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Anthropology: Board Games and Their Evolution Through Time and Space

Who doesn’t love board games? The perfect combination of luck and skill that inevitably boils over into an argument. But, even before rulebook debates, board games have been entertaining us. For thousands of years, board games have been developed all over the world. Across civilizations and centuries, board games have been an integral part of society. Continue reading Anthropology: Board Games and Their Evolution Through Time and Space

Mindfulness

How Mindfulness Exercises can be Helpful for Anyone During a Pandemic

“One of the long-haul symptoms is depression and getting professional help was important for me. To realize that mindfulness is a wonderful compliment,” she said, “but I needed to understand when I needed a little extra help.” Mindfulness meditation and … Continue reading How Mindfulness Exercises can be Helpful for Anyone During a Pandemic

Russian President Vladimir Putin during the years of his KGB training in Leningrad in the mid-1970s.

The KGB: The Long History behind Russia’s Intelligence Agency

The KGB was Russia’s intelligence agency and secret police force from 1954 to 1991. But, Russia has a long history of secret policing and international intelligence operations. When you think of “sleeper agents” you probably think of Russian spies posing … Continue reading The KGB: The Long History behind Russia’s Intelligence Agency