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Tepoztopilli | Aztec Spear Made From Obsidian

Objective Of War One of the major objectives during war was to capture their enemies alive so that they could be sacrificed in religious ceremonies. For every captive a warrior would rise in rank and gain prestige within their society eventually becoming an elite Eagle

Colossus of Rhodes

Colossus of Rhodes | A Wonder of The Ancient World

Statue of Liberty is a world famous statue in New York. However, where does the inspiration come from? Why is the statue called as ‘The New Colossus’? Travelling back to ancient time to the Greek, city of Rhodes there stood a statue of the Sun

Baghdad Battery | Earliest Battery Known To Man

The Baghdad Battery is also known as the Parthian Battery and is believed to be one of the oldest battery known to man. Baghdad Battery is around 2,200-year-old (from the Parthian period) which comprises of a ceramic jar, a tube of copper, and a rod

Why Did Prometheus Steal Fire?

Short Answer Prometheus steals fire to give it back to humans after Zeus took fire away from man. According to the greek mythology Zeus decreed that for every sacrifice that man made to the gods, the sacrifice should be split into two portions one for

Portuguese Man O’ War

Portuguese Man O’ War (Physalia) | The Floating Terror

Overview the Portuguese man o’ war also known by its binomial name Physalia physalis. It is usually mistaken for a jellyfish, but it actually belongs to a species of siphonophore, a group of animals that are closely related to jellyfish. The name Portuguese man o’

lighthouse-of-alexanderia

The Lighthouse of Alexandria

Waters could easily  turn hostile, weather could become treacherous, deadly submerged rocks could easily tear through the ship’s hull. Navigational aids did not exist at that time. By day marines followed visible land marks by night they relied on the stars. what sailors feared most was

Giant Crystal Caves Of Naica, Mexico

Buried a thousand feet (300 meters) below the earth’s surface, lies a chamber that is home to one of the most magnificent geological discoveries of all time the giant crystal caves of naica. These spectacular crystal formations have been entombed in water in this cave