Losing someone is the hardest thing someone can go through. Even if we know they are long gone, their memories always stay with us and the hole they leave behind is impossible to fill. I recently lost my grandmother and I dealt with it the only way I knew, by writing. I wrote a letter to death, with all my complaints, deep sadness and a hope that she is in a better place.
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.
“To have a second language is to have a second soul” – Charlemagne, Holy Roman emperor implying language shapes your idea of reality. Meanwhile, Shakespeare’s Juliet says “What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” implying the opposite. Language is primarily looked at as a tool for communication. However, this is not so true. Language, absolutely, changes everything in terms of perspectives and validation.
All of us have dreamt of floating around in free space among the stars and celestial bodies. With the introduction of Falcon-9 rockets to the commercial space exploration industry, this may be possible by 2022. In this article, learn how Falcon-9 rockets (named after the Millenium Falcon) reduce space travel costs and make it accessible to everyone.
“We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.” – Patrick Rothfuss
We have all learnt to hide ourselves, behind thick curtains, not allowing our true selves to peek through. We have all become actors, worthy of the greatest awards. But maybe we have dwelled so much on weaving these intricate masks for the world to see, that we lost track of what about us is real and what is not.
“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.