Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations

The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961 is an international treaty that defines a framework for diplomatic relations between independent countries. It specifies … More

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun

Jupiter is the fifth planet from the Sun and the largest in the Solar System. It is a gas giant with a mass one-thousandth that of the Sun, but two-and-a-half times that … More

FREE THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII

Mauna Loa is one of five volcanoes that form the Island of Hawaii in the U.S. state of Hawaiʻi in the Pacific Ocean. The largest subaerial volcano in both mass and … More

Down the Rabbit Hole – Epstein

To the socialites, celebrities and politicians who were friends and acquaintances with Jeffrey Epstein or hitched rides on Epstein’s private … More

Ruh al-qudus: “the holy spirit”

In Islam, especially Sufism, rūḥ is a person’s immortal, essential self — the “spirit” or “soul”. The Quran itself does not describe rūḥ as the … More