Morse code has been in use for more than 160 years — longer than any other electronic encoding system
Lloyd Morgan's Canon is both the most quoted and the most misrepresented statement in the history of comparative psychology
David means "beloved" in Hebrew
In the Middle Ages
, Constantinople was the richest European city and was known as the "Queen of Cities"
Easter Island, or Rapa Nui, is famous for its massive stone sculptures known as "moai
Saint Ansgar is known as "Apostle to the North" for his efforts in bringing Christianity to Scandinavia
Tourism and the tea industry constitute the two most significant contributors to Darjeeling's economy
There nine generally accepted subspecies of giraffe
The Prime Minister of the UK
traditionally resides at 10 Downing Street in London
The book of Leviticus contains two of the Bible's most famous sayings: "eye for eye, tooth for tooth" and "Love your neighbor as yourself"
Saint Bernadette Soubirous, patron saint
of sick persons and of Lourdes in France
, was a simple shepherd girl
Altamira is the only cave where paintings extend into the area where the occupants lived.
The origin of the Dravidian languages, spoken by over 200 million people located primarily in Southern India
, has remained unclear and controversial
The ancestors of the Pueblo people
built incredible cities, cliff dwellings
, along the walls of canyons as well as enormous "great houses" and roads along the valleys
The modern country of Ghana
is named after the ancient Ghana Empire, although they do not share any common territory
Shinto is commonly translated as "the Way of the Gods"
Jujutsu means "gentle art" and is rooted in the ancient cultural traditions of Japan
To be entitled to prisoner of war status, the captured service member must have conducted operations according to the laws of war
The Spanish term "Negrito" (little black) refers to pygmy populations in Asia
There was no definitive culture
for the Indigenous peoples of the Americas although cultural practices were shared within geographical zones among otherwise unrelated peoples
valley on Seoraksan in South Korea
is named for rock formations that look like 1,000 Buddhas
Sylvia Plath was the first poet to win a Pulitzer Prize
posthumously, for The Collected Poems
published almost twenty years after her death by suicide
Haydn has been called the "Father of the Symphony" and "Father of the String Quartet"
Saudi Arabia is sometimes called "The Land of The Two Holy Mosques" in reference to Mecca
Urie Bronfenbrenner believed that children need sustained interaction with their parents and a supportive society in order to develop into successful adults
The Open University has more disabled students than any other UK or European university.
In 1948 the United Nations defined freedom of religion as a universal human right
In Norse Mythology
"Hel" refers both to the cold realm inhabited by the dead who died not in battle and the cold deity who rules it
When Abiathar escaped from King Saul
and fled to David
he brought the sacred ephod, which he used on several occasions to provide David with crucial advice from God
The Blackfoot Confederacy consisted of three tribes, the Siksika (Blackfoot), Kainai (Blood), and the Piegan
In Positive psychology
"Flow" is a state of absorption in an activity and an intrinsically rewarding experience