What is Boxing Day?

boxing day

Contrary to what the name suggests, this day is not at all about boxing. It is a public holiday that is observed the day after Christmas, 26 December. It is celebrated with the same enthusiasm, cheer, and spirit as Christmas. Moreover, Boxing Day is known by many names. For example, in Ireland, … Read more

What Were the Biggest Events of 2011

Aerial photo of Minato, devastated by both the earthquake and subsequent tsunami

  2011 was a year when a lot happened, and the headlines kept bursting with one news story after the other. Be it the Arab Spring uprising or an end to the years of a manhunt by the killing of Osama bin Laden, 2011 was the year of disasters. Besides the human-made … Read more

Top 10 Business Schools in the World

London Business School in London

  If you have made your mind to pursue a business degree and searching for the best business schools in the world, then you are in the right place.QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 recently released its list that includes 501 of the top higher education institutions to study business. These … Read more

The Great 2011 Tōhoku Quake

The location of the earthquake and tsunami

  The Great 2011 Tōhoku Quake was a magnitude-9 earthquake that shook the area of northeastern Japan. It not only caused a lot of wreckage on its own, but also triggered a destructive tsunami. The effects of this earthquake were also apparent in several other parts of the world, even going to … Read more

The Market for Tigers

A tiger showing his fangs

  The global market for tigers is a lucrative one, so it’s no surprise that illegal trading and poaching are flourishing in this niche. This is not just an ethical issue, but also an environmental one as tigers are now at the brink of extinction. It’s not just that their natural habitats … Read more

Endangered or Forgotten Languages


The term endangered was once used only for animals that had gone extinct. Today, it is also used for certain languages that have either died or slowly dying. When you talk about endangered or forgotten languages, Latin maybe the first language that comes to mind. Although the Latin language may be dead … Read more