Monthly Archives: April 2013

Chess was invented either in India or China…

Chess was invented either in China around 200 AD, or India between 550 and 600. Researchers have discovered evidence to support both hypotheses, but as of now, no one is absolutely sure. What is known, however, is that the game … Continue reading

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The Panama Canal Connects Two Oceans

The Panama Canal stretches 48 miles and connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. There are three sets of locks which lift and lower ships, and to “feed” the locks, engineers dammed up the Chagres River to create massive Gatun Lake. … Continue reading

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