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Stories – The Gateway to the Mind

One of the most influential mediums on our lives according to ancient philosophers like Aristotle are stories. Why would that be? But first, what is a story? Its not to be confused with “a plot” a plot is the imitation of action… the arrangement of incidents… the story is essentially life...
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Covid-19 Lingering its Target to Children and Adolescent the Most

The pandemic that has unleashed COVID 19 to the world has not only had a significant impact on physical health but most damagingly to people’s mental health. Social distancing, confinement by countries and communities have nothing to do with the life we are accustomed to. That man is a social being...
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Rethinking the Art by Three Artists in the Dutch Golden Age—Part...

The Dutch in the Seventeenth Century—A Commercial Republic Lairesse’s idealism and Rembrandt’s realism are two ends of the spectrum in art. They existed and were evenly matched at the same time, and had left different influences on later generations. While European countries were engaged in endless religious wars in the...
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The Pipa is one of the most popular Chinese instruments and has been played for almost two thousand years in China. The pear-shaped Pipa is likely to have been introduced to China from Central Asia, Gandhara, and/or India. Pear-shaped lutes have been depicted in Kusana sculptures from the 1st century AD. The pear-shaped Pipa may have been introduced during the Han dynasty and was referred to as Han Pipa.

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Climbing Nepal’s Highest Peaks

Nepal is home to one of the world’s dangerous mountain systems known as the famous Himalayas. Ranging...
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Ruminations in Red –...

February 14 marks Valentine’s Day, a holiday dedicated to romance and love. While our contemporary traditions say...
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A Journey of Tea

The production of tea leaves and the drinking of tea has a long history in China. The...
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Who is Your Real...

1. They are there for you unconditionally They are willing to support you unconditionally, simply because they believe...
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Covid-19 Lingering its Target to Children and Adolescent the Most

The pandemic that has unleashed COVID 19 to the world has not only had a significant impact on physical health but most damagingly to people’s mental health. Social distancing, confinement by countries and communities have nothing to do with the life we are accustomed to. That man is a social being...
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Los Cabos: Enjoy the...

Take a sunset dinner cruise or an ATV adventure Zip lining along pristine beaches and through the...
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Andrea del Verrocchio: Leonardo...

“Verrocchio was one of the first major multidisciplinary masters,” says Andrew Butterfield, the curator of Verrocchio: Sculptor...
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West meets East: Britain’s...

Britain's Prince William and wife Kate start their two-day visit in Bhutan by meeting the King and...
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The Prince of Wales’...

The Queen is celebrating her 90th birthday. Her son, The Prince of Wales, reads an extract from...
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The Maremma – The most...

Tuscany is a splendid region, rich in history and culture, and graced with beautiful landscapes. The Tuscan coast and its immediate hinterland, consisting of...
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Making A Different Christmas Eve

We know that traditions are sacred, that year after year we repeat customs when celebrating a party such as Christmas. It is very common...
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Villa Arceno in Tuscany

Villa Arceno as it is now was built at the end of the 17 C by Flaminio Del Taia. In the early 19 C, the...
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Britain’s Most Historic Towns –...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rJrNCLXjHI The small city of Canterbury hosts roughly seven million tourists a year, and that figure is boosted by one as Professor Alice Roberts arrives...
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Chinese Lantern Festival: Celebrating The...

As globalization stitches countries and cultures together that have been separated by vast oceans, many people are becoming aware of when the Chinese New...
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The Origin of the Chinese...

The Chinese Lantern Festival, or Yuanxiao Festival in Chinese, comes at the end of Chinese New Year. It marks the first full moon of...
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Rethinking the Art by Three...

Aristotle with a Bust of Homer Collectors of Rembrandt come from all walks of life. His etchings are found all over Europe. His paintings are...
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Stories – The Gateway to...

One of the most influential mediums on our lives according to ancient philosophers like Aristotle are stories. Why would that be? But first, what is...
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Covid-19 Lingering its Target to...

The pandemic that has unleashed COVID 19 to the world has not only had a significant impact on physical health but most damagingly to...
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Radio Garden App: The Google...

Starting out as a research project, the Radio Garden app had been developed by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision by Bas Agterberg...
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Make Journaling your New Year’s...

I have been journaling for more or less than 20 years. My journey in journaling began with an English teacher I had in high...
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One of These Pictures Is...

Learning about the Universe, I’ve felt spiritual moments, as Sagan describes them, as I better understand my connection to the wider everything. Like when...
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Stories – The Gateway to...

One of the most influential mediums on our lives according to ancient philosophers like Aristotle are stories. Why would that be? But first, what is...
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True China: Tiananmen Mission (2)...

True China is a TV series of interviews and stories of Chinese people from all walks of life who try to exhibit compassion, resilience,...
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Interview with Aaron Blaise: The...

    Aaron Blaise is an internationally renowned artist and animator, having spent over 30 years in the industry working for Disney on Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, The...
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True China: Tiananmen Mission (1):...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_q3sp05OfrY   True China is a TV series of interviews and stories of Chinese people from all walks of life who try to exhibit compassion, resilience,...
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First Lady Melania Trump Unveils...

The First Family is celebrating their fourth Christmas in the White House.  This year’s theme, “America the Beautiful,” is a tribute to the majesty...
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Must Have Watches For 2019

The colors of time are featured at the latest Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie. CEOs from 35 exhibitors, business celebrities, retailers, and collectors attended...
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Diamonds of Eternal Value

Diamonds, an energy of the universe, stand for purity and eternity. When marveling at the window display of various diamond jewelry, few will think about...
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With Perfect Fusion of Tradition...

In many ways, the story of Blancpain in present-day Switzerland bears a striking resemblance to the enduring dynasties of Chinese history. Among the many...
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