On the morning of December 7, 1941, the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was meant to lead to the United States’ entry into World War II and to change the course of history forever. On that day, the Japanese forces managed to destroy nearly twenty American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, sinking four ofΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «Some Claim More Americans Died Defending Alaska In WWII than Pearl Harbor».
The so-called Abrahamic religions, also referred to collectively as Abrahamism, are a group of Semitic-originated religious communities of faith that have their roots in the practices of the ancient Israelites and the worship of the God of Abraham. The Abrahamic religions are monotheistic faiths from West Asia that revolve around and accept the tradition thatΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «How And When Islam Originally Branched Off From Christianity».
The term sounds familiar, even if you’ve never been concerned with conspiracies. Many have heard about this secret brotherhood, whose reputation has reached the ends of the world. Most suspicious minds believe that the Illuminati control almost everything today: the secret services, banks, and governments of every country. However, what lies beneath? What is theΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «A Beginner’s Guide to the Illuminati».
A beautiful pinup girl of the World War II era who became an agent for the U.S. intelligence services during the Cold War, Candy Jones was born on December 31, 1925, in Atlantic City, New Jersey as Jessica Arline Wilcox. Despite little Candy being raised by a wealthy family her childhood was a nightmare. AtΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «The Curious Case of the Sexy Secret Agent: Candy Jones (The Dark Secrets of the Project MKUltra)».
When you hear the words “Ancient Greece” what do you usually think about? Does your mind wander to the very first Olympics? Maybe it recalls the mythology of the Greek gods? Could it be Socrates, Plato and Aristotle that you think about as Greece is the motherland of philosophy? Alexander the Great and the spreadΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «11 Things The Ancient Greeks Did Better Than The Modern Hi-Tech World».
Spyros Louis was born on January 12, 1873, in Marousi, Attica (a northeastern suburb in Athens), to a very poor peasant family. His father was a water carrier and young Spyros helped him carry water from a very young age. He would cover great distances on a daily basis carrying jugs of water on hisΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «How a Water Carrier Ended Up Being the First Modern-Day Olympic Marathon Champion».
Time travel is one of the most intriguing scenarios humans have ever fantasized about, but unfortunately for those curious minds and wild dreamers out there, many modern physicists claim that outside of science fiction, time travel is impossible. However, we have some good news for fans of antiquity who wish they could have visited allΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «11 of the Most Ancient and Continually Occupied Cities in the World».
Aeschylus, widely regarded as the “Father of Tragedy,” was one of the first of classical Athens’ great dramatists. He raised the emerging art of tragedy to new heights of poetry and theatrical power. The legendary playwright wrote more than 90 plays and won with half of them at Athenian festivals of Greek drama. For allΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «Eagle Mistakes Bald Head for a Rock: The Bizarre Circumstances Surrounding the Death of Aeschylus».
Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, Burj Khalifa – been there, done that? As it happens, travellers looking for a more authentic way to delve into local cultures can turn to the peer-to-peer online marketplace. Sites like With Locals, Vayable and even Airbnb are pairing curious travellers with in-the-know locals keen to offer unique experiences andΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «Top 25 Travel Experiences By Locals».
From pigments to printing presses, symbols have been part of human communication from the very first day of mankind’s existence. The imperfection of speech, which undoubtedly allowed the sharing of ideas and stimulated invention, eventually resulted in the creation of new forms of communication, improving both the range at which people could express themselves andΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «10 Ancient Symbols You Think You Know the Meaning Of (But You Probably Don’t)».