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Welcome To The Factionary

Did you know, your attractiveness, possessions, and wealth does not make you stand out? Your knowledge does.

In our day-to-day activities, we do a lot, and whatever we do, we certainly have to know what we’re doing in order to get whatever done, and done right. That’s why we learn. You might think that learning is only limited to the school, but it isn’t.

So, do you wish to learn more, get smarter, boost your IQ, and enlighten your mind with knowledge everyday? Then, learn more from The Factionary.


What Is ‘The Factionary’?

The Factionary is an online e-learning media designed to assist online users with the desire to learn about facts and ideas every day. The Factionary is engineered to provide educational content purposely meant for people to learn about and also interact with.

Our online e-learning platform provides basic facts and concepts about daily issues that are mostly unavailable to us, and only research would make them available.

Unfortunately, you are not is into serious research and studies. That’s what The Factionary is meant to help you with — the opportunity to also learn about these interesting stuff that are hidden in the minds of college professors, who are just good at confusing people with their terms.

Fortunately enough, The Factionary breaks down these studies and research into every day lay-man terms for you to understand and join in the fun of learning.


What Do I Learn On The Factionary?

The Factionary provide content about all topics, concepts and subject areas: think of Amazing Places, Anatomy & Physiology, Astronomy, History, People & Places, Psychology, Science & Technology, Wildlife, and so much more that will just trill your intellectual delight.

We dissect the facts and issues from these subjects and topics into readily readable articles for your reading pleasure, (and sometimes too, videos). The Factionary features related article and videos (in some cases audio) about the facts and issues that will posted on the website and app.


What Can I Do With The Factionary?

Pretty much! First and foremost, you get to learn facts and ideas on our website by reading comprehendible articles that seek to highlight more information.

With the use of our social media handles, you can also interact with a variety of aspects; such as the facts, pop quiz, word challenge, riddles, thoughts experiments, opinions, world days and dates, quotes, and so much more learning tools available for you to choose from.


Why Do I Learn From The Factionary?

If you’re now wondering what to even learn, that’s a good thought.

You certainly know about some facts already, and if we’re to ask you about a few stuff, you’ll not be so novice as if you don’t know a thing or two. Just as you read and understand these words is just evidence that you already know something, and based on that prior knowledge, you understand what you read.

In our day-to-day lives, we consistently learn as we interact with the world around us. There is not a single point in time we don’t learn about something. And just as you read this article, you’re going to learn a thing or two by the time you’re done.

This proves that as a matter of fact, we’re learning all the time as we go about life, but we think learning is boring and ever since completing school, we’ve abandon our books as if they were our worse nightmares. 

The Factionary is just like any ordinary e-learning site on the internet, but what is going to make us unique is not because we’re different from the rest, but its going to be because of you. Yes, you our dear audience. So say it with us.

The Factionary. I Learn; Therefore I Know!


Topics 

The Factionary presents facts about all sorts of subjects and topics in our day-to-day lives.

Here’s a list of all topics on The Factionary:


The Facts 

The Factionary’s primary objective is to present facts and ideas about the world and your place in it. The facts are about the topics listed above that are really fascinating to know about.

Here’s an example of a fact:

“The Factionary is an online e-learning media that helps online users to learn about facts and ideas.”

This is a simple fact about The Factionary. 


Articles 

The Factionary also features detailed articles that seek to tell more about these facts in a comprehensive way that’s appealing to the reader. The following is the structure of how Factionary articles are composed.

Here’s the structure of a Factionary article:

1. Statement of the fact 

This is a brief declaration of the fact in just one simple sentence that serves as the heading or title.

Here’s a statement of a fact:

“There’s an online e-learning media that helps you to learn about facts and ideas.”

This is a declaration of a statement of a fact. This sentence is quite straight forward in presenting what it claims but keeps out the main theme, that is what the statement is about (in this case “The Factionary”).

The reader is expected to continue reading to find out more about that particular e-learning media.

2. Prolog 

This is the introductory phase of the article that briefly explains what is to be expected in the article.

Here’s a prolog to an article:

“Did you know, your attractiveness, possessions, and wealth does not make you stand out? Your knowledge does.

In our day-to-day activities, we do a lot, and whatever we do, we certainly have to know what we’re doing in order to get whatever done, and done right. That’s why we learn. You might think that learning is only limited to the school, but it isn’t.

So, do you wish to learn more, get smarter, boost your IQ, and enlighten your mind with knowledge everyday? Then, learn more from The Factionary.”

The prolog above is an excerpt from the article about The Factionary. This is a typical example of what is to be expected in The Factionary articles.

