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Why You Should Prioritize Respect Over Popularity

Ratul Saha

Everyone loves some extra attention. However, should you sacrifice your self-respect for that attention? No, of course not. To understand your preference, let’s compare respect vs. popularity on a board level.  Comparison …

Editor’s Pick

Moon phases and the lunar cycle in the night sky.

Ancient Chinese Mathematicians With the Power of Divination – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we encountered mathematician Zhao Da’s magical ability to use arithmetic to deduce and derive “impossible” hidden factors and their …

Lifestyle

Ancient Chinese yin and yang symbol.

How to Unlock The Mysterious Ancient Chinese Principle of Yin and Yang for Mind and Body

The yin and yang concept is the most known concept of Taoism. You’ve probably heard …

The Royal Chapel of Versailles (left).

The Royal Chapel of Versailles: The Victory Monument of Louis XIV

The Royal Chapel of Versailles symbolized honor and power for the successful ruler, Louis XIV. The …

Lauren Tischendorf swimming around Lord Howe Island.

Lauren Tischendorf: First Woman to Swim Shark-Infested Waters Around Lord Howe Island

The past decade has seen long-distance women swimmers achieve extraordinary feats. For example, Lauren Tischendorf …

Dried Sichuan peppers.

Sichuan Peppers Are a Preventative Medicine

Sichuan peppers (huajiao), also known as Chinese prickly ash or Chinese peppers, are an essential …

Four children on a mat in the gym.

Physically Active Lessons in School Can Enhance Pupils’ Learning and Motor Skills

Sports scientists at Nottingham Trent University examined how bouts of physically active math lessons for …

A shop closed due to COVID-19.

Lockdowns Led to Less Life Satisfaction

Stricter lockdowns in response to COVID-19 led to a higher loss in life satisfaction and …

Food & Recipes

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Chinese Culture, Featured

How Zhong Lichun, the Ugliest Woman in the Warring States Period, Became a Queen

During the Warring States Period, there was a woman living …

Society, Featured

A Simple Guide for Homeschooling: Parents and Students

While most children attend public or private schools, an increasing …

China, Editor’s Pick

Tian Han, the Persecuted Writer of China’s National Anthem

China’s now-beloved national anthem March of the Volunteers was written …

Chinese Culture, Featured

3 Famous Chinese People Enshrined in Japanese Shrines

Traditionally, Japanese people have great respect for those who are …

Business, Featured

Melitta Bentz Set an Entrepreneurial Milestone for Women in 1908

Sometimes simple inventions can change the world. This is especially …

History, Featured

Alexander the Great: Ruler of Courage

Alexander the Great, also known as Alexander III of Macedonia …

Human Rights, Editor’s Pick

Jiang Zemin: Death of Another Vicious Communist Despot

Much will be written about ex-Chinese Communist Party leader Jiang …

Peace and Conflict, Editor’s Pick

Schindler of the East: John Rabe – Part 2

John Rabe, a German businessman known to the world for …

Peace and Conflict, Editor’s Pick

Schindler of the East: John Rabe – Part 1

John Rabe, a German businessman, is known to the world …

Chinese Culture, Featured

A Mysterious Old Man Who Changed the Weather With Music

Li Zimou, who lived during the Tang Dynasty, was extremely …

Business, Featured

Deaf-Owned Restaurants and How They Speak the Language of Good Food

Deaf-owned restaurants are challenging the status quo and proving that …

Business, Featured

Impact of High Energy Costs on Middle-Class Businesses

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are significant contributors to the …

Animals

What India Is Doing to Reduce Man-Eating Tiger Attacks

The tiger, India’s national animal, is admired for its grace, …

Human Rights

Iranian Regime ‘Doubling Down’ on Media Manipulation in Response to Recent Protests

The Iranian regime is “doubling down” on the manipulation of …

China, Editor’s Pick

Mao’s First Lady Jiang Qing Ends Up in Prison and ‘Falls on Her Own Sword’

For 10 years during the Cultural Revolution, Jiang Qing, former …

Chinese Culture

The 5 Most Outstanding World Emperors

The history of China spans 5,000 years, from the Xia …

Business, Featured

Kellogg’s Loses UK Fight to Overturn Sugary Cereal Promotion Ban

Kellogg’s, which is the largest breakfast cereal company in the …