The aswang, a creature deeply rooted in Filipino folklore, represents an intriguing blend of the supernatural and psychological warfare. This mythical entity, embodying various forms of evil such as vampires, ghouls, witches, and shape-shifters, has been a subject of fear and fascination in the Philippines for centuries. In the 1950s, during a turbulent period of […]
The Car Coordinator of Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Managed to Locate the Exact 1959 Ford Driven by the Manson Family. However, a Replica Was Used Instead.
Aside from the theatre marquees, Hollywood landmarks, and throwback fashion, Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood features an absurd amount of cars, all of which are meant to capture the period feel of Los Angeles in 1969, according to the film’s picture car coordinator Steven Butcher. But did you know that the production
Mel Gibson Originally Intended for The Passion of the Christ to Have No Subtitles Despite the Film Being Entirely in Latin.
The main action in The Passion of the Christ involves a man being beaten, mutilated, tortured, impaled, and finally executed. The film is difficult to watch, so much so that some critics have labeled it offensive, even sadistic, for fetishizing violence. But did you know that Mel Gibson did not want to add subtitles to
During the Looting of the Chinese Imperial Palace at the End of the Second Opium War, British Soldiers Took a Pekingese Dog to Gift to Queen Victoria. They Named It Looty.
The Opium Wars of the mid-nineteenth century were a watershed moment in modern Chinese history. From 1839 to 1842, China and the United Kingdom fought the first Opium War. From 1856 to 1860, a weakened China fought Great Britain and France in the Second Opium War. China was defeated in both wars. The terms of
The Public Fountains in Paris Flow with Free, Clean, Sparkling Water. Residents Fill Bottles to Take Home Instead of Buying Bottled Water from Stores.
Paris is going green by becoming more bubbly. The city recently unveiled yet another sparkling water fountain, with more on the way. The Question: is the water from fountain clean and for human consumption? In Paris, there are public fountains that literally flow with free, clean, sparkling water! Instead of purchasing bottled water in stores,
Sperm was Thought to Move by Wiggling Their Tails Side-to-Side, Just Like Eels. But Recent Research Show That They Roll as They Move Forward Like a Spinning Top.
New research challenges more than three centuries of sperm movement theories. Human sperm appears to swim like wiggling eels under a microscope, tails gyrating to and fro as they seek an egg to fertilize. But do you know how sperm move? For 350 years, sperms were thought to move by wiggling their tails like eels.
Ticketmaster, owned by Live Nation, the world’s largest concert promoter, has told shareholders that it intends to expand into the resale market further. Do you know if Ticketmaster hires Scalpers? Ticketmaster was caught on camera recruiting resellers to sell their own tickets. How Did Ticketmaster Get Caught Scalping? The news outlets dispatched two undercover reporters
Planets are Round because of Gravity. A Planet’s Gravity Pulls Equally from All Sides. Gravity Pulls from the Center to the Edges Like the Spokes of a Bicycle Wheel.
The ancient Greeks used simple observations of the Sun to prove the Earth’s roundness and size over 2,000 years ago. But did you ever wonder why planets are round or how do they hold their shape? Gravity causes planets to be round. Gravity pulls equally from all sides of a planet. Like the spokes of
Michael Jackson’s Thriller Album was the Best-Selling Album in the US for 2 Years Straight. It Sold 32 Million Copies Globally and was Certified Platinum 34 Times.
Making the ideal album is a true art form. Taking a collection of individual songs and compiling them into a finished body of work requires a certain skill level. When everything comes together, an otherwise ordinary collection of songs transforms into something extraordinary, capturing the hearts and minds of music fans for decades to come.
There is Scientific Evidence That Women Who Experience More Heartburn During Pregnancy Have Babies With More Hair at Birth.
Pregnancy is a time when expectant mothers will receive a lot of advice. But how much of the information is true or false about pregnancy? It’s one of the oldest wives’ tales in the book: if you have bad heartburn while pregnant, your baby will have a full head of hair. But did you know