Ancient Greek civilization flourished from around 776 to 30 BC. This long period of economic, cultural, and political domination didn’t just happen coincidentally, a lot of factors contributed to it. The ancient Greek economy—despite remaining somewhat of an enigma to this day—was definitely one of the main elements that played a crucial role in theΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «Can You Imagine a Taxation System Where the Wealthy Competed to Pay the Highest Taxes? It Really Happened!».
Summer in the city can be both amazing and horrible. As with most things in life, it’s how you choose to see it. On one hand, you can be miserable and jealous of those on vacation in exotic destinations while you’re stuck in the hot, sweaty city. On the other hand, you can explore allΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «13 Things To Do If You’re Stuck In The City This Summer».
In the early 1950s, just as rock ‘n’ roll was hinting at social change, the first video games were quietly being designed in the form of technology demonstrations—and a scientist was behind it. In October 1958, Brookhaven National Laboratory physicist William Higinbotham created Tennis for Two. Despite graphics that are ridiculously primitive by today’s standards, itΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «Level up: How Video Games Evolved To Solve Significant Scientific Problems».
Santorini, Ibiza, Maui, Bali… They’re undoubtedly some of the most gorgeous islands on Earth, but they also have something else in common: they’re hugely popular destinations that tend to be crowded during the Northern Hemisphere summer, when schools across North America and Europe are out of session and families flock to paradise in droves. So,Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «The Best Islands For Last-Minute Vacations».
Even a touch can kill. The Visha Kanyas were supposedly poisonous young women who operated as executioners in ancient India. Any contact with these toxic ladies would mean death. However, no one can say for certain where truth ends and myth begins about the historicity of these venomous assassins and the superhuman-like aura surrounding them….READΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «The Venomous Visha Kanyas Versus the Thugs».
Summer has come, the sun is burning bright and things are heating up. That means it’s time to lock the woody, spicy, cold-weather colognes away in your closet and get into some fresh, sweet-smelling (but manly) perfumes that will put you in the mood for the long, hot season ahead….READ MORE
The double-headed eagle has been a popular symbol associated with the concept of a powerful Empire. Most contemporary uses of the symbol are exclusively associated with its use by the Byzantine Empire and the Greek Orthodox Church. However, the double-headed eagle has been in use for thousands of years – way before the Greeks identifyΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «The Double-Headed Eagle: An Everlasting Symbol of Power».
Nowadays video games are unquestionably a massive part of pop culture and an endlessly growing force in the entertainment industry with billions in profit, but this wasn’t always the case. It took many years for gaming culture to attract so many die-hard fans worldwide. Here we present the iconic pioneers that paved the way forΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «20 Video Games That Changed Pop Culture».
No matter what the sport, many of the most popular annual athletic events in the world have one in common: they always occur in the summer. That, and their high ticket prices. But if you thought that the major events are the only ones taking place this summer, have we got good news for you.Συνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «The Most Unmissable Summer Sporting Events».
Ragnar Lothbrok was a fearless hero of Norse lore who became widely known thanks to the History Channel’s hit series ‘Vikings.’ His historicity is subject to debate—as with King Arthur, for example—Ragnar is an amalgamation of a number of historical personages and minor characters of legend. So, the question is: Where does Ragnar the manΣυνεχίστε να διαβάζετε «Ragnar Lothbrok: The Ferocious Viking Hero that Became a Myth».