Category Archives: Interesting Things

Secret Worlds Inside Wooden Rings By Secret Wood

No matter how much jewelry you own, chances are that you don’t own anything quite like this. “What’s so special about these rings?” I hear you cry. Well, the answer is simple. These rings aren’t normal rings. These rings contain secret worlds. These otherworldly rings are the creation of Canadian jewelry maker Secret Wood. They’re…
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The 6 Most Expensive Perfume Ingredients

Wondering why some perfumes cost so much? You know, the ones worn by Saudia Arabian princesses and the Kardashian clan? The secret lies in the main perfume ingredients and in this article, I unveil the 6 most expensive fragrance ingredients in the world. But first, a look at what makes perfume so expensive. The Ingredients The…
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Top 10 Strangest Sports in the World

Most of us love sports or at least watching professional athletes compete against each others because in all fairness, what’s not to like? We all recognize the tennis player on the billboard or that football player from the shampoo commercial on TV, because we as a culture appreciate those who push their condition to the limit.…
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30 Interesting Facts About Chocolate

The origin of the cacao (pron. Ca-cow) tree is in dispute. Some say it originated in the Amazon basin of Brazil; others place say it is native to Central America. We do know that during his conquest of Mexico, Hernando Cortez, the great Spanish explorer, came upon the Aztec Indians using cocoa beans to prepare…
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Woman Leaves $1.2 Million to Help Local Pets

Glenda Taylor DeLawder of Carter County, Tennessee, loved animals so much that she left local pets an incredibly generous gift in her will: her substantial estate. DeLawder, who passed away in November 2015, was described in her obituary as an "avid animal lover," but the recently announced gift gives new meaning to the phrase. "The gift…
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How to Read Body Language?

You don’t need to be a mind reader to know what someone is thinking, you just need to know some of the secrets of body language. You can control what you say quite easily, but it is almost impossible to control your body language, so if you want to know whether a person is telling you…
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30 Christmas Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

Tis the season to be...well informed. We all love Christmas, but how much do any of us actually know about why Christmas is the way it is? Here are 30 Christmas facts: about Christmas trees, Santa Claus, and Rudolph that you (probably) didn’t know. Smarten up! 1. Christmas supposedly marks the birth of Jesus Christ…
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Realistic Porcelain Dolls By Marina Bychkova

Dolls might be seen as toys, but in the right hands they can become enchanting art. Russian jeweler artist and designer Marina Bychkova, who lives in Canada, creates stunning one-of-a-kind ball-jointed realistic porcelain dolls for adults. Marina says that her calling for creating dolls became evident back when she was only 6. She couldn't stand…
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The World’s Deadliest Hike – Mountain Huashan

As wonderful as Chinese tea is, it is definitely not something you’d closely associate with exhilaration, adrenaline and the fear of death. Mountain Huashan in China, however, manages to bring all of these things together by featuring a death-defying cliff-side mountain climb that brings daring visitors to a tea house 2,160 m (7,087 ft) up…
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The World’s 10 Most Expensive Perfumes

Natural fragrances and perfumes have been around since ancient times, bringing pleasant and evocative smells to living spaces, hair and skin. It is only since the 1800s, however, that we’ve had the capacity to create perfumes as we know them today. A great perfumer (or ‘nose’) is considered both a chemist and an artist, mixing…
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Amazing Art – Japanese Yosegi Decorations

Instead of using paint, Japanese Yosegi decorations are made out of natural fine grains and textures of wood. First, timbers are cut into rods of desired sections, the rods are then glued together to form a section of geometrical design pattern. The surface is sliced into thin plates of wood, which are glued onto boxes…
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List of Top 10 Weirdest Phobias

Have you ever been scared of noise, height, water, dark while your friends loved loud sounds, mountaineering, swimming and ghost stories, and thought of yourself as weird? If yes then you will be pleased to know that acousticophobia, acrophobia, hydrophobia and achluophobia are few of the commonest fears people have. Phobia is an extreme or…
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Okinawa Diet – Key to Japanese Longevity?

Okinawa diet plan, off late, has taken the center-stage of discussion among nutrition-scientists, and health-conscious individuals alike. One may wonder how East-Asians, especially Japanese live longer than their counterparts in other parts of the world. The indigenous Okinawa islanders, situated at the southern tip of Japan in the vast Pacific Ocean, have an interesting diet…
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Charge Your Phone With Hybrid Power Textile

Fabrics that can generate electricity from physical movement have been in the works for a few years. Now researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have taken the next step, developing a fabric that can simultaneously harvest energy from both sunshine and motion. Combining two types of electricity generation into one textile paves the way for…
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Delete Yourself From Internet With Just A Single Click

It’s the dream isn’t it, really. To click a single button and have yourself wiped from the internet for good. Just imagine how many things you would stop worrying about. No more infinite scrolling, no more constantly worrying about what everyone else is up to. Lots more free time as opposed to sitting on the…
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