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History of Blogging

The now ubiquitous term "blog" was first used in the 1990s. What today is a massive and important form of self publication started out quite small...in fact, before blogging, there were several digital communities that allowed the creation of running conversations with threads so users could follow another person's wr… read more

Daily Life in Peru

What most people don't realize is how much diversity the country of Peru boasts: jungle, ancient tombs, rivers, wild animals, shamanistic rituals, Andean peaks, coastal deserts, rainforests, tropical birds...The most difficult thing about Peru can be choosing between all the wide range of experiences! Amazing unique fo… read more

Community Lending: The New Revolution in Banking

Virtual banks are the new frontier of managing finances, and because many people do not trust big banks anymore, online banking and banking apps are simply not enough. Puddle is a type of virtual banking that actually involves no bank at all; it is actually a transaction facilitated between friends or at least within a… read more

The Power of Garlic

Nobody likes to have a wart and now there is a natural cure: garlic. Warts are all in the family of the Human papilloma virus or HPV, which causes warts on the fingers, feet or genitals. Though warts will mostly dissipate on their own after a few years, the process can be greatly sped up by using a peeled garlic clov… read more

Barbara Kingsolver: Scientist and Writer

Born in 1955 and raised in Kentucky, Barbara Kingsolver went on to study biology. Determined on her path as a scientist, it was only in 1985 that she began to try her hand at writing fiction. Her first novel, The Bean Trees, was published in 1988, which she wrote while pregnant with her first daughter. Today her books … read more