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8 Curious Facts About the Victorian Era That Made Us Appreciate the Current Times

8 Curious Facts About the Victorian Era That Made Us Appreciate the Current Times
Curiosities
week ago

The Victorian era, the reign of Queen Victoria (from 1837 to 1901), was the time that brought changes in fashion, mentality and everyday habits. But some rules and beliefs of that period seem so outdated that we are glad we don’t have to follow them now. We have listed the most exotic ones, and the ones that have taken our breath away. And there’s a bonus at the end of this article where you’ll find out what creatures Victorians kept as pets at home.

“Gossip Girl” Star Ed Westwick Found His Blair in Real Life

“Gossip Girl” Star Ed Westwick Found His Blair in Real Life
People
3 weeks ago

The Gossip Girl star Ed Westwick found his Blair in real life. Only her name is Amy Jackson. And, he didn’t propose in New York’s Upper East Side but during the couple’s ski trip to Switzerland where he got down on one knee as he popped the question.

Paris Hilton’s Latest Family Photo Sparks Speculation As Some People Spot a Curious Detail

Paris Hilton’s Latest Family Photo Sparks Speculation As Some People Spot a Curious Detail
People
month ago

The heiress and entrepreneur, known for her glamorous lifestyle and socialite status, shared a candid glimpse into her personal life, featuring her family in a seemingly ordinary moment. However, eagle-eyed fans quickly noticed a curious detail in the frame, sparking a wave of discussion. As the internet buzzes with theories, the enigmatic element in the photo has become the latest focal point of interest.

Who Is Harry Styles Dating? Meet His New Girlfriend, Everything We Know About Relationship

Who Is Harry Styles Dating? Meet His New Girlfriend, Everything We Know About Relationship
Relationships
month ago

Many people are curious, Who Is Harry Styles Dating? But he has consistently maintained a high level of privacy regarding his romantic relationships. Since gaining fame with One Direction, Styles has been involved in several high-profile partnerships. Even in the early stages of his career, he grabbed headlines for his relationship with the late Caroline Flack. Shortly thereafter, paparazzi photos of Styles and Taylor Swift on a Central Park date went viral. Styles has also been associated with various Victoria’s Secret models, including Kendall Jenner and Camille Rowe.

Why Cameron Diaz Wanted to Normalize Separate Bedrooms for Married Couples

Why Cameron Diaz Wanted to Normalize Separate Bedrooms for Married Couples
Relationships
month ago

Cameron Diaz is openly sharing her views on what she believes should be a more accepted arrangement in married life. In her latest interview, the actress discussed her previous thoughts on an ideal domestic setup, specifically focusing on the concept of married partners having individual bedrooms. She advocates for the normalization of this idea, suggesting it could benefit marital relationships.

7 Iconic Dynasties That Have Had a Huge Impact on the World

7 Iconic Dynasties That Have Had a Huge Impact on the World
People
month ago

In the vast world of celebrities, it’s surprising how many generations of talent share familial ties without us even realizing it. While we admire the achievements of individual stars, it often escapes our notice that some iconic figures are connected by blood.

New Christmas Movies That Are Just Perfect for the Holidays

New Christmas Movies That Are Just Perfect for the Holidays
Films
2 months ago

The cold winter season is just perfect for staying in and spending cozy evenings together with your family, friends, and loved ones. And sometimes, we just need to feel lazy and relaxed and watch a good movie. To help you with this, we’ve created a list of some new Christmas movies that will make you smile, laugh, and feel nostalgic. These movies are great for a wide range of audiences, as some are purely Christmas-oriented and suitable for families, while others are fantastic for date nights.

Paris Hilton Shares How Having Children Reshaped Her Life

Paris Hilton Shares How Having Children Reshaped Her Life
Family & kids
2 months ago

Paris Hilton, the famous socialite and businesswoman, is starting a new chapter at 42 as a mom to not one, but two babies. Her decision challenges the usual timeline for having kids and brings attention to the idea that having children later in life might have special benefits. As Hilton happily goes through the experience of raising her little ones, it sparks conversations about how we think about planning a family. Many now believe that waiting until later provides people with more life experiences, stability, and a clearer understanding of themselves, making them more ready to enjoy the happiness of being parents.

