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According to the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame, a British anthropologist discovered in the 1930s evidence of bowling items in an Egyptian grave. The evidence suggests bowling dates back as far as 3200 BC. Indoor bowling lanes made their debut in 1840 in New York City. In 1905, the wooden ball loses ground to rubber ones.
The Cairo Citadel is situated on Mokattam Hill in Cairo Egypt. Initially it was worked as an illustrious home and furthermore as military sleeping shelter by the ruler Saladin. He concluded that Cairo should have been ready to shield itself from any danger. When it was finished in 1182 Saladin was not at this point the leader of Egypt. At the point when it was finished Al Malek El Kamel was the leader of Egypt and he was the main ruler to live in it. During the 1860s Egypt's ruler Khedive Ismail
Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday alludes to functions of the Carnival festivity starting on or after the Christian galas of the Epiphany and coming full circle on the day preceding Ash Wednesday which is known as Shrove Tuesday. The first Mardi Gras parade in New Orleans was held in 1838. Mardi Gras began as an extravagant celebration for Christians in Europe. It reached North America in the early 18th century. The Mistick Krewe of Comus is credited with making New Orleans the most popular Mardi Gras d
Amaranthus is a cosmopolitan genus of annual or short-lived perennial plants collectively known as amaranths. Some amaranth species are cultivated as leaf vegetables pseudocereals and ornamental plants. Most of the Amaranthus species are summer annual weeds and are commonly referred to as pigweeds. Amaranth has erect bushy stem that can reach few inches to 10 feet in height depending on the species. Amaranth is an annual large and bushy plant usually about 90-130 cm high. Amaranth produces broad
In 1906 Ferdinand Frederic Henri Moisson was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work isolating fluorine in 1886. Fluorine is the most chemically reactive element. It reacts often very vigorously with all of the other elements except oxygen helium neon and krypton. It is difficult to store fluorine as it is corrosive to most metals. Fluorine is the most electronegative element. This means that in molecules fluorine attracts electrons more powerfully than any other element can. Fluorine
Kwanzaa's name is derived from the Swahili phrase 'Matunda ya Kwanzaa' which translates to 'first fruits of the harvest'. With over 2000 languages spoken on the African continent Kwanzaa adopted one of the many unifying languages Swahili which is spoken by millions on the African continent. Kwanzaa is represented by three colors - red green and black. The first US postage stamp to commemorate Kwanzaa was issued in 1997. There have been 5 designs released since then the most recent being in 2016.
Shrews vary in size. Smallest mammal on the planet is Etruscan Shrew which reaches 1.3 inches in length and 0.07 ounces in weight. Most shrews reach between 2.5 and 9.5 inches in length and weigh of up to 3.5 ounces. They have a higher metabolic rate than any other animal. The heart of the masked shrew Sorex cinereus beats 800 times a minute considerably faster than that of the hummingbird. Most shrews are terrestrial animals. Some of them live both on the ground and on the trees. Certain shrews
His parents were Jerry and Mallie Robinson and his older siblings were Edgar Frank Matthew (AKA Mack) and Willa Mae. President Theodore Roosevelt was the inspiration for Jackies middle name: Roosevelt. He died 25 days before Robinson was born. April 15th is celebrated as Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball to commemorate that day in 1947 when he became the first African-American to play in the Majors. Jackie lettered in football basketball track and baseball at UCLA. He was also an acco
They live farther north than any other non-human primate. Like tanukis they are central characters in many folk tales and stories. Snow monkeys vary in size depending on the region they inhabit: animals in the southern parts are smaller compared to the animals living in the colder northern regions of Japan. On average snow monkeys weigh between 25 and 40 pounds and reach 20 to 23 inches in length. There are an estimated 150000 snow monkey living in Japan a tenfold increase from the World War II
The tuba is the lowest-pitched musical instrument in the brass family. As with all brass instruments the sound is produced by lip vibration or a buzz into a large mouthpiece. It first appeared in the mid-19th century making it one of the newer instruments in the modern orchestra and concert band. The Tuba was invented by Willhelm Friedrich Wieprecht and Johann Gottfried Moritz in September 12 1835. In Latin the word 'tuba' means horn or trumpet. Tubas were introduced into the orchestra to replac
Mauna Loa is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi in the Pacific Ocean. The largest subaerial volcano in both mass and volume Mauna Loa has historically been considered the largest volcano on Earth dwarfed only by Tamu Massif. It is an active shield volcano with relatively gentle slopes with a volume estimated at approximately 18000 cubic miles (75000 km3) although its peak is about 125 feet (38 m) lower than that of its neighbor Mauna Kea. Lava erupt
