Benjamin Franklin portrait

The Longstanding Legacy of Benjamin Franklin and His Writing

If you live in the United States, there’s no escaping Benjamin Franklin’s legacy. His face is still printed on hundred-dollar bills. The theories about electricity that he contributed remain in use today. His witty sayings are plastered all over inspirational … Continue reading The Longstanding Legacy of Benjamin Franklin and His Writing

A series of skyscrapers reflected in a river, forming a beautiful city skyline.

Manila: The Home of the Philippines’s Cultural Past and Present

The Philippines is known for its beautiful beaches, delicious fruit, and fascinating cultural history. Comprising 7641 islands, it is also one of the world’s largest archipelagos. The nation has an abundance of shopping malls, cultural landmarks, and natural beauties. In … Continue reading Manila: The Home of the Philippines’s Cultural Past and Present

A painting of a scene from the anonymous Pearl poem. The dreamer, a man clothed in red, stands opposite the Pearl-maiden, a woman clothed in white. Between them is a river, and they are surrounded on all sides by grass and trees.

Dreams, Visions, Philosophy: Dream Poetry in Medieval Europe

European history is rich, well-known, and well-celebrated. From the neo-Classical architecture, grandiose fashion and groundbreaking literature of the Renaissance period, to the powerful musical compositions and politically moved polemics of the 20th century; the various eras in European history have … Continue reading Dreams, Visions, Philosophy: Dream Poetry in Medieval Europe

A pug and their owner taking a nap.

Sleep: A Complete Guide to Rest in the Modern Age of Technology

Hindus believe that the universe was created during the cosmic sleep of the god Vishnu. The Native American Ojibwe tribe use dream-catchers at night, believing that they will protect them from harm. Thousands of articles exist detailing the various Islamic … Continue reading Sleep: A Complete Guide to Rest in the Modern Age of Technology

The Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey.

Travel Guide: A Tour of Turkey’s Most Iconic Monuments and Beautiful Landscapes

With its rich cultural heritage and breathtaking natural scenery, Turkey has a lot to offer as a holiday destination. From ancient ruins and temples to lavish palaces, the country is a paradise for history and culture lovers. For those who … Continue reading Travel Guide: A Tour of Turkey’s Most Iconic Monuments and Beautiful Landscapes