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GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Tanjore Painting - Tanjore painting is a South Indian form of art that originate ...
What is Batik Art?
Batik Art - Batik is a traditional art-form which involves using wax and dye to create beautiful and ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Warli Art
Warli Art - Know more about the Warli Art form, A tribal art indigenous to the Warli people who live ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Patachitra Art
Pattachitra is an interesting form of art that the people of Orissa developed centuries ago. Like ma ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Conte Crayon
Conte Crayon - Conte crayon is a drawing medium created from mixing powdered charcoal or graphite wi ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
The Last Supper
Read about 'The Last Supper' painting by Leonardo Da Vinci. A biblical history of Jesus Christ, one ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
A Brief History of Governance - Your history lessons have told you how people ev ...
World Trade Organisation
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) is an inter - governmental organisation that regulates internatio ...
11 yrs, 10 yrs, 9 yrs
What is citizenship?
Citizenship maybe defined as a legal member of a sovereign state or nation. Citizenship education gi ...
11 yrs, 10 yrs, 9 yrs
Gram Panchayat
Gram Panchayat - Peter, a student of the 5th grade had done badly in the term-end exam. The headmist ...
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Types of Government
There are 7 types of government: Democracy, Dictatorship, Monarchy, Theocracy, Totalitarian, Republi ...
11 yrs, 10 yrs, 9 yrs
What is GDP?
GDP (Gross Domestic Product) is the total value of all products manufactured and goods provided with ...
11 yrs, 10 yrs, 9 yrs
Teacher - Meet Miss. Payal Arora Ghosh, a teacher who started nurturing her teac ...
Sukhwinder Singh
Sukhwinder Singh - Read about Sukhwinder Singh, a playback singer whose professional music journey b ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Facts about Sachin Tendulkar
Sachin Tendulkar is one of the greatest batsmen of all-time. Sachin Tendulkar is also known as Littl ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Paul McCartney
Read about Paul McCartney, a singer-songwriter and composer who was part of one of the greatest band ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Leadership Coach
Leadership Coach - Meet Jayamala, a leadership coach whose job is to provide positive support and fe ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Susan B. Anthony Speech
Susan B. Anthony Speech - Read Susan B. Anthony's famous speech after she was convicted of voting in ...
6 yrs, 7 yrs, 8 yrs
Word Tile Worksheet (for Kids) - Given below are some parts of our body. Fit the ...
Cause And Effect Worksheet
Cause And Effect Worksheet (for Kids) - Learn the difference between cause and effect with the help ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Match Words
Match words - With this free to download English worksheet for kids match the words with their corre ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Past Tense and Its Types
Past Tense is used to express an action which has taken place a little time before speaking or actio ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Prepositions Worksheet
Prepositions Worksheet - Learn Prepositions in a very easy to understand and fun way with this free ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Birthday
Birthday - View, download and print this worksheet for kids. You can also download other language wo ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs

Experiments

Learn how to make fireworks in a glass with the help of this fun scien ...

