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The Gurkhas: ‘Better to Die Than Be a Coward’
On 19 August 2021, a tweet from Gurkha Equal Rights announced that the hunger strike carried out by two Gurkhas and a Gurkha Widow “to the death” had ended after the Government finally agreed to...
Make Peace With Food and Diets Through Intuitive Eating
The desire to lose weight has become a norm in our Western society. According to a study by the US Department of Health and Human Services, in 2013 -2016 almost half of the US adults...
The Emperor’s Journey to the Moon Palace
A story from the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival By Ally Wang Wednesday, Sept. 21, marks this year’s Moon festival, also known as the Mid-Autumn Festival. It's one of the largest holidays in China and in the...
Lapis Lazuli: Source of the Priciest Pigment on the Planet
Intense blue has always been an important color in traditional artwork as a means of symbolizing heavenly beauty, majesty, and perfection. One blue pigment is often considered to be the most expensive ever created, costing...
Salt Water and a Side of Lemon – Start Your Day With Solé
Solé (pronounced so-lay) is a traditional health drink dating back to Roman times. Legend has it that this drink was named after the sun when the Roman sun goddess blessed the source of this nourishing...
Singing Can Relieve Stress and So Much More
We are all familiar with the power of music. It can evoke a wide range of emotions, from lifting our spirits, to helping us process grief; yet singing can be even more powerful than listening...
Topaz – A Jewel of Many Colors
The world of gemstones is vibrant and dynamic, with precious stones have long having been considered to have great aesthetic, spiritual, and practical significance. Topaz, in its dazzling variety of colors, is one of the...
Pearls of Wisdom From British Centenarians
The  American journalist Alexander Chase once said, "memory is the thing we forget with," and yet memories may also be interwoven with the processes of recalling, reminiscing, reflecting, and memorializing. Most people would agree that...
Will Rogers – A Notable Quotable of the Past and Present
Will Rogers was one of the most well-known and highest-paid Hollywood actors of his time, but he was much more than a movie star; he was a folk hero, a philosopher, a humorist, a cultural...