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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The trauma of divorce summed up in 7 very effective images.

Divorce is one of the most painful situations a family can go through, but unless you’ve experienced it first-hand, it’s very hard to imagine exactly how much damage it causes, of course for all family members involved. An artist known only by the pen-name “Mac” decided to depict how divorce affected his family in a simple, but very effective, series of 7 vignettes. While it’s true that every family deals with divorce differently, and some families even come out better and stronger after it, an overwhelming number of Internet users…

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