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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

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Two Disasters Strike North Africa 

The region of North Africa suffered from two natural disasters in a row. First, an earthquake rocked Morocco, then, just days later, deadly floods caused a dam failure and mass destruction in Libya. The disasters … Read more

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Libraries and Communities

Public libraries are centers of knowledge that are open to everyone. Libraries contain more than just books, magazines, and newspapers. They also have multimedia content like ebooks, audiobooks, and online journals. They even have music … Read more

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Wildfires Devastate Maui 

You may have heard about famous fires such as the Great Chicago Fire, which burned down a large part of Chicago. You may have also heard about major wildfires in recent years in places such … Read more

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Writers and Actors on Strike 

Are you waiting for a particular movie? Or the next season of a new TV show? You might have to wait a little bit longer than you thought. The writers and actors that make television … Read more