Shoichi Uchiyama is a 59-year old Japanese author who has a terrible weakness for insects. His favorites are the green ants, hornet larvae, and silkworm pupae. One of his personal choices is a bunch of gently boiled spiders served on a bed of rice. He loves the insects boiled, roasted or even fried. Yes, he […]
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The Capuchin Order is an offshoot of the more famous Franciscans that branched out in the mid sixteenth century. Their names comes from the distinctive hood that the monks wear that has since lent its name to the popular coffee drink Cappuccino, whose foamed milk top it resembles. Even though this Order of the Friars […]
Make-up, hair extensions, teased hairstyles, clouds of hairspray, flippers (fake teeth), sophisticated costumes, screaming crowds (mostly mothers), weird postures, twitched face expressions, tiaras, trophies, money and more or less talent are the ingredients for the usual children beauty pageants, along with exercised smiles and hysterical crying and outbursts. Child beauty pageants are for contestants from […]
In a way, Venus Fly Traps are smarter than humans. When some humans hunt for food they lay out a trap, go retrieve the dead animal, cook it, and consume it. A lot of energy goes into their meal. The Venus Fly Trap on the other hand, just modifies part of itself into the trap. […]
Japan is a place where everyone is individual – but in groups. If you go to the park on a certain hour every Saturday, you’ll see hundreds of boys dressed as rock and rollers, dancing to rock and roll music… very seriously.So it’s no surprise that when girls want to display groundbreaking fashions that no-one […]
People often say that we are all gods children. After that, someone will probably say something like:”What was that god thinking about while creating any of those shown below?” Well, maybe even he had to take a rest from time to time and leave the course of nature on its own. But maybe they are […]
Some of amazing natural events you probably haven’t heard before… 1.Denmark Black Sun During spring in Denmark, at approximately one half an hour before sunset, flocks of more than a million European starlings (sturnus vulgaris) gather from all corners to join in the incredible formations shown above. This phenomenon is called Black Sun (in Denmark), […]