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Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin

The Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, or the Holocaust Memorial, lies in the middle of Berlin and honors the millions of lives that were lost during World War II.

October 31, 2019 10:55

What Was the Iran Hostage Crisis?

The Iran Hostage Crisis, which took place in 1979 through 1980, was a major turning point between Iran-United States relations.

October 17, 2019 12:04

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 09:10

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

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