Crying is healthy. And in Japan, it can make you wealthy too. Japanese sumo wrestlers believe that it is healthy for a baby to have a long, hearty wail-fest. At the Nakizumo (“Crying Sumo”) Festival in Tokyo, sumo wrestlers hold two babies chubby face to chubby face. First baby that cries, wins. If the babies… Continue Reading
The first submarine appeared in Russia in the times of Peter the Great, in 1721. It used to be called “a hidden vessel”. The submarine was tested in presence of the emperor himself not far from St. Petersburg. Paddles were used to move the boat under water.