The Awesome History of Iron

Pure iron chips with a high purity iron cube

We are all made of stardust, say some imaginative, poetic writings. Literature is not always a fantasy; this could be true because all iron on Earth came from the stars or meteorites. Today, iron is not only a major element found in the human body, but it is also a metal that surrounds … Read more

Introduction to Artificial Intelligence: A Brief History

a high angle photo of an AI-based robot

Although Artificial Intelligence or AI seems like a new word, it isn’t new technology for researchers. This tech is much older than a normal person would imagine. The history of AI may feel like a dense and impenetrable subject for people who aren’t familiar with Computer Science and its subsets. However, despite … Read more

Is Japanese the Fastest-Sounding Language?

A page from the Man'yōshū, the oldest anthology of classical Japanese poetry

  Communication is the key to leading a life like it is meant to be. It does not matter if you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert; everybody needs to communicate with another human being at least once during the day. Now while you can opt non-verbal ways to communicate with … Read more

What Is The Difference Between Correlation And Causation?

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It is quite easy, and quite common, to get different words and terminologies mixed up. Though the English language does indeed contain many words that can be used interchangeably, people often erroneously think of two different concepts as the same. One of these common misconceptions includes mixing up correlation with causation. Even … Read more

Who is Aimi Eguchi?

A photo of Aimi Eguchi

In 2011, Aimi Eguchi was one of the latest addition to a Japanese girl group with millions of superfans, the AKB48. Each year, fans vote on which of the group’s members is the most popular, and the winner is announced in an internationally-televised awards ceremony. But in that same year, Eguchi soon … Read more

Why Are Girl Groups So Big in Japan?

Japanese girl groups

If you were not aware, Girl Groups are a big thing in Japan. Their popularity amongst the Japanese fans is ever-growing, and there are no signs of slowing down. Girl Groups of Japan reflect genius marketing. More than the talent itself, it is about cutesy girls dancing and singing around on TV … Read more

How do People in Different Countries View Work-Life Balance?

work life balance

How good are you in juggling work with the rest of your life – having time for family, seeing friends, going to the gym or church, doing laundry, and taking a chill-out time for yourself? The struggle of work-life balance is common in the US, but it turns out that it’s a … Read more