To incorporate all the letters of the alphabet into a sentence and ideally use each letter just once – that is a pangram. It is a challenge that works for all alphabet-based languages. Apart of the fun, the practical use of pangrams is, for example, when testing a new font to make certain it has all the letters of the alphabet. Here are some examples.
Some of the scariest illnesses are invisible until the microscope reveals them to be fascinatingly beautiful. As if to compensate for the undesirable effects of their very existence, many of the magnified viruses and bacteria could be mistaken for pieces of art.
While colour is the order of the day, black and white photos hold their own place and preference with many and have an exaggerated, dramatic quality about them due to the contrast they create. They also appear to have more of a personal atmosphere compared with colour photographs depending upon the photographer, the use of light, people and the objects.
Recently we published a weekly movie picks article about actors who have been around since they were children. Quite logically it makes sense to look at the other end of the spectrum and cover actors who by chance or by struggle succeeded only in their late thirties or even later.
For the traveling tip of today we´ve chosen places that have an impressive geometry about themselves, no matter if it is by natural means or created by humans. Check out our gallery.
Do you like traveling and discovering new places? For extraordinary travel experiences, here is a list of places that are so peculiar that you won´t believe they actually exist on this planet.
You always recognize it – a song comes into your head and you can't stop it from repeating its loop. Many of these have become more famous than the bands that created them. And so they go on and on in radios and supermarkets, and most people don´t even know who is singing. Let‘s have a look at some of these "One Hit Wonders".
Not just a biochemist, but also a poet who cares about the young of today, Momtaza Mehri dedicates a fair amount of her time to bringing awareness through poetry that touches various subjects. We have been fortunate to arrange an interview with her.
Towns are bigger than villages, cities larger than towns and countries stands above the cities - some countries though, are so small, that they would easily fit within a largish village. Which are the smallest countries? Check it out here.
Perhaps a somewhat gloomy topic for this weekend‘s movie picks, but still worth to considering for Saturday or Sunday entertainment. All highly rated films for those who know how to deal with serious issues and dark themes.