16 Epic Movies That May Teach You A History Lesson You Missed At School

troy-2004Movies set in antiquity have the magical ability to take us back in time, while they usually offer big doses of entertainment and action. Epics and historical dramas follow the fascinating adventures of great heroes and notable figures of the past, while they often present us a side of their personality that we didn’t get a chance to know through history books. On several occasions these films also educate us, but only when Hollywood hasn’t totally disregarded the facts of the original story or historical event that is being portrayed….READ MORE


Coming Up Roses: Morocco’s Magical Rose Festival

Roses2-8e5500171761.jpgAccording to ancient Greek mythology, roses were first introduced to the world by Aphrodite, the goddess of love, who created the flowers from her tears and the blood of her lover, Adonis. While many of us might not believe in such myths today, there’s still a place and time where the incredible beauty and scent of this flower could make you think, just for a moment, that it has otherworldly origins…..READ MORE

The Fascinating Evolution Of Sports Team Logos

FIFA_LogoA good sports logo should be emblematic, recognizable by millions of people in every corner of the planet. The crown of Real Madrid, for example, holds more sway than Queen Elizabeth’s crown and that’s no exaggeration. The “NY” of the Yankees is also one of the most famous sport symbols of people wear hats that bear the “NY” whether they root for the Yankees or not. However, have you ever thought about how these famous team logos have evolved throughout the years, and would you recognize your favorite team’s logo if you saw it in its earliest incarnation….READ MORE

25 Incredible Facts About Bats You Probably Didn’t Know

716759befb533ecfc06ca1ce502ac0c5According to many paleontologists and scientists, bats have been around for millions of years, even before humans inhabited the planet, and are some of the most fascinating creatures in the world. Although bats don’t have a great reputation in terms of public perception, they are actually really cool creatures. Curious about what makes them so cool? Check out these 25 Incredible Facts About Bats You Probably Didn’t Know….READ MORE

14 Crazy Facts About The Building Of The Taj Mahal

Ì©¼§Áê¸ßÇå±ÚÖ½The Taj Mahal was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983, recognized as a jewel of Muslim art and for being one of the most admired masterpieces of human culture and ingenuity. With more than eight million people visiting annually, the Taj Mahal – though relatively new compared to some of the world’s most famous monuments such as the Parthenon, the Pyramids, and the Coliseum – has rightfully earned a prestigious place in history for its unique architecture and art. Read on to understand just why this gorgeous mausoleum has been declared one of the “New 7 Wonders of the World….READ MORE