The History of Typhoons in Japan

Typhoon Jebi at peak intensity in Japan

  Japan is hit by several typhoons every year, and sometimes it’s so destructive that it makes the front page of Western newspapers. About 30 typhoons form over the Northwest Pacific Ocean each year, and an average of seven to eight typhoons pass over the Okinawa Prefecture. About three typhoons hit the … Read more

Who is Dr. Oz?

Dr. Mehmet Oz

  Everybody knows Dr. Oz. The famous talk show host, whose real name is Mehmet Cengiz Oz, rose to popularity as a frequent guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show since 2009. In the show, he gave medical advice to guests and eventually became popular enough to launch his own show called The Dr. Oz Show in … Read more

What Countries Have the Most Economic Freedom?

World stock exchange board

  Since 1995, the Index of Economic Freedom started to be an annual report by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. The Index draws its inspiration from economist Adam Smith and references to his book, “The Wealth of Nations,” to measure his theories concerning economic freedom, liberty, and prosperity. The Index … Read more

Most Expensive and Successful Luxury Brands

Louis Vuitton handbags

The luxury industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors in the world. Much of their success is due to their recognizable and influential brand identity that transforms a cultural heritage to a series of products that all people continue to want. Despite the limited number of people who can afford luxury products, … Read more

What is the Difference between a Nationality and Global Citizenship?

What is the Difference between a Nationality and Global Citizenship?

  During the past decade, people are having increased interest in internationalization. The concept of education and engagement has broadened from a national focus to a more global one, expanding the idea of civilian responsibility beyond national borders. According to a 2016 poll by the BBC World Service, more and more people around … Read more

The Evolution of Leadership

Leadership spelled using letter tiles

Leaders have emerged in historical records since the invention of writing. No matter what period of history and no matter what institution – religion, government, business, academia, etc. – humankind has had leaders. But even though we had leaders ever since, the practice of leadership and its principles have greatly changed over … Read more