December 11, 2015
Karma word origins are found in ancient Sanskrit language. These origins are often regarded as flowing from the divine language of the oriental culture. It is also having a special place to be found ..
November 20, 2013
The tradition of offering tea ceremonies to relatives and friends is common in almost every part of the world. During special occasions and all types of casual and formal get together, the brew has ..
November 20, 2013
Are you interested to know about the tea culture in Europe? Well, the history of tea in Europe begins from 1560 when the first Portuguese Jesuits Father Japer de Cruz wrote about this brew. Although, .
August 31, 2011
The Age of Reason is the best single volume summary I have read to date of 18th century society — principally European, though also covering in less depth the American and British — ..
August 17, 2011
Before, college announcements were pretty self-explanatory. You had the high school ones and the college ones and most folks purchased them through the school or the book store. Today, students of ..
June 10, 2011
Ethnic Village Yunnan Nationalities Village, Kunming is located in the southern part of the Dianchi Lake, 7 km from the city, in the Kunming Dianchi National Tourist Resort covers an area of 12 ..
June 09, 2011
So is it all about communication and style? At the centre of conflict lie people’s individual conflict styles. They may compete to win and make the other party lose. This is valid in some ..
May 16, 2011
What is a trigger / irritator? This can be a word, picture or idea that provokes a strong autonomic physical reaction and is normally labelled with a negative emotional term. Most conflict is ..
May 09, 2011
Conflict is different for everyone… especially when coming from a different culture. What constitutes a conflict in one culture may be a lively and healthy debate in another. What is an ..
April 24, 2010
I posted an introduction to the paradigmatic shift in the Baha’i community, the new culture of learning and growth that is at the heart of this paradigm, nearly three years ago. I did this ..
July 10, 2009
If you’re looking to take a cultural city break in the UK this summer, you’ll certainly have many destinations to choose from. Why not choose a city that has it all - from the very best ..
June 20, 2009
Overview The concept of Beauty can refer to a particular person, a special place, an object of interest or even the concept of an idea, all of which can provide a perceptual experience related to ..
June 01, 2009
Toronto leads the cities of Canada as an industrial metropolis and capital of Ontario. Located on Lake Ontario’s northwest shore, its seaport is on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Toronto’s ..
January 23, 2009
People in China (and I include Hong Kong here) love dogs. Head out to the New Territories in Hong Kong on a crisp Sunday afternoon and you will see dog lovers everywhere. Big dogs, little dogs, ..
January 20, 2009
Like many others in the country, I was glued to the television on Tuesday morning watching the historical moment of President Obama's inauguration as the 44th president. Viewing the crowd in DC, ..
January 14, 2009
The hope is for independent coffee shops to weather the 2009 economic storm by providing a low cost retreat from everyday woes. They certainly make me feel chipper. And the trend over the past few ..
January 13, 2009
Moon Phase Planting of Collards Collards should be planted when the moon is in the 1st Quarter (i. e. waxing) and in one of the following Zodiac Signs: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces, Libra, Taurus. An ..
January 11, 2009
To become a citizen of the world, it's helpful if you understand how it feels to not belong. Now that may sound like an illogical statement. Doesn't being a world citizen connote a comfort level in ..
December 19, 2008
Many of use enjoy and love the libraries, but it seems as if at times I worry about their future. It is not just the libraries, but more the nature of the information and the knowledge in this ..
December 18, 2008
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada translated and wrote many commentaries on Krishna, but more specifically about what he is like in his original, personal form. They are also about he how he is ..
December 12, 2008
A medical laboratory is diagnostic. The information the lab finds and reports to the doctor will help the doctor to diagnose and treat the patient's problem. Any drainage from your body can be ..
December 11, 2008
While we focus on the culture of Dallas, the first thing that comes to mind to almost everyone who have been there is “cuisine". Being the ninth largest city in the United States, Dallas is ..
December 10, 2008
Heterogeneity in religious culture sometime creates serious problems in South Asia. In terms of number of followers, Hinduism has the largest number of followers, with Islam and Buddhism being the ..
December 06, 2008
1984, startlingly portrays a completely controlled society with unequalled depth and understanding. Key to understanding the way this dystopia works is in the concept of doublethink. Doublethink ..
October 15, 2008
Just before we moved from Connecticut to Delaware (where we now live), I was only about a month away from earning my instrument rating on my private pilot's license. From everything I've heard, the ..