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Why Electric Cars are the Future

By Nicholas Klacsanzky The world is changing quickly, and what looked like a science-fiction fantasy is gradually becoming our current reality. It seems that progress…

The Lost World of the London Coffeehouse

This article [The Lost World of the London Coffeehouse] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2013/08/07/the-lost-world-of-the-london-coffeehouse/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If…

In Hollywood with Nathanael West

By Marion Meade Hollywood has served as a novelist’s muse for almost a century. The list of writers who found inspiration there includes the likes…

The Last Great Explorer

By Brook Wilensky-Lanford The quest to find the Garden of Eden sounds like an occupation that should have fallen by the wayside well before the…

Description of a Desert

It is difficult to form a correct idea of a desert without having seen one. It is a vast plain of sands and stones, interspersed…

Loss of Speech Through Isolation

One summer during the World War at War Camp Community Service, I was in charge of a playground in West Virginia. Standing out conspicuously in…

The Zika Virus

Every year, international media outlets launch new informational campaigns dedicated to new diseases—usually viral—that are expected to threaten the health of people all over the…

Leather and Fur Clothes Should Be Banned

There is a popular stereotype about people living luxurious lives—or to be precise, about how they dress. Hollywood movies, novels about beaumonde, glossy magazines, and…

Species Discovered in 2015

Ecology activists nowadays often claim that humanity is causing hundreds of species to go extinct; they use disappearing rhinos, crocodiles, or monkeys as examples of…

Spectroscopy of Stars

During the 20th and the 21st centuries, humanity greatly advanced in scientific development. The human mind has found ways to draw energy from the wind,…

Differences Between Tokyo and Kyoto

In recent decades, the title of one of the most popular cultures worldwide should be definitely given to Japan. Millions of people all over the…

The Quest for Finding Water on Mars

For hundreds of years—perhaps since the times when people realized that Earth is not the center of Universe—humanity has wondered whether there was life on…

Why Smoking Shisha is Harmful

Although smoking tobacco is considered an anti-social and unhealthy habit almost worldwide, there are still countless smokers who continue believing there is nothing bad in…

Supernovae

Humanity has been amazed by stars for centuries. In the age of ancient myths and legends, in the times when sailors used constellations to navigate…

Black Holes

The amount of amazing scientific discoveries being made nowadays is incredibly high. Almost every day, humanity discovers something that either confirms or denies the existing…

Coining Columbus

Theodore de Bry, born in the Prince-Bishopric of Liege in 1528, lived and worked in Strasbourg, Antwerp, and London before he ultimately settled in Frankfurt,…

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