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Norse Mythology: Why Odin Lost One Eye?

Norse Mythology: Why Odin Lost One Eye?

Previous blog posts have discussed some historical figures and events. In this blog post, we are to talk about one famous mythological figure – Odin the Allfather in Norse mythology. The main focus is about Why Odin Lost One Eye in Norse myth. Who was Odin in Norse mythology In this modern times, chances are […]

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Endangered Languages Are Ceasing to Exist Today

Endangered Languages Are Ceasing to Exist Today

Nearly 200 countries live on the planet Earth. But there are up to 7,000 living languages. The list of endangered language by UNESCO functions as that of endangered plant or animal, with a sliding scale ranging from “vulnerable” to “extinct”. It shows that by 2100, half of those languages will have fallen into oblivion. These […]

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Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings

Have you ever wondered what is the origin of the word “January”? The answer, if you are wondering, lies in the name of Janus Roman God of Beginnings and Endings. Interestingly, the depiction of this Roman god is a two-faced man. This presented his power of looking backward and forward at the same time. The […]

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