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This Day In History – June 30

Today in History 1520 Spanish conquistadors are expelled from Tenochtitlan following an Aztec revolt against their rule under Hernán Cortés during “La Noche Triste” (the Night of Sadness). Many soldiers

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What is Plate Tectonics

Have you realised that the earth was nothing but a gigantic jigsaw puzzle! If you observe the globe closely, you would notice that if you moved the continents of Africa

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Word of the Day – Parse

Definition 1 a : to divide (a sentence) into grammatical parts and identify the parts and their relations to each other b : to describe (a word) grammatically by stating

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This Day In History – June 29

Today in History 1613 Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London, England, burns down during a performance of “Henry VIII” 1900 The Imperial Chinese Court issues what is essentially a declaration of

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Why do we Sneeze?

We sneeze when our nose is irritated, and then a split-second autopilot reflex kicks in causing us to…achoo! A body gets ride of schnoz invaders this way and the result

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Snakes have best friends too!

The idea of snakes hanging out in groups with their “best friends” may sound a little unbelievable. However, a recent study conducted by researchers from Canada’s Wilfrid Laurier University asserts

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This Day In History – May 15

Today in Histroy 1252 Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition 1618 German astronomer Johannes

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This Day In History – May 14

Today in Histroy 1787 Delegates gather in Philadelphia to draw up US Constitution 1796 English country doctor Edward Jenner administers the first inoculation against smallpox, using cowpox pus, in Berkeley,

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Hippo Fun Facts

Did you know that Hippo is the third largest mammal on land after the White Rhino and the Elephant. Hippos are found in the central and southern parts of Africa.

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