While the 2019 'Aladdin' is a big improvement from the 1992 version, it still recycles some old themes - and combines Arab, Iranian, and even Indian culture into an exotic 'East'.
How Advertising Shaped Thanksgiving As We Know It
At one point, turkey was jockeying with duck and chicken for king of the Thanksgiving table.
Tricking And Treating Has a History
Everything you need to know about the history of Halloween.
Thoughts on Political Socialization
Why political socialization is important to shaping and reshaping societies and how citizens find their morals and beliefs through it?
Nearly 100 Years Ago, Baseball Almost Banned Broadcasts
With owners deeply divided over radio, a 20-year tug-of-war would ensue.
The Power of Stones Used in Ottoman Jewelry
Could the Ottomans have known something that we didn’t about the stones and gems they used in their jewelry? Here is a look at the significance of the stones used in the making of these flamboyant pieces
FoodLense: The İstanbul-Berlin Döner Wars
Turkish dish the döner has carved out a place for itself in modern German cuisine. It has surpassed the hamburger in Germany's fast food sector. Despite its Turkish roots, some people think the döner made in Germany is better than those made in Turkey.
Phil Hughes: The Tragic Reality of Life’s Frailty
Sport, they say, mirrors life. Rarely, though, does it mirror the grim realities that force us to take time to examine our own frailties. Phil Hughes, whose life was ended doing what he loved most, forces introspection of just how fragile life can be.
FoodLense: The Star of Thanksgiving Dinner
Traditional foods are a large part of Thanksgiving celebrations, which includes turkey, stuffing, gravy, sweet potatoes, cornbread, mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce. But making a delicious turkey remains central to the tradition. Here is one recipe to add taste to your Thanksgiving dinner table.
FoodLense: The Story of Harisa to Haleem
Haleem, nihari and biryani are robustly rustic, and before they were refined to lavishly lay on the table of royalty in the subcontinent they were cantonment foods; fit to feed the Army battalions.