MYANMAR: The Best Sights, Destinations, and Experiences (ASEAN Travel)

Mandalay, Bagan, Inle, and Yangon—these names all conjure up the wonder that is Myanmar, at least in a traveler’s mind. Now, you have the freedom to venture a little farther as well. With recent reforms easing restrictions in this proud country, it is finally time to see what Myanmar has been hiding away all these […]

Zen Buddhism is Like a Philosophical Iceberg

Zen Buddhism is a variety of Buddhism that developed as “Chan” in seventh century in China and permeated east into Japan to become known as “Zen” Buddhism. Zen Buddhism is rooted in the principles and wisdom of the historical Buddhist philosophy, Zen places less prominence on theory and studying texts than do other varieties of […]

Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Various Research Methods

Experimental Method Advantages of Experimental Method: Precise control possible Disadvantages of Experimental Method: Artificial setting typical Causal conclusions possible Intrusiveness typically high Precise measurement possible Complex behaviors difficult to measure Theory testing possible Unstructured exploratory research difficult Correlational Observation Advantages of Correlational Observation: Relationships between variables can be found Disadvantages of Correlational Observation: Causal conclusions […]

Books on Science Recommended by Investor Mohnish Pabrai (Pabrai Funds)

Mohnish Pabrai is an investor, hedge-fund manager and philanthropist. Mohnish manages Pabrai Funds and leads the Dakshana Foundation, a tutoring service in India for less-privileged members of the society to enable them to attend the elite institutions of higher learning in India. “Meaning of It All: Thoughts of a Citizen Scientist” by Richard P. Feynman […]

INDONESIA: The Best Sights, Destinations, and Experiences (ASEAN Travel)

The Indonesian archipelago is a incredible blend of exceptional cultures, adventure experiences, and indigenous wildlife that goes way beyond the much-explored realms of Bali. There is no better way to step off the tourist trail and have a assortment of holiday stories that no one else will than with a trip through these 17,000 islands […]

Microsoft History Trivia & Facts

Trivia Question: What device did Microsoft introduce in 1983 that initially stumped many computer users and was once quarantined by Canadian Customs officials? Answer: The Microsoft Mouse Trivia Question: How many lines of code did Windows 2000 contain? Answer: Over 30 million Trivia Question: On average, how many e-mail messages are sent internally by Microsoft […]