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What is the longest river in the world?

What is the longest river in the world?

The longest river in the world, measured from its mouth to its most distant, year-round source, is likely the Amazon, which flows 4,345 miles from the Peruvian Andes through Brazil to the Atlantic Ocean. However, much depends on how you measure it. Until 2007, the title belonged to the Nile, which runs 4,258 miles from the mountains of Burundi to its famed and fertile delta fan, where Egypt meets the Mediterranean Sea.

Caesar Rodney: The Founding Father You've Never Heard Of

Caesar Rodney: The Founding Father You've Never Heard Of

He was a founding father, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and an American hero—but most have probably not heard of Caesar Rodney or his dramatic 18-hour midnight horseback ride to Philadelphia to cast a critical, deciding vote in favor of separating from Great Britain.One reason most may not know the Delaware delegate’s name could have to do with his face.

BEST VIEWERS in Barcelona and 9 good tarotists in Barcelona recommended

BEST VIEWERS in Barcelona and 9 good tarotists in Barcelona recommended

Next, the magic ranking with the 9 best good psychics and recommended tarot readers of the non-face-to-face tarot of Barcelona1. Esmeralda Llanos, is a non-face-to-face psychic in Barcelona with good opinions, it is not free but it is very cheap with predictions2. Tarot without lies and although it hurts with Omitie, one of the psychics and tarotists recommended in Barcelona3.

16 ancient tombs with terracotta warriors discovered in Shandong

16 ancient tombs with terracotta warriors discovered in Shandong

A collection of 16 terracotta figures dating from the Han Dynasty (202 BC - AD 8), was discovered on the outskirts of Qingdao, Shandong province, east China, local archaeologists explained to different media. This is the first time Painted terracotta figures are discovered in the Jiaodong Peninsula, which includes Qingdao, Yantai and Weihai.

Mummies of Aline's Daughters, Hawara

Mummies of Aline's Daughters, Hawara

These two mummies are identified as Aline's daughters, from the Tomb of Aline, c. 24 CE. The girl on the left is older (4 years old) than the one on the right, who is 2.5 years old (the latter was initially...

Did medieval guards wear heavy armor for long periods of time?

Did medieval guards wear heavy armor for long periods of time?

We've all seen guards in movies walking around with full plate mail, clunking with each step. Now, I know that plate mail was much more mobile, and much less heavy, than movies and literature impl…