The Great Art Mysteries That Remain Unsolved

The Great Art Mysteries That Remain Unsolved

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The Girl with a Pearl Earring is Johannes Vermeer's most famous painting but even today no one knows who the muse with the headscarf on her head actually was.

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Ancient World - Ancient Myths Based on Real Events

Ancient Myths Based on Real Events

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Native Americans believe that the crater in Oregon was once a mountain called Mazama. It was inhabited by the god of the underworld, Llao, who declared war on the sky god Skell.

Ancient World - The Merina People's Little-Known Festival of the Dead

The Merina People's Little-Known Festival of the Dead

27.10.2016036

In central Madagascar live the Merina people, who worship the dead in an unusual, and for most people - a barbaric and horrific, way. The ceremony is called Famadihana - the bones of the deceased are dug up and venerated.

Ancient World - World-Famous Ideas That Came from Dreams

World-Famous Ideas That Came from Dreams

27.10.2016026

The majority of dreams we have come and go while we sleep, without us sparing them a second thought. But every once in awhile, an idea so ingenious appears in our dreams that it has the ability to change the world.

Ancient World - The Misconceptions about Satan, Created by Pop Culture

The Misconceptions about Satan, Created by Pop Culture

21.10.2016036

The real number of the Beast is 616. The error occurred after parchments written in an ancient form of Hebrew were translated into Greek.

Ancient World - The Strangest Tombs Ever Discovered

The Strangest Tombs Ever Discovered

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In 2013, scientists discovered a tomb near the Egyptian city of Saqqara that was literally transformed into a monument dedicated to the love between Meritisis, a priestess of the god Ra, and Kai, the pharaoh's court singer.

Ancient World - The Most Inaccurate Technological Predictions

The Most Inaccurate Technological Predictions

14.10.2016022

During the premier of The Great Dictator, famous actor and director Charlie Chaplin said that film was a temporary fad that would soon die out because most people preferred to go to the theater.

Ancient World - The Woman with the Plastic Face - Real or an Urban Legend?

The Woman with the Plastic Face - Real or an Urban Legend?

16.08.2016079

According to the legend, the tale played out in June 1972 in Cedars Senai Hospital, when a woman in a white dress walked in, whose outer appearance completely stunned hospital personnel.

Ancient World - What Every Zodiac Sign Wants in Love

What Every Zodiac Sign Wants in Love

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Philosophers say that love is the all-encompassing and creative force in the Universe. As beings living in sync and harmony with the rhythm of space and the stars, we are moved by this force.

Ancient World - The Most Brutal Types of Torture Ever Created

The Most Brutal Types of Torture Ever Created

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Used in Ancient Greece, the brazen bull torture technique goes as follows: The victim is put into a hollowed out bull statue, made of bronze. Under it, the torturers place logs and burn them until the metal gains a fiery yellow color.

Ancient World - Bloodthirsty Demon Possesses Actress During an Interview

Bloodthirsty Demon Possesses Actress During an Interview

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Viewers were in for a shock during a TV interview in Thailand. An evil demon possessed a Thai actress while she was being interviewed by the host.

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