Interviews

Read about Vinay Singh Interview. He will be the fourth India to trave ...
Forests are valuable sources of wood and fuel, they are also home to many types ...
Greenhouse Gases
Greenhouse Gases - Learn about greenhouse gases and know how they help earth in keeping its atmosphe ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE!
The three R's of the environment : Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Follow these steps and learn how to manag ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Ecotourism
Ecotourism - Learn about ecotourism and the value system that is at the core of ecotourism that can ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Noise Pollution
Noise pollution - Learn about noise pollution, its types, and how kids can help in decreasing it in ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Recycling Of Modern Technology
Recycling for kids - Learn about how electronic waste created by modern technology are leading ultim ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Jaguar is the largest cat in the world. It is the largest carnivorous mammal fou ...
Colosseum Facts
Colosseum Facts - The Colosseum is a huge open auditorium or amphitheater in the center of Rome, Ita ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Acropolis of Athens
The Acropolis is one of the most imposing historical structures in Athens. Read more interesting fac ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Why does time seem to pass at different speeds?
Does time move at different speeds? Time always moves one second per second. It moving slow or fast ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Australia Facts and Information
Australia is the largest island and the smallest continent in the world. Geologists believe Australi ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
South America Facts
South America is the fourth largest continent in size and fifth largest continent in terms of popula ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
A region is a specific area that has common features. Regions are the basic unit ...
Solar Flares
Solar flare facts for kids - Solar flares occur in active regions of the sun. Get in to learn more s ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Major Domains of the Earth – Hydrosphere
Hydrosphere is part of the earth which, combines all the water sources on the planet-Oceans, Rivers, ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Venus Occultation by the Moon
Watch the Venus occultation by the Moon on 26 Feb 2014. The moon hides Venus for a few seconds and t ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
The Earth’s Atmosphere
Earth's Atmosphere - Learn about the Earth's atmosphere, a mixture of gases, divided into layers by ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
What are Shooting Stars?
What are Shooting Stars? - Watch this animated video and learn all about why they are calling shooti ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Read about the Pallavas who ruled in South India for 500 years, and were respons ...
The Inca Empire : Facts and History
The Inca Empire was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America, existed in the 13th century, called ...
9 yrs, 10 yrs, 11 yrs
Theseus and The Minotaur Story
Theseus and the Minotaur story from Greek history with sir Dig-A-Lot. Read more about the adventures ...
9 yrs, 10 yrs, 11 yrs
The History of Movies
History of Movies - The story of the movies begins in the 1870's with Edward Muybridge, one of the p ...
9 yrs, 10 yrs, 11 yrs
History of Modern Olympics
History of Modern Olympics - The Olympic Games is an international event where athletes from all ove ...
9 yrs, 10 yrs, 11 yrs
Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs
Understand the history of Egyptian Hieroglyphs with Sir Dig-a-lot. Egyptian Hieroglyphic alphabets a ...
9 yrs, 10 yrs, 11 yrs
Trigonometry is the study of the relationship between the angles and the lengths ...
Make Numbers – 02
Make Numbers - 02 - Make as many numbers as you can with the numbers given in this early learning ma ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Halves Worksheet
Learn halves by colouring leaves which are left half coloured, and your child has to draw the other ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
What is a Square Number in Math?
A square is the sum of the number multiplied by itself. The small '²' implies that the given number ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Ratio and Proportion
A ratio is a relationship between two numerical values. A proportion is a type of ratio that relates ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Spot The Position – 02
Spot the Positions - Identify different positions using the picture graph present in this downloadab ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Generation of electricity using water is called hydroelectricity. It is also kno ...
Early to bed and early to rise!
Scientific research has shown that children who are early to bed and early to rise are smarter and t ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Pochemuchka
Pochemuchka is a Russian word, pronounced poh-cheh-moch-kah. It refers to a person who asks too many ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Why are Duck feathers waterproof?
Duck feathers are waterproof because, ducks have a special gland that produces oil near the tail tha ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
Tittynope
Tittynope refers a small quantity of anything left over. So the broccoli you left uneaten on your pl ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs
What makes the Moon Shine at Night?
Why does the moon shine? When the moon’s orbit put it in direct forward facing towards the earth, ...
7 yrs, 8 yrs, 9 yrs

Dangerous Airports

10. Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport

Saba Island
Getting to this amazingly beautiful Caribbean island can be a bit distressing, thanks to a mere 1300-foot-long runway—only slightly longer than most aircraft carrier runways. The incredibly short runway is surrounded by tall cliffs, and it comes dangerously close to a steep slope which leads directly to the ocean. For these reasons, it is one of the most dangerous airports in the world. An incorrect assessment of the pilot during the takeoff may take the airplane straight into the abyss.

Juancho E. Yrausquin Airport

9. Qamdo Bamda Airport

Tibet
Qamdo Bamda Airport is the world’s highest airport, perched more than 14,000 feet above sea level. Even more impressive than the airport’s altitude, however, is the nearly 3.5-mile-long runway. Apparently long runways are crucial to making safe landings at higher altitudes. At sea level, where the approach speed is about 150mph, it may take five thousand feet of runway to stop. But at more than fourteen thousand feet above sea level, the same approach speed will require around twice as runway to bring a plane to a halt.

