Category Reportage

The Impact of COVID-19 on the Environment

Different impacts on the environment were felt during the COVID-19 pandemic. The air was cleaner, and the water was clearer. The trash was also more present; single-use items spread more around the globe and were thrown away after minutes of use. Experts noticed that even though the positive effects were several, they are all most […]

History of Ice, Stick, and a Puck – Ice Hockey World Championships 2021

Players skating with such a speed next to each other, fighting for victory. Who on earth came up with the idea to put on skates, meander through the ice and make tiny puck to reach a goal? Canada is one of the leading countries when it comes to ice hockey, so it will not surprise […]

PRIDE Month Is Here, But How Was It Born?

Not so long time ago – 1969, when homosexuality was illegal and highly criminalized – the history of PRIDE began in New York. June 28th, 1969, police arrived in Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York. Two hundred people inside resisted arrest as the police started homophobic violence, and it started series of spontaneous, […]

Your precious leftovers

“Cutting food waste is a delicious way of saving money, helping to feed the world and protect the planet” – Tristram Stuart Food waste is a far-reaching issue with tremendous social, economic, and environmental impacts all around the world. Starvation kills nine million people each year, that is to say, more than AIDS, tuberculosis, and […]

How do we feed the world – without destroying our planet?

Globally, we consume around 350 million tons of meat every year. However, there is a limit to our current diet in western countries. With unchanged eating habits, the world population could be too big to feed itself by 2050, when we reach a global population of almost 10 billion people. WATER USE Today you have […]

Language Research based on School Education and Innate Language Abilities

How come that so many people are not able to speak a foreign language after graduating from school? This is the most usual question so far, but no one has given a proper answer yet. Is it so hard to pick up basic linguistic knowledge? Maybe the educational program and school methods are to blame. […]

China’s most powerful diplomatic weapon

What has two black eyes, constantly eats bamboo leaves, and appeals to everyone? Pandas! This peaceful animal is adored all over the world. Giant pandas are native to Sichuan, a province located in the southwest of China renowned for its spicy food and some of the other surrounding provinces.

Purity Culture – Raising a Generation in Fear of Sex

“Save yourself for marriage! Otherwise, you lose your value to God and your future spouse” The message I’m describing has a name. It’s called purity culture. Purity culture was born in the 1990s as a response to the AIDS epidemic. At the core, purity culture promotes abstaining from sex until marriage. More than that, they […]

Wikipedia, a Bastion of Idealism on the Internet

Whoever possesses a good internet connection has probably used Wikipedia at least once and has a bit of knowledge about it. But do people know why and how it was created, and what is its place in our virtual world? When Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger created on the 15th of January 2001 their free […]

How Nigeria became the 2nd biggest film industry in the world

In 2009, the UNESCO rated the Nigerian film industry as the second-biggest film industry in the world. While this might be an unknown fact to many people in Western societies, the story behind can provide a different understanding of both the film industry itself and how different preconditions and approaches can be successful in their […]

A, B, C, D, E, K’s of Nutrition

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” – Virginia Woolf – A Room of One’s Own An important factor affecting human life and development at any stage of their life span is nutrition. It follows us in the earliest stages of our lives until old ages. To survive, […]