Empires are possibly one of the biggest of human constructs. They last for hundreds of years, encompass huge swaths of territory, and play a huge role in advancing civilization, usually with a heavy human cost.
The Orishas are the native gods of the Yoruba people who inhabit western Africa.
Every land has its mythical creatures. Their tales are passed down from parent to child. Ever wonder what the adult version would look like?
It has been over a century since Chesterton argued that detectives are the urban equivalent of the knight, and the world has changed beyond recognition.
In 2012, Yasser Bahjatt delivered a Ted Talk about how science fiction advances actual science. Science fiction propels humanity forward, and you see it in every region of the world except – The Arab countries.
In September, 2020, Bahrain became the fourth Arab country to officially recognize Israel by agreeing to sign the Abraham Accords negotiated by President Donald Trump.
Throughout history, women have learned that the higher they climbed the social ladder, the more their freedoms were going to be curtailed.
I was expecting a light story about teenagers, in a technological world based on Singapore. Instead I got a story about family, war, and class struggle, in a world, different from all the other magical worlds I had read until now.
Seoul is a city where ancient temples and new skyscrapers intersect – to create a lot of garbage. All this garbage has to go somewhere, and in Seoul that somewhere is landfills.
1921. Gucci is founded, the Bloody Mary is invented, and White Castle restaurants open in Wichita Kansas - the world’s first fast food restaurants.