By Peter Coutros Genghis Khan is one of history’s most successful, and most vilified, military commanders. Under his leadership, the once divided nomadic tribes of the Eurasian steppe together conquered an immense territory, ultimately forming the Mongol Empire. The ruthlessness of Genghis Khan’s troops, his use of novel military strategies,Read More →

By Christina Cheung There is a legend in China of a 19th-century barber named Li Cheng who lived in Xiaotun, a small village close to what is now the city of Anyang, about 500 kilometers south of Beijing. Li, the story goes, was plagued by a horrifying skin condition, hisRead More →

Having the choice of where and how to get my education has been a fantastic journey for me so far. Even though I’ve never been technically homeschooled, I started schooling at home when I was in 6th grade. My experience in traditional public school taught me that overall, my naturalRead More →

Many want to remember a Rev. King who gave only one speech — with only one line. Twelve years, three months and 30 days. That was the length of Martin Luther King Jr.’s public life. From Montgomery to Memphis. From boycott to balcony. Twelve years, three months and 30 days.Read More →