Beijing Chinas sprawling capital has history stretching back 3 millennia. Yet its known as much for modern architecture as its ancient sites such as the grand Forbidden City complex the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. Nearby the massive Tiananmen Square pedestrian plaza is the site of Mao Zedongs mausoleum and the National Museum of China displaying a vast collection of cultural relics. Beijing is one of the oldest cities in the world. Beijing's name is derived from the wor
The London Eye or the Millennium Wheel is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It is Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel and is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom with over 3 million visitors annually and has made many appearances in popular culture. The London Eye had had several names including the British Airways London Eye Merlin Entertainment's London Eye the EDF Energy London Eye the Coca-Cola London Eye
Ferdinand Magellan was born in 1480 although it is not certain whether he was born in Porta or Sabrosa Portugal. He was born to parents of nobility who died when Ferdinand Magellan was only 10 years old. He then became a page for the Queen and studied cartography astrology and celestial navigation at Queen Leonora's School of Pages in Lisbon Portugal. While in his mid-20s he sailed to East Africa with a fleet from Portugal. He was wounded in Morocco and as a result spent the rest of his life lim
Many assume that the Wolverine is related to dogs or bears but in fact it is the largest and the most fearsome member of the weasel family. They live in the arctic and subarctic areas of North America Canada North Europe Russia and Siberia. Wolverines prefer cold and snowy boreal forests taiga and tundra. They were hunted in the past because of their thick and water-resistant fur which was used as lining for parkas. Today they are protected in several areas and their number in the wild is stable
The Court was in various locations before the Civil War and it was housed in the Old Senate Chamber from 1861 to 1935. The same architect who built the Woolworth building in New York also designed The Supreme Court Building which was designed with a neoclassical architectural style. Chief Justice William Howard Taft led the drive for a Supreme Court building in the 1920s. The 24 columns that are located inside the courtroom are made from marble and imported from Italy. William Howard Taft wa
The trombone is a brass instrument capable of producing sound that is rich and brilliant lower than the French horn but not as low as the sound produced by a tuba. The trombone was developed from the trumpet common in the Medieval era and was documented in Ferrara court records in 1439. The Duke of Burgundy had a trombone player at his wedding in 1468. During the Renaissance and Baroque eras the trombone was referred to as a shakbusse or sackbut. It was lacking in some of the features of the mod
Rosemary is a plant that has a place with the Lamiaceae family. This plant is local to the Mediterranean coast. Rosemary develops on dry and sandy soils with enough daylight during the day. It doesn't endure amazingly low temperatures over the top rainfalls and high stickiness. Rosemary is firmly identified with lavender oregano and basil and simply like them - it is frequently utilized as zest. Rosemary can be utilized for the arrangement of pungent and sweet dishes. Other than for cooking rose
Nunavut is a massive sparsely populated territory of northern Canada forming most of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Its islands have expanses of tundra craggy mountains and remote villages accessible only by plane or boat. It's known for its indigenous Inuit people's artwork carvings and handmade clothing. Inuit art is displayed at the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum in the capital Iqaluit on Baffin Island. Nunavut is Canadas largest province/territory with a total area of 2093190 sq. km. Nuna
Daniel Boone was an American pioneer explorer woodsman and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Nobody is certain whether Daniel Boone was born on October 22nd 1734 or November 22nd 1734. When he was a teenager Boone took his first long hunting trip. Animal furs and hides were in high demand in east coast and European cities and Boone took his spoils to Philadelphiaand promptly over the next three weeks spent all of the money he earne
Starfish or sea stars are star-shaped echinoderms belonging to the class Asteroidea. Common usage frequently finds these names being also applied to ophiuroids which are correctly referred to as brittle stars or basket stars. Starfish are also known as Asteroids due to being in the class Asteroidea. They have no brain and no blood. Although they are named "starfish" they are not related to fish at all. Starfish belong to the group of marine invertebrates which also include sea cucumber sea urc
The British Museum in the Bloomsbury area of London United Kingdom is a public institution dedicated to human history art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire. The British Museum is the worlds oldest national public museum. Sir Hans Sloane bequeathed his collection to King George II for 20000 upon his death in January 1753. The Museum had its ow