Easter is a time for celebration, but while the non-religious population enjoys a bank holiday and happily stuffs themselves full of chocolate, Christians around the world celebrate the life of Jesus. Different cultures celebrate Easter differently. Finnish children for example, dress up as Easter witches with colourful clothes and painted faces and walk from door to door offering decorated willow twigs to help ward off evil spirits in return for chocolate eggs.
The origins of place names range from historical events, stories, or pure mishap in some cases. Just take a look at Pakistan, whose name supposedly originates from a student activist Choudry Ali, who had created an acronym for the regions that wanted autonomy from the British Raj. Collectively their initials where combined, spelling out Pakistan.
The start of the new year will see thousands of people starting their new year's resolutions, but people often choose the same old and boring new year’s resolutions and typically stop after only a couple of months. So why not try something a little different!
In 2016, Christmas TV viewings set records, however, not quite the records broadcasters were looking for. Although the BBC’s Call The Midwife was the most watched TV Shows, only 9.2 million people tuned in. However, With Christmas approaching we thought it was time look back on some of our favourite Christmas TV shows over the years. The statistics are quite staggering, considering that 24.35 million people viewed the Only Fools and Horses 1996-episode Time on Our Hands.
Check out our infographic for more statistics.
Britain has a diverse and varying history full of mythological creatures that many of us might not be aware of. From the more generic “Black dog” apparitions across Britain, to creepier tales of the Alp-luachra, otherwise known as the joint-eater or the Dearg-due, the one and only Irish vampire-like creature.
You come across neighbours of all shapes and sizes, and while you often hear about the stereotypical neighbour from hell, it’s much more usual to come across less nightmarish stereotypes: the type of neighbours that don’t mean any harm, yet simply don’t think about their actions. Unfortunately, it’s still enough to grind our gears!
With millions of offices, tens of millions of office workers and really high levels of stress, it’s just a matter of time before you encounter a work colleague with annoying office habits. From a colleague that’s always late, to a colleague that decides to heat up tuna in the office microwave – we’ve listed a selection of the most irritating office habits!
With the number of British citizens involved in holiday injuries or arrests growing over the last few years, it’s important to stay safe and be mindful of the local culture. From being aware that you look like a tourist, to avoiding Ice in drinks, we’ve prepared some helpful tips to keep you safe on holiday.
We’ve all had our fair share of holiday nightmares, from losing baggage at the airport, to being given nonsensical directions to a hotel, but what about the complaints which aren’t quite as justified? We’ve found some of the most ridiculous complaints ever made by tourists on holiday, and you can read them here!
If you had a mortgage, loan, or credit card between 1990 and 2009, then you could have been miss-sold Payment Protection Insurance. The FSA has recently announced the deadline for remaining PPI claim to be made is the 29th of August 2019. Take the opportunity to find out if you can claim back miss-sold PPI.
With the UK preparing to leave the EU and losing access to the single market, how will the UK’s trade and economics be affected? We’ve taken data from HMRC to show the UKs top exports and how that data can be broken down. Did you know the United Kingdom’s GDP amounted to 2.770 trillion as of November 2016?
Pictures of plated food appear just about everywhere these days, but with the popularity of food trends rising, so are the heights would-be chiefs go to be noticed. However, chiefs today still have a way to go before they beat some of the oddest cultural delicacies that have been around for years, just take a look!
Halloween is a season for giving you a fright - ghoulish pranks, spooky events and horror stories are all a part of the holiday. Countless tales and stories exist through the ages to scare children and adults alike, but the most frightening stories are real, unexplained and shrouded in mystery.
For a film to be viewable at the cinema or legally supplied and sold in the UK it must pass an age classification. This age classification is given by the British board of film classification and films require this to be published throughout the country. While most films don’t tend to have a problem, we take a look at 10 films that where rejected for a classification and in most cases, for good measure!
Unless you live in a very secluded society, it's unfortunately the way of the world to get a job. Once you have a job, you can start earning money, which is fairly essential in life. If you, like many other people, wish you could change your job, why not take a look at the list we’ve compiled of the 20 cushiest jobs?
We’ve all heard about some of Justin Bieber’s antics, but he’s not the only celebrity to go wild and get himself banned from an establishment. In our infographic we take a look at the exploits of several likely suspects and some rather surprising entries.
The UK summer festival season has arrived and festivals are popping up across the country. Are you worried that you might be missing out on an up-and-coming festival? Take a look at our Ultimate 2016 UK Festival Guide which lists festival dates, ticket prices, locations and headliners.
Your favourite movies would have been very different if the iconic characters were played by different actors and actresses. While some actors can be extremely versatile with their characters and movie lines, can you imagine John Travolta saying “Life is like a box of chocolates”? Join us as we take a look at how different some our favourite films could have been!
Pizza is as internationally known as it is varied. And it’s easy for any of us to throw random ingredients from the fridge onto a pizza base and create our own ‘house special’. But just how quirky or experimental are we when it comes to our favourite toppings? Join us as we take a look at the UK’s top 10 flavour combinations as well as the most popular toppings from around the world.
December has almost wrapped up and once again, we are getting ready for the most magical time of the year: Christmas! By now you have surely put up your Christmas tree, got all your special presents wrapped up and you're looking forward to a season of joy and festivities with your loved ones. If you need something to keep you busy while you're secretly waiting for Santa but you're tired of re-watching Snowman, The Great Escape or The Sound of Music, why not head to MyOffers and check out our festive giveaways?
The video game industry was worth a staggering £59.3 billion in 2015, an incredible amount of the world’s population play games in one form or another. Here at MyOffers we offer gamers or soon-to-be gamers the chance to win the consoles and games they’ve been dreaming of playing.
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