The Oneida Community was founded in Oneida, New York, in the first part of the 19th century by a group of people under the leadership of the reputedly chari ...
Pompeii Lakshmi, recovered from the ruins of Pompeii, is now housed in the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, known as the Secret Museum or Gabinetto ...
Pandora, the first mortal woman in Greek mythology, was molded from earth by Hephaestus following the instructions of Zeus, to give humanity a punishing gift.
It is said that Elizabeth Bathory, the woman who came to be known as the Blood Countess, was the inspiration for Dracula, the Gothic horror novel by Irish a ...
Located in a small town called Sinnam, on the east coast of South Korea, Haesindang Park is a penis-themed park that stands on a hill in Samcheok with aroun ...
The Alnwick Poison Garden in northeast England houses one hundred legendary infamous killers and the visitors are explicitly told not to stop or touch the p ...
The Vigeland Park, one of the famous tourist attractions in Norway, is actually not a separate park, it is the Vigeland Installation, a permanent sculptural ...
Originally intended as a suite of apartments for Pope Julius II, the four rooms known as the Raphael’s Rooms or Stanze of Raphael, is situated on the second ...
The sinking building, known as the architectural Fragment, symbolizing the downfall of civilization, was designed in bluestone by the Dutch artist Petrus Sp ...
Curajici postavy (Piss) is a sculpture and fountain in Prague that depicts two mechanical statues of man waggling their bronze penises and urinating in public.
India is the land of Kama Sutra, the oldest surviving Hindu text on erotic love and sexual positions, attributed to Vatsyayana. Poet Kalidas elaborately dep ...
Musee Nissim de Camondo, an elegant house museum in Paris, has a tragic story behind it. Located in the Hotel Camondo, 63, rue de Monceau, near Parc Monceau.
The term Sweater Girl was originally coined by the reporters of the Hollywood movie world to describe a Young Lana Turner, as she appeared in a tight sweater.
Turkish bath, known as Hamam in Turkish language, is a place of public bathing, which dates back to the 14th century and associated with the culture of the ...
On the fateful evening of 9th August 1969, Charles Manson arranged to massacre everyone in the house in the most gruesome way. Born in a military family in ...
The members of the Beggar’s Benison used to dine and drink together, sing obscene songs, write and recite erotic poems. During the middle ages, sexual act ...
It is said that, early in the first millennium, Peter was crucified and buried in Rome, possibly in a small roofed grave.
The history of the bikini can be traced back to 5600 BC, since the mother-goddess of a ancient settlement in southern Anatolia, was depicted astride two ...
A flechette is a pointed steel projectile, like a dart with a vaned tail for stable flight. They were as long as a pencil and ten times more deadly than con ...
Barbie Millicent Roberts, the new doll, debuted on 9 March 1959 and unlike other dolls in those days, Barbie was a grown-up figure.
Lactating fountains, most of which are in Italy and pretty old, were often considered as interesting attraction for the people and were popular in the country.
She ruled the aristocrat society of Paris from her bed. She took the role of a femme fatale, as she exploited all her lovers and mercilessly destroyed all o ...
NC Maerfolk of North Carolina convenes and hosts an annual celebration, called Merfest, which is a costumed celebration of the mythological mermaids.
Body painting is a type of painting, where a human body is used as a canvas. Unlike tattoos, It is temporary, which lasts several hours or a few weeks.
Oradour-sur-Glane is the name of a peaceful village in France, which was frozen in a Nazi massacre during the days World War II.
Conveniently located near the Jeju Airport in South Korea, the Jeju Loveland is a sex-themed sculpture park, which breaks all the traditional taboos regardi ...
Hidden in a beautiful valley in Dorset in southwest England, the Tyneham village is frozen in time. It is a forgotten village, where nobody has lived since 1943
Oh! Calcutta is a light theatrical entertainment that shocked the world with its on-stage nudity, but has nothing to do with the city of Calcutta.
When her first performance ended, the clapping lasted over half an hour and that was the moment, when the first Bengali cabaret dancer, Miss Shefali was born.
The ancient city of Atlantis, lost under the sea, is considered as a mythical story. It is a fact that since time unknown, many cities were submerged by the ...
In any Jewish cemetery, one can find some strange structures, known as ‘Genizah’. A Genizah is a storing place in a Jewish synagogue or cemetery in Cairo.
On the edge of Hyde Park in London, the Animals in War Memorial is a war memorial dedicated to the countless animals that served and died alongside the British.
The Bengali Calendar is a solar calendar, which is comparatively new among the others. Based on the Sanskrit text Surya Siddhanta.
There is also a fascinating world in the realm of the underwater. There are some man-made incredible wonders that can make people dumbfounded.
The ancient city of Pompeii, along with Herculaneum and the surrounding area, was destroyed in 79 AD, by a deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius and remained ...
Installed along the bank of the Danube River in Budapest in 2005, the Shoes on the Danube Promenade, is perhaps the most chilling Holocaust memorial in the ...
The huge graffiti, romantically named as the World begins with every Kiss, was unveiled in 2014, in Placa dIsidre Nonell, Barcelona in Spain.
Every year, 21 February is observed worldwide as the International Mother Language Day to promote awareness of linguistic, as well as to promote multilingua ...
We mean a building which houses and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance. However, there are certain unusual museums.
Amazing Sculptures - Art does not necessarily mean to depict what we see around us. It has the power to go beyond that and depict the inexplicable feelings.
The Roman Baths complex, located in the English city of Bath, is a well-preserved site of tourist interest. It is a historical Roman site for public bathing.
A myth is usually a traditional story, a popular belief, which is unfounded and is a false notion. Myths can be argued with a combination of facts and figures.
Forbidden Destinations. This curiosity in its turn leads to an irresistible desire and a strong urge to know more about the forbidden.
It is said and believed by many that, there are certain gems which not only glitter and gleam, but they also have some unknown power to bring misfortune ...
A throne is the dignified seat of a ruler, who is unconstrained by law. The medieval Indian Kings and Sultans of India were known for their Spectacular thro ...
Cleopatra's Needle is not at all a needle and it has got nothing to do with the legendary queen of ancient Egypt. However, none of them were created by the ...
Sometimes out of court settlements prevent court battles, while sometimes it becomes a dangerous game with millions of dollars at stake and become expensive ...
Born as Johann Chrysostom Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in Austria on 27 January 1756, Mozart showed a prodigious propensity from his early childhood.
Before the beginning of the biggest international beauty contest, Miss World, Esther Victoria Abraham was crowned as the first Miss India in 1947 when she w ...
Indian railways established a junction in Mughalsarai in 1883, which is the fourth-busiest railway junction station in India and a crucial link between Delh ...