60 seconds to relive Pope Francis' Journey in the United Arab Emirates
The most touching and powerful moments of Pope Francis' Journey in the United Arab Emirates.
British Man Thrown In Dubai Prison For Sharing This Facebook Post
Some things are just ridiculous and negate any kind of common sense..
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
9 Things You May Not Know About The Declaration Of Independence
As people across the United States celebrate the nation’s birthday, explore nine surprising facts about the founding document adopted on July 4, 1776.
American Woman Held In Abu Dhabi For Refusing To Talk To Men At Airport
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A US woman has appeared in court for allegedly insulting the United Arab Emirates in public while waiting for a taxi at the Abu Dhabi International Airport.
China Warns Soros Against ‘Declaring War’ On Its Currency
Days after billionaire George Soros forecast a hard landing of the Chinese economy, Beijing retaliates by warning the high-profile investor from betting against its currency. "Soros’ challenge against...
An Illustrated History of American Money Design
It’s not just paper. From the first notes issued by the Continental Congress to the latest star-spangled bills released by the Federal Reserve, the history of money in America is laced with rebellion,...
Are The Reclusive Shihuh People Of Musandam The Original Arabians?
Two hours’ drive from Dubai in the mountains of Musandam lives a reclusive tribe of people who appear culturally unrelated to any others in the Arabian Peninsula, yet who may well be its original inha...
Behind the Scenes - Address to the Nation - Bill Clinton (1993)
1993 Bill Clinton speech about the cruise missiles strike on Iraq in June 1993 as both a retaliation and a warning triggered by the attempted assassination by Iraqi agents on former U.S. President Geo...
United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
Belgium to France: Euro this, Napoleon!
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Water...
"Virtual Tour of Dubai City, UAE"
360 spherical panorama. In short, Dubai is a paradise city, a page from a science fiction book, a true picture of how even the most bizarre and ambitious ideas may be implemented into reality. We hope...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
An artist totally reimagined what U.S. dollar bills should look like
Sorry, George. Sorry, Abe. U.S. currency was long overdue for a face lift. As part of his Master's thesis at the Basel School of Design in Switzerland, American artist Travis Purrington revamped bills...
Dollar
Part 2 Here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FbyQB8e-rQg Educational video explaining the Constitutional and legal history of the US Dollar. This video contai...
Lancaster raid
The Lancaster raid (February 10, 1675) was an attack on the frontier community of Lancaster, Massachusetts by Metacom (also known as "King Philip") during King Philip's War. Metacom led a force of 1,...
Great Debasement
The Great Debasement (1542–1551) refers to the English Crown’s policy of coinage debasement during the reigns of Henry VIII and Edward VI. Coinage debasement occurred when governments replaced to a si...
4th Of July: Nine Myths Debunked
Many stories of U.S. independence turn out to be more 4th of July fiction than fact—and "National Treasure" isn't the only culprit.
China Warns Soros Against ‘Declaring War’ On Its Currency
Days after billionaire George Soros forecast a hard landing of the Chinese economy, Beijing retaliates by warning the high-profile investor from betting against its currency. "Soros’ challenge against...
South Korean won (1945-1953)
The won was the first South Korean currency and was in use from August 15, 1945 to February 15, 1953.
Won is a cognate of the Chinese yuan and Japanese yen. The won was subdivided into 100 jeon (전...
South Korean won (1945-1953) - Wikipedia
Taiwanese yen
See also New Taiwan dollarOne Gold Yen (1915), Bank of Taiwan LTD.The Taiwanese yen (圓) was the currency of Taiwan from 1895 to 1946. It was on a par with and circulated alongside the Japanese yen. Th...
Taiwanese yen - Wikipedia
An Illustrated History of American Money Design
It’s not just paper. From the first notes issued by the Continental Congress to the latest star-spangled bills released by the Federal Reserve, the history of money in America is laced with rebellion,...
Maryland pound
The pound was the currency of Maryland until 1793. Initially, the British pound circulated along with foreign coins. From 1733, this was supplemented by paper money, known as "Proclamation Money". Alt...
United States To Put Woman On $10 Bill
The United States is set to put the picture of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the hold that white male political heroes have had on the greenback. The T...
Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound
The pound was the currency of the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland. It was subdivided into 20 shillings, each of 12 pence.
The Federation was formed in 1953, and the new currency was created i...
Rhodesia and Nyasaland pound - Wikipedia
Belgium to France: Euro this, Napoleon!
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Water...
Gulf rupee
The Gulf rupee (Arabic: روبيه or روبيه خليجيه), also known as the Persian Gulf rupee, was a currency used in the countries of the Persian Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula between 1959 and 1966. It was i...
Belvoir (plantation)
Belvoir was the historic plantation and estate of colonial Virginia's prominent William Fairfax family. It was situated on the west bank of the Potomac River in Fairfax County, Virginia at the presen...
Belvoir (plantation) - Wikipedia
Fort Prince George
Fort Prince George was an uncompleted fort on what is now the site of Pittsburgh, at the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The site was originally ...
Pandya coinage
The earliest coins of the Pandyan Kingdom were copper squares and were struck with a die. The coins were with five distinct images on one side, often an image of an elephant on that side and a stylise...
Pandya coinage - Wikipedia