Labor and Delivery Cost in the USA in one picture


A Reddit user received the bill for labor and delivery (C section) total $13,280.49. That didn’t come as a surprise, as its well known fact that childbirth cost in US, ranges from $3,296 to $37,227, or more depending on the state and the hospital. However, what blew the mothers mind was, that she was charged $39.35 for holding her newborn baby. Described on a bill as “skin to skin”, mother and baby bonding is listed under Services Received.
According to a labor and delivery nurse, “Skin to skin” in the operating room requires an additional staff member to be present, just to watch the baby.”

Istanbul’s Most Famous Cat Honored With Its Own Statue


There are plenty of cute cats all over the word and today’s technological world gave them a whole another level of attention. Now, they have Youtube channels and even their own social media pages. However, Tombili of Istanbul recently got immortalized with its statue.

Tombili became popular, when somebody took picture of him, chilling in an unbelievably relaxed pose on the streets of Istanbul. The image was shared on the social media, and the cat soon became an internet sensation. Unfortunately, he passed away in August, but local authorities decided to immortalize his zen attitude towards life, by a bronze statue on his favorite spot.


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Salvador Dali’s Rare Surrealist Cookbook


In 1973, German publisher Taschen released a cookbook of Salvador Dali «Les Diners de Gala». The book was written and illustrated by the painter himself. Bizarre illustrations were created exclusively for the book. Today, only about 400 copies of the original book are preserved in the world.

The book includes 136 recipes, sorted by 12 different chapters and one of them is devoted to aphrodisiacs. Among the dishes that are included in the publication of Dali, “Veal cutlet stuffed with snails”, “thousand-year eggs” and “Pies with frogs.”
As noted by «Les Diners de Gala» Dali decided to realize his childhood dream of becoming a chef. The title of the book he dedicated to his wife Gala. She has been referred as main muse and source of inspiration, by Dali.

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Did you know there was actually a ‘Face-book’ in 1902?

Did you know there was actually a ‘Face-book’ in 1902? This newspaper article was originally published in a U.K. newspaper called the Western Times, describing a book in which ‘everyone who comes to stay has to draw a face in… however badly, and sign his name underneath’

Western Times – Wednesday 30 April 1902
Western Times – Wednesday 30 April 1902