Monday, December 9 A vet named Pete Hodgson was known in New Zealand as one of the pit bulls of the Labour Party. Outside New Zealand, though, he is known for being appointed "Minister of the Rings" to promote the fact that "The Lord of the Rings" …Read more. Saturday, December 7 In 1541, on the Yucatan Peninsula, a Franciscan monk named Diego de Landa burned all the Mayan books he could find, except for a few codices written in hieroglyphs on bark paper. This was part of an inquisition to suppress traditional religious …Read more. Friday, December 6 Jane Smiley won the Pulitzer for "A Thousand Acres," a book that reworked Shakespeare's "King Lear" as the story of an aging farmer who divides his land among three daughters: Ginny, Rose and Caroline. These names parallel …Read more. Thursday, December 5 Norm MacDonald anchored the fake news on "Saturday Night Live's Weekend Update." But his brother, Neil, actually is a reporter in Canada, and is currently the Washington, D.C., correspondent for The National, the flagship news program on …Read more.more articles
Tuesday, April 10
In 2008, China won one gold medal for every 25 million people in the country, but the U.S. won a gold medal for every 8.5 million. Jamaica, however, won six gold medals, one for every 450,000 citizens, which represent nearly half of the 13 medals it was won overall. And most of that is due to superstar runner Usain Bolt. He became the first runner to win the 100 meters, the 200 meters and the 4x100 meters relay at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984 and the first to set records in all three.
What country’s Kalenjin tribes have helped it dominate middle- and long-distance track events?
Previous answer: Kim Kardashian is the female Kim.
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