3. Related Media 

This is any content that’s related to the fact or article that also provides comprehensive knowledge. This could be in form of audio, image, or video. YouTube videos are a good example of The Factionary’s related media, alongside stock photos from Shutterstock, iStock and Getty Images.

Here’s a related media:

4. Content > Deck/Section > Catch Phrasing 

The content is the main body of the article that has the information to be learnt. The content in itself is also structured into decks or sections, with each deck or section having a pretty fancy catch phrase that’s about whatever information that’s relevant within that deck or section.

Here’s a structured content:

What Is ‘The Factionary’?

The Factionary is an online e-learning media designed to assist online user with the desire to learn about facts and ideas every day. The Factionary is engineered to provide educational content purposely meant for people to learn about and also interact with. … 

What Do I Learn On The Factionary?

The Factionary provide content about all topics, concepts and subject areas: think of Amazing Places, Anatomy & Physiology, Astronomy, History, People & Places, Psychology, Science & Technology, Wildlife, and so much more that will just trill your intellectual delight. …

Why Do I Learn From The Factionary?

If you’re now wondering what to even learn, that’s a good thought.

You certainly know about some facts already, and if we’re to ask you about a few stuff, you’ll not be so novice as if you don’t know a thing or two. Just as you read and understand these words is just evidence that you already know something, and based on that prior knowledge, you understand what you read. …

The Factionary. I Learn; Therefore I Know!

The structured content above is also an excerpt from the article about The Factionary, which happens to be a good example of how The Factionary content articles are structured.

This particular article has three decks or sections with each having a question as a heading or title to the respective deck or section. The catch phrasing of the decks or sections give an insight of what is to be expected with the content of the article.

5. Subscription 

This is the ending of the article that has no facts about the article. It is just a conclusion and a way of appreciating the readers for their time spent on reading the article.

Here’s how the subscription ends:

“Read more facts like this one in your inbox. Sign up for our daily email here.

The Factionary is ever ready to provide you with more interesting content for your reading pleasure. If you’re amazed by our work, you can support us on Patreon by a donation fee of your choice. Thank you!

Written by: Author, Day, and Date.”

The subscription above is how The Factionary articles end. This prompts readers to sign up for more articles in their inbox; it also acknowledges the literary work of the author or writer of the article with the exact date of creation (not the date of publication).


Podcast

These are audible versions of The Factionary articles that are composed in audio drama for our users with difficulty in reading. The Factionary features a variety of voice actors who vocalize the articles into audio format for our non-readers to join in the fun of learning. This feature could also be accessed on Apple Podcast, …, Google Newsstand.

Coming soon!


Curated Video 

These videos that display infographics about the facts in the articles on The Factionary that users can watch instead of reading or listening to our content. The videos are brief (approximately 360 seconds) yet detailed enough to carry the necessary information about the articles.

The Factionary features videos on it’s YouTube channel, Facebook Watch, Instagram Reels, and our mobile app via our video streaming website.

Coming soon!


Pop Quiz 

These are educational questions of interest that seek to test users knowledge and intellectual skills about whatever they know about the world and their place in it.

The Factionary features a series of quizzes on it’s social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram, that users normally interact with. These quizzes are questions about the topics that are posted on the website, mobile app, and on social media. 

These questions are stratified in a hierarchy of easy and hard questions depending on the users level of knowledge and competence.

Here’s a pop quiz question:


WordPorn 

These are interesting words and vocabulary of any language in the world that has a fascinating meaning and etymology — origins of the word. The Factionary features words and vocabulary on its website, mobile app, and social media platforms.


Thought Experiment 

These are puzzling and thought provoking problems that require intellectual brilliance to solve. The Factionary features a host variety of puzzles, paradoxes, and thought experiments that seek to challenge the minds of its users.

Here’s a thought experiment:


Riddle 

These are just like the thought experiments but requires a definite answer. The Factionary features riddles for users to answer.

Here’s a riddle to solve:


Opinion Poll 

These are questions that have not a definite answer, and require users to choose between two (or more) options available. The Factionary features online opinion polls on its social media platform for online users to vote between two competing ideas or phenomena that might be of significant interest.

Here’s an opinion poll:


World Day Today

These are the international days and dates that are set forth by the UN, UNESCO, or any non-political world organization that commemorates special days and events around the world.

The Factionary features and recognizes all international days and dates of importance on its social media platforms. This also comprises all independence and national day celebrations of all countries around the world.


Quotes

These are inspirational quotes from some of the world greatest thinkers. The Factionary features inspirational and motivational quotes on its website, mobile app, and social media platforms.


Languages

The Factionary presents its content to all users around the world. There are quite a number of languages that are available on The Factionary.

Here’s a list of languages available on The Factionary:

English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hausa, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese.


If you have any questions or comments about us, please contact us using the information below.

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Ghana

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