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The Various Origins of Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day coming soon, finding out the origin of Valentine’s Day would be quite interesting, wouldn’t it? Love and Romance are the desires which have been driving men for centuries and centuries. And one of the widely celebrated romantic...

Preparing for the doomsday with the Doomsday Vault

“The sun rose again, Still, something is odd in the plane, The concrete jungles are now just a pile of shatters, And, us the wanderers have got nothing but an empty platter.” This small verse is an accurate representation of...

Why The Night Witches Are So Important To The Soviets

Feminism is a heated and most discussed topic in the current decade. But it was the Soviets who unknowingly gave rise to this crucial and significant movement. How? By giving birth to the Night Witches. Who were the Night Witches?...

The Dancing Plague Epidemic of 1518

“Tired arms, sweaty shoes, uncontrollable swings, and mad dancing” – such was the condition of the people in Strasbourg, France. The Dancing Plague first appeared in July 1518 when a woman named Mrs. Frau Troffea jumped into the street and...

Miyake-jima – The island where everyone wears a gas mask

When you are trying to plan your next vacation, you obviously are thinking of rolling beaches with perfect tides and the right amount of sunlight. Maybe you prefer snow-covered mountains where you could eat marshmallows near a bonfire during the...

The Interesting Origins of 5 Common English Idioms 

English is a funny language, they say. And the fact that it has interesting idioms cannot be denied. Have you ever wondered how and why these common English idioms came into existence? The surprising origin stories of these common English...

9 Most Amazing Trees in the World

Trees withstand the harsh reality of time and change. They’ve watched the skies change colors, have enhanced the sanctity of nature and have experienced stories that got lost with time. Let’s take a look at the amazing trees that have...