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Continents: How Many Are There, Really?

Are there six continents, or seven? What constitutes the boundaries of a continent? We look for the answer in this post.
Modern Toilet Restaurant

30 of the World’s Weirdest Theme Restaurants

The weirdest and most bizarre theme restaurants around the world.
New Yorker Flipping the Bird

New Yorkers – Rude? A Look at Speech Patterns in NYC

I just finished reading an interesting article on a completely different aspect on the differences in communication in English among the various regions in...

Smok Wawelski, the Dragon of Wawel Hill

The legend of Smok Wawelski, the dragon of Krakow's Wawel Hill, from Polish folklore.

99 Rude and Obscene Place Names Around the World (In English)

This is what happens when I run out of ideas of things to write about - 5th grade Christian comes out. Here are 99...

5 Iconic Movie Locations to Visit in the USA

America, home of the blockbuster, movie stars, Hollywood and more films than you can shake a stick at! While many of us have viewed...
Giancarlo Alberti's Watch the Gray Exhibition at Local Project, LIC, NYC

Interview with Giancarlo Alberti, Deputy Consul, Consulate General of Chile in New York

An interview with Giancarlo Alberti Barrios, the Deputy Consul of Chile's consulate in New York, along with a look at his personal artwork.

Foods of Jamaica

Growing up in New York City, I've long been familiar with the foods that Jamaicans eat and prepare, but on my recent trip to...

The Easiest Places to Travel From

25 busiest airport systems in world, most passengers airports
Demonym endings

What’s a Demonym?

A demonym is the adjectival word that describes the people of the place in question.