Canned bread, often regarded as the perfect sustenance for end-of-days scenarios, has long transcended such utilitarian uses in New England. Here, it stands as a cherished culinary tradition, its unique flavor a potent reminiscence of many a childhood.
Bob Semple, spurred by imminent Japanese threats, endeavored to enhance New Zealand’s scant armored force, resulting in the creation of the Bob Semple Tank—an ambitious project that many wished had never seen the light of day.
Travel sickness, the perennial vacation spoiler, may soon be a thing of the past. French auto-manufacturer unveils groundbreaking motion sickness glasses, potentially offering a permanent solution for those prone to the discomfort of motion-induced nausea.
In an era before the invention of aspirin, painkillers and sleeping tablets, to be in pain was a thoroughly unpleasant experience. Laudanum’s medical role, as a tool for pain management in sickness and end-of-life care, was crucial.
In the 16th century, sailors crafted Jenny Hanivers, grotesque maritime souvenirs resembling ‘devil fish,’ as an intriguing side hustle. These eerie creations echo today’s fascination with sci-fi horrors, resonating the aesthetic of iconic movies like ‘Aliens’.
What was bath time like for you as a child? Loads of bubble-bath, maybe the obligatory rubber duck or some colorful plastic cups? Did you ever enjoy your soapy adventures with a porcelain doll embodying the spirit of a teenage girl who froze to death on her way to a New Year’s ball? Those Victorians were a dark bunch.
Come on, everyone does it don’t they? But is it different when a politician allegedly lies on their CV? Italian Prime Minister elect, Giuseppe Conte, faces accusations of embellishment and generally bullshitting loads on his CV.
Beyond the TV show Vikings, Viking weddings were intricately planned occasions. From financial negotiations to morning-gift exchanges, these elaborate events surpassed popular portrayals, offering a glimpse into the richness of Norse culture.
Plans for an independent floating nation which may house up to 300 families, provide community facilities such as hotels, restaurants and offices, could help alleviate climate change in French Polynesia.
Rigged elections? Russian Facebook trolls influencing voter behaviour? None of these accusations are being leveled after the Estonian region of Kanepi adopted the cannabis leaf for a new coat of arms.
Elephant populations decline by a third in a decade. Poaching persists, claiming 20,000 lives yearly. Enter the elephant-mammoth hybrid, a radical hope in the fight for survival. Can this groundbreaking creation rescue a species on the brink?
Nestled within Namibia’s Grootfontein, on the enchanting Hoba West farm, rests a colossal rock exceeding 60 tonnes. Unearthed by a vigilant farmer in 1920, the remarkable Hoba meteorite reigns supreme as the grandest monolith, a testament to Earth’s encounter with the cosmos.
Eric Carle’s beloved ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ may evoke fond memories, but Lonomia obliqua tells a chillingly different tale. This lethal creature, contrary to its innocent counterpart, holds the ominous distinction of being the world’s deadliest caterpillar.
Being stunningly attractive might seem advantageous, but for endangered wildlife, it can backfire. A study reveals that media saturation of popular endangered species fosters a misleading perception of their well-being, masking the urgent need for conservation action.