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What Was ‘The Enlightenment’?

We hear about it all the time. It was a pivotal point in European history, paving the way for centuries of history afterward, but…

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What Happened to Ancient Egypt?

We hear a lot about Ancient Egypt. The world has been pretty much obsessed with it since Howard Carter and his team first discovered…

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Will the Real Ramses II Statue Please Stand Up?

“Last Tuesday they called me to announce the big discovery of a colossus of a king, most probably Ramses II, made out of quartzite,”…

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2,000 Year-Old “Bear Cult” Left a Surprise in Siberia

UST-POLUI, SIBERIA – Archaeologists investigating Siberia’s ancient “bear cult” at an ancient ceremonial site within the Arctic Circle have uncovered a surprise beneath the…

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How Lewis Carroll Became So Successful with his Alice Books

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, more commonly known by his pen name of Lewis Carroll. English writer, mathematician, Anglican deacon, logician, and photographer, Dodgson is best…

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Famed Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe is best known for 1852 novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin that showed how harsh life for African American slaves was. The…

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The Historical Cultivation of the Amazon Rainforest

According to botanical and archaeological record, the Amazon Rainforest as we know it today is a direct product of forest farmers and caretakers who…

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8 Awesome Facts About Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was truly a fascinating place. The modern world has been captivated by it ever since Howard Carter first opened the famous tomb…

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Huge Cache of Legendary Metal Found in Ancient Shipwreck

SICILY ITALY – A team of Italian divers have recovered a cache of rare metal that ancient people thought was originally forged in Atlantis.…

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Modern Warfare Is Having a Devastating Effect on Ancient Monuments

Scientists are beginning to research the hidden effects modern warfare has on important World Heritage Sites and how we might be able to reverse…

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