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  • The Potato

    23 July 2018

    The record of the potato’s exact place of origin and how it came to the Mediterranean is scanty. The latest evidence for its origin points in several directions: to the Chiloé region of Chile, to southern Peru, and to Bolivia-northern Argentina. In any...

  • Colloquial German

    18 May 2018

    Du machst aus einer Mücke einen Elefanten - you re making a mountain out of a molehill Unusual German words and colloquialisms. Erklärungsnot - Explanation poverty It’s what you find yourself in when put on the spot without a sufficient explanation or...

  • The Finnish Sniper

    09 June 2018

    On April 2, 1939, the Finnish government decided to start building fortifications along the Karelian Isthmus, the area located south of Lake Ladoga. Six months later, on October 5, the Soviet Union wanted to initialize talks on what it described as “current...

  • Robin hood housing project

    02 June 2018

    . Completed in 1972, Robin Hood Gardens was intended as a model of post-war London social housing. The project was designed by famed architects Alison and Peter Smithson as a British response to Le Corbusier’s Unité d’Habitation housing project in France....

  • Polish language

    30 May 2018

    The Polish Language Polish is a West Slavic language spoken by more than 55 million people worldwide, about 38.5 million of whom speak Polish as a first language. Polish is the official language of Poland and an official language of the European Union....

  • Freedom of the Press

    09 June 2018

    Freedom of the Press – A fundamental right of Man Freedom of the press is a fundamental right of man recognized and protected by the law of all modern States. This right is closely associated with freedom of speech and is a component of freedom of speech....

  • dissention punished in History

    09 March 2019

    The distinction between schism and heresy is a fine one. In theory the distinction is straightforward: heresy is the denial of a Christian truth; schism is the withdrawal from the authority of the true Church. The problem is that there is no universally...

  • Sinister as Left-handed

    18 August 2018

    Sinister as left-handed Left-handedness was not always exclusively associated with wrongdoing; its characterization as “good” or “bad” shifted to correspond with dominant social mores. The ancient Celts, for instance, associated the left with femininity...

  • Gershwin

    03 June 2018

    Singer, composer George Gershwin once said “True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.” In today’s society there are not many composers looked up to. Now everyone wants...

  • Eloisa to Abelard.... ALEXANDER POPE

    26 February 2017

    Eloisa to Abelard .... ALEXANDER POPE Related Poem Content Details In these deep solitudes and awful cells, Where heav'nly-pensive contemplation dwells, And ever-musing melancholy reigns; What means this tumult in a vestal's veins? Why rove my thoughts...

  • what is a free man

    12 June 2018

    Each man has his or her values and highest goals in this real world. Yet, there is one highest value, which all other goals and values correspondingly relate to. It is extremely important for teachers and educators to understand what this highest value...

  • Homeschooling review

    05 June 2018

    . Homeschooling is an educational option that allows parents to teach their children at home instead of sending them to school. There are today a wealth of resources and opportunities available to homeschooling families, and in a landscape of increasing...

  • Education: Thomas Aquinas and Education

    04 August 2017

    3. The Healing Work of Teaching: Thomas Aquinas and Education Thomas Aquinas and Education sana doctrina regarding the teaching of Thomas Aquinas (1225–1274). It was usually translated into English as ‘sound doctrine’ but it could also be translated as...

  • French language

    31 May 2018

    French Language ARTICLES garçon/homme uses "un"fille/femme uses "une" "un" and "une" both mean "a" in English, but "un" is for masculine nouns and "une" is for feminine nouns. i.e: "un crayon et une voiture" ("a pen and a car") In French objects are all...

  • A Scottish Wild Cat in Summer

    08 July 2018

    The Scottish wildcat... Pound for pound the Scottish wildcat is one of the most impressive predators in the world; intelligent, fearless, resourceful, patient, agile and powerful they are genuine superpredators which until as recently as the 1950s were...

  • German hip-hop

    04 March 2019

    German Hip-hop From the early days of ‘Rapper’s Delight’, hip-hop took flight from its roots in Northern America to influence an entire new global movement. As differing cultures found their own footing in rap, developing their quintessential flavour,...

  • Start with Happiness

    11 September 2018

    Start the day with a smile. Greet your friends with a smile and ask them if they are happy. Spread a little of happiness goes a long way the song "If you are happy and you know it" then it is indeed good to clap Physical evidence of happiness is brilliant...

  • Prawa i obowiązki właścicieli psów – przepisy prawne

    04 May 2018

    Prawa i obowiązki właścicieli psów – przepisy prawne Poniżej znajdziecie przepisy prawne i nasze komentarze do nich. Tylko przepisy stanowią prawo, nasza ich interpretacja czy wywody nie są podstawą prawną, a co za tym idzie nie należy się nimi sugerować,...

  • Politics in the Roman Empire

    20 July 2017

    The public sphere of Rome, which included religious norms, social settings, as well as some other cultural divides, has been known to greatly affect the Roman political system throughout, from its inception to its fall. Our world has seen many great empires...

  • Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274)

    10 February 2019

    Thomas Aquinas (1224-1274) is one of the towering figures in Western philosophy and theology, so great that he is even called the “angelic Doctor” by the Roman Catholic Church. Within a twenty year span he wrote over forty books, including his masterpiece...

  • An Easter Saint

    13 April 2020

    Saint Veronica is known as the woman who offered a cloth to Jesus so He could wipe His face on the way to His crucifixion. The cloth is believed to exist today in the Vatican and is considered one of the most treasured relics of the Church. Saint Veronica...

  • Rose Bush

    07 June 2018

    The Rose-bush did not know where she was born and where she spent her early days — it is a well known fact that flowers have a bad memory, but to make up for that they can see into the future. When she first became conscious of herself, she stood in the...

  • Lovely Music

    29 November 2020

    Lovely music to listen to from late late tribute Christy and Shane (accoustic) Ronnie Drew (Irish: Ránall Ó Draoi) 16 September 1934 16 August 2008) was an Irish singer and folk musician who achieved international fame during a fifty ye... Ronnie Drew...

  • Rodnovery.

    15 April 2018

    Rodnovery. I . . During the time of their rise as a nation, Slavs were pagans called rodnovery. This word is a compound of “rodnoy”, which means “native”, and “vera”, which means “faith”. This was a polytheist religion that prevailed among the majority...

  • Food is not getting to people

    19 April 2020

    Food is not getting to people and too much food processing interrupts the supply chain. Instead from now some people will go hungry, have for years using food banks which never used to exist. Food has been marketised, even our emphasis on eating out is...

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