25 Images That Show What Happens in Europe

Europe is a big land of a long history and incredible culture. There are countless destinations, and each one of them has something new to offer. Millions of people living in a different continents , speaking different languages, no wonder there is a lot this continent offers. However, in order to understand Europeans better, you have to step out that comfort zone of a tourist.

r/Europe online community is home to 2.9M members who share glimpses of European lifestyle. They share some very interesting and awesome facts about what goes on in Europe. We have collected some of their most upvoted facts that will let you see what this place is like. Scroll down below to check it out. And if you’ve ever been in Europe and noticed another fact that impressed you, don’t hesitate to share it with us.

1. Climate protest in Cologne. They’re standing on ice blocks


2. Here in Italy bars are starting to use pasta as straws to reduce plastic use. Our technology amazes the world another time.


3. The Lonely Sister, London, British Museum


4. This is Jean-Baptiste Kempf, the creator of the VLC media player, he refused tens of millions of euros in order to keep VLC ads-free. Merci, Jean!


5. In Poland, we are slowly getting rid of advertisements and billboards madness.


6. Polish women fighting for their rights!


7. She (Sanna Marin) is the new 34 years old prime minister of Finland.


8.Utrecht, the Netherlands.


9. In 2018, Annamaria Horvathova, a Roma girl from Slovakia won a running race wearing just ballerinas on her feet. Last week, she became a 1500m champion of Slovakia in her age group.


10. Queen Elizabeth II, who is on the throne for 68 years and 309 days at this moment, has outlasted the longest-reigning occupant of the Roman imperial throne, Constantine VIII (30 III 962 – 11 XI 1028), whose tenure went on for 66 years and 226 days.


11. A banner at the pro-EU march in London where one million people have turned out to protest


12. Traditional gowns and braids of the Pomak village of Startsevo, Bulgaria


13. Today 20 years ago at the strike of midnight, the mayor of Amsterdam married 4 gay couples as the Netherlands became the first country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage


14.London, UK.


15. Newly discovered just outside of Verona, what could be this year’s biggest discovery – an almost entirely intact Roman mosaic villa floor!


16. Blood Moon in this morning. [Finland]


17. Ultra-traditionalists covering up the rainbow crossing in Vilnius, Lithuania


18. Belarus people reacts to Lukashenko’s prohibition of pro-democratic flags


19. Merkel calling out Bulgarian prime minister Boyko Borisov for wearing mask wrong


20. Neo-Gothic Apartment House In Budapest, Hungary. Built Around 1894


21.Meanwhile In Germany


22. Christmas market 2019, Dresden, Germany


23.Experiment in Estonia: instead of getting a speeding ticket, drivers who exceed the limit have to stop and wait for a ‘time out’ to pass before they can continue their journey


24. An old Albanian lady dining with her dead husband & children who were killed in 1999 during the war


25.A bridge for wildlife to cross the road in Veluwe, the Netherlands


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In class, I learned that when I don’t understand something, someone else probably does. It’s more useful to learn someone’s perspective in a field than to force your perspective and fail miserably.

That’s the moral lesson to be learned in this viral Twitter thread by Gennifer Hutchison. For her, there are things that male historians and anthropologists get wrong because they usually don’t involve women’s perspectives in their research.

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Writer Gennifer Hutchinson pointed out online that male scientists struggle to figure something out because they restrict women’s access to their fields

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