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Temple of Artemis :: Seven Wonders of the World

Mar 29, 2002

Around 550 BC, a temple was built for the goddess Artemis. Lots of gods have had temples built for them but this temple was special. So special it even became one of the seven wonders of the world.

Dumb Criminals - Dumbest Crooks

Mar 25, 2002

We all have those embarrassing moments we can laugh about now. These dumb criminals can't even look back and laugh. They thought they could get away with their stupidity. Can you believe these cases?

The Marquesas Islands

Mar 19, 2002

Although no Hollywood celebs call the Marquesas Islands their home, the cast of Survivor 4 is currently hunkered down on the biggest of the 12 Marquesas isles, Nuku Hiva.

Seven Wonders of the World - Mausoleum of Halicarnassus

Mar 14, 2002

A mausoleum is a huge tomb. The word comes from Mausolus, who's wife (also his sister) built him the most spectacular tomb many years ago. She wanted something to remember him by. Check out this Wonder of the World.

1990s Timeline (pg. 2)

Mar 04, 2002

Remember the New Kids, Power Rangers and Sailor Moon? Kidzworld's looking back at the important (and not-so-important) events of the 1990s. - Page 2

Old Expressions - Sayings - Traditions

Feb 25, 2002

Have you ever wondered where some of those weird expressions and traditions come from? Check out these historical "facts" and judge for yourself if this is really where these started.

Medusa :: World Mythology

Feb 20, 2002

Medusa was a beautiful lady with hair to die for. She was caught messing around with a guy, in the temple of all places, so her hair was turned into snakes. One look turned people to stone.

Seven Wonders of the World - The Statue of Zeus

Feb 08, 2002

When the Olympic Games first started in Greece, they built a huge temple. As time passed, they wanted something more impressive so they built a statue so huge you couldn't even see the top.

Seven Wonders of the World - Lighthouse of Alexandria

Jan 16, 2002

It's no wonder the Lighthouse of Alexandria is considered one of the seven wonders. It used to be one of the tallest structures in the world. Oh, and it also had a mirror with magical power.

Salt Lake City

Jan 09, 2002

The 2002 Winter Olympic games are coming up soon and are going to be in Salt Lake City. Do you know what this city is most famous for? Or how many hotel rooms were added for the Olympics?

Seven Wonders of the World - Hanging Garden of Babylon

Jan 03, 2002

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon were magnificent. They were massive in size and a complex watering system kept them alive. But there's a mystery to these gardens. They might not have existed.

Lapland: Home of Santa?

Dec 06, 2001

Are you one of those people who thinks Santa lives in the North Pole? That's just plain silly. Santa actually lives in a mountain in Finland. Find out why Santa can't live in the North Pole.

History - Roman Colosseum

Nov 22, 2001

It started being built in 72 Ad and wasn't finished until 80 AD. And when the Roman Colosseum finally opened with 100 days of games, hundreds of gladiators and animals were killed.

Travel - The Islands of Hawaii

Nov 15, 2001

If snakes freak you out, seagulls annoy you and billboards annoy you, then the place to be is Hawaii. There's also no rabies or daylight savings time so sit back and soak up some rays.

Velociraptor (Vu-LA-si-rap-tur)

Nov 06, 2001

These speed demons were the flesh eating dinos terrorizing everyone in the movie Jurrasic Park. Velocirators weren

History of Afghanistan

Oct 26, 2001

You've probably heard enough about Afghanistan - on TV, the radio, the internet and even at your hairdressers. In case you're not sure what to believe about this country, here are the simple facts.

American Indians - Southwest Bands

Oct 04, 2001

The Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest spanned from Alaska to Washington state. Find out all about them!

American Indians - Woodland Tribes & California Indians

Oct 02, 2001

How well do you know your history? Do you know what wigwams, ugly masks and loincloths have in common? Or what the California Indians could make as small as a thimble or as large as a desk?

American Indians - Woodland Tribes & California Indians (pg. 2)

Sep 24, 2001

California Indians lived in an area that had plenty of food and the land was perfect for providing resources. Learn more about these American Indians on Kidzworld!

Map Terms - P to Z

Sep 20, 2001

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