• Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin was a famous statesman in the newly formed United States Of America, as well as scientist, author and inventor of the franklin stove. He paved the way for the newly formed USA to grow. Benjamin Franklin was a veracious reader for his entire life, and enjoyed reading many fascinating books. At the young … Continue reading Benjamin Franklin

  • Leonardo Da Vinci: Part 1

    Leonardo Da Vinci was a famous painter and renaissance man, creating the fabulous work of art known as the Mona Lisa, one of the most famous paintings and best paintings in the world. Leonardo was also an amazing sculptor, scientist and inventor, who invented many inventions that were way ahead of his time. He is … Continue reading Leonardo Da Vinci: Part 1

  • Sam Zemmuray and the History of the Banana Trade

    Sam Zemmuray, also known as Sam the Banana Man, was the ruler of the banana industry for decades. Zemmuray’s parents were poor farmers in Russia before Zemmuray made his way to Central America. He was no joke though, standing at over six feet high and made of only skin and bone. A good businessman, but … Continue reading Sam Zemmuray and the History of the Banana Trade

  • The History of Italy

    Italy is a peninsula, mostly surrounded by the Adriatic, Ligurian, and Tyrrhenian seas. Italy is bordering modern day France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia to the south. Italy also includes several islands, most notably Sardinia and Sicily. Italy has some of the most beautiful varying landscape, with glacier carved valleys, tectonically unstable areas, to the south … Continue reading The History of Italy

  • The Great Pyramids of Giza

    The Great Pyramid is located in the Giza complex, close to the Nile river in Egypt. It was the first pyramid in the Giza complex to be built, with construction starting at circa 2550 BCE and ending at about 2530 BCE. These pyramids were built before the wheel, so it would have taken shorter had … Continue reading The Great Pyramids of Giza

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