Category: General Knowledge

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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...

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What Is A Blue Moon?

Although the full moon that occurred in the western hemisphere on Thursday, May 31, 2007, looked like an ordinary full moon, it was actually a bit extraordinary—it was a blue moon. What is a...

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IUCN | International Organizations

IUCN or the International Union for the Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources is the world’s largest and most important conservation network. It brings together 83 States, 110 government agencies, more than 800 non-governmental...

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Harry Potter Time Line

All the seven books in the Harry Potter series have been massive hits. Potter mania used to grip the world every time a new book in the series was ready for launch. While stuck...

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World Chess Championship

The World Chess Championship is played to determine the World Champion in chess. Both men and women are eligible to contest this title. In addition, there is a separate event for women for the...