One of the all-time greatest musicians and composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, had an older sister. As a child and teenager she was just as talented as her younger brother.
What Happened in Vegas
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The 2017 Las Vegas Shooting reignited America’s gun debate, but what legislativechanges will occur as a result remain to be seen.
Life in the Woods
Walden is a memoir written by American conservationist Henry David Thoreau and released in 1854. The book talks about Thoreau’s experiences living for two years, two months, and two days by himself in the woods by Walden Pond.
Japan's Ink Ban
A recent court decision will interfere with Japanese tattoo artists’ ability to work freely in Japan.
The World's Most
Saffron is the world’s most expensive spice. Its growers have discovered, however, that getting rich off of it is far from easy.
Coming Soon to a Galaxy Near You
After its release in 1977, the epic science fiction film Star Wars instantly became an international cultural phenomenon. This month will see the release of the highly anticipated latest film in the series, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
Around the World with
For about US$138,000, you can spend three weeks flying around the world in a private jet and staying at Four Seasons’ luxury hotels and resorts every night.
The Busiest Online Shopping Day of the Year
In America, the Monday following Thanksgiving is called Cyber Monday. On this day, online retailers reduce prices for customers who are shopping for Christmas presents.
POTUS and the Groundskeeper Kid
Several months ago, 11-year-old Frank from Virginia, wrote to Donald Trump offering his services as a groundskeeper. In late September, he was seen around the Presidential residence, helping keep the grounds looking tidy.
Social Media Madness
There are some benefits to using social media, like communicating quickly, and bonding with people over shared interests. However, social media addiction is becoming common, and it’s causing some people more stress than happiness.
Christmas Around the World
Today, billions of people will celebrate Christmas. However, not everyone celebrates Christmas in exactly the same way, and some cultures have some truly interesting and unique ways of experiencing the holiday.
Hamburg: a Port City of Culture
When deciding to visit Germany, most people think of travelling to Berlin. However, Hamburg is a city that rivals Berlin in its culture and excitement.
Nobel Prize in Literature Back on Track
In 2016, the Swedish Academy shocked everyone by choosing a singer-songwriter for the Nobel Prize in Literature. This year, they surprised us again by choosing British novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. Even though Ishiguro has won 20 awards, he wasn’t expected to win the Nobel this year.