Articles (Civilization)

Technology and Internet Access for All
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Technology has witnessed huge leaps in the past decade andhas helped make our lives easier and more comfortable; this is the case for developed countries, but not for the developing or least developed ones.


Working from Home; Challenge or Bliss?
(Science at Work)

Working from home is not an easy feat, especially in these challenging time; yet, this current crisis has shown that many can indeed do their work, maybe even work better from home.


Manufacturing Intelligence
(Technology and Us)

Artificial intelligence specialists are becoming more ambitious; they have started developing Artificial Neural Networks, which enable a robot to learn like a human brain.


The Martian's Food
(Food and Agriculture)

In The Martian, an astronaut whose colleagues think is dead, is abandoned on Mars, where he has to survive on very limited resources.


Women Architects: Part Three
(Women and Science)

In 2016, three Muslim females received the prestigious Aga Khan Award for Architecture in recognition of their outstanding work to enhance the life of Muslim communities around the world.


Women Architects: Part Two
(Women and Science)

Often referred to as the “Queen of the Curve”, Zaha Hadid was frequently described in the Press as the world’s top female architect.


Godzilla between Fact and Fiction
(The Big Questions)

Godzilla movies are one of the most famous and successful movies in the history of cinema; yet, fans wonder if the story could actually be true.

The Most Famous Human Rights Charts
(Science Policy and Ethics)

Circulating the term “Human Rights”, even though not directly used, has begun long ago. 

Healing Light
(Light: Source and Future of Life)

The Sun was worshiped by several ancient civilizations, but with their demise, its worship diminish and the knowledge of its healing powers.


The Dawn of Time: A Tale of Egyptian Astronomy
(Human Civilization)

The Egyptians, they said, were the first to discover the solar year. They obtained this knowledge from the stars.


Achilles Heel
(Safe Summer)

Whenever I read this story, I ask myself: Is this part of the body really so vulnerable that the Ancient Greeks created a myth about it?


Anatomy of Myth (1)
(The Big Questions)

In ancient times, humans did not have the technology to explain ideas scientifically so they created fictional stories to explain the mysteries of life.

Around the World in Five Houses (4)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

In China, several forms of vernacular architecture flourished across the centuries; many remain to this day. 


Around the World in Five Houses (3)
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Although vernacular architecture is a universal concept, Africa in particular is rich with numerous examples.


Divers by Nature
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The idea of living under water among sea creatures has always been my childhood fantasy. However, when I try to hold my breath underwater I would, as any normal person, suffocate, but not the Bajaus.


Around the World in One Day
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

It is true that the world has become a small village thanks to technology but how trotting around the globe in one day would feel like.

The Nazca Lines: A Mysterious Peruvian Treasure
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

The advent of aviation enabled us to discover a long-hidden treasure of ancient civilization; we mean the amazing Nazca Lines.


The Uncontacted
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Are there people who are still unaffected by the developments that have occurred over the past centuries? The answer is “yes”!


Atlantis: The Lost Civilization
(Travel, Explore, and Venture)

Unlike many legendary stories the origins of which have been lost, we know when and where the story of the Lost City of Atlantis first appeared.


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