Alexandra David-Neel was born Louise Eugenie Alexandrine Marie David in France in October 1868, and was the first woman to gain the title of a Tibetan lama. A committed Buddhist who lived to the highly impressive age of one hundred years, she was a noted traveler, and…
Wheat consumption makes up a large portion of the human diet. Over 2000 million tons of wheat are harvested annually. Its development, though often discussed in a cursory way, present us with a number of odd twists of fate that justify a deeper look into its development….