Most people at some point have had to play detective with an item they ordered online. While a bit of sleuthing can occasionally be fun, it may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a trial Amazon are quietly rolling out.
Yodellers in Switzerland have something to sing about after a university revealed it will offer degrees in the alpine art-form. The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Luasa) will run a three-year bachelor’s degree and a twoyear master’s, starting from the 2018-19 academic year.
A Japanese Kayabuki bar in Utsunomiya is attracting attention from tourists due to the fame of its most popular waiters -- 17-year-old macaque named Fuku-chan. Kaoru Otsuka said his first pet monkey, Yacchan, was given to him by an acquaintance several years ago.
In the Iranian city of Shiraz is a unique restaurant, built entirely of salt. Walls, tables, chairs and even the stairs are made of this white mineral. Visitors appreciated not only by the creativity institutions, but also the benefits that it brings health.
Each spring, from 22 March to 13 May, the Keukenhof Gardens in Lisse, Holland come alive with blooming flowers in every colour of the rainbow. Come tip-toe through the tulips at the world’s largest flower gardens from 22 March to 13 May 2018.
If you’ve been looking for something to help you leave the house even less than you currently do, you’re probably going to love “Human Uber” a tech concept that allows people to be present anywhere using another person’s body.
Two straight best friends from Dublin, Ireland, decided to get married in order to avoid paying around $60,000 in inheritance tax. Murphy had planned to give his house to his best friend, but was surprised to find out how much the inheritance tax would be.
The Tea Terrace, based in House of Fraser’s Oxford Street branch, has become Europe’s first location to deliver the “Selfieccino,” which features an image of customers’ faces on the frothy topping of their drinks.
Search giant Google is set to acquire five acres of land to build new offices on the site of an old U.S. Air Force Base. The company will construct a Google campus that’ll include two large office buildings at the site.
According to the Guinness Book of World Records “Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams”, a 2,519-squaremeter fountain installation at Dadaepo beach in Busan Metropolitan City the world’s biggest floor music fountain.
In recent years, Icelanders have started to appear exotic and slightly weird. As recently as twenty years ago, they preferred to be like citizens in any other European country – but there’s money to be made by standing out from the crowd.