by So what’s the scoop? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avw7xqyfvZ4 The Colosseum was built from 72-80 CE by the Flavian emperors Vespasian and Titus (hence the “Flavian Amphitheatre”). The building had a statue of Nero called the “Colossus” next to it (where the name “Colosseum” comes from). Nero built the Domus Aurea, a large palatial complex where he carried out… Read More


by A New Technological Age       It’s amazing how a little black box of finite resources defines the average American persona. If you have a cell phone, you instantly feel connected to the rest of the world, and if your phone were to run out of battery or be stolen, you would feel… Read More


by       For this article, I’m going to be taking a look at shoe styles from around the world. I featured seven different types, all with unique histories and appearances. Valenki Shoe—RUSSIA This shoe is made out of wool and is worn during the bitterly cold Russian winters. To make these beauties, the… Read More


by http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mahe_island_76.jpg          Seychelles is an island located to the North of Madagascar and to the East of Africa. It was uninhabited for most of human history, but Arab traders did visit the region for its palm nuts and other tropical commodities. Indian Ocean winds did not often blow ships to Seychelles,… Read More


by Watch this video on the art I have in my room!! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gK81Act2Mo4… Read More


by http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XDJjII2Tbrs          This structure was built by Barma and Postnik Yakovlev in 1555-1560. It is located today in Red Square, Moscow, Russia, and is also called the “Cathedral of the Intercession of the Virgin on the Moat.” It was built by Ivan the Terrible (ruled 1530-1584), the Grand Prince of Moscow… Read More


by       What do you want to be when you grow up? I asked this question to several teenagers from around the world on interpals.com. Check out their responses! http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:1730_Stoopendaal_Map_of_the_World_in_two_Hemispheres_-_Geographicus_-_WereltCaert-stoopendaal-1730.jpg Olga, Philippines (17) “I want to become a flight attendant. :)”Jacey, Turkey (18) “I want to be a historian specializing in the First… Read More


by http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mekong           A flurry of rushed activity, people squirreling around to sell trinkets, exotic fruits and precious metals, and the sound of wooden canals slowly bumping against each other is the sound of the famous floating markets in Bangkok, Thailand. The most famous is the Damnoen Saduak market (as well… Read More