Cleveland and Cleveland

Cleveland, England Cleveland is a city in Ohio in the United States, but Cleveland is a region in Britain that was formerly a county. It’s easy to get the two confused. You’ve probably encountered this phenomenon before: two towns with the exact same name! Whether it be Toledo, Ohio and Toledo, Spain or Newcastle, Australia … Continue reading Cleveland and Cleveland

The Modern Stonehenge(s)

Many cities have days when the Sun aligns perfectly with their streets, resulting in many beautiful spectacles. These events, from Manhattanhenge to Torontohenge, all rival Stonehenge when it comes to the best places to visit on the Summer and Winter Solstices. You can click the title to learn more!

The Onions of Bermuda

Image From "Bolgiano's "Greater Baltimore" Tomato" (1908) | Every country and most territories have a demonym for themselves, i.e. a name for inhabitants of their area. For example, inhabitants of Canada are Canadians. As for Bermuda, though their people are often just called Bermudians, another demonym is popular. Bermudians are often called Onions, especially by themselves in a patriotic sense. Bermudians are proud of their history relating to their wondrous onions. You can click the title to learn more!

Marketing Two Letters: How Nations Benefit From Their Domain Names

We've been obsessed with creating abbreviations for countries' names for a long time. So when the World Wide Web was released, countries' 'codes' were used as a two letter indication of their nation. Some areas got lucky with their names, such as Montenegro's ".me" domain name. I looked through the most popular and famous examples of countries that seemingly got lucky with their domain names. You can click the title to learn more!