In the last couple of years, I have traveled often to Germany in a search for abandoned ballrooms and you would be surprised how many there are. In the past, almost every German village had a local hotel. This was the place where people of the town would come together to have feasts, weddings,...
I've always had a fascination for intricate and detailed things ever since I was a child, whether it was the delicate inner whorls of a shell or an awe-inspiring piece of filigree jewelry or an incredible miniature piece of art. So it was no surprise that when I stumbled upon Wai’s work, it took...
Who could have thought that moldy, rotten fruit could be beautiful? As it turns out, anything is possible at the hands of talented artist, Kathleen Ryan. Ryan has perfected the art of turning fruit sculptures into mesmerizing, moldy-looking pieces of art. To make the fruit, she uses a polystyrene base measuring up to...
Anti-vaxxers are still out there. They do not care that health organizations, doctors, and scientists agree that vaccines are safe and effective. They just repeat their mantras. Recently, an anti-vaxxer even turned one into a Philosoraptor meme. Asking why is his unvaccinated kid a danger to the vaccinated ones (assuming that vaccines work) they...
Few treats capture the season as perfectly as spiced butternut squash bundt cake. This simple centerpiece has a springy, winter squash-suffused crumb, and is an ideal dessert for fall celebrations and other special moments. Best of all, it comes together simply and just...
Recently, one restaurant put up a sign, saying it doesn’t allow emotional support animals. It caused quite a stir online, with some people admiring the bold move and others saying it’s not something the restaurant has control over. However, there’s something we need to discuss before you choose whose side you’re on. First, let’s get...
Many people and businesses hate the term "influencer." Especially those individuals who attach it to themselves and start demanding rather than negotiating. However, the growth of influencer marketing often means they're still getting offers they do not want. To deter them away, people have begun to voice their disapproval both online and in...
Instant Pot Coca Cola Ribs Recipe If you are looking for an easy, last-minute recipe for all the meat lovers in your family, I cannot recommend this Instant Pot Coca Cola Ribs Recipe enough. The preparation is very quick and easy and you only need a few ingredients for these delicious ribs. To get started you need...
At the very beginning, people developed architecture according to their needs. Protection from the elements and other dangers was the main reason for building a shelter. Over time, other aspects became important too, like seeing from inside the house, being more comfortable, the house looking better. The city also became part of the...
Not a day goes by without a news story about how waste finds its way into our beautiful oceans. With each such story, however, more and more efforts are dedicated to turning the tide on water pollution. Today, conservationists estimate that the waste count is in the trillions, amounting to over 260,000 tons of plastic...