On International Women’s Month, Kumon Philippines pays tribute to one of the most notable names in the field of Philippine literature–Paz Marquez Benitez.
Years ago, on July 20, 1969, astronaut Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon and uttered the now-famous line, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” But what we didn’t see and hear are the brave men and women on the sidelines who painstakingly calculated and analyzed data to make such space exploration possible. One of the persons working behind
For some time now, several blockbuster movies are film adaptations of Young Adult (YA) nonfiction, horror, and other genres of fiction. The intertwining of these two media is a beautiful bridge between movie aficionados and avid readers. Upon learning that their favorite book will be adapted into a movie, bookworms can’t wait to see characters in their imagination come to life. On the
Albert Einstein is known for his large contribution to humankind’s body of knowledge, especially in math and science. His most famous discovery is the Theory of Relativity and the equation of E=mc2, which shows how energy and mass are interchangeable. Because of his discoveries, his legacy is well-embraced by scientists and mathematicians alike. However, not everyone is aware of the obstacles he had
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, also known as Mark Twain, is a celebrated writer from Missouri, USA. Aside from being a writer, he was also an entrepreneur, a riverboat pilot, a humorist, a journalist, a lecturer, and a novelist who acquired international fame for his travel narratives. Early Years Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835, in Missouri. When he reached four years old,
Who could’ve thought that math can deepen someone’s understanding of the world? Apart from knowing that math indeed trains our brain, it also trains us on how we view the world. Roger Antonsen, a professor at the University of Oslo in Norway, suggests that understanding what’s around us has something to do with the ability to change our perspective. “Many of us think