Origin of Japanese Martial Arts

Origin of Japanese Martial Ar...

‘Martial arts’ is an extremely general term that encompasses a vast variety of self-defense techniques that can be found in Japan. Three of the most commonly used terms are ‘bud?’, or the ‘martial way’; ‘bujutsu’, or ‘the craft,...
Origin of Rh negative blood

Origin of Rh negative blood...

Aside from the blood groups A, B, AB and O, there is also a blood antigen of which many people may not be aware. The Rhesus antigen, or Rh for short, is named for the monkey that was used in the past in blood tests to determine if there would be adverse reactions before a blood...
What is the origin of the constellation Virgo

What is the origin of the con...

Virgo is the second largest constellation in the sky. It is only one of two human representations, instead of animal, in the western horoscope. There has been some confusion over what is the origin of the constellation Virgo as she has been variously identified as Isis or a Babylonian...
Origin of stationary bikes

Origin of stationary bikes...

Stationary bikes, a fitness training equipment (indoor bike where goal is aerobic training not movement over distances) originate in late eighteen century when Francis Lowndes developed Gymnasticon machine. Machine was very similar to modern stationary bikes and it was promoted as a...
Origins of sociology

Origins of sociology...

Sociology is the study of mankind based on several parameters. The most basic of these are culture, such as the language of a society; social structure, or how members of a given society interact; socialization, how a society is defined; race or ethnicity, where one race may have an...
What are the origins of the Khmer Rouge?

What are the origins of the K...

What are the origins of the Khmer Rouge? The Khmer Rouge, also known as the Communist Party of Kampuchea, was a political group that ruled Cambodia during 1975 – 1979. During this period, they renamed the country, “Democratic Kampuchea”. This regime was famous for its mishandling...
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