A Woman Married a Victorian Ghost After He Made a Surprise Visit to Her Bedroom

A Woman Married a Victorian Ghost After He Made a Surprise Visit to Her Bedroom
Relationships
3 months ago

For most people, being ghosted in a relationship is a bad thing, but for Brocarde, a haunting ultimately led to her getting married. The young woman, who fell in love with the spirit of a Victorian soldier, made an appearance on a TV show to share her story about her ghostly partner, and discuss the details of their extraordinary nuptials. Brocarde also opened up about the challenges that come with living alongside a phantom husband.

Sophie Turner Unfollows Priyanka Chopra Amid Joe Jonas Divorce

Sophie Turner Unfollows Priyanka Chopra Amid Joe Jonas Divorce
People
4 months ago

Sophie Turner and Priyanka Chopra have subtly indicated that they may no longer be as close as they once were, particularly in light of Turner’s ongoing divorce from Joe Jonas. In the past, Sophie and Priyanka seemed to share a close bond, even going on double dates with Joe and Nick.

“My Brain Was Misfiring,” Brendan Fraser Recalls Starving While Filming “George of the Jungle”

“My Brain Was Misfiring,” Brendan Fraser Recalls Starving While Filming “George of the Jungle”
People
4 months ago

Brendan Fraser is a well-known actor admired for his talent, good looks, and charming personality, which have left a strong impression on people. He’s done amazing acting in big movies like The Mummy and George of the Jungle, which many people loved. Even though he took a short break from acting at one point, he’s back now, and his fans are really excited to see him on the big screen again.

Why Europe Doesn’t Build Skyscrapers Like US or Asia

Why Europe Doesn’t Build Skyscrapers Like US or Asia
Curiosities
7 months ago

Most of Europe’s skyscrapers are concentrated in 5 cities. But even combined, all these places have fewer skyscrapers than New York City alone! For a building to be considered a modern skyscraper, it has to be about 490 ft high, which means it should have at least 40 to 50 stories. A story is simply one floor of a building with an average of 14 feet from floor to ceiling.If you had visited the US just before the 1870s, you’d have found only one skyscraper. The Home Insurance Building in Chicago was the world’s first high-rise building, with 10 floors. Wow! North America started to construct more and more high-rise buildings. It happened because cities were getting too populated. Every piece of land was too valuable.

Samantha’s Back! Kim Cattrall is Officially Returning to “Sex and the City” Amid Feud Reports

Samantha’s Back! Kim Cattrall is Officially Returning to “Sex and the City” Amid Feud Reports
People
8 months ago

When Sex and the City fans discovered that the show was getting a reboot without the biggest fan-favorite character Samantha, the outrage was overwhelming. Now, it seems that the creators of And Just Like That... have learned from their mistakes and decided to bring Kim Cattrall to the new show after all. The news is coming amid reports of an ongoing on-set feud between Cattrall and the show’s lead, Sarah Jessica Parker. Let’s learn more about Samantha’s long-overdue return.

Pierce Brosnan Revealed He NEVER Gets Angry and the Trick That Helps Him Keep His Cool

Pierce Brosnan Revealed He NEVER Gets Angry and the Trick That Helps Him Keep His Cool
People
8 months ago

Researchers say that the average person gets angry at least once a day, and annoyed or mildly irritated several times in the span of 24 hours. On the other hand the experience of anger can vary widely, and world-famous actor Pierce Brosnan recently made headlines when he declared that he never gets angry, at all. The James Bond star also shared the simple activity that helps him keep his emotions under control.

