Kali is associated with eternal energy. Her name means 'the black one,' and death and time are under her control. She is sometimes viewed as a benevolent mother goddess, as well as a fierce warrior goddess who slays demons.
This strange-looking man is Alviss, a son of the dwarves in Norse mythology.
Jackson Pollock was an American painter and an important figure in the abstract expressionist movement.
Baldur was known as the golden god and the shining one.
The largest river system in North America is the Mississippi.
The Ojibwe word for it was 'misi-ziibi' meaning 'Great River'.
It is famous for its cuisine, its festivals as well as its music and multilingual heritage.
Woodpeckers, from the family Picidae, are found worldwide. There are about 200 species but many are threatened by loss of habitat.
'The Raven' by Edgar Allan Poe.
Little Egypt is the nickname for Southern Illinois. Some say the name arose in the 1830s when poor harvests in the north of the state drove people to Southern Illinois to buy grain. Others says it stems from a resemblance to the Nile delta.
In 1818, a large tract of land was purchased by developers and named Cairo, pronounced kayro. Some people believe this to be the origin of the Little Egypt nickname.