A Brief History Around 1494-1498, the Italian Renaissance master Pinturicchio (1454-1513) painted the Madonna with the Christ Child Writing.  While the relationship between Mary and her son has been celebrated in Western art, it is often hard for a child and a parent to see eye to eye; however, when it comes to academic writing, they will both agree that the task is daunting and overwhelming. Contrariwise, it is up to you, the parent, to help them develop their writing skills, because they cannot develop an interest in it if the first impression they have of the task is it…

A Brief History On April 24, 2013, Communist China proved to be less than tolerant of ethnic dissent when authorities attempted to crush suspected ethnic Uyghur “terrorists.”  Violence broke out in response to perceived heavy handed police action, and at least 21 people were killed, 15 of which were reported to be policemen and authorities.  Previously in our article “10 Oppressed Minorities Around the World” we discussed the problem the Uyghurs have with the Chinese government, especially insofar as the predominant religion of the Uyghurs is Islam in a country that is officially atheistic. Digging Deeper The April 2013 violence…

A Brief History A letter written about 1481–1482 by famed fifteenth-century Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci to a potential employer, Ludovico Sforza, is credited as being the first résumé. When writing a resume in the twenty-first century, or looking for paid resumes you need to include a professional summary. The reason is because it is the first thing people, the managers or potential employers will see. But, if you miswrite it, rest assured it may be the last thing they see. Recruiters, prospective employers, and hiring managers are often busy. There are numerous job applications they have to read through…

A Brief History On April 22, 2019, Clevelanders and people in American cities of Polish or Slavic heritage across the country celebrate the Slavic Holiday called Dyngus Day, a relatively new holiday to Cleveland only initiated 9 years ago, its European roots go back to the 15th Century.  Falling on the day after Easter each year, it is an early Spring traditional day to keep the Easter holiday season going for one more day, a day marked by Polka Music and dancing, and even more so by eating wonderful Slavic foods. Digging Deeper Celebrated by Slavic people as “Wet Monday,”…

A Brief History 2019 marks the 70th year of the Formula One World Championship and it is promising to be the most exciting year yet. Young guns like Max Verstappen are making a claim for glory while Lewis Hamilton eyes up a sixth championship, pushing him ever closer to Michael Schumacher’s incredible seven total championships. Meanwhile, Red Bull Racing has called time on Renault engines and made the switch to Honda, while Sauber Force India have renamed as Alfa Romeo racing, indicating a fresh start for the constructor. They will be buoyed by the return of Kimi Räikkönen, who rejoins…

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