Christmas Around the World
We have our Christmas traditions in the United States like Christmas cards, Christmas trees, stuffing stockings and many more. Not everyone around the world has the same traditions. Most countries celebrate Christmas but they do it in their own way.
Father's Day, a Celebration Around the World
Father’s Day in the United States, United Kingdom and Canada falls on the third Sunday in June. The first Father’s Day celebration was in 1910 in Spokane, Washington but it didn’t become an official holiday until 1972. Father’s Day is c…
Netherland’s Food #1 in the World
When it comes to healthy, nutritious and affordable diet eating, the Netherlands is number one in the world. Oxfam’s ‘Good Enough to Eat’ index has all European countries in the top 20 with the exception of Australia, they came in 8th.
Demark Ranked Number 1 in the World as Happiest
Denmark has been named the happiest country on the planet, again. It seems like every year, since 1973 when the study first came out, Denmark has been at the top of the list. The Danes wonder why, but the facts are there.
There are six factors used to determine the happiest country: A large gross dom…
Mayan Calendar Does Not Predict the End of the World
According to the Mayan calendar the end of the world will be December 20, 2012, a date not too far away. It is understandable how this myth started but the fact is the Mayan calendar does not predict the end of the world. The calendar responsible for the end of the world myth is the Mayan long count…