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Adventurous Travels for 6th Graders

Geographically lying in the heart of the Balkan peninsula, the small town of Svrljig is acting as a capital of a relatively small Serbian land surrounded by exactly 38 villages that are, demographically speaking, living their lives on the edge of extinction. In just half a century human population of the area is more than halved with more and more 'haunted-like' villages containing more empty houses than those with smoked winter chimneys in which more people dies than being born. The past of the area went through numerous changes over time and was pretty colorful to say the least. Like everywhere else, ever since the written literacy spread its wings only millennium ago, history of Svrljig is pretty well documented ever since the grate Schism of 11th century and we pretty much know what was like living here down to that time.


But history goes even further in the past - to those times we know little about and all we have is a ruin here and there we can try to understand and bui…

Fairies of Naissus

In pre-Christian mythologies of the western and northern tribes and their pagan beliefs, female deities were not uncommon. Take for instance...

The Genetics of Human Behavior

Genetics is, relatively speaking, a very young science. After discovery of DNA only couple of decades ago it stopped being solely statistica...

Iron Man

In old Serbian folklore there was one very interesting fairy tale with one very unusual character for the time it was first told. In short i...

Choosing Planets

Let's turn our imagination to the edge and do something different today. We can call it thought experiment, childish game, day dream, sc...

The Prologue of Never-Written Book

Something was bothering her for days. She didn't actually know what it was. It was not the food. She knew that well and her belly was ...

Unthinkable Solutions of Fermi's Paradox

"At some point, the gluons will no longer be able to hold the quarks together, and the hadrons will decay. Which will mean the end of m...

The World of Extraordinary Apps

Smartphones in this touchscreen form are not among us for a very long time. Even though before the year of 2007 the origin of app based mobi...

Sports

It's Sunday afternoon, outside is freaking cold, deep bellow zero, Viktor is playing 'Angry Birds' trying to find out how to col...

Technothrillers

You know that feeling with reading novels when your bookmark location is in the second half of the book and you find yourself turning pages ...

The Impact of Wearables on the Mobile Industry

Wearable technology can’t be dismissed as a fad anymore. Its steady rise in popularity proves these devices are here to stay. Thus, they’ve ...

Early Man in Motion Picture

There is a period of time we are familiar with acronym "BC". It stands, of course, for "Before Christ", the period befor...

Retro Games

I am not absolutely sure that 'Retro Games' is correct title here, after all in the realm of video games, what is today ultra modern...