You can do it: coffee!

The origin and history of coffee dates back to the 10th century, and possibly earlier with a number of reports and legends surrounding its first use. The native (undomesticated) origin of coffee is thought to have been Ethiopia. The earliest substantiated evidence of either coffee drinking or knowledge of the coffee tree is from the 15th century, in the Sufi monasteries… Read More

Vending machines and paradigm shifting: creativity and innovation

Once upon a time vending machines would only sell candy and soft drinks. That time is gone and nowadays the array of products goes beyond imagination, from Champagne to health food, umbrellas, cupcakes, ties, electronics and much more. And when you think the possibilities have reached the end, there comes someone else with yet another… Read More

Funny Tik Tok Captions? Typos vs. Misspelling

With the exception of social media professionals and academic journalists, the majority of what is written by the general public on social media is not edited, supervised or checked to ensure that proper use of the English language is taken into consideration. That being said, the number of typos and mistakes might lead to undesireble reactions,… Read More

Happy Mother’s Day!!!! Feliz dia das Mães!!! Feliz dia de las Madres!!!

To all mothers in all corners of this world: happy Mother’s Day. Mother is the person who always influences each and every aspect of our lives. Most of the time our actions reflect what we have learnt from our mothers. Certainly no one on this earth can repay the debt of mother. It is true… Read More

Tik Tok Trend is a Nightmare for Starbucks Baristas

What The Frapp?  Dripping in extra whipped cream, caramel syrup drizzle, pumps of cinnamon dulce and honey, five bananas and more — this sticky, tricky Starbucks order has social media percolating.  And the TikTok trend that inspired the messy mix is enough to make even the most seasoned barista need a post-shift drink.  Josie, a Starbucks… Read More

The Most Iconic Hairdos From Popular Culture

A hairstyle, hairdo, or haircut refers to the styling of hair. The fashioning of hair can be considered an aspect of personal grooming, fashion, and cosmetics, although practical, cultural, and popular considerations also influence some hairstyles. The oldest known depiction of hair braiding dates back about 30,000 years. In ancient civilizations, women’s hair was often elaborately and carefully dressed in special ways. In Imperial Rome, women wore their… Read More

The Blonde Stereotype

I have always wondered about the origin of blonde jokes. All women I know, despite of their hair color, are pretty smart! So, with a little help from Wikipedia, here it is: The blonde stereotype, the stereotypical perception of blond-haired women, has two aspects. On one hand, over the history, blonde hair in women has… Read More

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! (Origin / Multi Billion $ Business)

Saint Patrick’s Day or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, “the Day of the Festival of Patrick”) is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on 17 March. It is named after Saint Patrick (c. AD 385–461), the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland. Saint Patrick’s Day was made an official feast day in the early seventeenth century and is observed by the Catholic Church,… Read More

Happy International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and the rise of radical ideologies.   1908 Great unrest and critical debate was occurring amongst women. Women’s oppression and inequality was spurring women to become more vocal… Read More