A new study reveals that queens were more warlike than kings. Source: Evdoha / Adobe Stock.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 13:53

Scientists have proven historical queens were “38.8%” more likely to declare war than kings. When Canadian cognitive psychologist and author Steven Pinker claimed men instigated “almost all the world's wars and genocides” 

Vaduz Castle in the capital of Liechtenstein.             Source:  lic0001/Adobe Stock
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 01:48

Liechtenstein is one of the world’s smallest micro-states and lies nestled between Switzerland and Austria. This small principality has many historic sites, the most famous of which is Vaduz Castle. 

Folk-tales of Bengal, illustration by W. Goble (1912) (Public Domain)
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 01:20

Numerous myths, ubiquitous to great civilizations spanning the globe, reflect a deep-rooted belief in an intimate connection between a human being and a tree. 

The new Mexico and Central America Gallery at Penn Museum.         Source: Eric Sucar/ University of Pennsylvania
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 22:57

The new Penn Museum will include six new 'Global Guides’ from Africa, Mexico, and Central America. Our technology driven world allows us instant access to documentaries, blogs, and Twitter feeds from almost every village, town, and city in the world.

Great Pillared Hall, Temple of Ramesses II, Abu Simbel
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 18:01

The Abu Simbel Temple is an enormous rock temple complex located on Egypt’s border with Sudan. The two temples of this complex were built in the 13th century BC, during the reign of the great and powerful Ramesses II.

Head of Asian Art and Managing Director, Lee Young with the $1.2 million (£1 million) Qianlong Chinese teapot. Source: Duke’s Auctions
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 17:21

A small Chinese teapot that was found by chance has made some lucky person a millionaire. The 18th century teapot crafted in China has sold for a staggering and totally unpredicted £1 million, or over $1.2 million.