Cycle of History: A Four-Line Saying

By ARJUN MENON January 31, 2018 “The Cycle of History; The Cycle of Life” No country, institution, government, or civilization of power is immune to the cycle of history. The cycle of life.   “Hard times bring forth strong men. Strong…

China: The Most Advanced Ancient Civilization

By JOSE MARCO BISNAR December 26, 2017 “What do you call a distinct civilization which lasted for more than 4,000 years till now? A civilization so advanced that its neighbors copied its ways and despite changes still stayed their way?…

Historical Photographs That Will Make You Cry

By ASMITA DAS December 7, 2017 Here are a series of historical photographs and events that will make you cry, if not make you immensely sad. A picture can say a thousand words. Photographers play a huge role in shaping…

Art, History and Literature: The Facts You Should Know

By NATHAN LAND November 19, 2017 Here are some mind blowing facts about art, history and literature! Art: Vincent Van Gogh only sold one painting in his entire life, but painted more than 900, along with 1100 drawings and sketches.…

Do Native Americans Celebrate Thanksgiving?

By ALECIA LI MORGAN November 20, 2017 “There are bigger problems for the Native community to deal with these days than feeling the sting of Columbus Day or the nature of Thanksgiving. If anything, we discuss with our kids how…

No One Watches The History Channel Anymore

By ALEX DIAZ-GRANADOS November 7, 2017 “Now, you have to understand that as fascinating as history is for some individuals, the sad reality is that there are more television viewers who are bored by the subject than viewers who love…

The History of The Rohingya People

By CHAM TAN November 2, 2017 “The Rohingya have always been persecuted and oppressed because they are considered to be ‘stateless,’ and are not recognized by the Myanmar government. The Bangladeshi government refuses to help them because they see them…

Is America’s Racist Past Relevant Today?

By Admin October 16, 2017 “Why is it so important to remember the racist past of America when it comes to dealing with racism today? Why do so many people like to remove that from American history?” In the midst…

The Nazi That Committed a Humanitarian Faux Pas

By JIM WILSON October 19, 2017 “I don’t think he was perfect – he was in the SS… He was a Nazi… His hat has a skull and crossbones on it (n.b. later found out about it’s Germanic history. Still…

Genghis Khan: The Most Eco-Friendly Invader?

By ARJUN SATHEESH MENON August 17, 2017 “Based on the knowledge we have gained from the past, we are now in a position to make land-use decisions that will diminish our impact on climate and the carbon cycle,” Genghis Khan…