Tag Archives: History

History repeating: 100 years ago, schools closed due to the Spanish flu. What’s different now?

If your school is closed because of the novel coronavirus, you have something in common with kids growing up 100 years ago. In 1918, schools closed temporarily in response to a new H1N1 virus. Like COVID-19, the illness it caused spread rapidly in communities because no one was immune to it yet. Did students still… Read More »

International Day of Radiology 2019: History, Theme and Significance of the Day Dedicated to Medical Imaging

Correct diagnosis is probably the most important part of treatment for any kind of health condition. Without the right diagnosis method, it is impossible to begin healing. Expertise in the field of  Radiology forms an integral part of medical field. Radiologists that are medical professionals specialise in diagnosing and also treating people experiencing injuries and… Read More »

Liars, Ghostwriters and Whistleblowers: How Bayer Made the Worst Deal in History

Bayer acquired Monsanto in 2018 for $ 63 billion, a purchase Bayer CEO Werner Baumann said would further their goal of creating a leading agriculture company.1 Bayer is now the largest seed and pesticide company in the world, but it might not stay that way for long, as lawsuits mount against the chemical giant over… Read More »

Happy Siblings Day! Did You Know the History and Significance of the Day That Celebrates the Bond of Brothers and Sisters?

Siblings Day (Photo Credits: Unsplash, Pexels) While there is Mothers’ Day, Fathers’ Day and Valentine’s Day to celebrate all the important relationships in the world, we also have siblings Day that is observed on April 10 every year in certain parts of the United States honouring the sibling relationships. And why not? Siblings form an… Read More »

A Brief History of the Amish Culture

The Amish, sometimes known as Mennonites, are well known for living simple lives, dressing plainly, and their refusal to become dependent on most of the conveniences of modern life that we all take for granted. The history of the Amish can be traced back to it’s founding in 1693 in Switzerland by a man named… Read More »