Interesting facts about monarch butterfly

The monarch butterflies are large, beautifully colored butterflies that are easy to recognize by their striking orange, black, and white markings. Monarchs live in North, Central, and South America as well as Australia, some Pacific Islands, Western Europe, and India. Monarch will lay their eggs on the underside of leaves. They will lay their eggs … Read more

Interesting facts about Norway

The country of Norway is officially known as the Kingdom of Norway. Norway was originally called Nordweg, meaning the “Northern Way.” Oslo is the capital and largest city in Norway. Norway has a population of about 5 million people. Norway’s national symbol is the lion. Norway is the most successful nation in the world at … Read more

Interesting facts about Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) was a painter, inventor, architect, mathematician, engineer, and student of all things scientific. His natural genius crossed so many disciplines that he epitomized the term “Renaissance man.” Although being one of the most famous painters in history, only 15 paintings of Leonardo Da Vinci are known to exist. Leonardo d Vinci … Read more

Interesting facts about elephants

Elephants are the world’s largest land-living mammal. The word “elephant” comes from the Greek word “elephas” which means “ivory”. Three species are currently recognised: the African bush elephant, the African forest elephant, and the Asian elephant. Until recently, the African forest elephant was considered to be a subspecies of the African bush elephant, but new research discovered that … Read more

Interesting facts about pyramids

A pyramid is a structure or monument, usually with a quadrilateral base, which rises to a triangular point. Although largely associated exclusively with Egypt, the pyramid shape was first used in ancient Mesopotamia in the mud-brick structures known as ziggurats. Pyramids have been built at various times through many places in the world including  Egypt, … Read more

Interesting facts about pineapples

Pineapples are delicious tropical fruit. There are more than a hundred varieties of pineapples that grow in varying sizes. The plant is indigenous to South America and is said to originate from the area between southern Brazil and Paraguay. The natives of southern Brazil and Paraguay spread the pineapple throughout South America, and it eventually … Read more

Interesting facts about sunflowers

The scientific name of sunflowers is Helianthus, from the Greek word helios for sun and anthus meaning flower. Sunflower needs a lot of sun and follows the sun’s movements across the sky from east to west, this phenomenon is called heliotropism. Each sunflower is actually made of thousands of teeny flowers called florets. The iconic … Read more

Interesting facts about India

India is a country in South Asia. The official name is the Republic of India. India is bounded by the Indian Ocean on the south, the Arabian Sea on the southwest, and the Bay of Bengal on the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan to the west; China, Nepal, and Bhutan to the north; … Read more