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The History of North Korea

The History of North Korea

We’re constantly hearing threats from Kim Jong-Un’s North Korean government, but what’s behind all of that? Let’s find out. This is the modern history of North Korea. The Korean empire ruled the entire Korean peninsula until 1910, that’s when the more powerful Japanese army took control through a treaty. When Japan was defeated to end …

Why Do We Have Middle Names?

Why Do We Have Middle Names?

Most of us can understand the utility of having a first name: since it prevents us from calling everyone we meet “hey you!” And in many naming customs, surnames are a way to tie us to our family members and express our direct lineage. But why do we have middle names? Do they have any …

Learn Asian History Documentary

Learn Asian History Documentary

The modern age may feature many regions which make up Asia. The history of Middle East, South Asia and East Asia is what makes up the entire Asian history. The coastline fringe has witnessed some of the greatest civilizations of history. The region had both ethnic and historical consistency. The civilizations shared their cultures and …