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Category: World/History

Rare Photos from the Inside of the Real Titanic

Most people are familiar with the tragic story of the Titanic – the “unsinkable” ship that collided with an iceberg and ultimately sank in the early 20th century. James Cameron’s 1997 film “Titanic” played a large role in popularizing the story, yet few people…

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This Ancient Greek’s Breastbone Shows He Was Executed With Terrifying Precision

On the island of Thasos, which lies close to the north shore of the Aegean Sea, archaeologists recovered dozens of burials dating to the Greek Hellenistic period, or 4th to 1st centuries BC. One particular older male caught their attention because he was likely…

Archaeologists Make ‘Very Special’ Viking Era Discovery in Norway

Almost one thousand years after the end of the Viking Age, Norwegian archaeologists have made a sensational find near Halden in the south-east of Norway. The burial mound and adjacent field harbour several longhouses and at least one ship burial. Digital data visualizations reveal…

The Ultimate Luxury Gers In Mongolia’s Expansive Gobi Desert – Beck Bamberger

The best places in the world are often the hardest to get to. I’ve found this time and time again at places such as the Clouds Mountain Gorilla Lodge in Uganda, the Galapagos Safari Camp in Ecuador, Nihi Sumba in Indonesia, and the Explora…

Archeologist Spends Over 35 Years Building Enormous Scale Model of Ancient Rome – Jessica Stewart

Tucked in the residential Roman neighborhood of EUR, a sprawling 1:250 scale model displays the glory of ancient Rome. Known as the Plastico di Roma Imperiale, the plaster model was commissioned by Mussolini in 1933 and depicts Rome in the 4th century AD at the time…

$400M Fiction Giant Wattpad Wants To Be Your Literary Agent – Hayley C. Cuccinello

It took a less than an hour in 2013 for Anna Todd to change her life. The Army wife and part-time babysitter had spent a lot of time reading fan fiction, stories by amateur writers about existing fictional universes and real-life celebrities. So her…

Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE

To the delight of modern tourists, Maya kings sought to outdo each other with more and more impressive temples, and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Uxmal (pronounced oosh-mal) is an outstanding example. via Uxmal: A Window Into The Maya — GALLIVANCE Your kindly Donations…

Let’s Get Creepy at the Paris Catacombs

https://videopress.com/embed/LpSkQbXA?hd=0 Beneath the elegance of Paris is a deep dark secret that many visitors miss. Little do they know they could be literally walking over someone’s grave. The Paris Catacombs is known for their seemingly endless tunnels that hold the remains of millions of…

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