Category: Lifestyle

Weird things plumbers have found while working

Today is National Hug a Plumber Day, but before you embrace yours, let’s have a laugh. From fixing a busted toilet or a broken pipe, most plumbers try their best to repair all sorts of things typical homeowners and renters don’t want to mess with. So it’s no wonder that when they delve into the […]

Adorable polar bear makes her debut at zoo

Polar bear cub Nanook and her mother were captured exploring their enclosure for the first time at the Zoom Erlebniswelt zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, on Friday. Friedemann Vogel EPA via ShutterstockPolar bear cub Nanook explores her enclosure at the Zoom ‘Erlebniswelt’ Zoo in Gelsenkirchen, Germany, April 13, 2018. In the photos, the mama bear can […]

Adorable police pups train to fight crime

If only your first day at work was this much fun! Lexie, Maddie and Rosie are the newest additions to the Australian Federal Police force. The German shepherd puppies are seen in a video posted on the AFP’s Facebook page in their full “In Training” gear, bounding across fields and through obstacle courses. They look […]

April Fools’ Day: How did it start?

Almost everyone has fallen victim to an April Fools’ Day joke. But why does this tomfoolery take place every year on April 1? The origin of the holiday is a bit tricky. Some historians trace back the impish tradition to Geoffrey Chaucer’s “The Canterbury Tales” in 1392. One of them, called “The Nun’s Priest’s Tale,” […]

Inside Berlin’s most expensive apartment

0 Shares Email Berlin’s days of being “Poor, but sexy” – as a former mayor once famously described it – are apparently over. While the city still retains its hip, gritty veneer, attracting artists and creative-types in droves, the sprawling metropolis is increasingly gaining an air of luxury that was unthinkable just a few years […]

Holocaust survivor, 93, finally receives his bar mitzvah

A month before Samuel Heider was to be bar mitzvahed, a rite of passage for every Jewish teen, World War II broke out. When the Nazis invaded Poland, where the 93-year-old lived in a small village, his family was separated and sent to concentration camps. His parents, sisters and brothers perished, he said. “I never […]