Today, human society is more culturally diverse than ever, but our surnames can tell us a lot about our ancestral origins. While there are plenty of lesser known last names, this map created by online lending firm NetCredit reveals the most common surnames around the world, according to each country. Surnames generally fall into 1 of 5 categories: toponymic (location-based), occupational, personal descriptor, patronymic (from the name of a father or ancestor)
As the highest volcano in Japan, Mount Fuji is considered a sacred symbol of the nation.
Inspired by nature, Russian artist Alexandra Goltsova (of Mart Bag)
When you hear “winter fashion,” do visions of big hats and bulky jackets dance in your head? If so, it’s time to rethink your winter wardrobe and sprinkle in some creative accessories. With these wintry statement pieces, you can stay fashionable all the way through spring.
The iconic toymaker LEGO invites you to construct the International Space Station (ISS) with one of their epic forthcoming sets.
There are many artists and designers bringing back the age-old craft of embroidery; however, Kiriki Press stands out for its...
It’s no secret that plastic waste is a huge problem for the environment. In addition to food packaging, cosmetic and toiletry products are some of the many items that are filling up landfills and polluting oceans. That’s why Berlin-based product designer Jonna Breitenhuber decided to come up with a zero waste alternative to plastic bottles. She created SOAPBOTTLE—packaging made from soap.
Everything about Salvador Dalí screams “unique.
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Watercolor paints are a popular medium for both professional artists and hobbyists alike. But, let’s face it: they can be a bit inconvenient to use. While there are some portable watercolor sets out there, you still have to make sure that you have a palette, paintbrush, and a cup of water handy. If you get discouraged by all of the accouterments needed for watercolor painting, give watercolor markers a try.
If you love to cook as much as Monica Geller does, then you’ll want to add a Friends-themed slow cooker...
With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you may be tempted to pick up a standard heart-shaped box of chocolates...