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The history behind US city nicknames

January 15th, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

How Denver got the nickname “Mile High City” is obvious. It’s a mile above sea level. The same is true


Ancient city of Idu discovered in Iraq

October 9th, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Archaeologists working in northern Iraq have unearthed an ancient city known as Idu. Cuneiform inscriptions and works of art reveal


2,500-year-old planning city found India

March 21st, 2013 | by Sevaan Franks

Evidence of a planned city, completed with water reservoirs, roads, seals and coins, has been found in Chhattisgarh, India. The



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