Halloween (also spelled Hallowe’en) is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31. But many trick-or-treaters of all ages don’t know where this holiday comes from and what it’s really all about. Halloween has origins in the ancient Gaelic festival known as Samhain, which is dervied from Old Irish and means roughly “summer’s end”. […]
Athletes tattoos… Athletes get tattoos for a number of reasons: to have a sense of belonging, to alter their public image, to feel powerful, to bring good luck or ward off bad luck, to honor family, to honor their team, to honor their hometown, to honor God,
People who have agonised over their fat thighs might be able to relax a bit. Danish doctors said, they found patients with the thinnest thighs died sooner than the more endowed. Obesity, age, smoking and other factors did not reduce the effect, the researchers reported in the British Medical Journal.
The intimate relationship and prohibit sex in the USSR. Some American woman asked a question about sex, and a Russian woman got up and said: There is no sex in the USSR! Later, this phrase became proverbial. The poor woman became a laughing stock. However, there was some truth to her words as […]
Legoland is a “must-see” attraction if you’re visiting Denmark with children. The original Legoland (which opened in 1968) is located on the western half of Denmark, called Jutland. Legoland Denmark is centrally located if you’re driving. It’s 150 miles west of Copenhagen.
Let’s continue with some diabetes basics as we enter into the summer season. Remember to make changes slowly so that you are not overwhelmed. Concentrate on the fact that you will eventually feel better, stronger and will be doing your body good! The CDC just reported that only 14% of people with diabetes […]
If you are a smoker who wants to get rid of the nasty habit, you can bid farewell to cigarettes on May 31, the World No Tobacco Day. This day appeared in 1988 when the World Health Organization set a goal to the international community to root out the problem of tobacco smoking […]
Medical term for belly button is umbilicus. Those who smoke a pack of cigarettes a day drink half a cup of tar a year. Humans are the only animals capable of drawing a straight line. On average, an individual grows over 450 miles of hair in a lifetime. When a person smiles, 17 […]
Lottery is the…? The first commodity lottery was held on February 24, 1466 in the Belgian city of Bruges. It was organized by the widow of the artist Jan van Eyck, who decided to celebrate the 25 anniversary of the death of her husband this way, and simultaneously raise funds to benefit the […]
Fiction or true, Myths. There are many myths about men’s sexual preferences. A well-known psychologist helped us understand which of them are pure fiction, and which are true. Myth 1. A man must hunt for sex; otherwise he would quickly cool off towards his woman. True. Men are hunters (real men), so the […]
Fixed date for Easter… Christians have long celebrated Jesus Christ’s Last Supper on Maundy Thursday but new research released Monday claims to show it took place on the Wednesday before the crucifixion. Professor Colin Humphreys, a scientist at the University of Cambridge, believes it is all due to a calendar mix-up — and asserts […]
Incredible moment! The seagull showed off some spectacular acrobatics… by flying upside down to steal a shrimp dinner right from the mouth of an egret. The unassuming egret had spent more than half an hour patiently fishing before finally landing the fish. But within seconds a cheeky gull swooped upside down and snatched […]