9 Interesting Facts about West Virginia that Might Surprise You
West Virginia is full of history, mystery, and beautiful mountains. It is a state that captures your heart with the kindness of the locals and the deep, rich history it contains. Whether you live there or are thinking about moving to WV, here are eight interesting facts that might surprise you about the Mountain State.
One Of The Oldest Hotels In West Virginia Is Also One Of The Most Haunted Places You’ll Ever Sleep
Not only is the Wells Inn one of the oldest haunted hotels in West Virginia, but it is also one of the few old hotels still in operation. The Inn is located in Sistersville, a town along the Ohio River in Tyler County.
Do the Toxic Men In Our Lives Come From the Toxic Mothers In Theirs?
We talk a lot about the toxic men that we settle for and marry our lives to. But where do they come from? As the old adage goes, they don’t come out of a cabbage patch. They are born from human beings. Sure, some of them grow into the abhorrent examples their father set for them…but what of the mothers involved in raising these toxic husbands and boyfriends?
The Family That Walks on All Fours Baffles Scientists Stating ¨They Shouldn´t Exist¨
The Ulas family from Turkey still walk on all fours, baffling scientists and stating a claim that they defy the understanding of human evolution. The family was first brought to the media's attention in 2006 when BBC aired a documentary called ¨The Family that Walks on All Fours¨.
What is abstract art and cubism?
Abstract Art is art that started at the beginning of the 20th century in Europe, it originally started with cubism, but later on started to develop into its own art style called abstract art, since 1910 abstract art has had ups and downs. It has become a very famous and distinct art form to this day. Abstract Art is art that avoids visual realism and instead uses bold and often unconventional colors, shapes, lines, marks (usually gestural), and forms to create its own sense of reality. This distortion allows the art to have deep underlying meanings which enhance the values of abstract art. The bold unconventional and free flowing nature of abstract art makes this more affective.
Nature's Self-Sustaining Wonder: The Unrivaled Crater Lake
Crater Lake is a remarkable natural wonder nestled in southern Oregon. This pristine and breathtaking destination is a must-see for nature enthusiasts and adventure seekers. Let's delve into five captivating facts about Crater Lake that will leave you in awe of this Oregonian favorite:
EV Hearse Sparks Online Debate
At an EV charging station recently, a driver encountered two kinds of electric vehicles that they weren't expecting to see and shared snapshots of the vehicles with the participants of the r/electricvehicles subreddit.
A study found paper straws contain chemicals that can cause thyroid disease and liver damage
According to reports, the new paper straw movement may be more harmful than plastic straws. A recent study has found that they contain ¨forever chemicals¨ and harm our health.
Hibberts Gore is America´s smallest town, with one resident
Hibberts Gore is the smallest town in the USA and is located along the southwestern coast in Maine. It is a total of 0.7 square miles and is home to one resident, Karen Keller.
Strange Japanese work laws that are still followed by most Japanese companies
You must handwrite your resume.You cannot type it up or use a computer—the reason is to feel the warmth of the people more. You must never take off your suit jacket at work, no matter what, unless you are the boss. It is due to a rule called Nenko Joretsu, which means the older you get, the better you are, and you can break specific rules, one being you can take your suit jacket off at work.
Swipe Your Hand: Amazon's New Cashless System
Yes, all you have to do is swipe your hand instead of your credit card or phone with Apple Pay. According to reports, Panera Bread and Coors Field Stadium in Colorado have already adopted this technology. To buy alcohol, a customer must hover their hand over an Amazon One device to verify they are over 21.
After being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, man turns a 250 million-year-old cave into a home
In 2007, Angelo Mastropietro was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis at 37. He decided to change his life, left his job in Australia, returned home to England, and bought a cave in Worcestershire, England, for £62,000.
If you see a duck on a Jeep owner's dash, this is what it means
When you buy a Jeep, you are automatically part of the Jeep community. However, with the rise of social media and the rise of Jeep owners, they have discovered a new way to make the Jeep community even closer. Let me introduce you to the Jeep Duck, also known as Ducking Jeep.
Lana Del Rey Working at Waffle House in Alabama?
Lana Del Rey was spotted by a fan working at a Waffle House in Florence, Alabama, on Thursday. The fan was Karina Cisneros Juarez, who even got a photograph with Lana. She then went on to update her social media and tell all her friends that she had just met Lana Del Rey and she was working at a Waffle House, stating:
Explore Mammoth Cave: Kentucky's Cool Escape
Mammoth Cave is the longest cave in the world, located in our beautiful bluegrass state, Kentucky. The cave system is over 405 miles which are mapped, and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Signs that you grew up poor, according to a viral Reddit thread
According to a recent Buzzfeed article, people are sharing their stories of how to tell if someone grew up poor on a viral Reddit thread. Most of us might not have even known we grew up poor until reading this list. I still do some things on the list, which may be a sign that I am still poor.
If you see a cowboy boot on a fence post, do not remove it, this is what it means
If you are driving down a rural country road and see a boot on a fence, most of us wonder what a boot is doing there. Who would put a good boot there or wonder if a cowboy is out there somewhere walking around missing a boot?
Eleven things you should be aware of before visiting Israel 2023, (opinion and travel advice)
When I go to a new country, I research what is essential. Transportation, clothing, weather, and whether or not the country is expensive or affordable. Yet with that said, you can make any country affordable if you want.
The World's Oddest Jobs: Unusual Professions You Won't Believe Exist
While most of us are familiar with traditional professions like doctors, teachers, or engineers, there are numerous unusual and eccentric jobs around the world that may surprise you. From strange cultural roles to niche occupations born out of unique circumstances, these odd jobs showcase the diversity and creativity of human work. In this article, we will explore some of the world's oddest jobs that you won't believe exist.
Fascinating Superstitions from Different Cultures: Beliefs and Traditions
Superstitions have long been a part of human culture, reflecting our beliefs, fears, and desire for luck and protection. From ancient civilizations to modern societies, different cultures around the world hold unique and intriguing superstitions. In this article, we will explore a collection of fascinating superstitions from different cultures, delving into the beliefs and traditions that shape these intriguing practices.