How “Taco Friday” became a popular Swedish tradition

Fredagsmys, or “Cozy Friday”, is a popular beloved Swedish tradition. In the Scandinavian country, families stay home on Friday night, watch TV, and eat Tex-Mex-style tacos. This dinner choice is so common that, for most Swedes, the so called Cozy Friday is also know as Taco Fredag, in english Taco Friday. However, the cultural classic that is Swedish taco doesn’t actually have that much heritage behind it and was born out of a successful marketing campaign. In 1990, the country was emerging from a financial crisis, and Swedes were eager…

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Over 1.8 million people join Facebook group where everyone pretends they are ants

Strange but true, “A group where we all pretend to be ants in an ant colony” seems to be one of the most popular (and unusual) Facebook groups ever created. It’s basically 1.8 million people pretending they are ants, posting photos and videos about being ants. They live to worship their fictional queen and find her food, such as crumbles, candy and ice cream, writing comments like “LIFT,” “MUNCH” and “LINK”. It is not strange that being stuck at home for weeks on end makes people do crazy and unusual…

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#TodayInHistory – May 15

May 15 – Some important events on this day 1252 👉🏼 Pope Innocent IV issues the papal bull ad exstirpanda, which authorizes, but also limits, the torture of heretics in the Medieval Inquisition 1492 👉🏼 Cheese & Bread rebellion: German mercenaries kill 232 residents of Alkmaar, Netherlands 🇳🇱 1536 👉🏼 Anne Boleyn and her brother George, Lord Rochford, accused of adultery and incest. Anne Boleyn was the second wife of Henry VIII, who famously had six in total, and was perhaps the most famous. In 1523 Anne was to marry…

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