Category: Trivia

10 Major Myths Surrounding The Life And Art Of Vincent Van Gogh

There are quite several speculations and rumors that have been embedded into popular culture regarding Van Gogh’s work and life throughout the passing of time. For example, it is worth mentioning that the fantasy of American writer Irving Stone, who wrote a novel on the artist’s life entitled ‘Thirst for Life’ in 1934, helped solely…


How To Create Your Learning Plan For An Entire Week

Introduction Students globally face the same difficulty during their academic tenure; managing their studies and leisure time. Therefore, it is necessary to come up with an effective learning plan for every week to address academic challenges in advance. Following are some of the useful tips to help you develop your self-education plan. Understand Your Aim…


Top 10 Greatest Misconceptions About The Vikings

Below you can read a top consisting of ten major misconceptions about the Vikings and the Viking Age, from the etymology of the term ‘Viking’ to the horned helmets. Throughout the time’s passing, many myths and misconceptions have been perpetuated about the Vikings, most of them even lacking a solid basis. This article aims to…


10 Facts You Should Know About Thor, The Norse God Of Thunder

Thor is one of the most important divinities in the Norse mythology. He is often associated with the symbols of lightning, thunder, storm, fertility and strength. In addition, he is responsible for the protection of humankind and is an Æsir god. The Icelandic medieval manuscripts (i.e. sagas) provide considerable details concerning the Norse mythology which was…


10 Interesting Facts You Should Know About The Norwegian Forest Cats

The Norwegian Forest cat is a very popular pet choice in Norway, Sweden, Iceland as well as France. This cat breed originated in Northern Europe and is also one of the most adored in the whole wide world. In Norwegian, the Norwegian Forest cat is known as ‘Norsk skogkatt’ or as ‘Norsk skaukatt’ (skogkatt/skaukatt literally…