Film trivia is vital to breaking awkward silences and enlivening the dullest of evenings everywhere, so prepare to dazzle your friends with these 51 trivia facts you might not know. 1. Die Hard originated from the failed script of Commando 2. 2. Samuel L. Jackson demanded that the studio keep Snakes on a Plane as the title because it… Continue reading Fascinating movie trivia to stump even the biggest movie buff.
Moonlight triggers the world’s biggest orgy, strange creatures emerge from the depths, and waves glow blue. Some phenomena in the ocean can only be witnessed after dark. 1. Bioluminescence makes the sea shimmer You may have seen the pictures. It’s night-time in an impossibly exotic location. Waves are breaking on the beach. The water is… Continue reading The ocean has always held a mysterious attraction for many people, here’s an interesting article about the scientific reasons oceans are so fascinating
Over the past few decades, Halloween celebrations have gained in popularity, not only with children and families, but with all those fascinated with the spooky and scary. As a scholar of myth and religion in popular culture, I look at Halloween with particular interest – especially the ways in which today’s Halloween tradition came to evolve. A Pre-Christian Tradition Many practices… Continue reading The fascinating history of Halloween.
Hollywood: Perhaps no other place on earth evokes the same air of show-business magic and glamour. The legend of Hollywood began in the early 20th century and is an earmark of modern American society rich in history and innovation. The origin of movies and motion pictures began in the late 1800’s, with the invention of… Continue reading The fascinating history of the Hollywood movie industry.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Reuters) – Scientists taking on the deep questions of whether cats are liquid or solid, how holding a crocodile influences gambling and whether playing the didgeridoo can help cure snoring were honored Thursday at the Ig Nobel Prize spoof awards. The prizes are the brainchild of Marc Abrahams, editor of the Annals of… Continue reading Liquid cats, crocodile bets and didgeridoos win Ig Nobel science prizes
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Analysing a mixture of earth samples and meteorites, scientists have shed new light on the sequence of events that led to the creation of the planets Earth and Mars. Read Article: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/09/170927133629.htm