Category: Curiosities

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HOW WE, ALBANIANS, ARE SEEN BY FOREIGNERS?

Albanian is who arrives always late at work, which always proudly carries the two-headed eagle and during the photo should always be the national symbol appears. Not...

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THIS IS THE MORE EXPENSIVE CITY IN EUROPE

A new study is focused on what are the most expensive and the most affordable cities in Europe, generating interesting results. Eurostat has examined the cost of living...

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HALLOWEEN, THE MAGIC NIGHT FOR EXCELLENCE

Halloween is the magic night for excellence and it is a party “imported” from the United States of America. In reality Halloween has American origins, but it...

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10 FACTS ABOUT ANIMALS THAT MAYBE YOU DO NOT KNOW

The animal world is full of wonders and oddities that characterize certain species. Below 10 curiosity about animals that (maybe) you do not know: 1. Snails have four...

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ON NOVEMBER 15 AUCTION OF CHRISTIE’S MAGNIFICENT JEWELS

In Geneva, on November 15, Christie’s proposed auction of Magnificent Jewels with exceptional stones and pieces: there are jewels signed by Van Cleef & Arpels,...

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“THE WIDOW OF CHENG” THE MOST POWERFUL PIRATE OF ALL TIME

Ching Shih is the name of the most powerful pirate of all time. His figure is shrouded in mystery; even the name by which is known, Ching Shih, actually means...

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Oymyakon, the coldest village in tho world

Oymyakon (or Ojmjakon) is a village of about 500 inhabitants, located at the Indigirka River in the north-east of the Sakha Republic in eastern Siberia, Russia, and is...

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FLOATING FOREST IN THE SYDNEY HARBOUR

In Australia, off the coast of Sydney harbor, a military vessel launched to be exact 102 years ago and abandoned in Homebush Bay from the 70s has been transformed over...

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CURIOSITY ON THE PERIODIC TABLE OF ELEMENTS

The periodic table is the pattern in which the chemical elements are sorted according to their main features. Each element is indicated by a symbol, consisting, usually,...

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WHY THE NIGHT SKY IS DARK?

Why the night sky is dark? The answer does not seem to be very simple. The universe has many stars but we see areas of empty space in the night sky, instead of the...