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 […]
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 […]
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This holiday celebrates the history and deliciousness of all kinds of chocolate cakes. For a sweet treat that is so commonplace, chocolate cake has an interesting history for how it came to be. The chocolate cake we love today has undergone many iterations since its invention. National Chocolate Cake Day is a lighthearted food holiday to enjoy […]
The world record for breath-holding underwater was achieved by Croatian Budimir Šobat on 27 March 2021, who held his breath for a total of 24 minutes and 37 seconds. On average, a human can hold their breath between 30-90 seconds.