In Spain, they call themselves Gitanos (Gypsies). The colorful Cobra Gypsies are still in parts of India. They have been persecuted and stigmatized, however today they number in the millions. They are indeed an amazing people.
Be healthier and happier by being creative. Learn about what it is to be creative, projects you can do and much more.
How do women communicate? How do men communicate? Do women view relationships differently from men? Are there ways to bridge these gaps? These are difficult questions to answer but let's give it a try.
Facial scars were seen as badges of honor in many cultures. Especially among Nazi Officers
When Mussulini was He organized a successful rescue of the Duce. Eventually, this event led to Mussulini’s execution. In this article, all the details of what happened are revealed.
Workhouses in Britain were all-inclusive institutions, which offered both accommodations and a workplace to those unable to support themselves. However, living conditions were brutal.
The differences between East and West are plentiful. Social and family structures are perhaps the areas exhibiting the greatest differences. This article will show one aspect of the Chinese family structure in which grandparents play an important role in raising children.
Monsters represent our fears of the unknown. They constitute those aspects in our societies we see as uncontrollable and menacing. Consequently, they are reflections of our own culture.Godzilla, King Kong and Frankenstein are three perfect examples.
Over 100,000 people traveled to the Yukon searching for adventure and fortune. Few acquired the riches they sought. This event not only inspired the name of a chocolate bar but also Jack London's Call of the Wild. Unfortunately, today it has been largely forgotten.
Now referred to as new religious movements (NRM), cults are tight-knit groups often led by a charismatic leader who claims to be everything from God on Earth to the Messiah who will save humanity. Cult followers are often abused mentally and sexually as well as exploited for their labor.
Learn about the literary devices and concepts that make novels great.
The medical sciences have advanced tremendously. However, in past times it was possible for the cure to be worse than the disease.
The governments of eight Latin American countries feared being overthrown by Communist guerrillas. They created secret pacts to jointly eliminate by any means necessary members of communist groups.
How humans dealt with pain prior to modern-day anesthesia is difficult to fathom. Fortunately, anesthesia was discovered. Anesthesia's history and development is quite interesting!
Strong in body and mind, sled dogs have been around for thousands of years. Dog sledding is a more environmentally friendly method to get around through heavy snow conditions than snowmobiles. This article provides readers with invaluable information on sled dogs
The proverbial glass ceiling seems to be a ubiquitous fixture within the halls of power. Given the opportunity, can women perform? Can they compete with their male counterparts?
Meet Trick - The reincarnation of Richard Nixon. Will he move up to a higher level of existence? Only if he is a good kitty.
Is there a center of the brain that controls our spiritual experiences? Some scientist believe this to be the case. We will explore that question in this article.
Is education the only road to success? Many successful men and women in modern times have achieved great economic and social accomplishments with little or no education. The same has been true throughout history.
From the dawn of the Catholic Church powerful families made sure young familty member would enter the clergy.in order to rise to power within the church. These powerful familities wouild further use their political power in order for these relatives to rise to the highest levels of power.
The Guna are native people who live in Panama and Colombia and are at risk of loosing their land to rising sea levels.
He presided over the English Renaissance in the early 1500s. He was ebullent in his manners, militarily daring and an adventurist in love as well as marriage.
This article is an up-to-date view of the history and treatments for mental illness in the last 120 years. Both psychotherapy and psychiatric treatments have come a long way during this time. It is likely these treatments will continue to improve in the future.
His influence expanded all throughout Europe. Some say perhaps the entire world. However, most people don't know much about Napoleon. In this article we will try to unravel many of the myths and misteries about Napoleon.
We are not the only culture fascinated by the macabre. The Day of the Dead or El Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated all throughout Latin America. Hungry Ghost Festival is celebrated in many Asia countries. Read about all of it here.
While the statement that Rasputin, was the monk blamed for the downfall of the Czar is an obvious exaggeration, experts agree he was a contributing factor. His closeness to the royal family was an embarrasement that cannot be denied.
She was forced into spying for France during World War I but was suspected of being a double agent. Her life began to spiral out of control when she met Captain Vadim Maslov. She was unjustifiably executed in 1917.
Was she a femme fatale, a seductress or just a queen trying to protect her throne? Cleopatra has been one of the most misunderstood figures in history. She was intelligent and passionate. The following are facts worth reading.
Some were heroes. Some were well known for just being…cats. Here is a fun-to-read list of the 10 most famous cats in history.
Hernán Cortés stole the land from Montezuma and built a city where he should have not. Now the city is sinking. Today, Mexico City is the home of twenty-two million people. How will this ecological and cultural issues be solved?
Stalin, the old tyrant has been sequestered in "Hades" for decades. He is allowed one visitor every hundred or so years. I was privileged to be allowed to visit him and interview him. The conversation was extremely interesting, however, we both had two different approaches to the truth.
George Orwell’s insightful novella allegorically describes what the world faced in his time and what we face today. Disinformation by Russia has been damaging democracy from the time of Stalin through Putin's cyber attacks on the West today.