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Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 1:07 AM
Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

"Out of Many, One People" is Jamaica's motto, which speaks to the uniqueness as a people, the individual thoughts, attitudes, and cultures that come together to make us one as a people.But many children in school may feel closer to "Out of many,...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

We continue our journey delving into the rich history of Jamaica, today we find out about the Silver Commemorative Candelabrum.Silver Commemorative Candelabrum - East Queen Street Baptist Church,1846.The ornate Victorian Candelabrum was commissioned...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

It may seem like a big jump from studying ancient hominins to coywolves, but for palaeoanthropologist Lauren Schroeder, understanding the hybridisation of a modern species may provide important clues about the evolution of early humans.Schroeder...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Book: The Mystical Qigong Handbook for Good HealthAuthor: Dr Glenville AshbyReviewer: Jack Magnus for Readers' Favourite, Kentucky, USAThe Mystical Qigong Handbook for Good Health is a nonfiction self-help book written by Glenville Ashby. Ashby has...

Published:Sunday | October 8, 2017 | 12:00 AM

This summer, the National Youth Service (NYS) placed approximately 25,000 young people in internships across the island. Last year, the target was approximately 15,000, which suggests that the Government sees the value of these internships and the...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:35 AMAshish Jhingran

At some stage in your life you might have taken an IQ test and compared your intelligence quotient score with that of Einstein, who is considered a benchmark of intelligence; if not, you would have at least heard the term IQ or Intelligence...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:11 AMIan Randle

Jamaicans have always been known to travel far and wide, seeking opportunities for higher education.Although many students are attracted to the Ivy League universities e.g. (MIT, Princeton, Harvard) some of them go to other colleges and universities...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:11 AM
Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:10 AM

My special day is here at last!Today I will be wed.Heart's a flutter; knees so weak,Excitement fills my head.She mops my face and fluffs my dressShe guides me to my quest.She compliments and reassuresMy Chief is just the...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:10 AM

Our journey continues as we unearth rich history and heritage of Jamaica through artefacts. Today we highlight an embodiment of power from Africa.Ceremonial SwordsThese Elaborate Ceremonial Swords originate from the Yoruba people of Nigeria and are...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMGen Clacken

The phrase life is a cartoon has never had greater meaning than it has today. Our fascination with cartoons can be dated, far back as 1843 when an Englishman John Leech, shared his comic-like satire, Etchings and Sketchings.By the 1960s, the cartoon...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The Japanese government handed over Calculation Time booklets to the Ministry of Education. these booklets will be used across schools in Jamaica that have implemented the Calculation Time Programme during the2017-2018 academic year.With funding...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMAlaina Watts

"One of the challenges I had when teaching children how to read was that there was a lack of concentration," recalled Lena Gouldbourne, a retired teacher. "They were not interested. They preferred to watch TV and play video games."Yes, Jamaicans...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AMGlenda Anderson

If children are taught the basics of mathematics in a way that they can understand, not only will they learn it well, but they will be able to teach their peers and craft a career path that can literally change the quality of their lives and Jamaica...

Published:Sunday | October 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Imagine, if Warren's mother told him to shut up and his response was "mommy, bad words spoil good days", well I would probably cease, to have any more days, let alone good ones.But here we are in 2017, and a little seven-year-old boy is using the...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:08 AM
Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Book: The World Awaits Your Greatness: A Guide To Inspired LivingAuthor: Melissa SalmonThe World Awaits your Greatness: A Guide to Inspired Living is compellingly instructive. Its driving narrative summons the best in humanity. We are sparks of...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

In the traditional framework, education is based on the 'ability of the average' to receive, understand, and reproduce a body of work.As parents, this means that we may not consider how our children learn, or even what they are learning, until our...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

As we continue to highlight Jamaica's journey from Independence to the 21st century, today, we showcase the island's rich tourism history.HISTORIC TOURIST POSTCARDSJamaica became a prestigious tourist destination after the Great Exhibition of 1891...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

The world is a global village, it is said, and what better way to explore this village than to experience first-hand the land, culture, tastes, sounds that are diverse, intriguing. Since 2000, more than 350 Jamaicans can share their testimonials of...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Watching you goYou gave me little hintsBut for years I didn't knowThose were the early foretasteOf watching you goWe couldn't find the car keysYou were dressing extra slowSitting for hours by the windowInsidiously starting to goA giant of a...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:18 AM

Albert Einstein once said, “Education is what is left after what one has forgotten what one has learnt in school”, his words sum up the changing paradigm of education and one such evolution is S.T.E.M. S.T.E.M, the acronym for Science,...

Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:07 AM
Published:Sunday | September 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Pewter was the material of choice for domestic utensils in 17th-century England and her early colonies. Sadware (flatware), such as plates, were made from a single cast and hammered to form the rim, well and the curved section between the rim and...

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