Researchers Find Elusive 19th Century Alaskan Fort
Monday, January 25, 2021 - 00:00

Researchers in Alaska have pinpointed the location of an elusive 19th century Alaskan fort using radar technology. They’ve found the remnants of a significant historical site - the Tlingit clans’ last physical barrier against Russian colonization forces.

Of Runes And Sacrifice: The Initiation Ritual Of Odin in Norse Myth
Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 22:07

The total of the poetic, mythological and sapiential heritage of the ancient and early medieval Scandinavian tradition is contained in the texts canonically collected under the title of Edda.

The Jade Emperor: Taoist Ruler of Heaven - and Celestial Bureaucrat
Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 18:04

The Jade Emperor is not only a notable figure in Chinese mythology, but also one of the most important deities in Taoism and in Chinese folk religion. Today, the Jade Emperor is regarded as the supreme ruler of Heaven, guiding the affairs of mortals via a bureaucracy not unlike that which was once used in imperial China.

Prehistoric standing stone on Machrie Moor, Isle of Arran. A prehistoric temple has also been discovered recently on the island.
Sunday, January 24, 2021 - 13:57

An ancient “cursus monument” was discovered at the Tormore site on the Isle of Arran. The archaeologists working at the site think it is likely that people traveled from all over what is today Scotland to the western island around 5,000 years ago to visit this prehistoric temple.

Charles Darwin (pict rider /Adobe Stock) was puzzled by flowering plants. (Pixabay License)
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 22:02

In 1879 Charles Darwin wrote a letter to his close friend, the botanist and explorer named Dr. Joseph Hooker. He expressed his annoyance at the puzzling mystery of how the first flowering plants evolved.

The Life of Khaemweset: Ancient Archaeologist And The First Egyptologist
Saturday, January 23, 2021 - 17:58

The golden eras of ancient Egyptian history are marked by powerful kings and pharaohs, whose rule continuously expanded Egyptian influence and propelled it to great heights.