Articles (Sociology)

Can the Next Tsunami Strike Home?
(Earth Sciences)

On the morning of 21 July 365 CE, a powerful earthquake off the coast of Greece triggered a killer Mediterranean tsunami, more than 30 m high, that devastated our home city of Alexandria. 

Water Shaping Human Civilization
(Human Civilization)

Water is the most powerful element on the planet. 

Easter Island: A Lesson for Humanity
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Easter Island is a Polynesian island in the Southeast Pacific Ocean.

The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
(Health and the Human Body)

More than eight decades ago, the discovery of antibiotics caused a revolution in the treatment of infections, transforming once deadly diseases that killed thousands every year into manageable health problems, treatable by a simple course of antibiotics.

World War II
(Human Civilization)

World War II was a long and bloody war that lasted for six years.

Steam Power and the Industrial Revolution: 1760-1840
(Technology and Inventions)

The Industrial Revolution began in England, then spread throughout Europe and then North America during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.


Sound Navigation and Ranging (SONAR)
(Technology and Inventions)

SONAR is an acronym for SOund Navigation And Ranging.


The Spinning Wheels of Technology
(Technology and Inventions)

Can you imagine life without wheels?


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