Dr. Renu S Persaud is an award-winning Canadian professor of social sciences. Her new book The Mastery of You is expected to be released on October 15, 2017.
Antonio Meucci is the true inventor of the telephone, not Alexander Graham Bell. This century-long controversy had finally been settled by the Congress in 2002. The acknowledgement was the result of the House of Representatives’ vote of the resolution H.RES.269.
In December 2015, President Obama signed into law the Commercial Space Competitiveness Act. One of its most important terms is that it allows private entrepreneurs to own and use whatever resources they obtain from the outer space.
On Wednesday July 25th 1990, the Iraqi president Saddam Hussein met with the US ambassador April Glaspie. The meeting’s outcome has had a vital impact on the whole region. Its ramifications are still haunting Iraq, Syria, Iran and the Gulf countries until now.
The relaxing effect of the forest air is a common experience for humanity all over the world. But in Japan the matter is deeply rooted in the national traditions. It is also taken very seriously by the scientific community.
In August 2012, a 65 year-old checked in for 30 days of jail time in Oregon for collecting rainwater in man-made ponds without a permit.
Fifty years ago, an American B-52G bomber, carrying four nuclear bombs, crashed onto the sea ice of Wolstenholme Fjord in the northwest corner of Greenland.
Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob’s home, is based on an actual place in the Pacific Ocean, the location of 23 U.S. nuclear weapons tests during the Cold War era.
Trump is trying to throw world leaders off-balance so that he can extract more trade concessions from them; or he is just adrift.
Virtual reality offers cheap emotions; whereas real experiences connect us to the deeds of past people and place us in contexts where history was made.
Corporate charitable contributions may bend laws and regulations in ways that boost profits rather than serve the public’s interests.
The WHO recommends breastfeeding babies for the first six months of life. Unfortunately, only about a quarter of American babies meet that guideline.
The role of baseball in Japanese-U.S. diplomacy has a long and rich history after it was introduced to the Japanese people in the 1870s.
Serving police officers being members of the Freemasons has been a recurring theme in policing in England and Wales for some 50 years.
Picked up by fiction writers such as Dan Brown, many people think of antimatter as a theoretical idea – unaware that it is actually produced every day.