A brief history of chess – Alex Gendler

The attacking infantry advances steadily, their elephants already having broken the defensive line. The king tries to retreat, but enemy cavalry flanks him from the rear. Escape is impossible. But this isn’t a real war– nor is it just a game. Over the roughly one-and-a-half millennia of its existence, chess has been known as a […]

9 Awesome Facts About India Tourists Can’t Believe

Long ago, when giant lizards roamed the Earth and Netflix wasn’t around, the Asian continent got crashed into by an unexpected visitor that ended up being a life-long neighbor. Uh, come again? Hey, I’m talking about India and its fascinating history since its days as a massive piece of land floating in the ocean! Counting […]