Month: January 2023

With roller coasters coming in at prices well into the octuple digits and the need to purchase large swaths of land that are both located in tourist destinations but not too close to people’s homes to warrant a complaint, building an amusement park can be a costly and complicated endeavor. And these two factors are
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The James Bond theme song is as iconic as the girls, guns, and gadgets, and the accompanying title sequence has, over the years, provoked a shift in what audiences expect from film credits. And while it may often seem as if the cultural juggernaut that is the Bond song springs out of the ground readymade,
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Navigating the complexities of religious practice can be a challenging task, no matter the context. Believers of a particular faith may find themselves struggling with decisions such as what attire to wear, what to eat, the language used during worship, and how to interact with individuals outside of their community. Additionally, they may spend a
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In humans, mucus keeps tissues moist, and it also filters the air we breathe, trapping allergens and microorganisms before they can make us sick. Nature, on the other hand, has found more creative and fun purposes for the slimy stuff. Some are brilliant—like the snot bubbles that keep Australian animals alive during heatwaves—while others solve
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There are few things more evocative to book lovers than an old room full of leather-bound tomes. Though I suppose it depends on where the leather came from. Snake, fish, and elephant skin have all been used at times to create the rich leather coverings of books—but so has human skin. Known as anthropodermic bibliopegy,
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Animals, especially wild animals, are predictably unpredictable. Seemingly cute and cuddly one minute, vicious predators the next. Most people who live close to nature understand this and take reasonable precautions. But these animal attacks from 2022 show that sometimes the unexpected occurs and can have horrifying consequences Related: Top 10 Bizarre Biting Attacks 10 Tiger
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When someone thinks of Colorado, they typically think of skiing, hiking, and snow. Colorado offers all these things and more. From the beautiful sunset that covers the Rocky Mountains to the wide range of wildlife across the state, Colorado is a beautiful place to live. However, like any other beautiful place, there lies a dark
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Video games are notorious for having secrets. To be truthful, every video game enthusiast knows that the moment you know all the secrets in a particular game, it becomes unattractive, and you need to find another one. This is why video game developers make their games as mysterious as they can be so that there
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Recently, sinkholes have received a lot of media attention. They serve as a powerful reminder of how quickly nature can take away what it has given. Sinkholes are natural wonders that may be found all over the world. You will encounter many sinkholes as an explorer, each with its peculiarities. Some have subterranean water features
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Actors are some of the most well-compensated members of society, or at least those who make it to Hollywood are. And all actors who work on Screen Actors Guild movies (which is pretty much everyone in Hollywood) get paid, whether they appear in the finished product or not. Thanks to pay-or-play contracts, many top-tier actors
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You’ve probably heard comments like, “pain means your workouts are going great,” “compression gear increases exercise stamina,” or “strength training can help ladies bulk up.” Along your fitness journey, you’ll come across multiple half-truths and myths from the media, friends, or colleagues. These people may mean well, but some myths may do you and your
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It may shock you to learn that giving a young man a huge amount of money, privilege, and social notoriety does not always bring about a well-adjusted adult. Princes in monarchies are given all this, plus a huge amount of responsibility and constant fear that they will cause scandal. But how are they to spend
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In my opinion, the ’90s were arguably better than the current generation, especially when it comes to rare toys, music, TV shows, and fashion. If you were lucky enough to own some of the most coveted gems from that period, you might want to sift through your stuff since you could be sitting on a
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The Judge Judy show is a home staple and has been since its debut in 1996. The show is about Judge Judy Sheindlin, a former family court judge who presides over small claims cases in a televised courtroom. She has a no-nonsense, brassy, straightforward approach to her rulings and conduct throughout the proceedings. While Judge
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Arizona is a state with a rich and storied history, with a diverse landscape that has played host to a wide range of cultures and communities over the years. From the towering red rocks of Sedona to the lush forests of the White Mountains, Arizona is a place that is full of natural beauty and
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We live in an era of incredible technology: cars, computers, and even robots. To law enforcement agencies everywhere, arguably one of the greatest of these technologies would be the myriad uses of DNA profiling and, more recently, forensic genealogy. Crimes have become much easier to solve if DNA is present. Unfortunately for criminals and murderers,
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The world used to be a very big place. Traveling long distances was a costly and dangerous task that might take months. Aside from a few traders seeking raw goods and armies following a general hungry for glory, not many people saw much of the globe in antiquity. What few facts they could gather from
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The word “mummy” was derived from the Persian/Arabic word mummiya, which means “tar,” as the ancient Arabs initially thought that the weirdly wrapped bodies uncovered from their ancient tombs were covered in the sticky black substance. However, the ancient Egyptians not only mummified their deceased human counterparts but also mummified animals—in the millions. From sacrifices
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Ancient recreations remain one of the most captivating corners of science. It gives people a way to directly experience and interact with history. We can smell, see, and touch things that are long gone. But some recreations also reveal unknown facts or settle sticky debates. From taste-testing Neanderthal pancakes to finally understanding a deadly sugar
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Some people may consider the Super Bowl the biggest sporting event in the world. These people are probably American and wrong. The biggest sporting event in the world is a tournament that only occurs once every four years, and it can be a challenge even to qualify. I am referring to the World Cup, of
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