Most Expensive Car Ever Sold: over $34 MILLION

This car has sold at auction for $34.65 million. This is a Ferrari GTO, and according to Marcel Massini, a leading Ferrari historian, this car is like the Holy Grail of the car-auctioning world. Only 36 of this car were made and they rarely come up for sale. It has...

The Union Jack – Who is Jack?!

“Who is Jack?” This was a question a student asked me when we were talking about flags. The Union Jack is the name of the United Kingdom flag. But who is Jack? I honestly had no idea.  So I set out to find the answer. The Union part of the name Union Jack...

10 Signs You are 100% Fluent in a Language

Fluent is a relative term. I don’t know if I consider myself fluent in French, even though I’ve got a degree in it and spent 5 months living there. I still make stupid mistakes and I often tell people ‘he’s crying’ when I mean...
A library where you borrow cats, not books

A library where you borrow cats, not books

A government office in New Mexico, USA has a cat library. Employees can go to the cat library, choose a cat and take it back to their desk for one hour. Employees report feeling happier and more productive at work. How did this start? A local cat shelter (a place...