by         Today I will feature the fastest growing renewable energy source today: Wind Energy. This underused source of power will likely continue to expand into the 21st century because our current rate of fossil fuel consumption cannot sustain the world’s needs.        Wind power was present in the… Read More

by        This talk was very interesting because for the past few months, all international talk has been centered on Kiev and the growing tensions between Ukraine, Russia, and the Eastern European region in general. However, relations between Israel and Iran also need to be examined because conflicts in the Middle East are… Read More

by Watch my video here:        This image was painted by Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), a female Impressionist painter. This oil on canvas is currently hanging in the Philadelphia Museum of Art, although Cassatt was actually born in Pittsburg to a wealthy family. She later moved to Paris in 1866 to further her art… Read More

by        Proxy indicators, or data that has the potential of revealing Earth’s past climate, could possibly revolutionize the way scientists view global climate change (the variations of Earth’s climate due to temperature, precipitation, storm frequency, etc). I believe that proxies, combined with computer generated models, are our most reliable way for predicting… Read More

by        Hello Learners! It’s time for your daily dose of creative writing. This story that I wrote is about the Aqueducts of Segovia, a monumental ancient Roman structure that is still imposing today. Learn about the Aqueducts before you read the story; here is a video I made on them a few… Read More

by Recently, I interviewed my 94 year old neighbor, Fred, about his experience of fighting first hand at Dunkirk, an important battle in WWII (1939-1945) that occurred from May 26-June 4th, 1940. Dunkirk or Dunkerque as the French spell it, was when the Germans forced back the English troops to the northern part of France… Read More

by Pausanias        Although Pausanias of Lydia (western Turkey) is best known for writing his comprehensive “Description of Greece,” he traveled widely throughout the known world. He was born in 110 CE and was contemporary with the Roman Emperors Hadrian, Antoninus Pius, and Marcus Aurelius. For his narrative, he spent 10 years traveling throughout Greece and… Read More

by        Latin was spoken during the ancient Roman era, and after the fall of the Western Empire in 476 CE, it was used during mass in Catholic churches. The language is inflected, meaning the endings on the words (masculine, feminine, neuter) determine the essence of the sentence, not the placement of the… Read More