The goal of flight is to generate enough lift and thrust to overcome drag and gravity. (Image: pixabay / CC0 1.0)

How to Build an Airplane

Whenever you look up at the sky, the chances are high that you see at least one airplane crossing the blue expanse. These massive passenger planes are flying 5-6 miles above the surface of our planet, carrying hundreds of people.…

The Dai people are one of China’s ethnic minorities. (Image: YouTube / Screenshot)

The Exotic Dai People of China

The Dai people are one of China’s ethnic minorities. They are traditionally known as rice cultivators of the valleys — like the Shan, Lao, Ahom, and Thai people. Most of them live in the Xishuangbanna Dai Autonomous Prefecture in southern Yunnan…

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A Short History of Moorish Influence in Europe

In medieval Europe, Muslims were commonly known as Moors. Since initially, most of the Moors coming into Europe were from Africa, the term came to be associated with African Muslims.…

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How an Olympic Athlete Found Falun Dafa

The tall and robust Martins Rubenis is a sports celebrity in Latvia. The master of the luge program has won many awards in international competitions — first place in the 1998…

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Eating Less Is the Path to Longevity

Susan Roberts, a nutrition expert at Tufts University, and her team of 218 participants aged from 21 to 50 years, found that people who reduced their food intake by 25…

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23 Million Chinese Banned From Traveling

Millions of would-be travelers in China have been blocked from buying airplane and train tickets. Why? Because the government’s social credit system classified them as a “risk.”

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Why China Is Scared of Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh may be the honey-loving and cuddly bear of the Hundred Acre Wood that people across the world know and love. But he’s getting no love in China,…

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Talk Less, Live More

Many people start a conversation with a strong tone to their voice. They seem full of energy. As the conversation continues, however, their voice becomes weaker and they can sound…