Elizaveta Lysko was born in the small town of Krasnokutsk near Novocherkassk in 1877. At first she was a completely ordinary girl. But after three years she began to grow “by leaps and bounds.”
The island of Hy-Brasil was often shown on maps as a very small island west of Ireland and originated from Celtic mythology. As early as the 12th century, the Irish believed in the existence of an enchanted island that could be viewed along the west coast of Ireland once every seven years.
It’s Ancient Buried, Semi-Buried and Un-buried Original First Floor! The White House presents an interesting case for original buried first floors — not “basement windows”, as some Reddit “debunkers” love […]
School Atlas to Accompany Woodbridge’s Rudiments of Geography Atlas on a New Plan, Exhibiting the Prevailing Religions, Forms of Government, Degree of Civilization, and the Comparative size of Towns, Rivers […]
Adolphe Alexandre Lesrel was twenty-two when he began his studies with the academic painter, Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824-1904). Like many aspiring painters, he hoped to follow in Gérôme’s footsteps as a history painter of scenes from ancient Greece and Rome.
I am in possession of an immense mass of evidence concerning the passage of the Mound Builders or Yuchi from America to Siberia. Curiously enough, the apparently darkest part of the subject is that upon which we will get the greatest light.
In 1898, Marie and Pierre Curie presented to the scientific world the discovery of two new chemical elements, polonium and radium. With their research, Pierre, in particular, found that radiation could kill diseased tissue cells. That is, he began the study of radiotherapy.
Petrification is said to be “the process by which organic matter exposed to minerals over a long period is turned into a stony substance” according to the Oxford Dictionary. Most […]
There have been so many comments in the papers, and I receive so many letters which it is impossible for me to answer, in reference to the curious case of petrification which recently came under my notice, that I am constrained to write an account of the whole affair, giving at the same time my hypothesis as explanatory of the rationale.
Introduction Photos of Santuario de Las Lajas or the Las Lajas Sanctuary make their way around social media routinely. We ourselves have run posts on the majestic and precariously perched […]
Commonly known as the Studley Tool Chest, this intricate showcase of craftsmanship was created by master carpenter and stonemason Henry O. Studley. Studley was born in 1838 in Boston and […]
Saltair Pavillion, Salt Lake City, Utah The first Saltair, completed in 1893, was jointly owned by a corporation associated with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the […]
Atmospheric electricity was generated by the Tour Eiffel by working jointly with the Trocadero towers and the basilica in Montmartre – the highest point in Paris. The Palais du Trocadero […]
Houseboats were extremely popular in the 1800s. As is so often the case even in our modern times, such luxuries were mainly reserved for the aristocracy and upper middle class. […]
An Introduction to Antiquitech Study We are in the age of documentation. Being born into the modern day gives us access to modern equipment such as cameras, which are more […]
You may have heard of the Mudflood Theory (MFT) before. When we first came across this theory, we did a quick internet search and our curiosity was put to rest. […]
An interesting aspect of these elaborate mansions and palaces are that the fireplaces do not burn wood. While at first glance it looks like a normal fireplace, further inspection reveals […]