Tagged: Quite Interesting
Remember pencils? Those strange, forgotten instruments of education that we used to prick the behinds of our friends with? Pencil Art is
There are now at least 6 theories that aim to address the question of what happened before the Big Bang
INVENTION: Ideas that changed the world. How wine and glass changed the course of Chinese and European history
How slavery has influenced Cape cuisine, Cape architecture, Cape slang and language, slave names and Cape Town traditions. Slavery in the Western Cape
Why our great grandparents called them “the good old days” and why they were perhaps happier than we are. Cocaine tablets, Opium for asthma, Bayer’s Heroin…
Add salt to green salads to prevent wilting; A dash of salt enhances the taste of tea; Use salt to clean your discolored coffee pot
Why do X’s at the end of a letter signify kisses? Why do people clink their glasses before drinking a toast?
If you were offered an alternative society to the one we currently live within — one that could provide (not promise) a dramatic drop in poverty, a higher level of health care, a rise in education levels and a more functional society, would you fight for it?
Let’s face it – English is a crazy language. There is neither egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple
The change in brainwave activity levels that music can bring can enable the brain to shift speeds more easily on its own as needed