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The modern castle made out of shipping containers

The modern castle made out of shipping containers

Many people have a dream home in mind. For some it is a bungalow surrounded by trees, for others, it is a mansion on a cliff edge. For one man who has become a YouTube sensation, it is a medieval castle. He decided to take the time to build his own castle using shipping containers and he put the whole process on YouTube. Andrew Camarata is a computer science graduate with a passion for construction. He grew up helping his dad with various projects and soon fell in love with the handyman lifestyle. He started his own business focusing on...

The journey of Whitney Houston’s wedding gown to an auction

The journey of Whitney Houston’s wedding gown to an auction

Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown read their vows on 18th July 1992 in front of 800 guests. She wore a “one-of-a-kind” gown for her wedding that took place on Houston’s estate. They were part of each other’s life from the past three years, i.e., after they met in 1989 at the Soul Train Music Awards. About her wedding Whitney was 29 at the time of her marriage, and Bobby was just a 23-year-old man. Her father, John Houston, walked her down the aisle on the grounds of her estate in Mendham region, New Jersey. In 1992 they got married, and...

These love songs capture the feeling that you have when you’re in love

These love songs capture the feeling that you have when you’re in love

For millennia, composers have understood the powerful effects that music has on the human soul. Indeed, different tunes can speak to our emotions and help us empathize with ourselves. Whether we are going through a breakup, mourning a loved one, or celebrating a milestone in our lives, music helps us get deeper into our feelings. Keeping this in mind, here are a few songs that really hit the soft spot when it comes to resonating with our different emotions. Taylor Swift- “Lover” Source: Pexels There’s nothing sweeter than finding the perfect match who completes you entirely. You find it impossible...

The Origins of Duct Tape and It’s Varied Uses

The Origins of Duct Tape and It’s Varied Uses

Sometimes you find the most fascinating stories hidden in the most mundane topics. Duct tape, for example, will not be the central figure of any novels this year, and rightly so. However, when I learned the origin of duct tape recently I found it truly amazing. Read on to find out more about duct tape, its origin, and its many uses. Duct tape was born during wartime but amazingly it was created by a caring mother. Her sons worked in a factory packing ammunition for the war. These boxes were packed, taped and waxed to make them waterproof and ready...

More than 30 million people live in caves in China

More than 30 million people live in caves in China

We all know that China is one of the fastest-growing and technologically evolving countries in the world. With advanced building industries flexing their ample construction muscles for the past decades like Shanghai and Beijing, it is hard to believe that tens of millions of people still live in underground homes just a hundred miles away. China’s Shaanxi province is the area where porous soil is great and helps these cave dwellers in easy digging. The majority of these cavemen live in the Shaanxi province of China. Cavemen of 21st century It may sound insulting or funny to call someone a...

Are executions really carried in the midnight like shown in some movies? If so, why?

Are executions really carried in the midnight like shown in some movies? If so, why?

The United States stopped executing criminals publicly after Rainey Bethea was executed on 14 August 1936. But in Kentucky, executions continued to be held publicly even after that. According to the jury at Rainey Bethea’s trial, Bethea deserved such an end, but there was a controversy that the whole thing happened within two months from Bethea’s crime. The same thing happened with a young black man who had been executed previously. He was sentenced to death in a rape and murder case without any real evidences. He even claimed that his confessions were given under coercion. The jury talked for...

Did the medieval people take a bath or not?

Did the medieval people take a bath or not?

Speaking about medieval times, a variety of questions and ideas come across the mind, like how it was like to live in medieval times in Europe from a daily hygiene point of view. So, the question arises why bathing was uncommon in medieval Europe? It turned out to be that humans during medieval times were as clean as we are today. They never liked to be stunk or have dirt on their bodies. So, it seems contrary to some beliefs as they also followed some hygiene practices. Here is what they did Humans during medieval times in Europe used to...

Poison Squad: The men who tried to bring a revolution for the world

Poison Squad: The men who tried to bring a revolution for the world

It was in the late 19th and early 20th century when mass food production started and shipped to long distances. Instead of growing locally and selling it fresh, it was like a Wild West regarding the production of food, and we see that there were no official regulations on what you could add to a diet. If you even had some labeled chicken then, it had to chicken at all or not. There were no rules about reporting any ingredients, so businesses did pretty much whatever pleased them. Adulteration everywhere To give you a central idea, the drug and food...

Story of America’s first black music star

Story of America’s first black music star

Thomas Wiggins was a musician, born in slavery in the year 1850, in Georgia. He was known as a virtuoso of Liszt and Rubinstein and was the one who was completely unaware of how famous he was. Some people call him a complex character who left nothing behind in the world. There's very little information about this genius who once performed in the White House. Life Of America's First Black Music Star: Blind Tom At an early age, he was sold to General James Neil Bethune, an editor of a newspaper and a lawyer based in Georgia. Thomas was blind...

She Met Her Clone In A Random Mall, And Then Found Out She Had Even More!

She Met Her Clone In A Random Mall, And Then Found Out She Had Even More!

When we think of exact lookalike, we often think of strange sci-fi movies about clones, robots, laboratory evils, and more. In reality, it happens. In a world of over 7 billion people, likely, you are not so unique. Someone out there looks just like you. These people are called doppelgangers or your living double. Of course, with over 7 billion people out there, it is equally unlikely that you will ever meet them. Unless you are Santana Gutierrez, who met her living double in the mall recently. Santana was having a day like any other, meeting friends in the mall,...

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