Long ago forbidden – Today completely normal

Long ago forbidden – Today completely normal

Long ago forbidden – Today something completely normal:
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Football - icon

1. Football: 4 bln fans

In the XIV century England men have to train archery,
and do not waste time on games. Effect: banning football.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Christmas in art

2. Christmas

England, between 1644 and 1660: the Puritans forbid festivities in days
winter solstice – already celebrated by pagans.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Chess

3. Chess

Year 1254: King of France Louis IX considers this strategy game
too boring and useless, so it is forbidden to think about it.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Popcorn

4. Popcorn

In the era of silent film popcorn is considered a cheap snack of the street people,
therefore it is banished from the “luxury” cinemas.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Bowling game

5. Bowling game

In the years 1366-1477 in England only aristocrats can play bowling.
You have to pay 100 pounds for running the bowling alley.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Trousers for women

6. Trousers for women

For 214 years law prohibits Parisiennes wearing trousers.
The law finally disappears in 2013.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Credit card - front

7. Credit cards for women

Until 1974, American women can get a credit card,
only with the consent of her husband.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Coffee - Antoccino Espresso

8. Coffee shops

In 1675, King of England Charles II tries to forbid coffee shops – from fear
that his critics could plan a rebellion there.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Swimsuit

9. Swimsuits

In the early XX century, American cities issue regulations
with a minimum length of swimsuits.
 
 
 

Long ago forbidden - Scrabble

10. Scrabble

Communist dictator of Romania, Nicolae Ceausescu,
forbids this game as “over-intellectualized”.

Caffeine consumption – Turned out risk of suicide

Caffeine consumption - Coffee in cups

Caffeine consumption – Turned out risk of suicide

Caffeine consumption – Turned out risk of suicide – Researchers analyzed data from three American studies. Which for 20 years in 200 thousand. men and women observed in the total consumption of caffeine. Not only coffee, but also in other food products. Such as: tea, chocolate or energy drinks. It turned out that the risk of suicide among adults who drink several cups a day of caffeinated coffee. It was almost twice lower than in those who drank decaffeinated coffee, very little coffee or do not consume this drink.

Reading tea leaves – Shows the best future

Reading tea leaves - Coffee grounds

Reading tea leaves – Shows the best future

Reading tea leaves – What grounds will show the best future? According to the proponents tasseomancy (or otherwise tasseography), which is the art of divination tea leaves, it does not matter. You can foretell both the tea leaves of tea and coffee, and even from the sediment after wine.

Acrylamide – Carbohydrate-rich vegetable products

Acrylamide - Acrylamide 3D

Acrylamide – Carbohydrate-rich vegetable products

Acrylamide – It gained notoriety when proven to be carcinogenic in rodents. Formed when carbohydrate-rich vegetable products are baked, fried or toasted. Acrylamide is a part of, among others, coffee, roasted and fried potatoes, potato chips, breakfast cereals, cookies and breads, as well as tobacco smoke.