The First World War was the first world war of the 20th century, which took place between July 28, 1914 and November 11, 1918. The causes of the war are complicated. Although Germany has been accused for the beginning of the war, some historians claim collective responsibility among the warring parties. The main short and long term causes of the war are described … [Read more...] about The main causes of the First World War
Remote sensing is the process of acquiring details about an object without physical on-site observation by satellite or aircraft. Remote sensors are mounted on the aircraft or satellites to collect data by detecting the energy reflected from the Earth. Remote sensing has been useful to scientists who constantly need data regarding the earth, the ocean and the … [Read more...] about What is Remote Sensing in Geography
The Antikythera mechanism is a 2,000 year old analog device dating back to ancient Greece. It was used to track the position of the moon and the sun, to predict the occurrence of eclipses and to signal the old Olympic games. The device could also perform basic arithmetic like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The Antikythera mechanism was made with bronze … [Read more...] about What is the Antikythera Mechanism
What is Buddhism? Buddhism is a religion and a dharma that surrounds diversified beliefs, traditions and spiritual practices that are in line with the accredited teachings of the Buddha. More than 7% of the world population are followers of Buddhism. The main purpose of religion is enlightenment, which means a state of unconditional and permanent happiness. Buddhism … [Read more...] about Where does Buddhism come from?
Shintoism, an ancient Japanese religion, is still practiced today and has been considered the official state religion of Japan. Rooted in prehistoric animism, religion has no founders, official sacred texts or formalized doctrine. Shintoism consists of ritual practices in public shrines dedicated to many deities, public rituals such as war memorials and harvest festivals and … [Read more...] about What Is Shintoism ;Japanese Religions