Hello world and hello freedom

Newly released from prison, Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong immediately called for Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign from … More

Saka, Scythians, Khotan (Issac, Israelites)

(Eastern) Saka or Sakan is a variety of Eastern Iranian languages, attested from the ancient Buddhist kingdoms of Khotan, Kashgar and Tumshuq in the Tarim Basin, in what is now southern Xinjiang, … More

National Aerospace Plane (NASP)

During the 1980s, the attention of the Agency was centered on information processing and aircraft-related programs, including the National Aerospace Plane … More

Lenin’s Testament 

Lenin’s Testament is the name given to a document (supposedly; perhaps generated by his secretary who was also his wife: Nadezhda Krupskaya) … More

World Peacemakers

6th century BCE – Lao Tsu – Philosopher. Wrote the Tao Te Ching. Considered the founder of philosophical Taoism. Taught “violence always rebounds … More

Pan – the god of the wild

In Greek religion and mythology, Pan is the god of the wild, shepherds and flocks, nature of mountain wilds and rustic music, and companion of the nymphs. He … More