Lifestyle

9 Kinds of Fish You Shouldn’t Eat

Catfish can grow to considerable size. To accelerate their growth, many fish farmers feed them hormones, especially those fish imported from Asian countries. Free-grown catfish are much less dangerous and more nutritionally valuable. Read More »

Former Cement Factory near Barcelona Turned into a Mansion

When Spanish architect Ricardo Bofill stumbled upon an abandoned cement factory in 1973, he saw opportunity in the ruins. Bofill bought the early twentieth-century compound and, together with local Catalan craftsmen, transformed the sprawling structure of silos and compounds into an incredible fairytale home Read More »

Germiest Places in Home and Public

It’s easy for bacteria and food particles to get trapped in the crevasses of sponges, creating ideal conditions for bacteria to breed . Moist, dark—what else could bacteria ask for?! What to do: Try antibacterial sponges and dish soaps to limit the lesser of bacteria evils—but neither are very effective at controlling the spread of big name baddies like E. ... Read More »

Everyday Life in Cuba

The average Cuban salary is about 350-400 Peso Nacional. One Peso Convertible CUC equals 1 USA dollar or 24 Peso Nacional. Some people work for less in shops or museums. There are dentists earning as little as 12 dollars a month. Read More »

Islands you don’t want to travel to

The website Active Times reports: In this day and age people often think that they can travel anywhere as long as they have the time and money to spend. People expand their horizons and travel to places they know little about. Islands are especially popular among people looking for an exotic and adventurous vacation. Izu Islands, Japan The seven Izu ... Read More »

Award winning wilderness animal photos for 2016

 The awards are the brainchild of Tanzania-based photographers Tom Sullam and Paul Joynson-Hicks, who launched the contest last year.This year, the group received nearly 3,000 entries. While high-quality photos can be more competitive, the contest ultimately only has one inviolable rule: Be funny. Read More »

Unseen photos of Istanbul in 120 years ago

 A sculpture depicting a lion on a snake has been put back in its original place at the Dolmabahçe Palace after 120 years. The sculpture, owned by the palace, had been at the Kalender Military Officer’s Club. The sculpture was returned to the National Palace yesterday at a ceremony. Read More »

Lady Gaga poses for Versace ad

Versace opened it’s first official boutique in the capital only two months ago. Considering the social limitations in the country it was a bit of a surprise. Perhaps less so now as other luxury brands have opened locations in the same area. Just last week though a Lady Gaga photo promotion in the official Instagram page of the the boutique ... Read More »