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The Herculean task of being a woman in consumerist times - On digesting yogurt and anal bleaching

The Herculean task of being a woman in consumerist times - On digesting yogurt and anal bleaching

There’s no need to be neither a feminist nor an activist to realize that there is a high dose of preposterousness in the preset variety of advertisement for female products. Without even touching...

7 Easy Ways to Meditate

7 Easy Ways to Meditate

Peace is the most important element in life but unfortunately we never find time to devote for it. All day long we are chasing our goals and these goals are never ending but keep growing. After...

Rapes In India And Beyond Rape Laws

Rapes In India And Beyond Rape Laws

India is famous for many reasons – yoga, spirituality, spices, dance, religions and not to forget, for rapes. In recent years the rape incidents have increased manifold, but more appalling is...

The Herculean task of being a woman in consumerist times - On digesting yogurt and anal bleaching

The Herculean task of being a woman in consumerist times - On digesting yogurt...

There’s no need to be neither a feminist nor an activist to realize that there is a high dose of preposterousness in the preset variety of advertisement for female products. Without even touching...

Rapes In India And Beyond Rape Laws

Rapes In India And Beyond Rape Laws

India is famous for many reasons – yoga, spirituality, spices, dance, religions and not to forget, for rapes. In recent years the rape incidents have increased manifold, but more appalling is...

Home » Women in Society from the Outsider’s... Women in Society from the Outsider’s Perspective - “50 × 50” Roundtable conference in New Delhi

Women in Society from the Outsider’s Perspective - “50 × 50” Roundtable...

A man can never understand women.” The moment this statement is made, women are made out to be an alien species co-existing with men by some miracle in this world. They have always been an...

Well-behaved women seldom make history

Well-behaved women seldom make history

Anita Borg was born on the 17th of January, 1949 in Chicago. “My mother told me that maths was amusing and I believed her.” – replied she to those inquiring about the reason for her career choice...

“Don’t worry, nothing will happen” - Women in India

Gender equality in India has been a topic of debate even in modern India with incidents of physical and sexual assault on women being reported daily. However, the subject has come under intense...

African Girls: Money, Charm, Seduction, Sex and Cultural Problem

Men chase women and women loved to be chased by men. There is nothing new in this line, but it’s a fantasy of every man to be surrounded by beautiful girls, enjoy their charm, and if possible, get...

Career-Life Balance (CLB) Initiative for women in science

In order to maintain global leadership in science and engineering (S&E), as well as promote economic prosperity and national security, America must develop its own domestic scientific talent...

Dark Eyes

Dark Eyes

I walk past you every evening, sitting at the same picnic bench, the sun setting, the birds settling for the night. I see your head rise and turn as I walk past.

The Great May

The Great May

May was always a special month for Russia and it still does. Weather is so warm and gentle: neither hot, nor cold - perfect conditions for good mood. May is a month when Spring negotiates with...

Stereotypes: are they true?

Stereotypes: are they true?

I was born in Russia and I’m still living here. Though I don’t belong to the major nationality (I’m Kazakh), Russian language is considered as my native one. Well, one can argue against it but,...

Science, Religion and Spirituality

Science, Religion and Spirituality

There is a constant fight between science and religion. There are few people who believe that science is superior to religion and others think that religion is higher than science. Science...

History of lie

According to Bela Hamvas, mankind has been pushing an irresolvable paradox ahead of him: the paradox of lie. The origin of this paradox can be traced back to the event of an ancient intellectual...

7 Easy Ways to Meditate

7 Easy Ways to Meditate

Peace is the most important element in life but unfortunately we never find time to devote for it. All day long we are chasing our goals and these goals are never ending but keep growing. After...

Boris Cyrulnik’s point of view on human relationships – Why meeting is never a coincidence

Boris Cyrulnik’s point of view on human relationships – Why meeting is never a...

Researchers nowadays present the 'phobia of the nature', regarding that while animals live in the world of senses, impulses and emotions, humans occupy the world of intellect. This way they 'hide...

World’s Largest Democracy is Voting for Change

World’s Largest Democracy is Voting for Change

In world politics you can not ignore that world’s largest democracy is voting in these days. The national level (Lok Sabha) elections in India have already started from 7th April and will end on...

Protests in Brazil: what’s going on?

Protests in Brazil: what’s going on?

Over the past few weeks, several interpretations about the meaning of the protests and the protesters’ demands have emerged. The world’s media have been reporting on it, but it is still difficult...

An Evangelical Group Asks Members to Have More Children

Quiverfull, an evangelical Protestant group originating in the US but has also spread to other countries, is calling for its married members to avoid contraception and have as many children as...

Gay Rights Bring Homophobic Attacks in Paris

Five thousand Parisians have taken to the streets to protest against the gay marriage bill, which has given gay couples in France the right to marry and adopt children.

The Coffee Industry and Fair Trade: Do They Really Work?

What is coffee? Well, it seems to be one of the most popular beverages in the world. Lattes, cappuccinos, mochas: I have to admit they are all very tasty. I also enjoy their aroma and flavour....

Penn Geneticists Identify Genes Linked to Western African Pygmies' Small...

If Pygmies are known for one trait, it is their short stature: Pygmy men stand just 4'11" on average.

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Building Schools in Africa!

Building Schools in Africa!

Construct a child-friendly school that will benefit the pupils, parents, and residents of a subdivision on the outskirts of Yaoundé where there are too few schools to serve the population. With support from our partners EducAided Netherlands, they have raised funds to supply the construction...

Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips... Ruritaria of our times – Albania

Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips... Ruritaria of our times – Albania

Our author had the opportunity to visit the Balkan region, “a whirlpool of cultures, religions and nationalisms but also a historic maze of spleen, conspiracy and warfare”. From our exciting series of travel narratives we can learn how presuppositions changed step by step through the journey....

Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips… the Saga of a War House – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips… the Saga of a War House – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Our author had the opportunity to visit the Balkan region, “a whirlpool of cultures, religions and nationalisms but also a historic maze of spleen, conspiracy and warfare”. From our exciting series of travel narratives we can learn how presuppositions changed step by step through the journey....

Cocktail History – Part 1

Cocktail History – Part 1

According to a dictionary , alcohol is the result of fermentation, a colorless and fiery-tasting fluid; the component of beer, vine, vodka etc. chemically: ethyl -alcohol. Well-known as the liquid...
Common Tastes – The Influence of the Ottoman Occupation on Hungarian Gastronomy

Common Tastes – The Influence of the Ottoman Occupation on Hungarian Gastronomy

Turkish and Hungarian people have a very different point of view when it comes to the Ottoman occupation. We, Hungarians see this period as an era of suppression, while for the Turkish people it is a...
Bizarr kínai rendezvény: Kutyahús fesztivál

A Bizarre Chinese Event: The Dog-Meat Festival

Approximately 10.000 dogs die between cruel circumstances during the South Chinese dog meat festival – according to the account on asiaport.hu. Many dogs are fried alive after being electrocuted...
Eat, Pray, Sicily

Eat, Pray, Sicily

Both its climate and position make Sicily ideal for agriculture. Numerous protected products and raw materials come from the island. Sicily first became famous for its grain which enabled it to...

Next Time in a Restaurant Should I Order Vegetarian or Non-Vegetarian Food?

No matter in which part of the world you go, if you ever visited Indian restaurant, you must have found two separate lists on food menu: Vegetarian Food and Non Vegetarian Food. Now the question...

The Shakespeare Cookbook

Shakespeare's working life, from about 1590 to 1615, was not only a period of rich activity on the London stage, but also one of prolific writing and publishing about food. Shakespeare himself...

Paris restaurant invites an amateur cook to become head chef each night

France is a country renowned for its culinary tradition, yet these traditions show no sign of standing in the way of innovation. We recently saw Restolib turn Paris restaurant kitchens into spaces...

Eat local throughout the year

Fall is a great time for enthusiasts of fresh and local food. Farmers' markets are overflowing with tasty produce at harvest time, and if you've...

Building Schools in Africa!

Building Schools in Africa!

Construct a child-friendly school that will benefit the pupils, parents, and residents of a subdivision on the outskirts of Yaoundé where there are too few schools to serve the population. With...
Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips... Ruritaria of our times – Albania

Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips... Ruritaria of our times – Albania

Our author had the opportunity to visit the Balkan region, “a whirlpool of cultures, religions and nationalisms but also a historic maze of spleen, conspiracy and warfare”. From our exciting series...
Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips… the Saga of a War House – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Balkan Ghosts in Balkan Trips… the Saga of a War House – Bosnia and Herzegovina

Our author had the opportunity to visit the Balkan region, “a whirlpool of cultures, religions and nationalisms but also a historic maze of spleen, conspiracy and warfare”. From our exciting series...
Departure and Arrival - Cameroon Diaries

Departure and Arrival - Cameroon Diaries

Science Caffe editor in chief Emese Jánosi-Mózes has travelled to the African country of Cameroon with a group of European volunteers to spend six months helping a school coordinated by a local...

Exorcising spirits – Rural India: North Gujarat 3

The Northern part of the Indian state, Gujarat, is where visitors can see famous monuments such as the Modhera Sun Temple, the rock formations of Idar and the Buddhist Caves in Taranga. This is what...

Bamboo and East Asian Culture 1 - Bamboo is my brother

> As the Vietnamese saying goes, ‟Bamboo is my brother”. This reflects how South and East Asians view this particular type of plant. From Japan across to China and all the way to India, from the...

Patan – Rural India: North Gujarat 2

The Northern part of the Indian state, Gujarat, is where visitors can see famous monuments such as the Modhera Sun Temple, the rock formations of Idar and the Buddhist Caves in Taranga. This is what...

Celebrating the Indian festival of the Elephant God, Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh (the Elephant God) is an important deity in the Hindu religion and widely worshipped across the country, especially in the State of Maharashtra. Easily recognizable with the face of an...

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One of prettiest European city

One of prettiest European city

The wonderful Catalan capital is magical indeed. It’s architecture is diverse and delightful from medieval cathedrals through secession style blooming with flowers and ornaments to Gaudí and his wild...
One Billion Rising

One Billion Rising

It has been a most amazing two years of the One Billion Rising and One Billion Rising for Justice Campaign. Through our efforts we mobilised, engaged, awakened and joined people worldwide to end...
500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

Wonderful Female Portraits in Western Art. Phillip Scott Johnson uses 90 portraits of women from famous painters to seamlessly show their changing features as time elapsed. The morphing effect is...
Art of Vitaliy Didenko

Art of Vitaliy Didenko

The collection of Vitaliy Didenko's artworks. You can read the interview with the Turkmen artist here.
Mihály Zichy: 19th Century Erotic Art

Mihály Zichy: 19th Century Erotic Art

Born in 1827 in Hungary, Mihály Zichy takes us back in time to an entirely different world of erotic art. For the most part Mihaly was a painter, but these lesser known ink drawings are romantic and...
Psychedelic science

Psychedelic science

Science and art are usually distinct fields, but when they combine, the results can be incredible. Photographer and scientist Fabian Oefner uses photography to capture natural phenomena in...
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