Monthly Archives: February 2012

What is Mardi Gras?

Mardi Gras literary means ‘Fat Tuesday’ that comes just before the ‘Ash Wednesday’ that marks the start of the Catholic fasting season known as Lent. Since this is the last day before the fasting season, people indulge in various fun-filled… Read more.

What are Illuminated Manuscripts?

Illuminated Manuscripts are manuscripts that feature not only text but a variety of decoration elements like borders, illustrations, paintings, etc. In some cases, it is also found that these manuscripts have been decorated with precious metals like gold and silver…. Read more.

What is Nyotaimori?

Nyotaimori, also known as ‘Body Sushi’, is a type of sushi or sashimi that is served on the body of a women, typically naked women body. This kind of serving is rarely found in some parts of the world. This… Read more.

What is Guy Fawkes Night?

Guy Fawkes Night, sometimes also referred to as Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes Day, is an annual celebration that takes place in the UK around November 5. On this night, people in most parts of Great Britain light bonfires, fireworks… Read more.

What is Doo Dah Parade?

Doo Dah Parade is an annual event that takes place in Pasadena, California in the US, usually during the winter days or fall. Although the event was initially started in Pasadena, it is now held at various locations at Ohio, Ocean… Read more.

What is Burning Man?

Burning Man is an annual art and culture event held in Black Rock Desert in Nevada, USA. The event begins on a week before the American Labor Day on a Monday. This event is known as Burning Man because a… Read more.

What is Polterabend?

Polterabend, if not a weird tradition, is a very strand wedding custom practiced in Germany. In this tradition, the guests arrive a night before the wedding, and together all of them break porcelain. Such an act is believed to bring… Read more.

List of Some Deceptive Advertising Examples

Sometimes, messages and promises in advertisements are too good to be true. If they intended exaggeration (and to be a bit funny), customers would not mind it. However, some ads are simply deceptive and convey false messages. Here are a… Read more.