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The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt About 2551 b.c., Pharaoh (king) Khufu ordered workers to construct the Great Pyramid for his burial tomb. The tomb was built with 2.3 million blocks, most weighing 2.5 tons each. Its base is the size of 10 football fields. The Great Pyramid is the oldest and only ancient wonder still standing. The Colossus of Rhodes The gigantic, 110-foot tall bronze…
history

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

The Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt About 2551 b.c., Pharaoh (king) Khufu ordered workers to construct the Great Pyramid for his burial tomb. The tomb was built with 2.3 million blocks, most weighing 2.5 tons each. Its base is the size of 10 football fields. The Great Pyramid is the oldest and only ancient wonder still standing. The Colossus of Rhodes The gigantic, 110-foot tall bronze…
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fashion

11 Fashion Dos & Don'ts of Summer 2014

Summer is fast approaching (insert ayay!here). As we eagerly anticipate the season of fun and frivolity, it’s time to prep our closets with some of summer’s biggest fashion trends. Click through these 11 summer fashion Dos and Don’ts and…
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10 travel destinations with perfect weather year round

Too many people (myself included), the idea of “perfect weather” is not-a-cloud-in-the-sky sunny and 70 – 80 degrees F. Well, there are places on this globe that actually have that weather the majority of the time. Here are 10 beautiful places that have beautiful weather! (all temperatures are Fahrenheit) sydney, australia When you think of Australia, you might imagine…
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7 Ways You Can Help the Environment at Home

There are countless ways to help the environment from home. Some require nothing more than keeping a conscientious eye on your energy usage, while others require time and commitment. Nonetheless, any action you take toward lessening your impact on the world won’t…
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5 Must-Have Tips for What to Wear to a Wedding

With wedding season just around the corner, chances are you already have some save-the-dates marked on your calendar. That being said, the big question on your mind is probably what you are going to wear! It’s important to be prepared with multiple outfits ready in case you plan to attend more than one wedding. Even if you just have one wedding invite, it’s a good idea to have a few outfit…
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The Best 7 Upper Body Exercises to Do with Dumbbells

Tone muscles in your chest and the back of your shoulders and arms with these easy upper-body exercises. Flat dumbbell bench press Michael Bambino & Co. For this classic upper body exercise, lie on your back on a flat bench with your feet firmly on the floor…
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Top 10 Significant Explorers of China

With a landmass of 9.6 million square kilometers, and the most eclectic geographic terrain in any continent on Earth, China is decidedly history’s least explored nation. This inaccessibility is further compounded by a staunchly self-isolated people, making the Chinese…
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The Classical Era

Defined as a time period in the history of western music, the Classical era begins about 1735 and ends around 1825, overlapping a little with the surrounding periods of late Baroque and early Romantic music. What does the word “Classical” mean in this context? The music has little to do with the classical civilizations of ancient Greece and Rome, though a major revival of their…
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