The Origins of Why People Carve Jack-O’-Lanterns for Halloween

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Last time, I shared with you the origins of the widespread custom of Trick-or-treating. And I do hope you enjoyed it! But if you haven’t read it yet, you can do so here on KidzNet. Now, we’re on part 2 of our Halloween series. Here, we’ll discover the origins of one of the most popular […]

A Guide to Sri Lanka Part 1 – Important places, main info

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Sri Lanka History Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The earliest human inhabitations date to about 38,000 years. Information about Sri Lanka can be found from ancient Chronicles like “Mahavansa”, “deepavansa”, Palivansa”, Rajavaliya” and Choolavansa”. The first ruler of Sri Lanka is King “Pandukabaya” and he was the ruler […]

Even Crazier U.S. Laws

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This is a continuation of the strange U.S. laws series. You can read the first one here. The ones listed below are even crazier than the previous post. Many of these unusual laws were created because a person was so wild that they had to make it illegal in their state. In California, you can’t […]

The Weirdest U.S. Federal Laws

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Everyday citizens usually make every effort to follow the law. I’m hoping you do, too. You must be aware of some of the strangest laws because you might completely violate them by mistake depending on where you live. Over the years, many bizarre laws have been created, and each one has a purpose, because someone […]

DEEP DIVE: How Imperialism Caused World War I…

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Imperialism, which is a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through diplomacy or military force, was a major contributing factor to European tensions leading up to the first world war because the effects of Imperialism caused European nations to compete for territory. Many nations gained influence at the expense of others, which ultimately […]

Nathan Hale

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Nathan Hale: Colonial Spy Nathan Hale should be an example to us all. He did what not many human beings would be willing to do: lay down his life for his country. His selflessness set an example for many who were to come and he was a forerunner for the American Revolution. Nathan Hale was […]

Black History Month

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Happy  Black History Month Guys! Black History Month is a celebration of great achievements by African Americans and their important role in U.S. history. It was created in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson who was a well known African American historian. It has always been celebrated in February. Here is a list of some great African […]

The Red Emblem and the Green Border – Bangladesh, My Country

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Hello guys, today i am telling you some of the history of Bangladesh, At one time, Bangladesh rose up from the water as a delta, with very fertile lands. A specific race was found in the area, They used it as there own place. Later, it became a country. Our first prime minister in Bangladesh, […]

Whiff of the World: The Leaning Tower of Pisa

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In August 9, 1173, construction started on a tower made of marble and rock called the Leaning Tower of Pisa. But in the late 1170’s thanks to the soft ground, it began to lean. To stabilize the lean, engineers dug a series of tunnels in a particular way, and steel cables also helped a lot […]

Mystery of The Voynich

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The Voynich is a manuscript dating back to around the 15th century. The thing about it is, nobody can understand the writing in it. Now depicted as “Voynichese,” there are many theories about where this came from, from angels and aliens to a hoax or a code.  The manuscript is named after Wilfred Voynich, who […]

Bowling and How it Came to Be

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Long ago, bowling was called “nine-pins”. This was in the time of the colonies. Nine-pins had, well, nine pins, a ball and a flat surface to play it on. You had to make the ball hit eight pins without it hitting the middle pin. Legend has it you were are a good Christian if you […]

George Washington

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George Washington was born on February 22nd, 1732, in Westmoreland country, Virginia, and died on December 14th, 1799 in Mount Vernon, Virginia. He was the first president of the U.S in April 30th,1789. Time line: Born in Westmoreland, country, Virginia  (February 22, 1732) Father died (April 12,1743) Joined Lord Fairfax to survey Shenandoah Valley (1748) […]