c Established Suwon

As an American living in Suwon, South Korea, Ashleigh Ali, project manager at ICD Translation, was captivated by many things – particularly the city’s simultaneously antiquated and modernistic structures. Hwaseong Fortress, one of the places Ashleigh frequented, is...

Country Profile: Iceland

Settled by Norwegian and Celtic (Scottish and Irish) immigrants during the late 9th and 10th centuries A.D., Iceland boasts the world’s oldest functioning legislative assembly, the Althing, established in 930. Iceland has the most active volcano area in the world, the...

Russia Plans Lunar Landing

Human beings on the moon is not a new thing, but Russia plans to send a team to the moon by 2029 with the goal of using this trip as a stepping stone to develop technologies that could one day set up colonies on the Moon or even Mars. Russia’s plan is to come up with...

Word Origins Dachshund

Dachshunds are often called “wiener dogs” but their true name is due to the breed’s original purpose. “Dachs” comes from the German word badger and “hund” is dog. These dogs were trained to hunt badgers in Germany. We have our very own badger hunter in our badger...

Cosmic Rays to Scan Pyramids

The secrets of ancient Egypt may no longer be a secret anymore. Scientists from the Egyptian department of antiquities will begin scanning the pyramids using cosmic rays and thermal imaging to look inside the pyramids that are over 4,500 years old. The study, know as...