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The Japanese Art of Kintsugi

“Kin” literally translates into golden, while Tsugi means joinery. Together the phrase literally means “to be joined with gold”.

October 16, 2019 09:40

Photosynthesis Explained

Photosynthesis refers to a plant’s ability to gather energy through light.

October 16, 2019 09:11

What are Troglobites?

“Troglobite” is a name given to creatures that have completely adjusted to life in dark caves.

October 15, 2019 12:14

What is Pedology?

Pedology is the study of soil and all factors surrounding it.

September 24, 2019 16:30

What Was the Persian Empire?

The enormous Persian Empire stretched across today’s Iran, Turkey, Egypt as well as parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan.

September 12, 2019 12:22

What is a Cult of Personality?

The term "cult of personality" is usually derogatory, and refers to the glorification and adoration of a single person, typically a political figure.

September 11, 2019 15:54

What Happens to All Of Our Garbage?

Depending on the material being discarded and the type of material, some of the places our waste can end up include the landfill, the recycling facility, the incinerator, etc.

September 10, 2019 12:08

What is Syncretism?

Syncretism refers to the blending of two or more elements to create something new in the realm of religion, culture, food, etc.

September 10, 2019 11:40

Why are Flamingos Pink?

Do flamingos really become pink through their diet, or are they born that way?

September 3, 2019 15:15

What is Arcology?

Arcology is a mostly hypothetical type of architecture that seeks to have a low-impact on the human environment.

September 3, 2019 14:14

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