What is Google? Where did this word come from? Let’s find it out. Google is named after the ‘googol’ which means ‘one with 100 “0”s’. Such a name reveals the main aim of the Google inventors to gather and work out as much information as possible and provide all users with the most comfortable and adequate search.
It is impossible to talk about Google and never mention the story of its creation. It is known, that in 1938 American mathematician Edward Kasner (1878–1955) was having a walk in the park with his little nephews and was discussing big numbers. While they were talking, they mentioned the number with one hundred “0”. One of the nephews suggested an idea to name it “googol”. In 1940 Edward Kasner together with James Newman wrote popular scientific book “New Names in Mathematics”, in which he told all math fans about the “googol”.
Wuthering Heights is a mysterious and unique novel. It was written by Emily Bronte under the pseudonym of Ellis Bell. The story takes place in the Yorkshire manor, that’s why the book`s title derives from that area. Wuthering Heights is unusual story about vibrant, passionate and tragic love of Catherine and Heathcliff. This story has a great number of different critical responses. Still, all critics agree that this novel has special amazing features, as it attracts more and more readers from all over the world. It helps readers pledge into the world of magic dreams and fantasy. First critical essays on Wuthering Heights appeared back in 1980′es. They are still actual nowadays, as the story can be applied to any time and conditions. Some critics consider relations between main characters as deep love, but others think it to be wild passion. The words of heroine Catherine Earnshaw considering the fact that love doesn’t always bind the hearts of two people, but can be a devastating feeling, express the main idea of the author.
“The Picture of Dorian Grey” is one of the most interesting masterpieces of Oscar Wilde and has the greatest value as the only published novel, written by this author. If the reader is familiar with this book, than he, perhaps, would also know that the book has gone through a series of revisions by the author himself. Oscar Wilde added an entire chapter to his story that provided the reader with the insight into the feelings and emotions of the main character.
What is this book about? One could say that the book tells a story of a young handsome man, who sold his soul for the opportunity to maintain his beauty and remain young. It is an extremely superficial perception of the book, and should rather be called a review. In fact, if we dig deeper into the philosophical aspects of the book, we can see a strong link and examine of values and fears that the power of nature imposes on human beings.
There is a limited number of historical characters that receive attention in each and every educational program. We start to learn about famous people in the world history since early childhood from our parents and at school. Julius Ceasar, Roman general and a major participant of the transformation of Roman Republic in Roman Empire, is one of those people. The history of Rome during Julius Ceasar is impressive, as this period became one of the major historical eras in transformation of the Roman society. The story of Julius Ceasar is a legend about an individual that can make difference and create the history!
Every line written by Shakespeare is individual and possesses enormous strength in its meaning and style, gives birth to numerous emotions and creates room for imagination. It is difficult to find a person in even the most hidden part of the world, who hasn’t heard about Shakespeare and Hamlet Tragedy. Today, I would like to briefly talk about this masterpiece and share some of the major emotional and personal findings about it.