The artistry of the perfect cappuccino
Cappuccino art has been a recent trend, but one coffee shop in India has taken it to a whole new level. With intricate designs and an extra bit of sparkle, their cappuccinos have taken over the Instagram food trend, and are definitely striking. Would you order one?
History of the Olympic Games
The Olympics are divided into two seasons, summer and winter, and are held in alternating two-year intervals. Athletes from all over the world come together to compete in the Olympic Games. In the early days of the games, truces were made during war in order to celebrate the best of the best in various athletic events.
You’re going green the wrong way
You may feel like global climate change is a looming threat getting larger every day, no matter how many reusable shopping bags you have. Throwing cups of water at a wildfire might not seem like it helps very much, but the responsibility of going green isn’t only on individuals.
The key to mastering the triple axel
If you are watching the winter Olympics or have seen figure skaters perform, you might have heard the term triple axel. This is a jump in which a skater has to turn three and a half times while in the air, and obviously land without falling. Why is it such a big deal? These professionals make it look so easy but it's a very complicated and skillful move.
Solve this riddle to earn your inheritance
Here’s a riddle to solve: You and your relatives have been called to your uncle’s mansion for the reading of his will. He was quite wealthy and wanted you to have his money. But being the mysterious uncle he is, he put the key to the inheritance in a riddle. Will you be able to solve the locker riddle and claim your inheritance?
The shift from artistry to technical in figure ska
Over the years, scoring figure skating in competitions and at the Olympics has changed, but is it for the better? Scoring has moved from an emphasis on artistry to an overall focus on technical achievement. This means someone failing a more technical jump can score more points than someone executing an easier one flawlessly.
MUST SEE: North Korea’s cheering army of beautie
North Korea’s participation in this year’s Olympic Games is something to watch, but they have also brought a group of 230 cheerleaders to support their athletes. These women, called Kim’s “Army of Beauties” will be performing globally for the first time. They are specifically chosen based on height and family background, and their performance should not be missed.
How to experience Virtual Reality without a headse
Virtual Reality is the new trend in gaming, and has even been extended to other forms of entertainment. The setup can become quite costly, and if you’ve ever tried it, sometimes the headset is a bit bulky and uncomfortable to wear. But, in South Korea, there is a 360-degree theater that lets you experience the wonder of VR, without the need for a headset.
Problems with cute and cuddly pandas
Since Panda bears are native to China, that means the bulk of responsibility for preserving the species and rebuilding the wild populations is on Chinese panda bear breeders. But the recent decline in population isn’t the only thing that’s an obstacle for bringing panda numbers back -- it’s the pandas themselves. Pandas are particularly difficult to breed, and even more difficult to keep alive as babies.
Just how much does it cost to host the Olympics?
The Olympics are an amazing world event that highlights different countries coming together and competing in some old-fashioned athletics. Each time, the Olympics are held in a different country, and in order to get the location, cities put in a bid for it. But the cost of the Olympics has quickly become an economic burden on the cities that host.
RARE footage of the Red Baron’s funeral
His name may be a household term now, and for good reason. At the time of his death, the Red Baron was the top ace in WWI, having shot down 80 opponents. His accomplishments were so grand that he was awarded a full military funeral, which was luckily recorded by a cinematographer from the War Records Department.
Smokejumpers: the elite firefighters of California
When forest fires are too dangerous to land near, the elite smokejumpers of California are called in. For these brave men and women, jumping out of a plane into the forest is just another part of their day. But landing in the wilderness to fight fires takes more than just a good parachute.
8 rare creatures that are getting close to extinct
There are so many species on Earth, from large whales to small hummingbirds. Many of these animals are thriving in the wild, and have been put under protection from harmful things like deforestation, loss of habitat, and poaching. But even so, there are some animals that have been destroyed almost to the point of extinction.
Racing through the skies in WWI
Combat has evolved drastically over the years, and the first World War marks a turning point for what was to become modern day war. This event led to the innovation of different tactics and tools used in war, some so deadly they have been internationally banned. One of the innovations was bringing the fighting to the skies.
The reason Apple doesn’t use social media
Have you ever wanted to check out the news about Apple, explored their Facebook or Twitter accounts only to find old posts? It may be hard to understand why Apple stays out of social media so much, where others are keeping up their accounts on a daily basis.
What is the difference between Disneyland and Disn
When it comes to amusement parks, those made by Walt Disney reign supreme. But are they both the same? Disneyland, in Anaheim, California is the original, yet Disney World in Florida boasts the larger space. You may think that size is the only difference, but it isn’t.
How the Chinese are ditching cash and credit cards
Before credit cards, cash was the main way to complete a transaction, whether it was buying food or essentials. But as technologies developed and consumerism increased, cash is slowly becoming a thing of the past and paying with plastic has taken its place. But in China, the future isn’t a credit card, nor is it cash. Instead, they have been paving the way for a wallet-free lifestyle.
Best compilation of Tide ads will make you laugh
This year, all you needed to know is that "It's a Tide ad!" Tide created some fun commercials this year, so if you missed any of them the first time through, here's another chance to catch them all. My favorite was the Mr. Clean one. Which is your favorite?
Wedding dress designs as unique as the bride
Everyone wants to do something unique for their wedding, whether it be the location, theme, or music. For the bride, the most important piece that really highlights her personality is the wedding dress. It not only needs to be beautiful, but unique and meaningful to the bride. One designer has taken her wedding dresses to a whole new level.
The search for life in space
Ever heard of “cryobots”? NASA and an engineer by the name of Bill Stone have partnered together to create this unusual and innovative new robot. These “cryobots” are specifically designed to find life on other planets. But in order to make sure that they will survive the extremes of space and other planets, Bill Stone and the folks at NASA must go to some of the most remote corners of the Earth.
Finally, a way to reuse those little “do not eat
Ever wondered exactly what those little packets you find in food and other products are for? They say do not eat, but that’s not because they are toxic, but instead a choking hazard. You probably just threw them away, but they can actually be very useful in more ways than you think.
Blue ramen noodles for dessert
Ramen noodles are a versatile food that I'm sure you've had at one point. Whether you are a little low on money and need a quick bite, or want a nice noodle base for a gourmet meal, ramen is a great choice. But one place in New York has been serving a new type of ramen noodle, and it’s for dessert!
Professional interior designer transforms home in
You may think of Sims 4 as a game for kids, or maybe it brings up some fun memories of when you played it when you were younger. But this lifestyle game can be used for so much more. Even Sims houses need a refresh every once in a while, and who better to do it than an interior designer?
The Noxgear Tracer 360 can help you stay visible a
Sometimes the only free time you have to exercise is at night. If you like to walk, run or bike outdoors, you need to make sure to stay safe so cars can see you. With this new product, you will never have to worry about being visible at night again. There's even one for your dog!