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7 Weird Movies with Deep Meanings That Will Mess with Your Mind

By |2019-06-18T17:23:30+03:00June 19th, 2019|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , |

What’s so great about weird movies? Some movies can be mind-bending. Others might make us question things we thought were set in stone. And others still might bring us face to face with things that are part of us but better left undisturbed. And there are weird movies. No matter the theme, films and the [...]

10 Little-Known Origins of Words That Come from People’s Names

By |2019-06-10T19:01:09+03:00June 10th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Does anyone fancy a ham and cheese stamford? You might be eating one right now if that particular Earl had invented what we all now know as the sandwich. Here are some other origins of words that come from people’s names. It’s a famous story but let’s just recap for a moment. The Earl of [...]

6 Mysterious Disappearances That Were Never Explained

By |2019-05-14T11:55:04+03:00May 14th, 2019|Categories: Paranormal, Unexplained Mysteries, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , |

There is an intensely eerie quality in cases of mysterious disappearances. The loss of people as a result of violent crime is one thing. But an unexplained absence is on a completely different level. In mysterious disappearances, it is the silence of the empty space where the person used to be, and the lack of [...]

27 Foreign Words You Didn’t Know You Were Using Every Day

By |2019-05-01T19:25:45+03:00May 5th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , |

Some words are so intrinsically embedded into our unconscious that we don’t even realise they are foreign words. Take the internationally-known distress call of ‘May Day!’ for example. It derives from the French verb for help – 'aider'. In the 1920s, people were getting used to new international radio communications. A senior air traffic control [...]

12 Curious New Year’s Traditions around the World You Didn’t Know about

By |2018-12-27T11:08:57+03:00January 1st, 2019|Categories: Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: |

There are many New Year's traditions understood by most people. However, there are also many strange traditions as well. As the new year approaches, we get ready to honor family New Year's traditions. For most people, these traditions are simple and exciting. There are other traditions that seem a bit odd, however, but observed none-the-less. [...]

6 Interesting Conspiracy Theories about Life That Will Blow Your Mind

By |2018-12-17T16:27:18+03:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , |

Just when you thought everything was cut and dry, conspiracy theories about life come along. Suddenly, everything you thought was true is questionable. Many years after the tragedy of September 11 and the World Trade Center, conspiracy theories claim it was all a hoax. Conspiracy theories about life like this one can really make you [...]

What’s the Deal with ASMR Videos? Or How Whispering Has Taken Over the Internet

By |2019-02-28T18:50:08+03:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Psychology & Mental Health, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Are you one of the millions of people that watch ASMR videos? Or, are you like me, and you’re not sure what all the fuss is about? ASMR videos split people into two camps; those that cannot do without it and those that find it intensely irritating. It has to be said, however, whether you [...]

20 Untranslatable Words in Different Languages That Describe Emotions & Situations

By |2018-11-02T21:23:21+03:00November 3rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Languages, Weird & Unbelievable Facts|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Heard of hygge? How about fika or abbiocco? It appears we are familiar with some words in different languages but not others. Why do some words in different languages just happen to end up in our everyday use and stay there? Who knows, but that’s not to say we can’t learn others that are equally [...]