Born in 1899 to a family of peasants, Maria Rasputin was raised by royal governesses only to end up living a fugitive life after her father was brutally murdered.
In 19th-century London, a fire-breathing demon known as "spring heeled Jack" reportedly leapt from walls and terrorized citizens—often women walking alone at night.
Charles Darwin dubbed the Marine Iguana “disgusting clumsy lizards” and "imps of darkness" but they are actually the world's only ocean-going lizard.
Treehouse at the edge of the world offers visitors a ride of a lifetime
Statue of Indian statesman Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel considered world's tallest
Humour is often overlooked when trying to tackle and raise awareness of social issues. That's not an accusation you can level at British designer Laila Laurel. Laurel's anti manspreading chair is a funny and clever take on how to deal with the ills of man-spreading.
People in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. It's even more relevant if you plan on dining inside aforementioned glass house. Dutch restaurant Mediamatic Biotoop have thought of a cunning plan, involving long planks of wood and greenhouses, to further the cause of post corona dining.
There is a real tree-lined Tunnel of Love near Klevan in the Ukraine. It was originally planted to camouflage a military base during the Cold War. Tourists now flock to the picturesque site for romantic strolls and photo opportunities. There's a small caveat, it's still a working railway used by the local plywood factory.
A Seattle based company has managed to adapt to survive and thrive in tough pandemic conditions. Puzzle Break developed their first virtual escape room in just 3 weeks. Their success has meant 50% of their staff have been brought back from furlough.
Ivar the Boneless is a legendary figure from the Norse sagas, apparently inspired by a real Viking who led a brutal army into England in 865 AD.
Canned bread might just be the ideal canapé base for apocalypse dining. However, in New England, it's been around for centuries where it is a quintessential childhood tradition