I met Marjorie Sykes in 1992 in West Yorkshire, UK. We were staying at a friend's house as guests for half a month. She became an young English teacher at Bishsha Bharati. She was also translating Rabindranath's literary works. Her closeness with Rabindranath took her till the poet's final day.
A spectacular failure, for a spectacular plane.
The natives had a unique perception of beauty back then.
Music has a central role in human society because it so strongly evokes feelings and affects social activities and interactions. A recent study shows the ability of music to stimulate the circuits in the brain... What may contribute to the treatment of addiction and depression
Religious vows are not for the weak of heart. And here is a good example.
They are brutal, scary, and odd at the same time.
A follow up to my original article on influential women in STEM, featuring another five incredible minds whose contribution to science, technology, engineering and maths changed our world forever.
Bengalis of Bangladesh are the Bengalis of undivided Bengal pre-1947. Ever since East Pakistan became Bangladesh post the 1971 war of independence whereby East Pakistan became Bangladesh, the population of Bangladesh seems to be in a weird rush to identify themselves with the Islamic world.
Migrants being vulnerable to social discrimination are mostly coming from economically challenged families. The opportunities they have seen in a foreign land give them a sense of hope that somehow they can also experience a better life than what they have back home.
Farsi expressions offer few abbreviated forms. So, if you want to use proper phrases instead of English acronyms while chatting in Farsi, use the following list of suggestion.
Expressing surprise in Farsi can be as easy as saying "pashmam," "bargam," and "ridam." But here's how to sound cool and badass while being surprised at the same time.
That time in the history of Colonial Philippines, when Spanish forces crushed marauding pirates.
This article briefly discusses the importance and impact social groups have on children and their development processes. Positive, outgoing social groups are essential for the effective social integration of young people.
Analyzing two different approaches to education as defined in John Santrock's book "Adolescence." The constructive model favors group work and student discovery. The instructive model promotes teacher-led instruction. Teachers should utilize both methods of instruction in their classrooms.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered the "I Have a Dream" speech on August 28, 1963. Millions of people know something about the short speech. However, there are many things that people just don't know.
Back then with it was fashionable to keep a dead girl’s face at home.
Recognized for accomplishing many scientific theories and laws, Albert Einstein used his distinction to forward world peace, international unity, and social justice. Not only is he recognized as a genius, but his quotes are often and broadly distributed.
Think. Thought. Dreams. We must take, our least used ability, make it grow, increase, Develop this skill to full capacity, when we do this we will move as society towards a better well developed and more caring society. We have Joy and love in our lives Faith, Hope. Pause and use a God-given Talent.
To feed a growing world population and sustain order, new breakthroughs and beliefs are needed.
From the German chair to the Human Grinder, we count down the Top 5 Worst Modern Day Torture Devices.
While building a photo-montage of geniuses, I noticed I didn't have any women, so I consulted a few lists of top ten, top 50 all-time geniuses. No women. I searched "top 100 all time geniuses". None!
Siribhoovalya is a multilingual Encyclopedia of 8th Century India. The book was compiled by Kumudendoo Muni, a Jain ascetic. This is an introduction to the great book, which is a great wonder.