There are loads of facts that are not a matter of daily speculation. Things that we are not actively thinking about, simply because they are not crucial. And when we come across them, there is the inevitable "Ahaa, it didn't occur to me" moment. Did you know these?
Twenty four hours a day and three hundred sixty-five days a year. These numbers are so prominently known that we tend to forget that they only belong to the Earth, and even here with an inaccuracy factor of nearly 4 minutes per day. So how long do a day and a year take on the other planets in our Solar system?
It’s time to revisit the question of how well you know the movies. Following up on the last quiz several months ago, here is a list of new movies to help train your brain cells. And the answers will be found in this place on Friday in the form of weekend movie picks.
The 23rd edition of the Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF), one of the biggest film festivals in Southeastern Europe, has kicked off on Friday, the 11th August. The day after, on 12th August, the Youth Initiative for Human Rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina (YIHR BiH) has launched Docu Corner, a place for debate and reflection on films screened as part of the Documentaries Competition Programme at the Film Festival.
TolfArte, the award-winning arts and crafts festival, celebrated its 13th anniversary last week. The most anticipated Italian party of the summer took place between the 4th and 6th August on the streets of Tolfa, a picturesque small town situated about 80 kilometers northwest of the Italian capital of Rome, in a spectacular setting made with recycled materials by artist Riccardo Pasquini.
The summer is here… Can you hear it knocking on your door? Or is it missing some beat? Well, even if you live in a European country where it’s still cold - let these music festivals warm you up a little! Jump on the plane and follow the sound!
The nature of human beings is such that they like to follow certain superstitions and to believe in the magical powers behind them. It adds a bit of romance and sometimes a pleasant feeling of supernatural forces being at work in our rational lifestyle. Today, we bring you the most prevailing regional and universal beliefs and superstitions around the world.
We humans like to consider ourselves as higher beings, though today, you may find some of these facts about animals, interesting enough to change the way you look at them. They can communicate using a form of a name, they adopt the little ones of others when necessary, some of them even have a best friend. Do you want to know more? Check out our gallery.
Repetitive motifs in photography have a comforting effect on the eye. Geometry has been used in photography and painting since the beginning of art. Whether the geometric objects are hidden or obvious, the human eye has the ability to link individual objects with a geometric pattern. Circles represent a closed and complete sphere, lines appear to move, triangles create tension, squares and rectangles create a balance. Check out our gallery.
The word Pareidolia may not mean anything to you at first, but when I add that it is a term for the psychological phenomenon by which we see familiar objects – often faces, for example – in clouds or on rocks, it might sound more recognisable. Look at our gallery to see places where pareidolia are hidden.