A funky little instrument that appears now in popular pop music tracks, the ukulele has been around for years. Not only that, but it's already appeared in the charts before. Read on for more facts about the ukulele.
A fascinating man-made structure, The Great Wall of China can be seen from space. Read on for more interesting facts about this awe-inspiring landmark. The Great Wall of China snakes through many provinces of China, including the famed capital, Beijing, which has over 14 million inhabitants. Bordering what is known as Inner Mongolia and Manchuria, […]
Pac-Man is one of the most popular gaming icons of the twenty-first century and doesn’t show any signs of stopping. The icon features on many objects such as belts, mugs, shirts – even shoes! But where did the idea for a yellow round man come from? Who created it? Read on to find out all […]
You might have seen people jumping from wall to wall, scrambling over buildings, springing off poles and throwing themselves all over the place. Well if you read this article, you’ll know more about why they’re doing it and what it actually is! L’art du deplacement, Le parkour, Parkour, the art of displacement and Free running […]
Stephanie Meyer is the author for The Host and The Twilight Saga, if you’re a fan of her work, check out these facts about the author here. Her birth name was Stephanie Morgan. She was born 24th December, in 1973. She hails from Hartford Connecticut, in the United States. She has five siblings. A former […]
Countries all over the world have strange and weird laws, some very outdated, but still active laws (which nobody really follows). For example did you know that in Australia, it is illegal to wear hot pink pants after midday on Sunday!? Read on to see some truly crazy laws around the world!
One of the most popular holiday destinations, the Maldives are truly spectacular sights. Read on to find out more about the country and what it has to offer to the seekers of sun, sand and sea! The Maldives are a set of islands dotted around the Indian Ocean; once known as Maldive Islands, they were […]
Can you remember the first video game you played? I can remember playing on Pokémon Yellow and Spyro the Dragon. They’re my earliest memories. Some of you may remember playing Pac-Man and Space Invaders on the Atari. The 2600 was one of the most popular Atari consoles, so read on to find out more. Atari […]
March 2013 saw the tragic news that horror novelist James Herbert had died in his Sussex home. Here are some interesting facts about the horror author. James Herbert was born 8th April, in 1943, and he died on 20th March, in 2013. He hails from London, England. He has two brothers; Peter and John. His father, […]
“I eat my peas with honey, I have done all my life, It makes the peas tastes funny, But it sticks them to the knife!” Find out more facts about the pea now. The Latin name for the pea is pisum sativum. The pea is thought to have originated from Middle Asia. The oldest pea […]
Possibly one of the most famous holiday destinations in the world, Egypt is not only a place for sun seekers. It’s a place for lovers of history too. Read on for interesting facts about this stunning country! Myths tell us that many Gods created life and Egypt from the water called Nun that covers the […]
Have you read the Beautiful Creatures book? Have you seen the posters? Have you watched the movie? Well now, you can read the facts! Beautiful Creatures is an American novel. It is aimed at young adults. The book crosses fantasy and romance. It was written by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. The series is collectively […]