Origins of Dragons

Throughout history, dragons have independently appeared in the mythology, folklore, and artwork of numerous cultures and civilizations. [1] The Latin  ‘dracōnis’ and the Greek ‘drakōns’ are the origins of the word “dragon,” which first appeared in the English language in the 13th century. [1] Dragons appear in myth and folklore from all …

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Learn About the Ancient Roman Gods

an art about Roman mythology

Background Like the ancient Greeks, the ancient Romans also had rich mythology, which defined the rich history of the Roman people as they grew into an empire. But before one can delve into a study of mythology, one first needs to understand the concept behind a myth. These myths appear as simple …

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Everything You Need To Know About Shoe Sizes

measuring shoe size

Background When buying shoes, one of the most important things that you need to consider is your shoe size, especially now that shoes can be ordered online. However, the challenging part is that sometimes, the sizing of shoes varies depending on the brand, where it is made, and for what gender. Not …

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Learn About the Ancient Greek Gods

masks of the Greek gods

Background Ancient Greek mythology includes vast and fascinating legends about gods and goddesses, as well as heroes, monsters, warriors, and fools that were an important part of daily life in the ancient world. These myths explained everything from religious rituals to the weather and gave meaning to the world that people saw …

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There is nothing brilliant or outstanding in my record, except perhaps this one thing. I do the things I believe ought to be done. And when I make up my mind to do a thing, I act. – Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president

Theodore Roosevelt, 26th U.S. president

Humans as we are, we take pride in our successes, big or small. We post on social media, we celebrate, and we reward ourselves in whatever way we imagine. For Theodore Roosevelt, having been born into an affluent family, yet frail in health; it seemed that he did not think much about …

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Deep Dive Into Understanding Car Crash Ratings

a car crashing to the wall

Background When buying a car, there are many things to consider, such as the brand, model, type of transmission, price, and many other features. However, aside from looking into what a car or vehicle looks like and the cool features it offers, another important thing to consider when choosing a car is …

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So Exactly What Is In a Hot Dog?

So Exactly What Is In a Hot Dog

When it comes to summertime, there’s nothing more iconic than the hot dog. Whether you’re at a baseball game or a cookout, this classic American dish is always a hit. But what exactly goes into a hot dog? Is it all beef? Or maybe pork and beef? And what about the bun …

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The Rise and Fall of Kodak

Logo of the Eastman Kodak Company (1987-2006)

In the present society, documenting about one’s life has become easier. People now have their own smartphones. Some even own high-tech cameras that do not just produce quality photographs, but are also lighter and portable. Kodak, as one of the pioneers in the field of photography, paved the way for all of …

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What Happens When Electricity Hits Water?

Introduction  Water in its pure form does not contain any salt or other impurities and cannot conduct electricity [1]. However, you won’t find pure water naturally because it’s a universal solvent liquid that can dissolve most minerals, chemicals and other substances. Pure water is something that can be produced in a laboratory. …

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