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    Templo Mayor Attractions and Travel Guide

    Posted in North America | March 6, 2012
    The Templo Mayor is a very popular and important part of the Aztec civilization. The city of Tenochtitlan which is the capital city of the Aztecs is the Mexico of today. With the architectural style mainly being that of the Post classic period of Mesoamerica, this was a great temple of the ancient times. In the Nahuati language it was called the huey tecoalli. This temple was mainly dedicated to the god or rain and agriculture Tlaloc, and the god of war Huitsilopochtli. The temple measured around 100 by 80 m below and it mainly featured a Sacred Precinct. The construction of the first temple started in the year 1325, and it has been reconstructed after this many times. The Spanish destroyed this temple in the year 1521. The archaeological site  [...]
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    Historical facts about indigenous tribes in Argentina

    Posted in South America | February 28, 2012
    Argentina is a land with a  lot of history, culture and tradition behind it. An ancient region this is one place where there has been lot of inhabitation since times immemorial. Argentina’s indigenous population in the year 2005 was around 1.6% of the total population. This indigenous tribe belonged to the indigenous ethnic group and they were the first descendants  of the people in Amerinidia. The Kolla, the Mapuche, the Wichi, the Guarani, the Mocovi, the Diaguita Calchaqui, the Comechingon, the Huarpe and the Tehuelche are all the most indigenous people belonging to this region. Then you have the Charrua, the Quechua, the Chorote, the pilaga and the Chane, and also the Selknam . The Selknam are almost extinct today and their language  [...]
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    Bizarre Historical Facts That You Didn’t know

    Posted in History Around The World | February 21, 2012
    There are so many historical facts that you didn’t know and many of them are so bizarre that they are very interesting and intriguing. Did you know for example that Abdul Kassam Ismael the Grand Vizier of Persia used to carry a library with him always and this was sometime in the 10th century. There were around 400 camels to carry some 117,000 volumes. Then again did you know that around 200 years before Jesus Christ was born, the Druids used mistletoe to have any celebration for the winter season? The U.S. Civil War lot of paper currency that was in circulation was counterfeit. This accounted for almost 33% to 50 % of the currency. Again did you known that Buganda were the group of people in Uganda and they were the widows of the king who  [...]
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    Historical facts about Abraham Lincoln

    Posted in History Around The World | February 7, 2012
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States of America and served the country till the year 1861. Later in the year 1865 he was assassinated, and thus ended the rule of a great leader. Abraham Lincoln is famous in the world of history as having been the force behind leading the country in the time of a great moral, military and constitutional crisis which was the American Civil War. He ended slavery here in the country and encourage the progress of the country economically and financially with a lot of modernization tactics. Born into a poor family Lincoln has the dubious distinction being an educated person by dint of his own efforts. This self educated man became a country lawyer and then a Legislator with the Illinois state.  [...]
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    History of Alaska

    Posted in History Around The World | January 31, 2012
    Alaska is a very enchanting land for all tourists and it is a wonderful place to visit in this part of the world. There are many interesting historical facts about the country. For example, in the recent ice age around 15,000 years back, most of the surface of the earth was covered with snow and ice. There were great land bodies which were at that time exposed but are today below water. There was one such land mass which connected Siberia with Alaska. It is said that the people in Alaska have come from the hunters and nomads as also gatherers who crossed over from the land of Siberia to the continent of North America. These people who crossed over were the initial Alaskan people. There were three groups of Alaskans. They were the Aleuts, the  [...]
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    History of Aborigines in Australia

    Posted in History Around The World | January 17, 2012
    Aborigines in Australia are very well known across the world. Did you know that are many facts related to them that are very popular and well known. For example the age of a primitive skull that has been brought from Bega district in New South Wales, is around more than a million years. It was around 120,000 years ago that the pollen and charcoal of this region is, and there is proof to suggest that people use fire to keep the land clean in the basin of Lake George in the southern plateau of New South Wales . The Lake Mungo here is more than 68,000 years ago, and there are human remains which are found here as also many ancient camp sites. There is evidence that shows that there was a rock shelter here which was used by the people in the region  [...]
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    Quick facts and Trivia about Arizona

    Posted in History Around The World | January 10, 2012
    Arizona is a state of United States that is located in the southwestern part of United States. This is the sixteenth most populous state of the United States. With Phoenix as the capital this is a place worth seeing and gives ideal travel pleasures. There are interesting facts and trivia about Arizona. Arizona has a law that states that no person would be denied the chance to get employment because of non membership in a labour organization. Did you know that the Arizona tract is seen only in Arizona? The official state flower is the saguaro cactus blossom blooming in the months of May and June. The saguaro is incidentally the largest American cactus. Arizona is the leader in the production of copper. The state neckwear is the bola tie. The  [...]
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    Interesting facts about Argentina

    Posted in History Around The World | January 3, 2012
    Argentina is a great country in South America and has a history dating back to ancient times. Let us know some of the facts about this fascinating country. It was in the year 1816, that Argentina became an independent country. It got free from the clutches of Spain. It is today the 30th largest country in the world in terms of population and has more than 40 million people living here today. Peso is the official Argentinean currency. Argentina is one of those countries which started radio broadcasting services. It was in the year 1920 that the first radio broadcast was made here in this country. Can you believe it that there were barely 20 receivers for the broadcast in those days? 76 years is the average life expectancy rate in Argentina. Another  [...]
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    Historical Facts that you should know

    Posted in History Around The World | December 27, 2011
    There are so many historical facts in the world that are interesting, intriguing and very informative. Let us know some of them. For example if your pupils dilate when you are facing someone you love, apparently the pupils dilate when you are facing someone you hate too. There are many things that have been invented by women. These include fire escapes, bullet proof vests, laser printers, windshield vipers etc. Did you know this historical fact that donkeys actually kill more people than plane crashes can kill? Another historical fact is that there is this woman who has this dubious distinction of having got 69 children. This woman was a peasant, who lived for 40 years and in this span she gave birth to around 16 twins, 4 quadruplets and 7 triplets. Did  [...]
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    Let’s know the historical facts more

    Posted in History Around The World | December 20, 2011
    Most of the historical facts are results of events or experiences of people which have been repeated over a period of time. These historical facts are interesting and intriguing and give us a lot of reason to want to know more about the world. It is not a coincidence that the radio was invented. In the year 1892, there was a farmer by the name of Nathan .B. Stubblefield. He belonged to Murray in Kentucky. He hit upon this dubious idea of transmitting his own voice. Creating a box with two ends open he asked his friend Rainey to hold one end and listen on it. Stubblefield then hollered “HELLO RAINEY” down the box and Rainey heard it. The system of sound transmission began leading to the invention of the radio gradually. Northern Ireland is  [...]