What Is the Significance of the Shivashtakam Lyrics?

An image of Hindu god Shiva

Shivashtakam is a powerful mantra written to give glory to the Hindu god Shiva. A devotee must sing this with full devotion after taking a bath and wearing clean white clothes. He must go to any Shiva temple with some sandalwood, flowers, bel leaves, cow’s milk, rice, fruits, and other offerings – … Read more

What happened to the Sumerians?

Enthroned Sumerian king of Ur

For long, the debate around Sumerian civilization has been brought up from time to time. Researchers have put in much time and effort to come to a solid conclusion but all in vain. It all starts from Sumer, which was basically the southernmost region of ancient Mesopotamia. Today, that region is known … Read more

The Interesting History of Crocs

Crocs Brand Logo

There was a time when the term ‘crocs’ was used to describe luxury and expensive crocodile skin made shoes. However, today it is associated with a totally different type of shoes designed for both toddlers and adults alike. Designed by Lyndon ‘Duke’ Hanson and George Boedecker Jr. crocs were initially designed to … Read more

What Was Life Like for People in Japanese Internment Camps?

music class inside a relocation center

  Japanese internment camps were constructed in the United States under the orders of the government, who wanted to prevent espionage by Japan during World War II. While the intent for creating the camps was for the good of the country, many reports stated that the law allowing the construction of the … Read more

The Little Albert Experiment On Classical Conditioning

Little Albert Experiment

      The Little Albert Experiment was a psychology study that is based on classical conditioning. It was done by John B. Watson and his graduate assistant student Rosalie Raynor. The experiment’s idea was borrowed from a Russian physiologist Ivan Pavlov where he had conducted an experiment showing conditioning in dogs. … Read more

How does Japan Have a 99% Conviction Rate?

A judge’s gavel on a table

  Japan is a remarkably safe society with a low crime rate. It belongs to the most peaceful countries in the world. This country also incarcerates fewer people than in other wealthy countries. The number of prisoners in Japan is also low compared to other countries. As of 2015, Japan has 48 … Read more

How Has CGI Changed The Film Industry?

a CGI dragon firing flame

  Computer Generated Imagery, commonly known as CGI, has changed the world of cinema. We saw its full potential when the gap between animation and real-life films got smaller. But what makes CGI so important for the film industry and how has CGI influenced the world of cinema, let’s get to know … Read more

Is Japan Losing its Culture?

a Japanese man holding an umbrella

The land of the rising sun has forever been a romantic destination for people all around the world. Guarding the far east of the globe, Japan has been influenced by many cultures and people throughout history. It adopted some of the customs as they were, and some it adopted after remodeling to … Read more

What is the Weapons Effect?

A semi-automatic pistol with bullets on the table

Gun violence is a leading problem in the United States, which is the primary reason why it’s not among the safest country in the world. Compared to 22 other high-income nations, the gun-related violence in the US is 25 times higher. So this poses the question, is the increasing cases of gun … Read more

Corporate Government And The Stakeholder Vs Shareholder Model

Men shaking hands

  Today’s world is fueled by consumerism, and thus an endless number of corporations and brands exist. There are thousands of different types of any kind of product, and no two brands are the same. With so much of our economy depending on these businesses, it makes sense that there are numerous … Read more