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The Tang Dynasty: The Arts Flourished, Family Ties Broke, and a Concubine Became Empress
While Europe was masked in the Dark Ages, China was flourishing in the Tang Dynasty. Woodblock printing gave them books, testing made government jobs [...]
Bones found in Magnificent Amphipolis Tomb belong to Five People, Ministry Announced
In 2015, the Greek Ministry of Culture announced the long-awaited results of the analysis on the bones found inside the 4th century BC tomb uncovered in [...]
The Secret Tomb of the First Chinese Emperor Remains an Unopened Treasure
The tomb of the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, despite being involved in one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all times, endures as a [...]
Ching Shih – from Prostitute to Pirate Lord
Ching Shih (or Zheng Shi) was a Chinese prostitute who became a powerful female pirate, controlling the infamous Red Flag Fleet. The fleet grew under her [...]
How to get to Australia … more than 50,000 years ago
Over just the past few years, new archaeological findings have revealed the lives of early Aboriginal Australians in the Northern Territory’s Kakadu [...]
Exceptional Mummy Unearthed Giving Insights into the Incan Rule
A team of archaeologists from the Université libre de Bruxelles’s has uncovered a 1000-year-old mummy at an excavation in Pachacamac, on Peru’s [...]
Trump's New Space Policy Directive 2 Could Make Life Easier for SpaceX and Others
The Trump administration’s push to ease regulations on private industry is no longer confined to Earth. Source: space
AstroReality's Earth Augmented Reality Project Blows Past Fundraising Goal
An app featuring an augmented reality view of our planet soared past its crowdfunding goal in just a few hours. Source: space
Gender Equality in the Ancient World?
In discussions about gender in the ancient world, women seldom seemed to be portrayed in a good light. In Ancient Greece, women were described as dogs, [...]
Chang'e-4: Visiting the Far Side of the Moon
China’s Chang’e-4 mission will become the first mission to make a soft landing on the far side of the moon. Source: space