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The Incredible Accomplishments of Medical Discoveries Introduced to the World by Canada

Canadians are best known for homemade maple syrup, mouthwatering poutine smothered with fresh cheese curds and their incredible love of the outdoor winter sport known as hockey. But did you know that Canada is also home to some incredibly talented … Continue reading The Incredible Accomplishments of Medical Discoveries Introduced to the World by Canada

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Cuneiform: Overview of Its History and Impact in the Ancient Middle East

Cuneiform was a writing system used in the ancient Middle East. The name, derived from Latin and Middle French roots that mean “wedge-shaped,” has been a cutting-edge assignment since the mid-eighteenth century. Cuneiform was the most extensive and widely used … Continue reading Cuneiform: Overview of Its History and Impact in the Ancient Middle East

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Anthropology: Exploration of Brexit and its Impact on the UK’s Culture and Society

Almost six years ago, on June 23rd, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom (UK) voted in a referendum to leave the European Union (EU). Four years later, on the 31st of January, the UK left the EU and entered … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploration of Brexit and its Impact on the UK’s Culture and Society

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Anthropology: Tracing the Origin of the Bengali Language

India, a five thousand-year-old civilization, is a country popular worldwide for its cultural heritage and history. It is a melting pot of wondrous festivals, endless celebrations and beautiful languages. One of the many languages of this culturally diverse country is … Continue reading Anthropology: Tracing the Origin of the Bengali Language

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Anthropology: Exploration of the UK Drinking Culture

Drinking is a social activity that is present in essentially all cultures. There are sets of traditions and social behaviors surrounding the consumption of alcoholic beverages as recreational drugs and stimulants of social interaction. “Drinking cultures” is a growing topic … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploration of the UK Drinking Culture