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Nutritional knowledge, food habits and health attitude of Chinese university students

Nutritional knowledge, food habits and health attitude of Chinese university students –a cross sectional study– . By Ruka Sakamaki, Kenji Toyama, Rie Amamoto, Chuan-Jun Liu and Naotaka Shinfuku Summary of the article Purpose The study entailed the purpose of unveiling wellbeing by scrutinizing BMI, nutritional awareness together with dietary mannerisms and body- physique beliefs portrayed … Read More»

What is the significance of the Double-Headed Eagle in Scottish Rite Freemasonry symbolism and mythology?

“These were the immortals to whom the term ‘phoenix’ was applied, and their symbol was the mysterious two-headed bird, now called an eagle, a familiar and little understood Masonic emblem.” (M.P.Hall, 1976, 108). The following essay makes a short insight into the ancient history and multi-rooted origins of the double-headed eagle, which has been used … Read More»

Hinduism

Hinduism Origin and Founder: It is believed that Hinduism began when Aryans added the gods of the Indus Valley people to their own. After this other people began to bring in other gods, beliefs, and practices as well. Hinduism does not have a founder and there is no unified system of beliefs or common doctrine. … Read More»

Mortician

Death is certainly one of those issues which each of us tries not to spend that much time thinking about, until, sadly, someone we know is dying. Yet, Caitlin Doughty, who hosts the increasingly popular web-series “Ask a Mortician” wants to change that. The hostess is a licensed mortician who lives in Los Angeles, and … Read More»

How you can represent your country

Introduction Getting a chance to study in a university in the United States is one of the greatest opportunities I have had in my life time. Studying in another country means a lot to me. It means being exposed to a new environment, new people whose cultural and social backgrounds are totally different from mine. … Read More»

Interview with Someone From Another Culture

Food and Culture A. is thirty-two and she claims to be Russian, although like numerous citizens of ex-Soviet Union she has mixed roots, Ukrainian, Chechen, Georgian and, certainly, pure Russian. She speaks three languages besides her native – English, Ukrainian and a bit Spanish. She is a representative of the generation that might be regarded … Read More»

Concerts Across Time

For current comparison I have chosen excerpts from two quite different concerts – one featured the grand opus by J.S.Bach, namely his Brandenburg Concerto No.5 in D major BWV1050 performed by Croatian Baroque Ensemble, the other featured no less grand performance by the rock band Evanescence at Rock am Ring in summer of 2012 (both … Read More»

What are cultural differences in management?

Cross cultural management is going to be considered in this paper. First of all, a definition of this term should be provided. In our opinion, one of the most appropriate definitions of this term is the following. “Cross-culture management techniques help managers contend with the challenges and opportunities of managing employees in a culturally diverse … Read More»

Film analysis

In the following essay we will focus on the analysis of the content (mainly the ideas communicated directly or indirectly to the viewers) as well as of the form (including such elements of cinematic language as camera tracking, editing, lighting and soundtrack (Barsam & Monahan, 2010) of a well-known fairytale. Snow White and the Huntsman … Read More»

Beethoven’s 5th Symphony

Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5 is the most authentic celebration of human life, the whim of destiny, and penetration of versatile music into the subtility of one’s sensations. The diversity of the composer’s brilliance made it possible for the C minor Symphony to summon the deepest associations and connotations in … Read More»