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December 10, 2016
Changdeok Palace.

Despite its small size, South Korea packs a mighty punch with diverse tourism offerings that are set in beautiful surroundings.  But within the capital city of Seoul, travelers are treated to...

World briefs
December 10, 2016
Nobel Prize

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY, in 1901, The first Nobel Prizes were awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, in the fields of physics, chemistry, medicine, literature, and peace. The ceremony came on the fifth...

World briefs
December 09, 2016

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback on this day in 1872 became the first person of African-American descent to serve as the governor of a U.S. State. Pinchback served as the Governor of Louisiana,...

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November 13, 2016
Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park is one of the fifty-eight National Parks in the United States and it is in the state of Maine.  The park’s original name in 1916 was Sieur de Monts National Monument before it...