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The Race For President Begins

In November, voters across the country will choose the next President of the United States. First, voters will decide who the presidential nominees will be. Nominees are people chosen to represent a political party in … Read more

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The First Person to the South Pole 

Norwegian Roald Amundsen dreamed of being the first person to reach the North Pole. In 1909, two different people announced they had already reached the North Pole. Amundsen changed his mind. He set his sights … Read more

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Winter Solstice Around the World

The winter solstice is shortest day, and longest night of the year. In the Northern Hemisphere, it happens on December 21 this year. All around the world, people have special festivals to celebrate the solstice.   … Read more

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The Natural Wonders of Uganda 

The Equator is a line around the Earth exactly halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole. The East African country of Uganda is one of only 13 countries that the Equator runs through. … Read more

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Hawaiian Floral Art 

Do you know what it means to wear a flower behind your left ear? What about behind your right ear? In Hawaii, wearing flowers is a very old and important tradition. It is a form … Read more

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Where Do People Live the Longest? 

Villagrande is a small village on the island of Sardinia in Italy. The population is between 2,000-3,000 people. Out of that relatively small population, six people are over 100 years old. That is an incredible … Read more