Painful tradition of Ethiopian tribes
March 21, 2017
The lip plate, also known as a lip plug, or lip disc, is a form of body modification. Increasingly large discs (usually circular) are inserted into a pierced hole in either the upper or lower lip, or both, thereby stretching it. The term labret denotes all kinds of pierced-lip ornaments, including plates and plugs.
Humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen
March 15, 2017
Yemen, one of the Arab world's poorest countries, has been torn by a war between forces loyal to the internationally-recognized government of President Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi and those allied to the Houthi rebel movement. UN-brokered peace talks between the Houthi rebels and the government stalled in the summer of 2016.
Bringing down world's financial system
March 14, 2017
Under the leadership of Adolf Hitler, the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, or Nazi Party, grew into a mass movement and ruled Germany through totalitarian means from 1933 to 1945. Nazis are responsible for the Holocaust and many other grave crimes known to everyone, however, there are some facts you might not have heard about. The secret counterfeit plot is one of them.
Crimes punishable by death
March 10, 2017
Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The sentence that someone be punished in such a manner is referred to as a death sentence, whereas the act of carrying out the sentence is known as an execution.
Not a family orientated attraction
February 28, 2017
Guanajuato is a city and municipality in central Mexico. It was founded in 1559 due to the region's rich silver and gold deposits. Opulent colonial buildings, stunning tree-filled plazas and brightly colored houses are crammed onto the steep slopes of a ravine. Being best known internationally for its acclaimed annual international arts festival, the Festival Cervantino, the city is also home to one of the world’s scariest museums - the Mummy Museum (El Museo De Las Momias).
Polar bears - largest land carnivores
February 27, 2017
International Polar Bear Day is an annual event celebrated every February 27. This day is organized by Polar Bears International to raise awareness about the impact of global warming and reduced sea ice on polar bear populations. The day encourages people to find ways to reduce their carbon output, such as by turning down their thermostat or driving less. The day has also been used to encourage the installation of energy efficient insulation in houses.
Three wars and constitution
February 24, 2017
The dream of Cuban independence had existed for over a hundred years before the final war for independence from Spain began on February 24, 1895 and ended with a formal treaty signed in Paris on December 10, 1898. It was the last of three liberation wars that Cuba fought against Spain, after the Ten Years' War (1868–1878) and the Little War (1879–1880).
Reigning America's drug market
February 15, 2017
The Sinaloa Cartel is one of the most powerful Cartels in the world. It specializes in the distribution of cocaine and heroin. Having complete control over the Mexican states of Baja California, Durango, Sonora and Chihuahua, the organization has been targeted by the United States Intelligence Community (IC) as one of the most dangerous.
Cholera pandemics and Dr. Snow’s theory
February 13, 2017
Cholera is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. It infects the small intestine. Cholera is still active throughout the world. Estimates from 2010 say that between three- and five million people get cholera every year, and 58,000–130,000 people die from the disease every year.
Lobola, tribal tradition of biblical times
February 3, 2017
Some tribal traditions remain to be a mystery and a fascination for most of the modern world, although globalization and technologies grant an opportunity to learn more and more about the tribes that live in their own universe and have practices which are exclusively theirs.