Christmas is celebrated (and not celebrated) in countless ways around the globe. Some decorate trees, hang mistletoe and drink egg nog while others go out to the movies and eat Chinese food. Then there are those that display pooping figurines, hide all the brooms in the house or roller skate to mass. Read on for some of the world’s strangest and most interesting Christmas traditions. Continue reading 10 unusual christmas traditions from around the world
Tutankhamun, popularly referred to as King Tut, ruled as Pharaoh over 4 millennia ago. In 1922 his nearly intact tomb was opened by British explorers, Howard Carter and George Herbert. Among their findings was a mysterious scarab.
The history of Ancient Egypt is one of the most extensive on planet Earth. From the beauties of the River Nile to the countless ancient temples and pyramids built across the Land of the Pharaohs, Ancient Egypt is definitely one of the most magical places on our planet.
There are so many mysteries behind this great ancient civilization. Researchers still have not uncovered half of their extensive history. We still have no idea who, how and why the Pyramids at the Giza Plateau were built, we have no idea how they quarried megalithic stones and transported them to the numerous ancient sites across the country. Continue reading Ancient Egypt like you’ve never seen it before: 20 Rare Images of the Land of the Pharaohs
Miami (AFP) – Geologists have found the first evidence for China’s Great Flood, a 4,000-year-old disaster on the Yellow River that led to birth of the Xia dynasty and modern Chinese civilization, researchers said Thursday.
The findings in the journal Science may help rewrite history because they not only show that a massive flood did occur, but that it was in 1920 BC, several centuries later than traditionally thought. Continue reading First evidence of legendary China flood may rewrite history