World’s longest sea beach

Cox’s bazar is termed as the world’s longest unbroken sea beach. The sea beach has a length of incredible 132 km. It acquires it’s current name from Hiram Cox who happened to be a superintendent of Palonkee outpost in the British East India Company. He rehabilitated refugees in order to accomplish his mission to deal…

Gray Beauty

It’s easy to feel inspired by color, it’s easy to feel some sense of emotion brought on by vibrancy. Most of the time in life, we tend to see things as one way or the other: black and white, good and bad, law and order. We learn early that there aren’t really shades to living….

Defeat vs. Plateau

How can we tell the difference between one or the other? Is there a difference? Stating the obvious here but, 2020 has been nothing but ridiculous ups and downs all year. This one year has somehow mentally and emotionally seemed like five have passed. And yet, there are so many people out there, myself included,…

Tiger parenting WILL put a negative impact on your child’s mental health

Yale Law School professor introduced us to the term ‘Tiger parenting’in 2011 in her memoir “Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother” and the outlook on toxic strict parenting has never been the same ever since even though tiger parenting has been existing since forever in brown families and other Asian families. It’s so normalized in…

What message ‘The Notebook’ actually conveys

‘The Notebook’ by Nicholas Sparks is one of his best seller books and one of the most popular romance movies you can possibility find out there. But, could the movie convey what the book tried to convey completely ? I would have to say no. While many may say that the movie is an excellent…

Battle “Between the Lands”

As the dispute in the Mediterranean Sea continues so does Turkeys aggressive posture over the energy rich coast of Cyprus where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent a Turkish drilling vessel Oruc Reis. Turkey claims exploration rights within an area of dispute about the continental shelf which hold rich deposits of gas and oil. Greece…

Democracy at Dictator’s Door

” We are giving a clear signal that such actions are not acceptable and that those responsible for such acts are not welcomed in Latvia.” “We call upon the European Union to promptly proceed with similar decisions.” Foreign Minister, Edgars Rinkevics

Russia’s Nesting Dolls Effect

How Russia Came Into a Continent, Took Over Governments, Embedded Their Agents in Local politics, and Helps Facilitate Coups From Afar By: Christopher Quiles Africa has had its timely share of unrest and discord though out its history. On today’s front, Nigeria and ISWAP (Islamic State West Africa Province) to al Shabaab in Kenya and…

Swipe Your Way Through The Rest Of 2020

Do not judge me, or judge, whatever, but I have been a bit… bored… in quarantine… I have done what I swore I would never do and that is to sign up for dating apps. Yes, I know, I’m lame. I just wanted to talk to an adult human. Being home alone with my 4…

Left-Handed Girl In A Right-Handed World

In case you didn’t know, and if you are in the 90% who are not, you wouldn’t, but August 13th was the unofficial holiday to celebrate the 10% of us who are beautifully left-handed. That was a mouthful.  Oh, to be left-handed in a right-handed world. So, only 10% of us. And we get one…

On This Day in History, July 25

In 1609, the Sea Venture, an English ship part of the Third Supply for the Jamestown Colony in Virginia, was driven onto reefs near modern Bermuda following three days combating a storm upon the Atlantic. Parts of the ship from the wreck were used for the survivors to reach their destination, and would even be…

On This Day in History, July 24

In 1911, American academic and explorer Hiram Bingham III was guided by Peruvian locals to Machu Picchu. His ventures there, funded by Yale University, would be credited as the main method by which the “ancient city” was brought to world attention and would become the tourist destination it has become. He would later return three…

10 Tips to Enjoy Your Next Beach Getaway Safely

Are you craving a beach getaway? Are the coronavirus statics preventing you from putting a plan into action though? Staying healthy should always be your top priority. Although getting away from the house and getting some vitamin D would be beneficial to your mental and physical health. You can’t deny that all negative emotions quickly…

How Colleges in America are going about the Fall Semester

When it comes to higher education, the matter of going about the fall semester seems to be one that is approached differently by each college/university. While there are some colleges that have already decided to remain physically closed for the fall semester, others are pursuing different ideas. Harvard University is one of only 8% of…

On This Day in History, July 20

In 1592, as part of the first invasion of Korea by Japan, Japanese armies led by daimyo Totoyomi Hideyoshi captured Pyonyang, the modern day capital of North Korea. His forces eventually would be unable to hold the city, despite their military victories. The period of invasion would not come to a complete end until 1598….

On This Day in History, July 19

In 1817, Georg Anton Schäffer of the Russian-American Company finally departs Kauai after his efforts to seize the Kingdom of Hawaii for the Russian Empire ultimately fails. The Kingdom would continue to last until near the end of the century, when American business interests would force the abdication of the Hawaiian monarch. In 1947, assassinations…

On This Day in History, July 18

In 387 BC, Roman forces were handily routed by Gallic troops at the Battle of Allia, north of Rome. The Gallic force continued south and sacked the city shortly after. Rome weathered the sack and was deeply affected by the Gallic sack. In the following decades, the Roman military known to the modern world would…

On This Day in History, July 17

In 1429, Charles VII was crowned King of France at the Reims Cathedral. His coronation occurred because of the successful campaign led by Joan of Arc during the Hundred Years’ War between France and England. While he would remain king until 1461, pro-English French nobles betrayed Joan of Arc the following year. In 1955, Disneyland…

On This Day in History, July 16

In 1054, a papal legate sent by Pope Leo IX delivered an invalidly issued Papal bull of Excommunication Ecumenical Patriarch Michael I Cerularius. This was done in the midst of a Saturday liturgy at the Hagia Sophia in Constantinople, now Istanbul. Many historians consider this action as the initiation of the East-West Schism among European…