With a legacy of glittering pyramids, complex tombs, and amazing works of art, it's no wonder that ancient Egypt continues to intrigue history lovers. At the helm of this large and powerful empire was a long line of pharaohs, like Ramesses II and King Tut. And while most of these figures were men, there were a couple of women who took on this role.
Shipwrecks have long inspired storytellers and historians. For treasure hunters, discovering sunken jewels or relics is a thrilling holy grail.
Unlike novels where a story unfolds over the course of hundreds of pages, poets communicate themes and feelings within just...
Humans may have summited Earth's highest peak and touched ground on the Moon, but we've still got a lot to explore on the ocean floor. Victor Vescovo, the billionaire founder of Caladan Oceanic and EYOS Expeditions, along with sonar specialist Jeremie Morizet are among the modern-day explorers plumbing the watery depths. On June 22, 2022, in the waters of the Philippine Sea, the team made a dreamlike discovery: the deepest wreck ever discovered.
Today, there are many different ways of writing in ink.
In 79 CE, thousands of lives instantly changed when the eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried the town of Pompeii under...
Wedding dresses are themselves meaningful, but there are some gowns that are imbued with multiple forms of symbolism. For Ruth Hensinger, her wedding dress not only represented her marital union with her soulmate, but it was also a reminder of her husband escaping the clutches of death and allowing them to be together. How? Well, the dress is actually made from the parachute that saved her husband’s life during World War II.
It wasn't so long ago that black-and-white television was the norm.
The Amazon Rainforest is a dense, unique, and vast expanse of forest stretching over 2 million square miles. Ecologically critical to our Earth, it also is a gem of human history. Ruins of settlements lie hidden under the dense vegetation, but modern laser technology can help reach the forest floor and search for evidence of past civilization.
In 2020, the United States imported $473 million worth of tea, mostly from Asia.
Many couples dream of being together forever, a desire that usually extends their final resting place.