Movin’ On Up

As of now the world’s tallest building stands in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in the Middle East.  According to, the Burj Khalifa holds seven world records which include the following: Tallest building in the world Highest number of stories Tallest service elevator Highest outdoor observation deck Highest occupied floor Tallest free-standing structure Elevator with […]

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Brave the Cave

Majlis Al Jinn Deep, deep in the land of Oman lies a cave. A cave that is home to mysteries, stories, legends, and myths. A cave that is home to many spirits yet is only one single chamber. The name of this cave is Majlis Al Jinn which actually means “Meeting Place of the Spirits.” […]

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Flag Frenzy

Being Patriotic is a big deal in America. From baseball games, to Bald Eagles we love to love our country and what symbolizes our love? Our Flag. The red represents valor, bravery, and sacrifice while white represents purity, innocence, and peace, and blue represents vigilance, perseverance, and justice. The stripes represent the first thirteen colonies […]

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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

An Overview of MERS The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a viral respiratory illness in Saudi Arabia in 2012 now known as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome. MERS is caused by a coronavirus called MERS-CoV. A coronavirus causes upper-respiratory tract illness. Most people will contract a coronavirus throughout their lifetime, usually in childhood. The […]

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Cup of Joe?

Or maybe his name was Kaldi?             Ethiopian legend has it that a goat herder named Kaldi noticed his goats were acting strangely and staying up later than normal after eating berries off a certain tree. Kaldi told his abbot (the head of an abbey of monks) about his sighting and his abbot investigated the […]

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Head Over Hookah

You always eat using the outside silverware first and work your way in because it is proper etiquette. Who wants to be gawked at while eating because they used the wrong fork? Etiquette is something many people forget changes throughout different cultures and may not even know that there is an etiquette to something in […]

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