The Great Khan !

One of the greatest achievements in history is the amalgamation of the nomadic Mongol tribes in the Eurasian steppe. These seemingly irrelevant peoples from the vast and open grasslands of Mongolia managed to take the world by storm, and form the largest contiguous empire theworld has seen. Throughout the Mongol’s history, they had been aContinue reading “The Great Khan !”

The Mystery of History

Theodore Roosevelt, one of America’s most progressive and cherished presidents; a man whose face is enshrined on Mount Rushmore on the sacred Black Hills, proclaimed “the more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.”

History is but a compilation of human knowledge and advancement, a magnifying glass that not only allows us to put into perspective our roots as humans, but also offers us a glimpse into what the future holds.

What Can We Learn From Robbie Burns? (1759 – 1796)

Every January 25th, people around the world – especially those of Scottish descent – raise a wee dram of their favourite single malt Scotch to the memory of the man known as the National Bard: Robbie Burns.

What makes a poet so hugely popular, even centuries after his demise?

Who Was The Real Albert Einstein?

At first glance, his utter lack of fashion sense, untameable hair and walrus-inspired moustache didn’t particularly inspire thoughts of genius. Yet with his remarkable vision and scientific acumen Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) forever changed the way we look at how the world and the universe work. From lowly patent clerk to world-renowned physicist, heContinue reading “Who Was The Real Albert Einstein?”

Does God Exist?

The answer is somewhat tricky to get at. Hence the reason humanity has been at war with itself over the issue since before… well, since before Christ was a baby. Let’s look at some examples from the two sides of the debate, and draw a conclusion from them. There can be no God, because GodContinue reading “Does God Exist?”