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The eyes are the windows of the soul, the proverb says. If anybody asks you to keep an eye on something (or somebody), you ought to keep looking and paying attention to possible changes. “An eye for an eye” is an old saying in the name...

Of all the inventions created by mankind, probably the wheel is one of the most important, after the fire and agriculture. The wheel was first used in machines and then for transportation measures, and from that it went everywhere. For example, chariots,  bicycles and cars were the first benefited. Even The Flintstones had wheels in their motorless car. The wheelbarrow (construction),...

One must know the difference between light (sun), a lightbulb (Thomas Edison invention), and a lamp (apparatus). The sun gives us natural light, the lightbulb gives us artificial light powered by electricity and you will need to screw a lightbulb into many types of lamps: desk lamp, floor lamp, wall lamp and so on. Now, a lamp that throws...

As far as storytelling for children goes, French author and member of the Académie Française Charles Perrault (1628-1703) is the precursor, the trailblazer, the pioneer. Every child in the world has learned one or two of his incredible fables. He laid the foundation for a...

22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman surprises the Inauguration with amazing poem and stuns the nation.  The hill we climb (excerpt) “We will rebuild, reconcile and recover and every known nook of our nation and every corner called our country, our people diverse and beautiful will emerge, battered and beautiful When day comes, we...

As you become fluent in English, you notice that many words used in everyday language are not English, they are imported. Kimono (Japan), sauna (Swedish), cartoon (Italian), safari (Arabic), cigar (Spanish), guru (Sanskrit), karaoke(Japan), metropolis (Greek). But the strongest word used in English comes from a...

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