Culture Rediscovered

Feb 11, 2018 - United States

Ancient cultures are still close to people's hearts, as testified by the care and attention they put into preserving or reviving them, in the countries listed below - Native Americans in New York state campaigning for their traditions, Lebanon recovering ancient artifacts, and a national Finnish radio station broadcasting the news in Latin.


Some Of The Highest Scoring Countries In The World

Feb 02, 2018 - Denmark

Below are details of 6 countries which have a reputation for a high level of trust in government, the effectiveness of the social system and the social progress of the country. The countries are Denmark, Canada, New Zealand, Chile, Botswana and Japan.


Unexpected Awards

Feb 01, 2018 - United States

In the United States, 2 journalists: Jaeah Lee and Valeria Fernandez, each won $100,000 for their contributions to journalism, reporting the plight of underrepresented groups. And in the Oscar nominations list, unexpected nominations went to 2 Middle Eastern film directors: Ziad Doueiri from Lebanon, and Firas Fayyad from Syria.


Social Contact Between The Generations Brings Benefits

Jan 17, 2018 - United States

A new study has found that more social contact between young people and old people gives the young a more positive attitude towards the elderly. The study suggests that both young and old gain from the social interaction. Also young people's attitude varies according to what age and gender they are.


Treasure Trove Found In Israel

Nov 20, 2017 - Israel

Divers have discovered a stash of 2,000 gold coins on the sea floor on the coast of Caesarea – the largest amount ever found in the port. These coins date back a thousand years, giving us a glimpse of what life was like then.


Better Outdoor Photo Techniques

Jul 20, 2017 - United States

These tips will help to make sure the photos you take in the garden look great, the difference between an amateur photo and a professional one.


Women Donate More

Jun 17, 2017 - United States

Women donate more to charities than men. As the personal wealth of women has increased over the years, they are in a position to contribute larger amounts to charities.


Village Saved By Chess

May 24, 2017 - India

The village of Marottichal in India has been saved from gambling, alcoholism, and other unhealthy pastimes, by developing an enthusiasm for chess. The game was brought to the village decades ago by a Mr. Unnikrishnan, and since then the village has been playing it keenly, other previous addictions disappearing from the village.


The Origins of Easter

May 04, 2017 - United States

Easter which we celebrate every year has its roots in paganism, and Christianity. Paganism saw it as a Spring festival. Christianity as commemorating the resurrection of Jesus. Many countries call Easter: Passover, because it coincides with the Jewish Passover festival. Like Christmas, Easter has become more popular and prominent in recent centuries, due to social changes in our society.