Qamdo Bamda Airport

8. Gustaf III Airport

Saint Barthélemy
The small airport of Gustaf III, on the Caribbean island of Saint Barthélemy, provides pilots and passengers alike with some fairly grave dangers. The corridor in which the runway has been built is incredibly narrow, and planes come frighteningly close to hitting the slopes of the adjacent upland area, or plummeting into the ocean, every time they land. The good thing is that—in this instance at least—no one was even slightly injured.

Gustaf III Airport

7. Ice Runway

Antarctica
The dangers of Ice Runway have more to do with the extreme weather conditions that the pilot has to deal with, rather than the design or position of the airport itself. The Ice Runway is one of three major airstrips used to haul supplies and researchers to Antarctica’s McMurdo Station. As its name implies, there’s no tarmac in sight—just long stretches of meticulously groomed ice and snow. The real challenge is making sure that the weight of the aircraft and cargo doesn’t bust the ice or get the plane stuck in soft snow.

Ice Runway

6. Courchevel Airport

France
The city of Courchevel in the French Alps is one of the most famous ski resorts in Europe, but it seems like the city owes much of its fame to its airport, which is located inside the mountains. Courchevel Airport is not only famous for its incredible height and bizarre location, but also for the fact that it has had a leading role in a James Bond film, Tomorrow Never Dies, which depicted Mr. Bond landing a plane successfully in the extremely dangerous airport.

Courchevel Airport

5. Barra International Airport

Scotland
This is quite possibly the only airport in the world that also serves as a beach. Takeoffs and landings at Barra Airport occur on the same sand that people can stroll along during airport off-hours. And that’s just the beginning: during high tide in the evening, the illumination from the lights of all the cars passing by assist the pilot with his landing. Believe it or not, Barra is still an officially recognized international airport by the Air Traffic Organization, and it seems like any kind of logical or critical suggestion would be deemed irrelevant by the authorities.

 Banded Orange

4. Toncontin International Airport

Honduras
In Tegucigalpa, the capital city of Honduras, we can fly into one of the most dangerous and notorious airports in the world. The airport opened back in 1934, an era when planes were less powerful and didn’t require such lengthy runways. Toncontin’s runway is just over seven thousand feet long, and it’s situated in a valley surrounded by mountains. What’s even harder to believe—and by far the most hazardous aspect of this airport—is that there’s only one way in and one way out for the planes, which increases the risk dramatically.

Toncontin International Airport

3. Tenzing-Hillary Airport

Nepal
Lukla Airport, as it was called originally, was later renamed Tenzing-Hillary Airport to honor the first climbers to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Located in Lukla, Nepal, the airport serves thousands of climbers hoping to “conquer” Mount Everest, as well as trekkers wishing to explore the Everest region.Dangers at this airport include high winds and extreme cloud cover—but these are by no means the scariest aspects. One end of the runway is preceded by a two-thousand-foot drop.

Tenzing-Hillary Airport

2. Madeira Airport

Portugal
The two main runways at Madeira Airport were just 5,250 feet long when the airport was first opened. After a horrifying crash in 1977, in which an incoming Boeing 727 smashed through a stone bridge and ended up on the beach. In the early 2000s, the runway was further lengthened by extending it across the beach. Against their better instincts, pilots must first aim the aircraft directly at a looming mountain peak, and then quickly bank to the right in order to avoid crashing into the mountain, in order to put themselves on course for the runway.

Madeira Airport

1. Gibraltar Airport

Gibraltar
Gibraltar airport is not only one of the most dangerous airports in the world, but one of the busier ones as well (especially compared to the other risky airports included in this list). No matter how unbelievable this might sound, the corridor of this airport actually passes through the main street of the city. Vehicles are made to stop every time an aircraft lands or takes off. It’s amazing that there has never been a major accident—and we can only hope it stays that way.

Gibraltar Airport

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