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  • The Countries That Smoke The Most Marijuana

    The Countries That Smoke The Most Marijuana

    The Countries That Smoke The Most Marijuana The countries that smoke the most marijuana may be filled with surprising entries on the list to some, while for others, the charts could be right on the money. If you have been an avid fan of the Rastafarian culture, or the hippy movement throughout your life, you’ll […]

  • Easter Was Once A Feast For The Germanic Goddess Ostara

    Easter Was Once A Feast For The Germanic Goddess Ostara We are now in the time of Easter, the holiest of Christian celebrations. But what many don’t know is that the Holyday, and, especially, the practices surrounding it are not Christian by nature. This, of course, can be said about many other celebrations, and not just […]

  • 25 English Words That Have Different Meanings In The UK and US

    25 English Words That Have Different Meanings In The UK and US English has become the ‘lingua franca’ of the world today, there’s no denying it. If you ever find yourself stranded in any part of the world without knowing the language there, your best bet is to start speaking English. But like with every […]

  • Cuba's Condom Wine Is Surprisingly Good And Fruity

    Cuba’s Condom Wine Is Surprisingly Good And Fruity

    Cuba’s Condom Wine Is Surprisingly Good And Fruity After gaining national popularity, Cuba’s condom wine reached international fame due to its unique fermenting process. Orestes Estevez runs his family winery called ‘El Canal’ (‘The Sewer’) in Havana, Cuba, where he produces gallons of wine. The 65-year-old winery owner has been in business since 2000, when […]

  • Russian Family Lived In Siberian Wilderness, Completely Oblivious of WWII

    Russian Family Lived In Siberian Wilderness, Completely Oblivious of WWII The Siberian wilderness is one of the most inhospitable places on Earth. Besides being one of the most isolated, it also has one of the most difficult terrains to travel through as well as one of the lowest temperatures, especially during winter time. With these […]

  • Beauty Standards Have Changed A Lot Over 100 Years

    Beauty Standards Have Changed A Lot Over 100 Years Beauty standards change over time. Depending on external factors like social and economic stability, culture, and even the environment itself, beauty standards vary from one place to another and from one time period to the next. And this is particularly evident when we take a look […]

  • A Brief Look At The Old British Gypsy Caravans

    A Brief Look At The Old British Gypsy Caravans Gypsy caravans are a staple of the community’s nomadic heritage. The Romani people can trace back their origins to NW India some more than 1,000 years ago when the Muslims invaded the region. Since then, these peoples were on the move, and over the course of […]

  • Bamboo Treehouse Made With No Nails or Screws

    Bamboo Treehouse Made With No Nails or Screws A bamboo treehouse doesn’t sound so out of the ordinary, but this one actually is. Designed by Beijing-based architecture firm named Penda, this bamboo treehouse needs no nuts, bolts, nails or screws, and only makes use of plain old bamboo and ropes to stand upright. The concept took […]

  • Millennial Bedrooms From Around The World

    Millennial Bedrooms From Around The World Bedrooms, just like people’s facebook walls or Youtube accounts, can tell a lot of things about a person. And just like these online mediums, bedrooms are adorned with our own personal interests. Things like colours, sheets, paintings, and all other objects can even state a person’s state of mind. […]

  • Historic Images of San Francisco Before it Became a City

    Historic Images of San Francisco Before it Became a City

    Historic Images of San Francisco Before it Became a City Long before becoming the tech capital of the world, the San Francisco Bay Area was a completely different place and these historic images of San Francisco will reveal how this cosmopolitan hub looked like throughout its history. Modern day Golden Gate Park is a 1,000-acre […]