Japan is one of the world’s great baseball-playing nations. The game was introduced to the country during the Meiji Period (1868-1912, when Japan industrialised and established closer contact with the rest of the developed world) and gained in popularity after the Second World War, when many American soldiers were based in Japan. There are two professional baseball leagues in the country.
Inca Quipus: The Unique Knotted Records
The Inca civilisation had a unique method for record-keeping. They used knotted strings called ‘quipus’. …
Everyday phrases from the Theatre
Did you know that the theater has given us many everyday phrases? Here are a…