Mathew Henson and Robert Peary wanted to be the first people to reach the North Pole. Their dream came true on April 6, 1909. [read more...]
Did you know that the Amazon River was named after fierce women warriors from ancient Greece? Spanish explorer Fransico de Orellana first named the river after he fought a tough tribe of women near the river who reminded him of the Greek women warriors called “Amazons.” [read more...]
The Mekong River is one of the world’s longest rivers and is an important resource and part of history for the people who live along its bank. [read more...]
Japan is an influential east-Asian country, located off the coast of China. Although it lacks fertile land, Japan is a country with a rich history and culture. [read more...]
Khurs are part horse and part donkey. They might not look it, but khurs have to be very tough to survive in their desert habitat. [read more...]
The Bengal tiger is the most common tiger living in the wild today. Nevertheless, it is still in danger of becoming extinct. There are only 1,850 Bengal tigers living in the world today, and their habitats are under constant threat from human expansion and urbanization. [read more...]
Many people wonder why every state has a national park except Delaware. Luckily for them, there’s a proposal being discussed concerning a national park to be added in Delaware. [read more...]