If you tuned in to the 2021 inauguration ceremony, you saw monochromatic outfits with matching face masks, a Hunger Games-esque ensemble from Lady Gaga, a meme-worthy pose from Bernie Sanders, and so much more. Like all recent inaugurations, countless photos were taken to honor this historic day. It was not always so easy to capture the crowds and excitement of the swearing-in of a new president, though.
Nestled into a charming small town in the British countryside is Windsor Castle—the oldest continually occupied castle in the world.
Thousands of years before the ancient Roman Empire, the north African civilization of ancient Egypt was leading the way in...
There is arguably nothing that makes us feel more connected to early humans than the innate desire to create art—namely to create art about the life around us, and we're still discovering these thousand-year works of art. In fact, researchers have recently uncovered a painting dating back 45,500 years, depicting the world’s oldest known figurative piece of art. The painting was found in Leang Tedongnge, a cave on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi.
If you are looking for a truly unique tourist destination, look no further than this ancient desert city.
Embed from Getty Images Author Jane Austen's most famous work, Pride and Prejudice, begins with an iconic phrase: “It is...
It is common knowledge that our prehistoric ancestors were hunters and gatherers. Men stalked game while women collected edible plants—or so the accepted story goes. A new paper published in Science Advances upends this accepted division of gendered labor. In 2018, a team of anthropologists discovered an important 9,000-year-old grave at Wilamaya Patjxa, a site in the Peruvian Andes.
Even after hundreds of years of archaeological excavation, new finds on the historic site of Pompeii are still frequently unearthed.
Chess sets across the internet have been selling out for maybe the first time ever. Why?
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care…but not if you live in the UK. British children traditionally hang their stockings at the foot of their bed, unlike most Americans who observe the holiday. Such Christmas traditions vary by culture, faith, and geography. While American Christmas holds increasingly commercial sway over much of the world, fascinating and ancient ways of celebrating can be found wherever the faithful or the secular celebrate this winter holiday.
For centuries, gingerbread has been an important part of holiday tradition.
Have you ever wondered what the ancient Romans ate?