Habu Sake A Snake Wine For The Courageous

If you are not living under a rock, you might have consumed or even are familiar with alcoholic beverages such as beer, wine, whiskey, or vodka. These quenchers are a star attraction at parties and gatherings, making merriment its nexus. Brushing past these run-of-the-mill drinks, the land of Japan has reached newer heights and invented … Read more

Subutai Genghis Khan’s greatest General

subutai general

Of all the generals of Mongol empire, none stand taller than Subutai. His reputation as a ferocious warrior was well known which earned him a place as Genghis Khan’s “4 dogs of war”. Unlike Genghis’s 4 horses who were Genghis Khan’s personal friends the 4 dogs were the deadliest of his warriors. Brutal, fearless and … Read more

Bipin Chandra Pal The Forgotten Hero

Introduction India, under the colonial rule of British suffered a lot. The oppression, discrimination and exploitation faced by the Indians was one of the worst incidents ever to happen in the human history. If not for the ‘Heroes’ who took a stand and fought against the colonial rule of the British, Indians would still not … Read more

The Countess of Castiglione, aristocrat who achieved notoriety as a mistress of Emperor Napoleon III

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Name : Virginia Elisabetta Luisa Carlotta Antonietta Teresa Maria OldoïniBirth : 22 March 1837Death : 28 November 1899Title : The Countess of CastiglioneHusband : Francesco VerasisChildren : Giorgio Verasis di Castiglione Virginia Oldoini, infamously known as The Countess of Castiglione, was a femme fatale, and an icon in her time, breaking traditional stereotypes, turning eyes … Read more

ARCHIMEDES – The Greatest Mathematician and Inventor

Intro Archimedes of Syracuse, Italy is the most famous mathematician, inventor, physicist, engineer and an astronomer in ancient Greece. Archimedes is a man who was both, of his time and far ahead of his time.  He was born in Greek city of Syracuse in approximately 287 BC.  In the third century BC, Syracuse was a … Read more