The astrolabe also known as the “star-taker” is an ancient tool that was used to determine the position of the sun and the stars. The earliest forms of the astrolabe were originally invented during the Hellenistic era1 in 150 BC in Greece and was eventually integrated into the Islamic world and gained credibility as an instrument of great importance.
The Vikings, or rather – Scandinavians of ancient times loved all kinds of games. Their sports and games practices are pretty extensively documented. It would appear that they had a number of leisure and entertainment activities that featured heavily in their societies.
Dyes, first used thousands upon thousands of years ago, add value and meaning to objects through color pigmentation. They have a long and industrious history and can be used for decorative but also functional and aesthetic purposes. As time has passed and technology has progressed, dyes have evolved to include synthetic as well as natural products.
Buddy’s Craft Cider won a bronze medal in the 2018 WineAlign National Wine Awards of Canada, beating many competitors, including those of some of the oldest established cideries in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.
I am a Mexican-American, and many days, the hyphen seems more significant than the words on either side of it. Overall, I feel privileged to be able to call myself both American and Mexican. However, it’s not all that simple.
As well as kids from multicultural backgrounds, other parents are also making the decision to introduce their children to new languages, largely as a result of the many reported advantages.
It goes without saying that the multitude of cultures around the world leads to different habits and practices, but did you know this also affects sleep?
When it comes to global citizenship, what matters most is your mindset and being aware of others.
In this modern age, when technology pervades almost every moment of our waking lives, folklore seems like little more than a remnant of a past world, long forgotten.
Since the return of large numbers of Macanese people to Portugal after Macau was handed back to the Chinese government in 1999, the decline of the Macanese dialect has been marked. Macanese is a unique blend of Malay, Portuguese and Japanese, with numerous other influences, once adopted as a common language between traders, colonialists and locals in the Portuguese trading ports.