Beyond the Pyramid Ramp: Unravelling Egypt’s Most Elusive Enigma
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 13:47

The mystery of how the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt were built continues to elude scholars, even in the 21st century. As famed Egyptologist Flinders Petrie records in his The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883)

Ostrog Monastery in the rocks, Montenegro              Source: flu4022 / Adobe Stock
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 02:02

The small republic of Montenegro has a rich and fascinating history with many astounding historic sites that date back to the Classical period. 

Ancient Site of Gobekli Tepe in SanliUrfa, Turkey, The Oldest Temple of the World. (Haluk/ Adobe Stock)
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 00:46

Before the invention of pottery, before the birth of agriculture, before the advent of what is now called civilization, there was Göbekli Tepe...

Eleanor, Countess of Desmond: Ireland’s ‘Forgotten’ Heroine
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 23:01

So the English poet, Edmund Spenser, in 1583 described the province of Munster in the south of Ireland. While the dreadful spectacle of famine, death and decay may have appalled his eyes, Spenser, together with his friends...

The Kaaba, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 19:47

Every day, five times a day, Muslims across the world face the holy site of Mecca and pray.

A new study finds that three different human species lived alongside each other. Source: pict rider / Adobe Stock.
Friday, April 3, 2020 - 18:52

The oldest known Homo erectus and Paranthropus robustus fossils have been found in a hilltop cave and a new study details a critical period of hominin evolution showing that two million years ago “three different human-like species lived side-by-side in South Africa”.