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African-American Folk Songs

Note: This is a public domain essay written by Dorothy A. Johnson in 1922, with edits. Music as the high art of which we think…

Angkor Wat

Each country in the world has contributed to the world’s cultural heritage. One of the most contributing parts of the world to cultural heritage is…

Should Airport Security Checks Be So Detailed?

Due to intensive technological progress during the recent two centuries, humanity has achieved a lot of what has been considered impossible in earlier epochs; flight…

Taj Mahal

Although technological progress in the 21st century has enabled people to construct amazing buildings, it does not mean that in the past that people could…

Near Death Experience

By Nicholas Klacsanzky I was on vacation in Ganapatipule, which is a town on the coast on the west side of India, situated right on…

First Time Being on a Train in India

I took a motor rickshaw to the train station in the city of Belapur, the rickshaw chugging along with a moped-like sound. The driver didn’t…

Burj Khalifa – The World’s Tallest Building

Living in the 21st century means living in the age of technological wonders—considering, at least, you are living in a first-world or second-world country. Technological…

Climbing a Mountain

If you have ever climbed a mountain, you know how exciting it is to realize you are about to get on top of one of…

Tokyo Skytree

Japan is widely known as a country of wonders. Not to mention its magnificent contrasts on the edge of modernity and traditionalism, this country can…

The Country I Would Like to Live in

There is no place like home, as they say. As a person who has never lived anywhere besides their home country, I cannot either support…

A Place Where I Would Like to Live

I like the saying: “The grass is always greener on the other side.” To me, it means we tend to believe life in places different…

The Brooklyn Bridge

The Brooklyn Bridge’s construction is one of the great achievements in United States history and helped pave the way for New York City’s rapid expansion…

A Broken Umbrella

On the eve of my departure from India, I slipped out before dinner to shop for clothes with my twin brother, Chris. The monsoons had…

The Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre

Jallianwalla Bagh is a public garden in Amritsar, in the province of Punjab, where thousands of Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs had gathered for the celebration…

The Great Wall of China

China is the largest country in Asia and the world’s most populous nation. It also has one of the world’s oldest and continuous civilizations. The…

Unusual Vacation

Travelling has been a longtime passion of mine. Being a photographer, I find seeing unfamiliar places, meeting new people, and getting to know different cultures…

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