How To Preserve Endangered Languages
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How To Preserve Endangered Languages

What do you know about endangered languages? Language is one of the most essential aspects of human life, allowing people to communicate with others and express their emotions, beliefs, values, and how they see the world as well as allowing people to teach others subjects that would not be possible to communicate without a sophisticated…

Japanese Culture Through Pictures: A Closer Look

Japanese Culture Through Pictures: A Closer Look

When I initially decided to challenge myself by describing Japanese culture through pictures, (and eventually other cultures as well), I thought it would be relatively easy since Japanese culture is so rich in cultural tradition, even in modern times, while still being incredibly mainstream. However, after watching a Youtube video about the Voyager spacecraft and…

A Journey Through Physical Anthropology
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A Journey Through Physical Anthropology

Before the 1950s and the great changes Sherwood Washburn made to the field of physical anthropology and anthropology as a whole, the field used to be practiced in a very different way compared to today‚Äôs methods. Physical anthropology used to be primarily concerned with classification and typologies when approaching the subject of human and non-human…

What Was The Plague of Justinian?
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What Was The Plague of Justinian?

Have you heard of Plague of Justinian? Pandemics have been the primary enemy of humankind since our beginning. There are countless microbes capable of doing anything from causing the common cold to devastating entire civilizations. The modern coronavirus pandemic is a reminder of all the terrible diseases we have suffered throughout our history. One of…

The Cathedral of Oviedo: Amazing Architecture
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The Cathedral of Oviedo: Amazing Architecture

Have you heard of the Cathedral of Oviedo? Many people outside of Spain may not be familiar with the relatively small city of Oviedo which lays within the lush, northern region of Asturias. The climate in this region is frequently rainy with mild temperatures throughout the year thanks to its close proximity to the Cantabrian…