A Story of Amy Winehouse Who Gave Freedom to Be Unique

A Story of Amy Winehouse Who Gave Freedom to Be Unique
People
9 months ago

Amy Winehouse was one of the most influential musicians of the 21st century. From her beehive hairstyle to her bold eyeliner and tattoos, Amy’s distinct look was as iconic. Her unique voice and raw, emotionally charged lyrics set her apart from her contemporaries and made her a standout in the music industry.

Scientists Discovered a Huge River Under Black Sea

Scientists Discovered a Huge River Under Black Sea
Curiosities
3 months ago

Let us play a little guessing game, shall we? Can you name the sixth-largest river on Earth in terms of volume? That’s the amount of water that flows through a waterway. The first couple of rivers are easy to list. Number one is, of course, the Amazon River [South America]. Then we have the Congo [Africa] and the Ganges [India]. Feel free to name all the rivers on the planet. You won’t get any closer to the answer. Why? Because this river is not on the surface but underneath the waves of the Black Sea.

The Moving Lesson the Late Chadwick Boseman Left for Fellow Actor Michael B. Jordan

The Moving Lesson the Late Chadwick Boseman Left for Fellow Actor Michael B. Jordan
People
9 months ago

Michael B. Jordan, who co-starred alongside Chadwick Boseman in Marvel’s highly successful movie, Black Panther (2018), recently spoke about the valuable lessons he learned from the late actor and how he still serves as an inspiration to him. Despite their close friendship being cut short by Boseman’s death in 2020, Jordan remains grateful for the time they spent together on and off set.

Mysterious Doll Found in 1889 Baffles Scientists to This Day

Mysterious Doll Found in 1889 Baffles Scientists to This Day
Curiosities
4 months ago

You know, it’s kinda funny how one little mystery that can change our whole idea of human evolution makes this little clay doll so unique. This is one of the world’s most important and impressive archaeological finds. And here’s why.There’s an area called Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument — it’s close to the small town of Nampa in southwestern Idaho. This US National Natural Landmark has the most extensive collection of fossils of ancient plants and animals that lived in North America before the Ice Age. For example, paleontologists have recently found the remains of an ancient horse that ran across green meadows about 10,000 years ago.

Supersonic Passenger Planes Are Coming Back

Supersonic Passenger Planes Are Coming Back
Curiosities
4 months ago

Welcome aboard our flight from London to Miami. It will take us 4 hours 30 minutes. The weather in Miami is... wait — did the pilot just say 4 hours and a half? It sounds like a dream, but it will most likely become our reality in less than 10 years from now! Boom Supersonic, an aircraft manufacturer, is working on a passenger supersonic jet called the Overture that will be able to carry 65 to 80 people at twice the speed of current commercial aircraft. One of the major American airlines is interested in buying around 40 planes.

8 Most Expensive Engineering Mistakes the World Has Seen

8 Most Expensive Engineering Mistakes the World Has Seen
Curiosities
4 months ago

They say, whoever they are, that the greatest mistake a person can ever make is to be afraid of making one. Okay, but when it comes to construction stuff, it’s best to avoid them altogether. Not only they can be perilous, but quite pricey too! Like Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington.

Where Is the Real FIFA World Cup Trophy Now?

Where Is the Real FIFA World Cup Trophy Now?
Curiosities
4 months ago

On July 30, 1930, thousands of fans were watching the first ever FIFA World Cup final in Montevideo, Uruguay. 13 nations participated in the championship. Finally, the hosts defeated its neighbors, Argentina, with a score of 4-2. That day, team Uruguay lifted the FIFA main trophy for the first time in history.

Get Ready to Eat Bugs || The Future of Farming

Get Ready to Eat Bugs || The Future of Farming
Curiosities
4 months ago

If you feel tired of cooking but aren’t ready to switch to fast food, there’s some great news for you. In the near future, the whole process will become easier than ever. Your kitchen robots will do all the work for you. You’ll order your high-tech sous-chef to cook any meal of your choice on your way home. It will gather the necessary ingredients, peel, grind, fry, boil, and do everything that has to be done. All you’ll have to do is make sure those ingredients are in the fridge. Or get a shopping robot.