Jainism: Religions of the World
Jainism is an ancient Indian religion that preaches complete non-violence, peace, and kindness towards all creatures of...
Happiest Countries Of the World, 2017
The World Happiness Report for 2017 holds some surprising findings.
Art Nouveau - Movements Throughout History
Art Nouveau was a movement popular between 1890 and 1910, as a reaction to academic art that had been popular throughout the 19th century.
Minamata Disease: Diseases of the World
Sometimes called Chisso-Minamata disease, Minamata disease is a neurological disorder resulting from severe mercury poisoning.
The Religious Composition Of Ireland
Catholic Christians constitute the majority (84.2%) of the population of Ireland while 6.2% of the population are not affiliated to any faith.
Who Was Robert Moses?
Robert Moses as an urban planner who had a profound impact on New York City in the 20th century.
Piracy in Somalia
Piracy off the coast of Somalia has been plaguing the international shipping industry since the early 21st century leading to increased shipping...
Why Isn't Puerto Rico a State?
Puerto Rico is not a state but an unincorporated territory in the United States.
The Top Wimbledon Winning Countries
United Kingdom tops the charts with the most champions at Wimbledon at 37.
Tallest Buildings in Chicago
Constructed in 1974 and originally called the Sears Tower, the Willis Tower is the tallest Chicago skyscraper.
Frank Lloyd Wright - Important Figures in World History
Frank Lloyd Wright was an American architect, known for designing more than 1,000 structures, half of which were completed.
What Are Adobe Buildings?
An adobe is a building formed from material that is made from organic material from the earth.
Mies van der Rohe: Important Figures in World History
Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect who had an extensive influence on modernist architecture.
US Cities With the Worst Road Rage
These results are from a study conducted by the Auto Insurance Centre, which looked at Instagram posts to determine cities with the most road rage.
Was Was the Big Dig?
Boston's Big Dig was the most expensive highway project of all time in the United States, and took 16 years to complete.
What is the Oregon Trail?
The Oregon Trail was a route travelled by emigrants from the Missouri River to Oregon that carries a strong legacy.
The Sampoong Department Store Disaster of 1995
The tragic collapse of this South Korean department store was due to construction flaws and resulted in the death of 502 people.
The Tallest Residential Buildings in the World
Completed in 2015, 432 Park Avenue in New York City is the world's tallest skyscraper entirely dedicated to residential use.
The Tallest Buildings in Germany
The majority of Germany's skyscrapers can be found in Frankfurt.