Articles (Art)

From Horseback to Horsepower
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

Horses provided the first means of fast travel and allowed long-range mobility, which helped trade, migration, and cultural interaction to flourish.


Art and Coexistence with Nature
(Earth Sciences)

With the emergence of huge pollution issues, artists attempted to find solutions to preserve the environment; as such, new types of art have emerged.


The Elephant Clock
(Inventions and Innovations)

The elements of the clock were kept on top of the elephant; in addition to telling the time, it celebrated the universality of Islam by its elements.


Science Comics: A Unique Tool for Science and Technology Learning
(Education, Business, and Society)

Fun colorful drawings always attract kids; that is until science comics emerged as a distinctive method to introduce science and technology.


Capturing Wildlife: Adventure Techniques
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Wildlife is teeming with beauty, originality, and splendor; many photographers from all over the world try to convey this fabulous life by capturing special images of the animals in the forests. Although it is not that easy to take these shots, it is never impossible; wildlife photography is very similar to sports photography and trying to capture athletes in motion.


Feel the Movie
(Science in Arts and Culture)

The world we see has three dimensions: height, width, and depth. However, the movie industry is determined not to stop at just that.

The Art of Education
(Education, Business, and Society)

Not only is art a healthy channel of expression, simple creative activities are some of the building blocks of child development.


Stay Tuned: History of Broadcasting
(Inventions and Innovations)

Broadcasting dramatically changed life; radio, and later television, brought news and information from around the world into homes.


Maker Movement: From Candy Molds to 3D Printers
(Education, Business, and Society)

Everyone has once created something; it is not new for humans to innovate solutions and share new paths with others; we are all makers.


Primitive Writing Systems
(Inventions and Innovations)

Writing held an extremely special and important role among ancient societies as myths were drawn up to explain its divine origin.


Conquer Stage Fright: Be Shiny and Bright!
(Food, Mood, and Behavior)

If you have had to speak or perform in public before, you might be familiar with sweaty palms, shaky knees, and a racing heart. You are not alone!


Secondary Education and Success Measures
(Education, Business, and Society)

A top faculty, money, prestigious career, and happiness; all are measures of success as seen by many. 

Milky Symphony
(Microorganism, Animal and Plant Life)

We always hear music as a tool that helps relieve stress and makes us feel better in hard times. Do the same thing can happen to cows?

Princess Andromeda’s Story: The Iconic Victory of Good over Evil
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Hollywood produced twice the Greek myth of "Princess Andromeda", which every astronomer, amateur astronomer, or sky observer recalls while looking at the Andromeda Constellation.


Black Mirror: A Look at a Dystopian Future
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Black Mirror is a famous dystopian TV series about the potential horrors of technology in the future.

Warning from WALL-E!
(Science in Arts and Culture)

A cautionary tale that takes place several hundred years in the future, “WALL‑E” reflects how, if misused, technology can ruin our life instead of improving it.


Cast Away
(Science in Arts and Culture)

If you were stranded on a remote island, all alone, and could only take five things with you, what would they be?


Pandemic: To Predict and Prevent
(Science in Arts and Culture)

Netflix released a documentary series entitled Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak, coinciding with the outbreak of COVID-19. As it turned out, it was filmed and produced before the coronavirus outbreak.


Contagion (2011): When Fiction Becomes Reality
(Science in Arts and Culture)

One sobering and undeniable example of a prognostication that became a reality is the plot of the pandemic-based blockbuster movie Contagion, released in 2011, in relation to the COVID19 pandemic, which hit the world in late 2019.


When the Hero is also the Villain
(Science in Arts and Culture)

What makes us think of certain people as heroes or villains? Is it their compassion? Their body shape? Their selfless or greedy acts? Or, is it our own perspective that controls the way we look at them? Can someone be both a hero and a villain?

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