The world’s history has been shaped and changed by wars and battles. These particular battles have had an everlasting effect on humanity and our civilization. Espionage, the betrayals, suicides, and even war elephants have been involved in what seems like the stuff of legend. These are some of the most significant battles that went down […]
Moon landing conspiracy theories have spread wider with the growth in technology and social media in modern times. When it comes to space travel, the Apollo 11 mission is the finest there is. However, many believe that the United States faked the 17 July 1969 moon landing to convince the world that they had beaten […]
Underground cities have long existed since ancient times. Most were built to shelter people who either want to live their lives in secret, be protected from invasions, be kept safe and warm during cold weather, prevent population problem or simply like to live an underground urban life. While many of these once vibrant underground shelters […]
Natural disasters that wreak devastating havoc on both the environment and human life includes earthquakes, famine, volcanic eruptions, floods, and hurricanes, among others. Of these natural phenomena, nothing else comes close to hurricanes in destroying a tremendous amount of resources and claiming millions of lives throughout history. They are not so frequent, but hurricanes are […]
Although medicine is still at best an imperfect science, medical practices took humankind a long and painful journey to evolve into what it is today. With limited knowledge and resources, our ancestors had to make do with what they had. They had to think out of the box to figure out how to treat illnesses, […]
Voodoo is a popular religious practice in Western Africa and Haiti which dates back to thousands of years. It historically originated from the western African and has spread into the diaspora of Africa such as the southern parts of the United States during the slave trade era. It is a spiritual practice that is hugely […]
Sparked by the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, World War I was the most devastating world wars in history. The war that lasted for four good years and claimed the lives of more than twenty million people, including 113,000 United States soldiers and another more than twenty million wounded. This war that took place in […]
Zombie films have been on screens since the 1930s, and ever since then, the number of undead monstrosity fans has grown at an exponential rate. It was George A. Romero‘s 1962 film Night of the Living Dead that propelled the genre into the stratosphere. Since then, the mainstream media has gone out of there way […]
Different countries came to existence in different ways. In a number of them, they were first distinct nations before uniting to form a new country. Here you will find some currently exist as federations, a collection of states or kingdoms. In others, they had split and were reunited either voluntarily or by force. This happened especially during the Cold War when the West and Soviets took opposing sides in local conflicts. The victor took over the looser's territories and absorbs them into their way of life. In yet another scenario, a country decides to relinquish its nationhood and joins the other to be a part of it. In all these scenarios, identities were either lost or retained. Here is a list of nations that are currently in existence as a result of two or more nations coming together or joining them.
Aside from the fact that Canada is the world’s second-largest country, it is also home to diverse cultures and heritages. This fascinating country has a land size of 9,984,670 square kilometers. Being an officially bilingual nation, Canada is indeed one of the most multicultural societies in the world. It became a self-governing nation in 1931 […]
The world is enjoying the most extended period of peace in History but also one of the tensest times ever seen. Talk of World War III today sounds like pure gossip until diplomatic relations between some specific countries get severed. When Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet in 2015, five countries in Europe swung […]
What do you do as soon as you realize you or your wife is expectant? Well, for many, the first thing is to try and find out whether it will be a boy or a girl. Learning the sex of the unborn baby is one of the most intriguing aspects of the mother's expectancy. For a long time, there have been bizarre myths and misconceptions advanced or purported to reveal the gender of the fetus, some of which are creepy. Based on tales and folklore, all aspects of the pregnancy are a sign or symptom that can be used to determine or indicate the sex of the fetus encompassing the position of the bump, the cravings, moods, and severity of the symptoms like heartbeat rates among others. However, the modern generation has devised the technology that helps to identify the gender of the fetus as well as all vital facts of the pregnancy. Several decades back, the only way to tell the gender of the unborn baby is to wait and see during delivery day. Many midwives and old ladies swore by different myths to predict the unborn sex kid. In this article, we explore the top 10 of the myths used during the olden days to reveal the sex of the fetus.
T. Rex is believed to be a huge, brutal beast from an earlier time that needs to expend everything that lives. However, it is currently considered by the researchers that Tyrannosaurus rex was not a seeker at all. T. Rex was not by any means the only mammoth flesh-eating dinosaur to exist amid the Mesozoic […]
Over time, our perception of beauty continues to change, and society’s standards of beauty are almost unrealistic for most women to meet. Throughout the world, the criteria for beauty vary from culture to culture. Some cultures have weird beauty standards that involve extreme body modifications and downright crazy rituals that women follow, which shock most […]