Home » People & Society » Family & Relationships

Family & Relationships

Unborn Babies Amniotic Fluid

Unborn Babies in the Womb Can Taste Flavors Like Garlic, Carrots, or Vanilla in Their Amniotic Fluid. This Can Influence What They Enjoy Eating.

A baby’s taste develops at 8 weeks of gestation. They can detect different flavors of food their mothers eat. Nerves in the taste buds begin connecting to their brains at this point. But did you know what flavors are dominant? Unborn babies in the womb can taste flavors like garlic, carrots, and vanilla in their …

Unborn Babies in the Womb Can Taste Flavors Like Garlic, Carrots, or Vanilla in Their Amniotic Fluid. This Can Influence What They Enjoy Eating. Read More »

Name of the Year

The Popularity of Doer Names for Boys Like Racer, Trooper, Charger, Wrangler, and More Rose in Popularity Between 1980 and 2000. There are Around 50,000 Doer Named Boys in a Year.

A name is a term used to identify an object to an outside observer. They can uniquely or contextually identify a class or group of items or a particular thing. The entity recognized by a name is referred to as the referent. A personal name identifies, albeit not always uniquely, a specific person. But when …

The Popularity of Doer Names for Boys Like Racer, Trooper, Charger, Wrangler, and More Rose in Popularity Between 1980 and 2000. There are Around 50,000 Doer Named Boys in a Year. Read More »

Quarternary Twins

Quarternary Twins are When Two Babies are Both Cousins and Genetically Siblings. This Happens When Two Identical Twin Sisters Have Children with Two Identical Twin Brothers.

Briana and Brittany Salyers married identical twins, Josh and Jeremy Salyers, in 2018. They’re now introducing their babies to the world, who are so genetically similar that the cousins are more like brothers. But did you know that there is such a thing as quarternary twins? Quaternary twins are babies who are both cousins and …

Quarternary Twins are When Two Babies are Both Cousins and Genetically Siblings. This Happens When Two Identical Twin Sisters Have Children with Two Identical Twin Brothers. Read More »

Caroline Matilda

Princess Susanna Caroline Matilda was a Convicted Thief Who Fled to the United States in 1770. She Lived Like a Queen After Convincing People She was Royalty. She was Known as the Colonial Con-Woman.

Princess Susana did not have the royal life she implied when she fled to the United States. Surprisingly, her name was not even Susana, to begin with. But did you know why she was known as the Colonial Con-woman? Princess Susanna Caroline Matilda was a convicted thief who fled to America in 1770 and lived …

Princess Susanna Caroline Matilda was a Convicted Thief Who Fled to the United States in 1770. She Lived Like a Queen After Convincing People She was Royalty. She was Known as the Colonial Con-Woman. Read More »

Multiple Husbands

In Tibet, it is Traditional for a Woman to be Married to Multiple Husbands. The Husbands were Usually Brothers. This was to Keep the Land within the Same Family Under Inheritance Laws.

Nowadays, most Tibetan marriages are monogamous with nuclear families. However, polyandry families were common in Tibet in ancient times. Polyandry families can still be found in some rural areas of Tibet today. Polyandry is a type of polygamy in which a woman has multiple husbands. But did you know that this was a common practice …

In Tibet, it is Traditional for a Woman to be Married to Multiple Husbands. The Husbands were Usually Brothers. This was to Keep the Land within the Same Family Under Inheritance Laws. Read More »

Shirley Temple

How Did Shirley Temple’s Mom Try To Make Her Childhood Normal?

Shirley Jane Temple was an American child actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat who was the top box-office draw in Hollywood. She gained popularity as a child actress from 1934 to 1938. As an adult, she was appointed the United States ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia and the United States’ Chief of Protocol. But did you …

How Did Shirley Temple’s Mom Try To Make Her Childhood Normal? Read More »

Octomom

Why Did the Octomom’s Fertility Doctor Have his License Revoked?

In 2009, the Octomom case was gaining traction all over the media. A single mother was implanted with 12 embryos and gave birth to eight of them. They are currently the world’s oldest surviving octuplets. Her fertility doctor’s license was eventually revoked because of this, but what exactly happened? The Medical Board of California determined …

Why Did the Octomom’s Fertility Doctor Have his License Revoked? Read More »

Letters to Santa

What Happens to All The Letters Sent to Santa Claus?

The tradition of writing letters to Santa Claus started when Charlie Green had kids in town drop letters in a box in his shop. His wife, Verna Green started answering them and she had kept doing so for up to 30 years. But do you know what happens to the letters kids send to Santa …

What Happens to All The Letters Sent to Santa Claus? Read More »

Alec Cabacungan

What is the Remarkable Story About Alec Cabacungan?

Osteogenesis Imperfecta, known as Brittle bone disease, is a genetic disorder resulting in bones that break easily. The symptoms experienced on the skeleton and the body’s other organs may range from mild to severe.  Other signs found in different individuals include blue scleras instead of white, short stature, loose joints, hearing loss, and breathing problems. …

What is the Remarkable Story About Alec Cabacungan? Read More »

Practice Babies

What Are Practice Babies?

In the United States, certain programs were designed to benefit the economy and teach high school and college-level students real-world tasks. One program, in particular, used actual orphaned children. These babies were loaned out to college homes for the sake of education. Meet the practice babies. Orphaned babies were borrowed out to college home economics …

What Are Practice Babies? Read More »