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Carolina Avendano

Carolina is a journalism student based in Canada who enjoys learning and sharing information about how to lead a meaningful life. She is passionate about traditional culture, handmade crafts, and the connection between humans and nature.
Living Bridges: A Centuries-Old Tradition Making Its Way Into Urban Settings
Deep in the Indian forests in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, giant fig trees extend their sturdy aerial roots to the opposite bank of the river. A close look at these living bridges reveals tightly...
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Overcoming Artist’s Block Part II – Ensure Your Physical Well-Being
Artist’s block may seem like a mere state of mind. Since creativity is intangible, it's easy to assume that we just need to make some mental space for it to return. However, studies have shown...
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Reunite With Family Under a Full Moon! China’s Mid-Autumn Festival
Each year Chinese people — especially those who live far from home — make notorious efforts to reunite with their families and gaze up at the sky. Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for traditions like...
China’s Glorious Culture Preserved Through Traditional Education Deteriorated Quickly Under Communism
Teaching is considered one of the noblest of occupations. Traditional education not only educates the members of a society, but also serves as a timeless vehicle for preserving the wisdom and traditions of our ancestors....
From Prisoner to Prime Minister: Guan Zhong and the Hegemony of Qi
The Spring and Autumn era (770–475 B.C.) was one of the great episodes that shaped Chinese history and culture. It was the time when thinkers like Confucius and Lao Zi articulated and spread their teachings,...
Overcoming Artist’s Block: Recover Your Creative Inspiration – Part I
The life of an artist can be like riding a roller coaster. When inspiration strikes, it seems like nothing in the world can stop you, with ideas flowing to materialize as you bring them to...
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Global Warming May Not Be Our Fault
Since pre-industrial times, the environment has undergone rapid changes that are often attributed to human activities. Among these changes, global warming — the gradual warming of the Earth's surface appears to be a major cause...
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Déjà Vu-Do I Know You?
Have you ever had moments that seem so eerily familiar that you think you've experienced them before? If so, you are not alone. You are part of the two-thirds of the world's population who have...
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The Double Slit Experiment: Does Consciousness Change Reality?
Have you ever wondered what the world would be like without human beings? Some scientists claim that it would simply continue its natural course with countless species inhabiting it and becoming extinct. Others, challenging existing...
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The Importance of Getting Enough Sleep
Do you find yourself nodding off just within minutes of sitting down? Do you struggle to stay awake during a boring meeting or a dull movie? How about a long phone call with a particularly...
Newly Discovered HFR Waves Promise to Unveil Mysteries of Our Host Star
Novel swirling vortices have been spotted on the surface of the sun. Moving in the opposite direction of our host star’s rotation, the high frequency waves that cause these spirals travel faster than was theoretically...
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Exploring the Fourth Dimension-Understanding the Reality of Time
Time is often regarded as the fourth dimension. Although it is not a spatial dimension, it is a numerical variable that defines existence in a three-dimensional space. For example, if you were to meet up...