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Matters get so mixed up for people sometimes, to the extent that the unusual becomes usual and the unnatural natural. Thus, exhaustive sagas and rigmaroles become necessary for what would otherwise be seen as self-evident. The road is a public utility that exists for a good reason. Infringing on...

​In the last decade, we have all noticed a significant deterioration in human rights worldwide and specifically those related to women’s rights. We all have been marked by what one can argue to be more inconceivable in our time than any time ever, regarding the education restrictions on girls....

I admonished the world and cried ‘until when will I continue to suffer An agony that does not seem to subside.’

Most of the people I meet ask for my advice about how to lose weight, but some of my clients are actually trying to put on pounds, and it is not as simple as it may seem. Every once in a while I’ll read about an actor who had to gain weight for a role, and they talk about how awesome it was to...

In the 13th century, as a result of the huge drought that affected the vast area between the Great Wall of China and Central Asia, the region experienced a series of tribal migrations in their pursuit of water and new pastures. Migrating tribes included Ottoman Turks led by Suleiman Shah who...

Two different types of cancer can develop in the esophagus. When examined under the microscope, the one that arises from esophageal glands is called gland-like cancer and the other from the esophageal inner lining is called skin-like cancer. Although both types of cancer progressively increase...

An aneurism is an abnormal dilatation of an artery caused by a localized weakness of the arterial wall. The aorta is the main artery that supplies blood from the heart to the entire body. Because of its large diameter and arterial pressure it is especially vulnerable to such sack-like...

Concentration and memory are the cornerstones of learning. Learning condenses information into knowledge, and knowledge, in turn powers efficiency, achievement, and experience. Experience matures into wisdom. The reverse is also true: without concentration, memory and the ability to learn,...

We concluded our previous part by discussing how interactions between Ottomans and Christians grew to the point of forging an alliance and sometimes even coexisting under a single state, thus driving modern historians to view these two elements as partners in a single historical adventure. The...

The longer we live, the more age aware we become because aging defines our lives. Our slow journey, starting from youth accelerates its pace the older we grow, making the impact of each subsequent year more eventful. In youth we are taught about life and death, but never about growing old. Old...