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How Did Latin Help a Reporter Break the Story of Pope Benedict’s Resignation?

We always hear the phrase Latin is dead. While it is true that Latin is now considered a dead language, it is still used today. But how did knowing Latin help a reporter get the scoop on Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation? Pope Benedict XVI resigned in February 2013. He announced his resignation in Latin. While all the …

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Why Was a School in Poland Named After an Indian Maharaja?

During the second World War, there were hundreds of displaced Polish children who were brought to Soviet orphanages. This happened during the time Germany invaded Poland in 1939. In 1942 Digvijaysinhji Ranjitsinhji Jadeja the Maharaja of Nawanager established the Polish Children’s Camp for the refugee children of Poland to save them from the harsh conditions …

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Meet Elouise Cobell (“Yellow Bird Woman”) who founded the first Native American owned bank. As treasurer of the Blackfeet Nation she tried to resolve accounting discrepancies regarding leases on Indian Land which led to a $3.4 Billion dollar class action settlement against the US government.

Elouise Cobell (“Yellow Bird Woman”) An entrepreneur, advocate, and member of the Blackfoot Nation, Elouise Pepion Cobell (“Yellow Bird Woman”), fought tirelessly for government accountability and for Native Americans to have control over their own financial future. During her life, she won countless awards, founded the first Native American owned bank, and successfully won a …

Meet Elouise Cobell (“Yellow Bird Woman”) who founded the first Native American owned bank. As treasurer of the Blackfeet Nation she tried to resolve accounting discrepancies regarding leases on Indian Land which led to a $3.4 Billion dollar class action settlement against the US government. Read More »

One in every 1500 people have something called Voluntarily Piloerection – the ability to consciously give themselves goosebumps. The phenomenon both perplexes and intrigues neurophysiologists by defying conventional understanding of how the unconscious nervous system operates.

Some People Can Control When They Get Goosebumps—and Scientists Are Stumped Travis Carrasco, 29, is a mechanical engineer in Las Vegas, Nevada. For all intents and purposes, he’s a normal individual. He loves coloring with colored pencils; likes leadership books and the color green. But in youth, his relatives took notice of Carrasco’s peculiar tendency …

One in every 1500 people have something called Voluntarily Piloerection – the ability to consciously give themselves goosebumps. The phenomenon both perplexes and intrigues neurophysiologists by defying conventional understanding of how the unconscious nervous system operates. Read More »