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  1. Astronomy History: The Dark Night - Reinventing Astrophysics

    This is the first in a series of articles on the study of Dark Matter and Dark Energy for the future ...
  2. German Cuisine: Sausages and Beer

    History and Culinary Traditions of Germany

    Due to a long history of localized governance, ...
  3. Commonly misused words and phrases

    I thought I'd take a break from strictly writing about grammar, and post about something else that is ...
  4. Esperanto: Cai Yuanpei - Part One

    Cai Yuanpei (T'sai Yuan-pei: 1868-1940) went to Germany in 1907 when he was already middle-aged and ...
  5. Educational Efforts of Leo Tolstoy

    Leo Tolstoy was a driving force behind educational changes in Russia by challenging ideas of who and ...
  6. Leo Tolstoy's Educational Philosophy

    Leo Tolstoy promoted the need for community supported education where children are free to chose what ...

    Updated 09-24-2015 at 05:55 PM by olga

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    Education and Science
  7. Esperanto: Esperanto in China - Part 2

    When I began to write this series of articles on the growth and development of the Esperanto movement ...
  8. Esperanto: Esperanto in China

    For convenience, I am going to divide the history of the Esperanto movement in China into four separate ...
  9. Astronomy and Space: The Distances of Objects in the Universe

    Journey outward from Earth to find how far away celestial objects are in our solar system and in deep ...
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    Education and Science
  10. Esperanto: Esperanto in Thailand

    Unfortunately, before I left for Thailand, I was completely unable to find any trace of Esperantists ...
  11. Astronomy and Space: Mercury Facts - What's so special about Mercury?

    Mercury, the closest planet to the sun, is a little speedster that is both scorching hot AND freezing ...
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    Education and Science
  12. Esperanto: A Happy Ending

    I should probably have mentioned in the previous article that I have now returned from my short stay ...
  13. Shakespeare's Plays: Merchant of Venice

    Setting: Venice and Belmont

    Main Characters
    Duke of Venice
    Princes of ...
  14. Esperanto: War and Exile

    "Although more than six years have passed, the memory is still fresh in my heart of the moment ...
  15. Habits: How We Change

    In studying habit change, one of the most interesting concepts are the theories about how and why people ...
  16. Esperanto: A Whisper from a Hurricane - The Story of Verda Majo

    "En pro milito deliranta oriento
    Vi paca, kiel sxafo antau lup', serpento,
    Kalkulis
    ...
  17. Habits: Reflection on Spiritual Habits

    This is a time of the year when many of us reflect on spiritual matters. It is the holiday season for ...
  18. Esperanto: La Interna Ideo

    How well did Lidia Zamenhof know the father who died when she was only 12? How well did she know his ...
  19. Esperanto: Lidia Zamenhof

    In 1985 a biography of Lidia Zamenhof, written by Wendy Heller, was published in England. It was reviewed ...
  20. Esperanto: Jules Verne's Voyage of Discovery

    I will begin this article with a few paragraphs from Jules Verne's unfinished novel Voyage of Discovery ...
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