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The story of the God King

The story of the God King

Most great stories have been made into some movie or tv show by now. We have seen countless movies telling the stories of the Romans, the Vikings, the Egyptians, the Celts, and many more. Yet there is one nation that has an incredible story that sounds like a movie that is yet to be made (by modern cinema at least). It is a story that may never be told and if that is the case then you need to visit Sri Lanka to get a sense of this civilization that only existed for a short while. Today we refer to...

To Show Her How She Should Be Treated, This Young Man Took His Girlfriend’s Younger Sister On A Date

To Show Her How She Should Be Treated, This Young Man Took His Girlfriend’s Younger Sister On A Date

Dating is one of the most sensitive phases of human beings. The process involves learning about the likes and dislikes of your partner which requires immense wisdom. One gentleman stirred a debate on Twitter after he reported his experience after taking his girlfriend’s younger sister on a date. Interestingly, he noted that the sister is only 12 years of age. The question of the morality of the matter arose on many occasions. While the gentleman’s intention might have been noble, many thought that he was not the right person for that. The Right Time But what is the right time to introduce girls...

Mom Who Was Told She’s Having A Girl Realizes It’s A Boy

Mom Who Was Told She’s Having A Girl Realizes It’s A Boy

A few decades ago, parents did not have any scientific way of checking their child’s gender before birth. However,  technological improvements have made it possible for today’s mothers to know the gender of their child by a simple ultrasound scan.  While these scans are largely accurate, a misinterpretation may occur resulting in misleading reports. Imagine preparing for a baby girl only to deliver a boy! Well, the mother is likely to have an avalanche of emotions marked with moments of joy and disbelief. Instagram This happened to Nancy Ray. She shared her story on Instagram, perhaps to find closure to the...

The unusual friendship of a bird, a cat and a firefighter

The unusual friendship of a bird, a cat and a firefighter

During the saddest of times, you can sometimes find the greatest joys. That’s what Australian volunteer firefighter, Matt Owens would find out on his drive home. He’d just found out his dad had terminal cancer. On that same day, he was driving home from a friend’s and saw something unusual on the side of the road. Despite the sadness of the day, he still noticed the injured baby bird on the side of the road. In Matt’s words: “I was driving home from a friend’s house and I just saw from the corner of my eye a little ball of...

Prehistoric insect junk discovered

Prehistoric insect junk discovered

You're bored. We get it. Maybe, you just watched A Bug's Life on Netflix and you thought, hey, why hasn't somebody made a movie called A Bug's Dick. And, you being you, you googled it and now here you are. Check this out. According to Smithsonian Magazine, scientists recently found an exquisitely preserved 50 million-year-old fossil of the assassin bug. The fossil was so well preserved that you can even make out the colored bands on the insect's legs and body. Scientists were even able to make out the critters dingling. Yes, this is a big deal, even though it...

A Homeless Man’s Life Changed After He Found An Old Disney Illustration In A Rubbish Bin

A Homeless Man’s Life Changed After He Found An Old Disney Illustration In A Rubbish Bin

Life-changing moments come when you least expect them. Such occurrences are uniquely characterized by a mystery that may take some time to unravel. There is no better way to highlight this fact than sharing Adam’s story! So, who’s Adam? Well, he was a homeless man in Canada. He had been in the streets for a period long enough to make him resign to fate. He was desperate and had absolutely no hope for a better future. However, this changed in an instant. Interestingly, his turning point moments came from an unexpected quarter. It was unfathomable for Adam! It all started...

This Looks Like An Ordinary Caravan Until You Take A Look Inside

This Looks Like An Ordinary Caravan Until You Take A Look Inside

A while ago this nostalgic camper van was offered for sale on the internet. Soon, the beautiful dormobile became a hit on the internet. Photos were popping up everywhere and people just couldn't stop talking about this special 'house on wheels'. Why was everyone so enthusiastic about this caravan? The interior of the caravan has remained untouched in the past 65 years. This makes it seem as if you stepped inside a place where time has stood still. Everything on the inside looks like you're back in the 50s. Apart from a new layer of paint and floor covering, everything is exactly as back...

What’s The Difference Between an Avenue, Street & Road?

What’s The Difference Between an Avenue, Street & Road?

We see them every day when we go to work, get out from school, go to visit our friends. And no, we’re not talking about trees, birds, or anything that’s part of nature! We’re talking about the different Lanes, Avenues, Roads, and Streets we walk on every day! Have you ever wondered what those suffixes that define a road or street name actually mean? Turns out there are quite an interest topic in themselves, and here are some interesting facts about street names you didn’t know! Road- The Most Common Suffix Used in Road Names. The term ‘road’ is used in...

24 Weird Coins, Notes, and Types of Currency

24 Weird Coins, Notes, and Types of Currency

If there’s one thing that we can all agree upon, it’s that money is a crucial element of the world we live in today. Without money, one is unable to enjoy even the most basic of needs such as food, shelter and clothing. Truly, money is as weird as it is wonderful! Keeping this in mind, we thought it besst to review 24 of the weirdest currencies that man has used for trade over the years. Salt Salt is no doubt one of the oldest forms of currency in the world. At some point, it was so valuable that is...

Chewing gum, sap trees and the amazing history of Chiclets

Chewing gum, sap trees and the amazing history of Chiclets

If you enjoy chewing gum, you are certainly not alone. Just in the United States, 164.83 million Americans were chewing it in 2019. Those are huge numbers, and the history of chewing gum is just as fascinating. So pop a stick or Chiclet in your mouth, and keep reading. If you think that gum is a newer kind of invention, you would be misinformed. Actually, the ancient Greeks enjoyed chewing resin from Mastic trees, and then, there were the Scandinavians chewing birch sap and Native Americans chomping on spruce tree sap. However, it was the Mayans who took gum to...

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