Author: Aniketh Kumar
The little village of Nagoro, deep in the valleys of Tokushima Prefecture on Shikoku, is known around the world today as the Village of the Dolls. These dolls are called kakashi or scarecrows in Japanese, but their purpose is to combat loneliness rather than bird pests. As the population of Nagoro declined precipitately, an elderly […]
It might be the biggest party this small west Indian city has ever seen. As billionaire industrialist Mukesh Ambani prepares for the wedding of his son this summer, he’s expecting billionaires from around the world, heads of state, and Hollywood and Bollywood royalty to attend a three-day bash in the family’s hometown, starting Friday. The nearly 1,200-person […]
At the recently held Netflix event in Mumbai on Thursday, the popular streaming platform announced a host of projects which are slated for release this year. Among the multitude of films and web-series, the platform also announced its one-of-a-kind comedy show with none other than popular television host-comedian Kapil Sharma. While it was already in […]
The world’s longest-lasting light bulb is the Centennial Light located at 4550 East Avenue, Livermore, California. It is maintained by the Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department. The fire department claims that the bulb is at least 121 years old (installed 1901) and has only been turned off a handful of times. The bulb has been noted by The Guinness Book of World Records, Ripley’s Believe […]
TRIFLE INGREDIENTS This traditional Trifle is made using simple ingredients including: Jam Swiss Roll, custard (you can use homemade custard), fruit and whipped cream, however you can also customize it to suit your taste and preferences. Jam Roll Custard Jelly Fruit Salad – you can also use fresh fruits. Whipped Cream
A timelapse released by Broad Group shows the 10-storey building being erected in China by a large team of workers and three cranes in 28 hours and 45 minutes. According to the company, this is the “world’s shortest construction period” for a building of this scale.
Protection and Healing In various cultures, Bodhi seeds are seen as more than accessories; they are spiritual guardians. They deflect negativity, creating a sanctuary for the wearer. These seeds also act as catalysts for inner balance and enduring well-being, making them valued companions on the spiritual journey.
Some places have lanes for bicycles, others for motorcycles, but there’s a place in mainland China that boasts a different type of lane altogether: one for phone addicts glued to their screens. According to a Chinese publication, the cellphone lane above was spotted along a place called Foreigner Street in Chongqing city, one of the five […]
This teddy bear is the most expensive one in the world and has a really crazy price. It was made by famous German company that manufactures toys or Steiff, and was sold at auction in Monaco in 2000, at a cost of 2.1 million dollars.
On the eastern side of the Adriatic Sea, there are more than a thousand of them. For a long time, the most photogenic symbol of this Mediterranean country was Zlatni Rat beach on the island of Brač. This golden cape is a true shape-shifter. The tip of its 500-meter-long pebble tongue constantly moves under the influence of winds, waves, and […]