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

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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

What is Boxing Day?

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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

Endangered or Forgotten Languages

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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