A black and white images of Chinese students, marching, while wearing the red armbands around their arms during the Cultural Revolution.

How Mao Zedong and the Red Guard Left Their Mark on China’s History

Recently, China’s current President, Xi Jinping, enforced certain changes that many fear will lead to a second Cultural Revolution. The events of the first Cultural Revolution, from the speeches on communism to the Red Guards, justifies their fear. However, there … Continue reading How Mao Zedong and the Red Guard Left Their Mark on China’s History

A photograph of the current Imperial Family of Japan, with the former emperor and empress, current emperor and empress, and crown prince and crown princess, seated, with their children standing behind them.

The Imperial Family of Japan: From Their Mythical Origin to Their 2600-Year-Old Succession Line

The Japanese Imperial Family is the oldest hereditary monarchy in the world. Their lineage dates to the 6th century BCE. Traditions and rituals remain unchanged. In May 2017, Princess Mako, daughter of Crown Prince Akishino and Crown Princess Kiko, announced … Continue reading The Imperial Family of Japan: From Their Mythical Origin to Their 2600-Year-Old Succession Line

Rows of rectangular sections of plants are seen in a greenhouse.

The Progressiveness of Horticulture and Its Beneficial Future Post COVID-19

Horticulture. One of the few great realizations brought on by the pandemic. In the last year, people were forced to stay indoors, away from their workplace and leisure activities. They hurriedly bought food and necessities at the closest available grocery … Continue reading The Progressiveness of Horticulture and Its Beneficial Future Post COVID-19

A coloured photograph pof a man standing on a landing strip with supplies provided by UNICEF for the survivors and injured of teh Haiti earthquake in 2021

Earthquakes: Their Source and Infamous Presence in the Past and Present

The unpredictability of earthquakes, or any natural disaster, exists in the present as it did in the past. Medical professionals vaccinated more than 2.3 billion people, 30% of the world’s population. It continues to rise. However, even in the presence … Continue reading Earthquakes: Their Source and Infamous Presence in the Past and Present