• Medical Tourism: 6 Asian Hospitals You Should Know About In 2023

    In 2023, medical tourism in Asia continues to thrive, offering world-class healthcare at competitive prices. In this blog post, we’ll explore six standout hospitals in Asia that have gained recognition for their exceptional medical services and cutting-edge treatments. From advanced surgical procedures to holistic wellness programs, these institutions have become top choices for international patients […]

  • Zorba the Greek By Nikos Kazantzakis (Book Review)

    Zorba the GreekBy Nikos Kazantzakis, Translated by Peter BienSimon & Schuster, 368 pp., December 2014, 978-1476782812Paperback (Amazon) | Paperback (Bookshop) | Audiobook Nikos Kazantzakis classified Alexis Zorba, along with three other individuals, as the only ones who “did engrave their traces most deeply upon [his] soul”. The others are: Homer, Bergson, and Nietzsche. The novel […]

  • Is internet addiction eradicating the habit of reading?

    In the early 1990s, e-mail was spreading like wildfire. Among its early adopters, the most religious ones were from the academic community. In 1997, John Sutherland wrote that then an “e-mail address was for professors what the cellular phone was for their students: a sign that they were ahead of the game.”. These days, in […]

  • Before Sunrise By Mikhail Zoshchenko (Review)

    BEFORE SUNRISEBy Mikhail Zoshchenko, translated by Gary KernArdis, $40, January 1974, 978-0882330617Amazon Mikhail Zoshchenko’s Before Sunrise. This is a novel that is unique in both form and content. It combines elements of autobiography, memoirs, fiction, and meta-fiction. Zoshchenko’s protagonist speaks in the first person and in the present tense. He wanted to know why depression […]

  • Marijuana Hater’s Guide to Making a Billion Dollars from Hemp by Matthew Harmon (Book Review)

    Marijuana Hater’s Guide to Making a Billion Dollars from Hemp: The Next Disruptive IndustryBy Matthew HarmonFarmbridge California, 181pp, Paperback, $19.99, April 20th 2021, 978-1735674704Amazon || Bookshop || Kobo In Cryptocurrencies, those who had gotten in early, those who took huge risks in an unknown medium of exchange and with zero guarantees of returns, have been […]

  • How Iran Went Through 3 Coups in 28 Years

    Iran’s opposition to foreign powers interfering in its domestic affairs reflect its historical urge for sovereignty, it stems from the fact that a nation, with such a rich history and culture, a nation that had been invaded and exploited by the Russian and by the British during the last two centuries, needs and deserves a […]