There are currently 10 countries in the world which have 'democratic' as part of their formal name. However, these countries are sometimes run on a basis that is far from their democratic ideal of their name, and one of these countries even ranks bottom of the 'Democratic Index'. The Democracy Index is an index compiled by the UK-based company the...
Fishing tales are usually taken with a pinch of salt, but thankfully this incredible Cape Coral story was caught on camera. And the crazy incident involving 2 fishermen overboard, a rod and a 450-pound Goliath grouper has now made national news! Day tripper Mike was fighting a land a fish of a lifetime Friday aboard Chew On This Charters with...
Mirror, mirror on the wall, which is the cutest puppy, of them all? Here is our list - which breed of dog do you think has the cutest puppies? #1 Basset Hound Who could resist that cute sad face. This puppy makes it to number 1 on our list because it has it all :sad eyes, adorable big ears and a...
Hard as it is to believe, there have only ever been 11 foreign language UK number ones in the history of the charts. Sadly some great hits such as Joe le Taxi, La Isla Bonita and Dragostea Din Tei by O-Zone miss out on being included on the list as they never reached the number one spot. How many...
Admit it. Even as an adult, you have probably walked past a Lego shop and secretly wanted a set for Christmas. The alluring plastic bricks account for millions in worldwide sales each year - to the extent that Lego is the world's biggest manufacturer of tyres! Sets range from a few pounds in price, to the hundreds. But what is the...
The Eurovision song contest has seen some acts go on to global success; other acts were already famous and took to the Eurovision stage - with mixed success! How many of these performers do you recognise? #1 Celine Dion - Switzerland - 1988 - Winner! https://youtu.be/w6b7BHGkKQA #2 ABBA - Sweden - 1974 - Winner! https://youtu.be/3FsVeMz1F5c #3 Baccara - Luxembourg - 1978 - 7th https://youtu.be/71HdQw0-tZk #4 Olivia...
Sushi comes in many forms, not just the nigiri variety so popular in Western restaurants and supermarkets. Sushi traces its origins back for millennia, to the rice fields of Asia – China, to be specific. This may be shocking to you, as most people assume that sushi was first created in Japan. However, this is not the case. While Japan...
Original article published by the EFC Flyering can be your best and worst experience of the Fringe. At its best it allows you to interact with your future audience and get bums on seats. At its worst it can mean hours stood on the Royal Mile, in the rain, engaging with disinterested tourists who question your...
Glen Coco was a minor non-speaking role in the 2004 film 'Mean Girls'. Even though the character does not serve the plot in any way, a single quote from fellow student Damian (Daniel Franzese) makes him a fan favourite. You Go Glen Coco! #1 Glen Coco is one of the most iconic non-speaking roles in Teen Movie history Glen Coco had...
Eurovision may have been put on hold this year, but that does not us stop us from celebrating the 64 previous contests! The most famous musical contest on Earth has an army of fans who can regale you with thousands of facts about the show’s many past colourful performances and amazing venues. Here are our top ten Eurovision facts.   #1...