VARNA – The Sea Capital Of Bulgaria

VARNA – The Sea Capital Of Bulgaria

  The city of Varna is situated in the North-Eastern part of Bulgaria, on the Black Sea shore. Varna is the third largest city in Bulgaria and the largest one on the Black Sea shore with population of about 330 000 people. Because of its history and its economical and cultural significance, it is often…

How You Can Learn to Read Faster in Just 15 Minutes

How You Can Learn to Read Faster in Just 15 Minutes

How to Increase Your Reading Speed in Just 15 Minutes So, I’ve used science to show you that reading books is good for you. That being said, I promise that even armed with that knowledge, some of you will say things like “but I don’t have time”, “books are silly”, or even “who are you…

The magic of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo

The magic of Bulgaria – Veliko Tarnovo

    The town population is approximately 70 000 people, and the area on which it is situated amounts to 30.4 square meters. The location of the town as a crossroad and crossing point of multiple roads and commercial connections and routes had helped for its economical and cultural development from antiquity to the present day.…

6 Reasons Science Says you Should Read a Book

6 Reasons Science Says you Should Read a Book

Sure, reading is entertaining, but did you know that it is actually good for you? Now, I know I’m about to sound like a desperate book publisher trying to unload copies of some tween vampire knock-off, but believe me: These reasons to read a book are all backed by science. 1. Reading Books Makes You…

Nowruz – The Persian New Year and The Spring Equinox

Nowruz – The Persian New Year and The Spring Equinox

  Nowruz, known as the Persian new year, is one of the most ancient celebrations in history and has been celebrated for around 4000 years in what is now Iran and in the extended cultural area known as Greater Iran. It is an ancient celebration with the spring equinox as the main event occurring on…

What’s the Real Origin of “OK”?

What’s the Real Origin of “OK”?

Image credit:  Thinkstock "OK" is the all-purpose American expression that became an all-purpose English expression that became an all-purpose expression in dozens of other languages. It can be an enthusiastic cheer (A parking spot! OK!), an unenthusiastic "meh" (How was the movie? It was…OK.), a way to draw attention to a topic shift (OK. Here's…

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