From the pope leading the Good Friday service in the Vatican, to children hunting for eggs in the U.S. Easter is celebrated in many different ways around the world. Most of the celebrations relate to symbolism of fertility while in some countries the celebrations are about welcoming the spring season. In Central and Eastern Europe men playfully whip the bottom of women with a willow whip, in Finland children dress up as cute little witches and go asking for chocolate eggs in the streets while in Norway they read thrillers during Easter. Whatever the way, a celebration is a celebration and welcome at any time.
A whole range of birds, squirrels, here and there a cat - a likely list of the animals to be seen in trees. But nothing could be further from the truth. In today´s photogallery there are some pretty unexpected tree climbers from the animal world that you may come across. Some of them are especially cute while hanging in a tree, but there is a point to it, too – hurrying up a tree while in danger isn´t always that effective.
Co-incidence perhaps but the first roundabout was created by the British soon after the industrial revolution began. So they go back into history. The Germans would argue they were the first to create them. Whatever the fact behind it, roundabouts or traffic circles as the British call them are usually not only of a great convenience for a smooth flow of traffic but some of them have become the best of landmarks given their beauty and opulence.
A hand with a smartphone raised above the head, or extended with a selfie stick, and puckered lips - the quintessential picture of today's life. Every moment of every life has to be perfectly arranged, recorded and posted. In the process, the smartphones are already smarter than we are. Not so sure? Check out our gallery to see some of the dicey places where selfies have been taken.
Ubiquitous sun, hot weather, endless beaches, layers upon layers of blue and dazzling sand. For this picture, a majority would travel pretty long distances. Where are the most virginal beaches mirroring the Biblical paradise? Check out our list.
They say the best therapist has a fur and four paws. As it seems there is something to it. People who have a pet at home usually know what is it to come home and be welcomed with great joy by their four-leged buddy. No wonder, places where animals were typically forbidden, now welcome them. Pets now "work" at cafes, at airports, even in offices - and all that to share and spread the calm that they carry within.
Social networks are filling up with events and announcements, promising another series of mixes with new tracks. Another spring and summer party season is just around the corner, so it is not a bad idea to do a little research into what the DJs and producers are cooking up in their studios. Below are some of my personal favorite radio shows and podcasts that will satisfy anyone’s taste when it comes to electronic music. For those of you who want to enjoy some awesome but not so popular (undetected) tracks, these podcasts will steal your ears.
For most people, an absolutely absurd idea. Houses that often have a maximum of one meter width are not on your everyday dwelling list. At the same time these cramped buildings often have an interesting history about their creation. With the rising prices of properties it is quite common that the building parcels are appearing in places where only garage might have been considered for construction. Extremely slender buildings are not just a phenomenon of the moderns day. As a matter of fact, they go back in time and can be found in many historical centres of cities till date.
His artwork is psychedelic, dizzy, colorful, and explicit; and it gently explores the depths of intimacy. Known to many people as Phazed, Jean Francois Painchaud is a Canadian digital artist and animator whose fame was launched after being banned on Facebook.
Today's article will be dedicated to country music, the genre which emerged in the American countryside, in the southwestern part of the U.S., and which constitutes an embodiment of national folklore.