Things you didn’t know about ancient mathematics

  Math is one of those subjects you either love or loathe, there is generally no middle ground. Personally, we dig the black and white nature of math, as well as the way it allows us to improve problem-solving skills. For as long as there have been numbers math has...

Is a “Dog Year” Really Seven Human Years?

When it comes to working out dogs’ age, we’ve always been told that one year in human years is the equivalent of seven years in doggy terms. This myth was heightened during the ‘80s when a string of commercials graced our airwaves and told us that one poor dog (the...

How to prepare your phone for travel

We all love to travel and explore the world; it’s the perfect way of improving and advancing personal experiences. Travel is so important for those looking to experience new cultures and come up with new ways of relaxing and keeping entertained. There is a lot to think about when you’re...

Bad alternatives for planes

Planes might seem like a scary proposition for a lot of people, but, statistically speaking they are the safest way to travel. Planes are a wonderful feat of engineering, and actually a lot safer than even the cars we drive. They are also great for travel across the world and...

The best fighters in Bushido

Bushido is a Japanese term for a code of ethics and is the way in which a lot of fighters choose to live their lives. The movement started in Ancient Japan, with the samurai warriors and shogun, who would adopt the principles and teachings of Bushido to live their lives...

Real TV locations that you can visit

Our favorite TV shows live long in our imagination, and we sometimes wish we could live out the lives and experiences of our favorite characters. Wouldn’t you like to check out some of these epic locations from some of the best all-time TV shows? The White House – Breaking Bad...

How dogs became a house pet

Dogs are a man’s best friend (and a woman’s for that matter), and they are the most popular household pets in the world. What is it that has made dogs such good companions over the years, and how did they first come to be pets? Well, this is what we’re...

Things you did not know about the scarecrow

A scarecrow is an enduring image of western culture and plays a big role in the history of the modern world. The scarecrow, simply put, is a straw doll or mannequin that is designed to act as a decoy human. They are ordinarily the size and shape of humans, and...

5 radio shows that you need to hear

These days it seems that radio is something of a dying medium. People spend so much time in front of Netflix, on social media, or on their phones, and not enough people take the time to enjoy good, old-fashioned radio anymore. This is a pity because there are loads of...

The easiest instruments to play

Musical instruments are the perfect way of channeling your creativity and coming up with new skills. You want to have a hobby that can help you to channel your feelings and emotions, as well as develop skills. But, let’s be clear, learning a musical instrument can be a hard slog....

The story behind Eduard Khil’s meme

Internet memes have become increasingly popular ever since message boards and chat rooms came about. Memes are used as a way of communicating particular feelings or opinions on a topic through the form of an image, song, or video. This is usually, but not always, done in an amusing and...

Funny Olympic games in the past

The Olympics represent one of the best tournaments in the world of competitive sport. It’s the perfect occasion to bring athletes from all nations together in competition. The Olympics are hugely important and throw up quite a few inspirational underdog stories. We all know about the popular events of the...

Frank Lloyd Wright – Why His Buildings are White Elephants

Frank Lloyd Wright is a name synonymous in architecture circles, as he was one of the most controversial and flamboyant architects of his time. He was directly responsible for designing over 1,000 structures, with over 500 actually completed and built. As well as designing homes and apartments, Wright was responsible...

Best David Bowie performances on the big screen

When David Bowie passed away in 2016, the whole world mourned. With a career that spanned over five decades, Bowie was renowned for his incredible music, his quirky sense of fashion, and his constant reinventions. However, that’s not all. David Bowie was also a bit of a star on the...

The life of Steve Jobs

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last few decades, there’s a good chance you have heard of the legendary Steve Jobs. This inventor has changed the world with his company, Apple Computers, before sadly passing away in 2011. While he may no longer be with us, there’s...

5 apps NFL lovers shouldn’t live without

If you are a serious NFL fan with a constant hunger for the latest NFL news games, then you are going to need to get the best applications and follow each league match right from your iPhone or Ipad.  The App Store can often be very overwhelming with the vast...

5 Easy Exercises to Do When on Your Computer

If you’re a student doing essays on your laptop or if you work in an office-based job, the chances are you spend most of your time in front of a computer screen. You probably eat sat in front of it, watch movies on it, work on it…and therefore, probably don’t...

5 Natural Snacks That Are Loaded With Protein

Let’s be honest, we all need a few snacks in our lives – all day, every day. Because we’re constantly hungry. But when it comes down to it, crisps, chocolate, and candy just aren’t viable snacking options, as they are full of all of the things that are bad for...

Why You Absolutely Have to Visit Moomin Theme Park in Finland

As a youngster, you were probably brought up on the popular Tove Jansson Moomin books – which, by the way, are pretty darn awesome. These books follow the lives of the white, large-snouted, hippopotamus-style fairy tale characters who live in Moominland. And if you were as obsessed as we were...

The Science Behind 3D Glasses 

With all the modern technology nowadays, it’s pretty darn boring to go and see your everyday 2D movie at the movie theater. Instead, we love to have aliens, zombies and dinosaurs jumping out at us (well, apparently we do anyway). Although it may seem like a relatively new invention, 3D...
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