Why Do We Dream?

Our mind splices together strange and familiar scenarios to make the strangest midnight movies ever. So, what exactly happens in your dreams, and what does it all mean? On asking about dreams with sleep medicine expert Michelle Drerup, PsyD, she said: The majority of our dreams happen during REM (rapid eye movement) sleep, which we … Read more

Why Planes Don’t Fly Over Holy Kaaba?

Why Planes Don't Fly Over Holy Kaaba

Certain areas have strict airspace restrictions that prevent commercial aircraft from entering. These can be due to a variety of reasons, including political, religious, historical, and environmental. Kaaba is one of those restricted areas. Kaaba, also spelled Kabah, is a small shrine near the centre of Mecca’s Great Mosque, which Muslims around the world regard … Read more

Why Kids Enter Football Field With Players?

We see them before nearly every game, but why do those kids accompany players when they walk onto the pitch before every match? If you enjoy soccer or football, you’ve probably noticed that players are frequently accompanied by small children as they enter the field. But have you ever thought about why that is? What … Read more

Why Wearing Blue Jeans is Illegal In North Korea?

Blue jeans are illegal in this country because they represent American imperialism, which is clearly an enemy of an East Asian country. According to reports, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has banned skinny jeans, mullets, and certain body piercings as symbols of a “capitalistic lifestyle.” It comes after a state-run newspaper warned that more needs … Read more

Why Volvo Made Patent Free Seat Belt?

When Volvo invented the three-point seat belt in 1959, They made the patent-free for all competitors to use in order to save lives, because “It had more value as a free life-saving tool than something to profit from.’ In this day and age of lane-departure warning systems and radar-guided automatic braking, it’s hard to believe … Read more

Why Casinos Don’t Have Clocks Or Windows?

Casinos don’t have clocks or windows because they want to keep players focused on playing games. Casinos make more money the longer you play and clocks distract players by giving them a reference for how long they have been playing. When you walk into a casino, you feel as if you’ve entered a land where time … Read more

Why The British Queen Does Not Need A Passport To Travel?

The Queen does not require a British passport. As a British passport is issued in the name of her majesty, it is unnecessary for the Queen to possess one. Unless you’re the Queen of England, preparing for international travel almost always involves a last-minute scramble to locate one’s passport. That’s right, when Her Majesty the … Read more

Why Tyre Colour Is Always Black?

Do you ever wonder why, with so many colours in the rainbow, tyres are always black? Tires, unlike cars, come in a variety of colours. The rubber used to make tyres is a milky white colour, but carbon black is added as a stabilising chemical compound, turning the tyre black. The tread compound of the … Read more