Category Archives: History

In a mere 70 years since humanity unlocked the ability to fly, we managed to touch the moon. Imagine the leaps and bounds of the progress we could make if we collectively treated Space as humanity’s final frontier. We owe it to ourselves to unravel the mysteries of the cosmos. Everything we need is out there, we just cannot reach it ….yet.

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In Japan, there’s an art called Kintsugi in which pottery is broken and then put back together with gold. Which is to say, where we’re headed is more important than where we are right now; the person we are becoming is more beautiful than the person we are now.

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War brings out the worst in humanity.
Yet, tis’ but the season to be jolly.
Christmas time is meant for people to come together in harmony and celebrate.

Here’s a fictional anecdote of a true story from WW1, about a ceasefire observed on Christmas Eve’.

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In the July of 1518, the Dance Plague started in city of Strasbourg. People gathered in streets and started dancing unreasonably. It became impossible to stop them. Sweeping all over the city, this disease even caused deaths due to exhaustion. Countless people danced together to death.

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The work of many people remains forgotten in the world of computer science. Many other women in this filed like Augusta Ada King, the Countess of Lovelace who was responsible for significant breakthroughs in this field remain forgotten. Learn more about the contributions of six women to the ENIAC project which changed the way we use computers.

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“History is written by the perspective of the victors”-Winston Churchill.
We’ve all been raised to believe that in the World Wars, the evil Axial powers were defeated by the good Allied forces.
However, to a soldier who just tries to serve his country best, there is no difference between right and wrong, just their side and the opposition.
Here’s a story nearing the end of WW2 from a Japanese POV.

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Operation Mincemeat was a ghoulish deception operation carried out by the British during World War II to turn the tide of the war in the Allies’ favour. Though it has been lost in the annals of history, this single ingenious operation was instrumental in squashing the Third Reich’s conquest and power.

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