Ritualistic meals with your family.

PHOTOGRAPHER MIHO AIKAWA EXPLORES HOW THE EVENING MEAL IS EVOLVING IN TWO OF THE WORLD’S BIGGEST CITIES. When Miho Aikawa was a teenager, she was often annoyed when her parents would insist that they eat every meal together. As an adult, however, Aikawa recognized the value of the family meal–as a grounding ritual in their lives together. […]

Undiscovered Discoveries.

Each day more discoveries are being made by researchers and scientists all over the world. Some of these discoveries are unexplained with our current level of technology and understanding. Check out what I’m talking about yourself and write your views in the comments. Check these out and let me know in the comments which topic […]

CERN – Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, or European Council for Nuclear Research

What is the universe made of? How did it start? Physicists at CERN are seeking answers, using some of the world’s most powerful particle accelerators At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are probing the fundamental structure of the universe. They use the world’s largest and most complex scientific instruments to […]

History of our language, of english alphabets.

What is the origin of the word alphabet?The English word alphabet comes to us, by way of Latin, from the names of the first two letters of the Greek alphabet, alpha and beta. These Greek words were in turn derived from the original Semitic names for the symbols: aleph (“ox”) and beth (“house”). Where did the English alphabet come from?Here’s the 30-second version of the […]

Wow. Just a wow. Amazing piece of work. A masterpiece.

What’s the name for a text that deliberately excludes a particular letter of the alphabet? That’s a lipogram. The best known example in English is Ernest Vincent Wright’s novel Gadsby: Champion of Youth (1939)—a story of more than 50,000 words in which the letter e never appears.   Hmmm Nice real nice talent. Not including the letter ‘e’, amazing. It’s […]