“The Elf King” By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832). This German ballad is woven into the belief that elves, fairies, and other semi-supernatural creatures do not possess souls and can only obtain them by snatching them from humans. In this poem, notice carefully who is speaking in each stanza--the father, the child, or the Elf King. Read to get … Continue reading “The Elf King” By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“There Are Two Seas” By Bruce Barton

Bruce Barton (August 5, 1896-July 5, 1967) was an American advertising executive and has written a best-selling book titled "The Man Nobody Knows," which portrays Jesus as the forerunner of successful businessmen whose parables were "the most powerful advertisements of all time." A parable, like the selection below, is a short realistic narrative with a … Continue reading “There Are Two Seas” By Bruce Barton

How Greenland’s Melting Ice Can Affect All Living Things On the Planet

Greenland's ice is shrinking as a direct result of global warming. Haven't you noticed that summers have been getting warmer in recent years? Well, it's because our planet is experiencing a climate crisis called global warming and scientists are citing the cause as human-induced. Still, talking about the extent to which humans have contributed to … Continue reading How Greenland’s Melting Ice Can Affect All Living Things On the Planet

Help Strengthen Your Immune System with Pineapple Juice

Pineapple juice's rich vitamin C content can help boost the immune system. While the world is experiencing a coronavirus pandemic and the vaccine is still in a testing stage before it can be used to vaccinate people, your best defense comes down to these two things: 1. Observe precautionary measures with a standard set by … Continue reading Help Strengthen Your Immune System with Pineapple Juice

Ali Holds Boxing’s Fastest Set of Blows Record with 12 Punches Thrown In 2.8 Seconds

London (L) takes a punch from Ali (R) in their 1966 title bout. Muhammad Ali will always be remembered as one, if not the greatest of them all, of the greatest heavyweight boxers of all time. He popularized the "sting like a bee, dance like a butterfly" fighting style. He also has an extremely fast … Continue reading Ali Holds Boxing’s Fastest Set of Blows Record with 12 Punches Thrown In 2.8 Seconds

Lomanchenko-Lopez Showdown: A Battle of Boxing Prowess Vs. Raw Power

A unification fight between lightweight sensation Vasyl "The Matrix" Lomachenko (14-1, 10 KOs) and knockout artist Teofimo "The Takeover" Lopez Jr. (15-0, 12 KOs) was set for October 2020. Ukrainian boxer Lomachenko currently holds the WBC, WBO and WBA lightweight belts and would like to take the only belt he has yet to win from … Continue reading Lomanchenko-Lopez Showdown: A Battle of Boxing Prowess Vs. Raw Power