Iris Ho's Articles
Shortest Wars In Human History
Some of these conflicts must have seemed to have been over before they started, with one lasting but a matter of mere minutes!
Iranian Culture and Traditions
From prehistoric to modern Islamic times, the people of Persia have intrigued and help develop the greater consciousness of our world as a whole.
Gullin and Lijiang River National Park, China
The karst hills, caves, and cliffs herein may inspire you, just as they have done for poets, artists, and local Chinese for many generations.
Pharaoh Ramses II - Monarchs of the World
One of the last great Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt outlived many of his 150+ children and 200+ wives!
Blue-Tongued Skink: Animals of Oceania
With their blue tongues and short, stumpy legs, these curious-looking creatures are some of the most popular exotic reptilian pets today.
Bighorn Sheep Facts: Animals of North America
One of a very select group of North American mountain sheep, alongside Dall sheep.
Gray Whale Facts: Animals of North America
Hunted to extinction in the North Atlantic in the 17th Century, these baleen whales still have a thriving population in the North Pacific today.
Dr. Ralph Johnson Bunche, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
The 1950 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his diplomatic efforts in the Middle East, Bunche would also support the Civil Rights movement back in his American home.
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona - Unique Places Around the World
Some of the Grand Canyon's rock layers date back to over 2 billion years ago.
Frederick Douglass - Important Figures in US History
Born into slavery, Frederick Douglass would make himself into an academic, and an advocate for the rights of all.