Archive - December 2016

Top 15 Most Popular Horse Breeds

Did you know that horses can’t vomit? Or the fact that their teeth never stops growing? There are a lot of things you might not be knowing about horses. Let me help you. Are you ready? Here they come. The word ‘chivalry’ is indebted to the French word for horse or ‘cheval.’ A horse drinks at least 25 gallons of water each day. While male horses are called stallions, females are termed...

Top 10 Chilling Stories Of Modern Day Cannibalism

As Wikipedia says, Cannibalism is the act or practice of humans eating the flesh or internal organs of other human beings. Gross. As weird and gruesome as it sounds, there have been several instances where people have committed this act, either as means of pleasure, perversion, survival, or as a traditional custom. Here is a list of top ten chilling stories of modern day cannibalism. (Warning:...

21st Birthday Gift Ideas: 15 Cute Birthday Presents

Women buy more gifts than men do. But even we admit that gift giving takes lot of work. And if you’re anything like me, you must be absolutely clueless (no, I’m not kidding!) on what you should be getting on your cousin’s or your sister’s/brother’s or your (boy/girl)friend’s 21st birthday. Notwithstanding if the happy occasion is a month, a fortnight or even a week away, I have made...

12 Signs you’re a Feminist

“Feminism is a range of political movements, ideologies, and social movements that share a common goal: to define, establish, and achieve political, economic, personal, and social rights for women. This includes seeking to establish equal opportunities for women in education and employment.” This is Wikipedia’s take on feminism. It is noteworthy to add that feminism doesn’t intend to...

Top 10 Different Types of Marriages

Let’s talk history. The word ‘wife’ is said to have its roots in the word ‘weip’ (‘to turn, twist or wrap). If not, it’s positively derived from the word ‘ghwip’ (‘shame’ or ‘pudenda’). Now the word ‘husband’ is indebted to ‘husbondi’ (‘master of the house’). Similarly, the word ‘spouse’ has come a long way from the word ‘sponsus’ (‘bridegroom’)...

Top 20 Cutest Cat Breeds

Did you know that cats can sleep for 20 hours or 70% of their lives? Or the fact that cats “may express great affection toward humans or other animals”? Or Abraham Lincoln kept four cats in the White House? Or that the domestication of cats had commenced in China? Cats can live alongside dogs, if socialized correctly. They can also control pest in your home by doing away with the likes of...

15 Best Body Lotions for Winters

My most favorite time of the year is here – Winters. We associate winters with chilly winds, fogs, hoodies, hot cups of tea and coffee and dry skin. Yes! The atmosphere around us is sapped of moisture during winters which tends to dry out our skin. Worry no more, for we bring you the best body lotions for winters to ensure that your skin stays smooth, happy and healthy this season.   15...

Top 10 Winter Skincare Tips

“The days are getting colder, have a warm heart.” (And a healthy, moisturized skin). I love winters, but the only drawback is that my skin tends to get really dry, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. Dry skin is very common in winter weather because the humidity levels in the atmosphere drop. The air outside becomes cold and dry, which causes the water and moisture in our skin to...

10 Things you’ll understand if you Love to Read

“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading! How much sooner one tires of anything than of a book! — When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.” –Jane Austen Reading is undoubtedly one of the most glorious pastimes ever devised by man. The feeling of having a book in your hand and reading it is nothing less than having a...

10 Things You’ll Understand if You have a Younger Sister

“Having a sister is like having a best friend you can’t get rid of. You know whatever you do, they’ll still be there.” – Amy Li Siblings are a blessing, and sisters are a boon. No matter how much we fight and want to kill each other, we would always want them to be with us at the end of the day. I share a love-hate relationship with my sister. We really couldn’t stand each other when...