Some of the greatest arts come from the most unlikely sources. And that´s the example of today's article of how frost creates some of the most detailed and fragile decorations. See the gallery.
"It´s cold like in Siberia" is one of the popular sayings linked to these cold months. And as it seems it is not far from truth. Some places experience winter temperatures that drop down to -50C. Feeling cold? Not the locals of Oymyakon in Russia, apparently. Children are excused from going to school only when it hits – 52. People have their toilets outside, which might be quite challenging on such days. The lowest temperature recorded was -71,2C in 1933. This is not the only place where winters are so tough.
Vermilion, Umber, or Malachite no longer appear among the common words in today´s dictionary. Navy, Mahogany, or Olive may sound more familiar and lead you to the right color. Names of colours evolve with people, especially artists, through the centuries, expressing the characteristics of each colour or shade. Despite being slowly replaced by more precise numerical values, there still is some beauty in these old poetic names that are worth keeping in mind.
In 2013, Leigh Woods, Project Manager at Youth Time jetted off to the small landlocked African nation of Rwanda where he would spend the next few years of his life. Unsurprisingly, living in a little rural village situated in the country’s eastern province entailed many changes in his day-to-day life. His transition caused him to reflect on his own cultural heritage which in turn helped him to adapt to his new environment. Here, Leigh discusses some of the typically British habits and behaviors he had to ditch or reevaluate in order to truly appreciate and embrace his new home.
Poland is an increasingly popular destination for party-hungry people who appreciate a true underground rave scene. Former factories, warehouses, and labyrinth- like clubs welcome ravers from different parts of the world. There you may enjoy various sets by the famous names and local DJs who’ve formed the very underground scene of Poland.
Doesn't winter weather call for sleeping through it? Some got the message and set up their biorhythms the right way, and some didn´t. Today you can get inspired by the lucky ones – the species that go into the state of hibernation.
We at YT hope that you are experiencing Christmas this year just the way you like it. But in case you would be interested in taking a break and making a trip into the past, we offer you a look at what Christmas was like about a hundred years ago.
With Christmas getting closer day by day, the essentials of Christmas often get lost or disappear under all the commercial distractions. This article is dedicated to the important facts about one of the biggest holidays of the year that you may not have known about. Read on.
Previous articles were devoted to post-rock, retrowave, and psytrance, but now it seems that the time has come to turn our attention to more mainstream genres. So, today we have decided to write about grunge.
Back in the day, collecting postage stamps was a hobby. Today, it can be a lucrative business, with investment potential, in some cases. Some of the rarest stamps can fetch spectacular amounts of money. A "One Cent magenta" stamp, for example, was sold in 2014 for US$ 9 480 000. Postage stamps, however, are not the only items people like to collect. Collectibles can include anything from beer maths to match boxes, dolls, car models or even coupons. And to top it all off, they all have names. Which collecting obsession is yours?