As of now the world’s tallest building stands in Dubai, United Arab Emirates in the Middle East. According to burjkhalifa.ae, 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 […]Read more "Movin’ On Up"
Are you an amusement park or water park fanatic? Do you love to travel? If you answered yes to both of these questions, this blog is for you. Here in America we have amusement parks like Cedar Point, Disney World, Hersheypark, Dells Water Park, Schlitterbahn Water Park, and Kings Island, but what about other parts […]Read more "“Welcome Back Riders, How Was Your Ride?”"
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.” […]Read more "Brave the Cave"
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 […]Read more "Flag Frenzy"
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 […]Read more "Middle East Respiratory Syndrome"
Do you like movies that include real locations? Or maybe locations with some historical background or significance? What about a movie that has both? The 127 minute film that grossed $197,171,806 in America and gave archaeology a new name, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, stars more than just Harrison Ford and Sean Connery. This […]Read more "There’s a New Star in Town, or Maybe a New City, or an Old City?"
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 […]Read more "Cup of Joe?"