15 Historical World Firsts That You Should See

15 Historical World Firsts That You Should See

They say there's a first time for everything and, logically speaking, that has to be true. While a lot of firsts sadly got lost in the sands of time, more recent world firsts have been recorded in the history books and many have even been photographed. If you're interested in human history, we have a…

The Mythical Monster Coco

The Mythical Monster Coco

By:Natalia Klimczak Coco is also known in folklore as Cuco, Coca, Cuca, Cucuy. It is a mythical dragon or a ghost monster which is said to appear in many different shapes and forms. There is no description of the beast which could be applied to all the places where it appears. The origins of Coco…

King Solomon’s Mines Discovered: Kings and Pharaohs – Part I

King Solomon’s Mines Discovered: Kings and Pharaohs – Part I

Have King Solomon's Mines really been discovered? Yes, indeed. In fact, they have been known about for centuries, and modern archaeological work on them started way back in the early 19th century. But the site’s true significance has never been realized before, and so their role in biblical and popular history has never been fully…

Research Decodes Ancient Celtic Astronomy Symbols and Links them to Jungian Archetypes

Research Decodes Ancient Celtic Astronomy Symbols and Links them to Jungian Archetypes

By Lewis Hales My nonprofit educational corporation, The Celtic Collection Program, exhibits the largest privately owned collection of Celtic artifacts in the United States. When we started purchasing the artifacts from private collections and ancient galleries several years ago, I observed a motif of X and interconnected X designs on some of them, including important…

Guanque Tower Is One Of The Most Famous Towers in Ancient China

Guanque Tower Is One Of The Most Famous Towers in Ancient China

Guanque Tower (Stork Tower), located in east bank of Huang River in the west of an ancient town Puzhou, Yongji City, Shanxi Province, is known as one of the four famous historic towers in ancient China. The tower was built in Bei Zhou (A.D.557-581). The poets and the literates in Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty…

The Mythical Lamassu: Impressive Symbols for Mesopotamian Protection

The Mythical Lamassu: Impressive Symbols for Mesopotamian Protection

Lamassu are human-headed, eagle-winged, bulls or lions that once protected cities in Mesopotamia. They were believed to be very powerful creatures, and served both as a clear reminder of the king’s ultimate authority and as symbols of protection for all people. The most famous colossal statues of Lamassu have been excavated at the sites of…