Christmas is the most celebrated holiday of the year, but how much do you know about it really? How many of you know who the first person to decorate a Christmas tree was? Any idea who invented electric Christmas lights? This list will give you all the answers you are looking for, and enlighten you about ten not so well-known facts about Christmas….Read More
When we think about harvest festivals, we automatically think of Thanksgiving in the United States. But there have always been harvest festivals everywhere – autumn celebrations jubilantly thanking the gods for their gracious, abundant bounty, and praying for their blessing to live and thrive for another year.
Harvest festivals go back to the dawn of agriculture. Naturally, the original holidays have long since faded away due to the vast social and religious changes over the centuries. But there are many modern harvest festivals and national holidays similar to the American Thanksgiving, each with its own traditions and stories. This list showcases ten harvest festivals, and their accompanying narratives….Read More
Some people look scary because that’s the way nature made them, while others try hard to make themselves look scary. Sometimes they even try to make it worse by acting the creepiest way possible. But don’t judge a book by its cover; most of the time, many of the people who look spooky or act crazy are actually shy and quiet people. Maybe their creepy looks and scary attitudes are just shields protecting their sensitivities. But no matter what……Read More