This weekend marks 25 years since the Berlin Wall came down, but what was it, and why was this event so exciting - not only for Germans, but for people around the world?
What is Mexican Day of the Dead?
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A few weeks ago on Twitter we shared a picture of an electrical tower that German students had turned into a stunning 3D stained glass window. This got us thinking about other amaz[...]
How would you like to root around in a 2000 year-old toilet?! The Romans created aqueducts, newspapers, and bound books... but did you know they helped create the toilets[...]
Cameras at the ready, Jump readers - we’ve got some exciting news for all you wannabe photographers! The National Geographic Photo Competition for Kids launched this week.
When you write a book that is set in a particular period of history, it is important to get the details correct. This means that writers of historical fiction have to do [...]
I recently discovered this old phone in an antique shop, and realised that today's kids wouldn't recognise the sound of the dial turning.
It got me thinking about the other so[...]
You might have seen in the news that the poet and author, Maya Angelou has died, aged 86 years old.
Ms Angelou's son said :
"She lived a life as a teacher, [...]
You may have heard her referred to as 'The One Who Got Away' from Henry VIII, but who was Christina of Denmark? Historian Lucy Allen explains.
“If I had two h[...]
The musician and conductor Alice Farnham spoke to us about being a conductor, and the new courses for young women that she is giving at Morley College in Great Britain.
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