‘Houston, we have a problem!’ – ok, guys, maybe this misquotation wasn’t used for the first time in 1970, maybe it was used, like centuries ago. Even before ‘’Apollo 13.’’Continue Reading
Mystery is hidden, attractive and deep. We always try to resolve it. We dig, we research and we try to reveal the truth. But somehow, at the end of the day, mystery becomes a top secret. And the truth is out there. The history is the witness that one whole civilization could disappear ‘’in one fearful day and night ‘’, well said by Plato. That’s the case with The Sunken City of Cuba.Continue Reading
Ηow old is the oldest remnant fabric found on our planet? Who invented the sunglasses (no, sunglasses weren’t invented by Italians)? Where people wearing underwear in the old times?
It is not known when humans first began making clothing due to the fast deterioration of fabrics and materials, but genetic analysis estimates that humans began wearing clothing 170 millennia ago!
According to archaeological finds possible sewing needles have been dated to around 40,000 years ago and the earliest dyed fibres date back to 36,000 BC.
Here is a list of the oldest surviving clothes and accessories.Continue Reading
In 2013 the Chinese archaeologists excavated the most amusing artifact ever found, a ceramic horse with the funniest expression ever seen. But what makes it even more interesting is that its lovely expression is similar with Shrek’s donkey. So funny!Continue Reading
The great ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, was a student of Plato and teacher of Alexander the Great. He was born in Stagira in 384 BC and died in Chalcis, Evia, at 322 BC.Continue Reading
Like Helen of Troy, Cleopatra (69 – 30 b.c.), has always been one of the history’s famous beauties. But was she really beautiful? Modern historians claim to have evidence that Cleopatra wasn’t as physically striking as once believed.
Let’s have a look at the facts.
The “White City“, located in Honduras, is one of the most mysterious destinations for archaeologists around the world.
The ancient city, known also as La Ciudad Blanca, located in the forests of Honduras, has served an important role in the mythology of the Central American peoples. According to a legend, the city was ruled by a monkey god, who had kidnapped the most beautiful girls of the region to procreate. From that union of monkey god with ordinary mortals arose a race of anthropomorphic apes.