Gertrude Bell: Explorers of the World
As one of the most important British Diplomats to the Middle East, Gertrude Bell was a woman well ahead of her time.
Ebola Facts: Diseases of the World
One of the world's deadliest and fastest acting viruses, Ebola infections are characterized by high-grade fevers and uncontrollable hemorrhaging.
Abraham Lincoln - 16th President of the United States
During Lincoln's term, he helped direct the victory of the Union forces in the American Civil War and called for the abolition of slavery and...
Countries With The Least Arable Land
Surprisingly, some of the countries most reliant on agriculture for securing their futures have environments that are unsuitable for farm production
Henry Hudson: Explorers of the World
This early 17th-century English explorer charted much of the sub-Arctic and Arctic sea routes in the far north of what is now Canada.
Gonorrhea Facts: Diseases of the World
With over 100 million cases documented worldwide, this sexually transmitted infection is among the most widespread.
Countries That Receive The Most Foreign Aid In The World
This article shows the countries receiving the most foreign aid, and how effectively they are using this money.
Appendicitis Facts: Diseases of the World
Appendicitis is the inflammation of the appendix, and often causes those inflicted excruciating pain.
Battle of Quebec - The American Revolutionary War
The defeat suffered by the Continental Army in the Battle of Quebec thwarted prospects for an invasion of Canada.
Youth Unemployment Worldwide
Spain and Greece rank among the worst for youth employment worldwide, along with countries of the former Yugoslavia.
States With The Largest Elderly Population
Since the dawn of the 20th century, the total population of elderly in the United States has grown elevenfold.
Amerigo Vespucci: Famous Explorers of the World
This famous Italian explorer is the very reason that the continents of "America" have their name at all.
Battle of Pea Ridge: The American Civil War
Union forces claimed a significant victory over the Confederates in this major battle for the Ozarks.
Chickenpox Facts: Diseases of the World
Many cures and vaccines have become available to the public for chickenpox, however this wasn’t always the case.
The Most Spoken Languages In America
English reigns in the United States, but Spanish and other languages are also spoken throughout the country.
Battle of Bunker Hill: The American Revolutionary War
Despite being a British tactical victory, the actions of Revolutionaries here boosted morale among the American Colonies
States With The Highest Home Ownership Rates
In some US states, low population densities and costs of living cause high rates of home ownership.
First Battle of Bull Run: The American Civil War
Soon after the first shots erupted in the American Civil War, the Confederacy claimed a major victory mere miles from DC
The Battle of Fort Sumter - American Civil War
This was the military engagement which launched an internal conflict that would plague the US for years to come.