The Strangers Whose Pasts Remain a Complete Mystery

The Strangers Whose Pasts Remain a Complete Mystery

Learn about strangers from the past whose lives and identities remain a mystery even today.

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Ancient World - The Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before Christmas

The Romans Celebrated Saturnalia the Week Before Christmas

19.12.2017010

Although they were pagans, each year the Ancient Romans would mark the week before Christmas with special celebrations. These festivities were called Saturnalia and were dedicated to the god Saturn.

Ancient World - Origins of the Image of Snow White by Santa Claus`s Side

Origins of the Image of Snow White by Santa Claus`s Side

19.12.201709

Snow White and Santa Claus are a classic duo that bring joy to young and old alike with presents around the holidays. Although the origins of the image of Santa Claus are familiar to most, few know how Snow White came to be.

Ancient World - The Solomonic Dynasty - Millennial Rulers of the East

The Solomonic Dynasty - Millennial Rulers of the East

15.12.2017014

The Solomonic Dynasty was one of the longest-reigning lines of monarchs in world history. The mighty rulers of the East dominated the Ethiopian empire for centuries until the not-so-distant 1974, when a national coup put an end to their reign.

Ancient World - This 11-Year-Old Girl is America`s Youngest Genius

This 11-Year-Old Girl is America`s Youngest Genius

28.11.2017014

Gitanjali Rao is just 11 years old but has already earned her first science prize for her invention. The girl is this year's winner of the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge.

Ancient World - Facts about the Samurai you Won`t See in the Movies

Facts about the Samurai you Won`t See in the Movies

21.11.2017021

Everyone recognizes the strange-looking headgear of the samurai. But truth be told, they were not what we've come to know from the movies. They were made of cloth and light materials and would inflate when the wind blew.

Ancient World - The Blood-Curdling Secrets of the Gas Chambers at Sobibor

The Blood-Curdling Secrets of the Gas Chambers at Sobibor

17.11.2017025

We've all heard of Auschwitz and Treblinka - the more notorious of the concentration camps. But the lesser-known Sobibor may turn out to be even more terrifying than they.

Ancient World - A New Record for the Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold

A New Record for the Most Expensive Painting Ever Sold

17.11.2017021

Pablo Picasso's masterpiece Les Femmes d'Alger (Version O) has relinquished its place as the world's most expensive painting to Leonardo da Vinci's Salvator Mundi, which was sold for $450. 3 million, a record-breaking sum in the art world.

Ancient World - Goodbye Summer! Future Volcanic Eruptions to Change Climate Dramatically

Goodbye Summer! Future Volcanic Eruptions to Change Climate Dramatically

07.11.2017017

Throughout its long history, humanity has faced the destructive effects of volcanoes. From Vesuvius to Krakatoa, volcanoes have caused widespread destruction that future generations have and will remember.

Ancient World - These Historical Figures Died as a Result of their Gluttony

These Historical Figures Died as a Result of their Gluttony

31.10.2017042

Gluttony is indeed one of the 7 deadly sins and in the case of these historical figures it really did prove fatal.

Ancient World - Paleontologists Discover New Species of Dinosaur That Lived 200 Million Years Ago

Paleontologists Discover New Species of Dinosaur That Lived 200 Million Years Ago

27.10.2017014

A new paleontological find brings science one step closer to the mysterious world of the dinosaurs. It belonged to a gigantic three-toed creature, which according to researchers was a carnivore.

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