Video Consumption During Quarantine

While there were lots of unprecedented circumstances that have developed in 2020, not everything has been negative. Global pandemics aside, there have actually been some interesting societal shifts that could bring growth and positive developments going forward. Government officials and concerned friends and family urge a continued self-isolation at home to protect the health and… Continue reading Video Consumption During Quarantine

Saved by the Ficara

It was September of 1943. Thirty-two year old Maria Caterina was a single woman helping to look after her younger sister and her father. Her four bothers were somewhere out in the war theatre of World War 2. No news has been received from them for quite some time now. Rumours circulated the village that… Continue reading Saved by the Ficara

Tumbaga Metal: The Discovery of Spain’s First Treasure Wreck

Decades after Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the New World from 1492 to 1493, large quantities of gold, silver, and copper were discovered by Spanish conquistadors. This discovery increased Spain’s influence on the world economy. Not only were vast quantities of these three metals important to Spain from her colonies the nation became the hub… Continue reading Tumbaga Metal: The Discovery of Spain’s First Treasure Wreck

Chinese Series in Thailand: Their Influences on Thai Culture

Cooperation between Thailand and China is based on their respective strategic location; Thailand receives the third-highest trade volume from China among all ASEAN countries, and China is Thailand’s biggest trading partner. However, the exchange and interaction are not restricted to trade; Thailand and China have engaged in television and film exchanges for a long time.… Continue reading Chinese Series in Thailand: Their Influences on Thai Culture

Johannes Vermeer – Paintings That Celebrate Ordinary Life

Johannes Vermeer (1632 – 1675) was a Dutch Baroque Period painter who is acknowledged as one of the greatest painters of the Dutch Golden Age. The Dutch Golden Age was a unique period in the history of the Netherlands spanning the era from 1581 to 1672 in which its political, economic, and cultural greatness were… Continue reading Johannes Vermeer – Paintings That Celebrate Ordinary Life