Archive for December 2011

Taiji, Wuji, Modern Physics, and Cosmology

Being a Taijiquan [1] student and teacher, I, of course, can say something about what Taiji is.  Being involved in Taijiquan, invariably on many occasions I have also heard of the term Wuji.  However, in spite of the fact that I have heard of Wuji many, many times and have come across this term and […]

How Alaska Left Russia and Became Part of the U.S.?

This summer my family and I took a two-week cruise/land-tour of Alaska.  While we were immersed in enjoying the tranquil beauty of Alaska, we were also fascinated by the history of Alaska, in particular, how did Alaska leave Russia and become part of the U.S., which is the topic of this article.