Author Archives: Rashid Faridi

About Rashid Faridi

I am Rashid Aziz Faridi ,Writer, Teacher and a Voracious Reader.

Accessible Tourism for Specially Abled: UN View

Globally, it is estimated that there are over 1 billion persons with disabilities, as well as more than 2 billion people, such as spouses, children and caregivers of persons with disabilities, representing almost a third of the world’s population, are … Continue reading

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History of Aerial Photography

The first real Aerial photograph was taken around 1826. The first aerial photograph was taken in 1858 by Felix Tournachon, known as Nadar, from a tethered balloon over the Bievre Valley in France. Those photographs no longer exist. The oldest surviving aerial … Continue reading

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NASA Flights Detect Millions of Arctic Methane Hotspots

Originally posted on Exposing the Big Game:
FEBRUARY 13, 2020 The image shows a thermokarst lake in Alaska. Thermokarst lakes form in the Arctic when permafrost thaws. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech › Larger view Knowing where emissions are happening and what’s causing…

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Social Groups:The Concept

A social group is a collection of people who interact with each other and share similar characteristics and a sense of unity. A social category is a collection of people who do not interact but who share similar characteristics. For example, women, men, … Continue reading

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