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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.
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?
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
These speed demons were the flesh eating dinos terrorizing everyone in the movie Jurrasic Park. Velocirators weren
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.
The Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest spanned from Alaska to Washington state. Find out all about them!
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?
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!