Tigers

The tiger is part of the kingdom Animalia, phylum Chordata, class Carnivora, family Felidae, subfamily Panthernae, genus/species Panthera tigris. Tigers have round pupils and yellow irises (except for the blue eyes of white tigers). Due to a retinal adaptation that reflects light back to the retina, the night vision of tigers is six times better than that of humans. Like…

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Exiles By Carolyn Kay Steedman

Exiles by Carolyn Kay SteedmanFirst impressions of Steedman’s “Exiles” left me feeling as if the woman had a lot of sour grapes to deal with.The overall flavor of the piece leans toward the negative, the cynical and sometimes even the sarcastic.She seems particularly critical of her parents, who probably did their best with what they had, but nowhere do we…

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What are Savings Bonds?

The United States established savings bonds, known then as “warbonds,” in 1941 to help to pay for the huge expenses it incurred duringWorld War II. Today, savings bonds still help keep the government wheelsrunning smoothly. Savings bonds are a debt instrument of the U.S. Government, issued as savings certificates to individual investors in smallamounts. Savings bond certificates bear face value…

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The Rise Of Communism In Russi

The Rise of Communism In Russia“Unless we accept the claim that Lenin’s coup d’etat gave birth to an entirely new state, and indeed to a new era in the history of mankind, we must recognize in today’s Soviet Union the old empire of the Russians — the only empire that survived into the mid 1980’s” (Luttwak, 1). In their Communist…

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Dave Barry’s Complete Guide To Guys

Wait, are you telling me that Dave Barry’s Complete Guide to Guys addresses women’s issues? If “women’s issues” include understanding why guys spit, scratch themselves, and give each other noogies, well then this book certainly addresses them!As for addressing the whole bit about a patriarchal world history, the subjugation of women, and accused responsibility for the Fall of Man, well,…

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None Provided30

The Second World War engaged the energies of the American people for almost four years and was fought on a scale not even conceived by prewar observers. The war in the Pacific was long and arduous due to the fact the Japanese were never willing to surrender. At the beginning of the war most battles were fought between aircraft carriers…

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India

Indus Valley civilizations covering approx 1/2 million miles of Northern Indian subcontinent is the largest ancient civilization in history till now. Since both stone and copper are used it is a chalcolithicivil.The Indus Valley people are highly artistic and skilled.Their chief features include a highly organized urban setup and a strong economy. The IVC economy is flourishing with extensive cultivation…

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