Mysteries of Tutankhamun's Tomb
Was there a curse? Howard Carter wasn't expecting to deal with an ancient curse when he discovered Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922. Joining Carter was amateur Egyptologist Lord Carnarvon, who was funding the project. The pair were the first to enter the burial chamber hidden away at the end of the 18th dynasty of ancient Egypt. What they discovered was ancient wealth beyond any archaeological discovery to date.
Sherlock Holmes and the Cottingley Fairies
Over a hundred years ago, in the small village of Cottingley, England, two young girls embarked on a silly prank that led thousands to believe in magic. It would not be fully debunked for over sixty years.
Radiance: The Brilliant Career of Marie Curie
AN AILING François Mitterrand, in the final weeks of his last term as French president, who made amends for centuries of Gallic sexism. At an April 1995 ceremony in the Panthéon, the great monument to French national heroes, he enshrined the ashes of Marie Curie — the first woman to be so honoured for her achievements.
The Picasso Effect
The art world can seem to be one dominated by elitist ideals and big price tags. We see countless articles commentating on record-breaking auction sales and lost pieces retrieved from thieves and the aftermaths of war. It comes as no surprise that many of us, despite enjoying the presence of art, choose not to dig deeper into the field and further understand its beauty, power, and influence. If you think that you fall somewhere in this category, I want to give you some advice that any spectator should know when approaching a piece, no matter the level of interest given to the art sector. It is something that I wish I learned years ago that would have better developed my taste in who and what I like and how to separate the reputation of the artist and their artwork. I would like to introduce you to the thought concept I refer to as ‘The Picasso Effect’.
TOP 20 Psychological Reasons Why People Are Afraid Of Clowns AND More Reasons To Hate Clowns!!!
Many people suffer from true coulrophobia, the fear of clowns. Even without a full-blown phobia, everyone seems to agree that clowns are just a little bit scary. But have you wondered why? Correspondingly, a clown is simply a person wearing makeup and silly clothes, and yet they still tend to give just about everyone the creeps! Professional clowns are great. Nonetheless those who pretend or stray outside of the circus can sow fear. Here are TOP 20 Psychological Reasons Why People Are Afraid Of Clowns AND More Reasons To Hate Clowns!!!
How a Drunk Driver Led to the Birth of Russia's Sputnik 1
HAD IT NOT BEEN for a collision with a tree by a vodka-sodden driver on the outskirts of Moscow, Russia would not have put Sputnik, the world’s first artificial satellite, into orbit around the Earth when it did. Sadly, history does not record the driver’s name.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
As we think about the progress we’ve made in the realm of science and technology, it also raises the question of how ethics and morals play a part in those developments. The HeLa cell has provided a great deal of scientific advancements, from proving phenomenons such as cloning to supporting the creation of vaccines, to providing further proof around the spread of viruses and other illnesses. It is the first known cell line that was immortal, having the strength to withstand cell transportations via postal mail, as well as mitigating polio disease. As researchers, scientists, and medical professionals alike praise their peers and colleagues for their contributions to the development of science using these unique cells, there seems to have been a name that was left out as the main source of these discoveries, and that’s Henrietta Lacks.
The History of April Fool’s Day
Let’s face it, we all forget about April Fool’s Day before it’s too late. Over the last couple of years, it seems that everyone has accepted the challenge of pulling off the ultimate prank. From YouTubers to politicians, there is no way of telling who will get to say the words we all dread to hear… APRIL FOOLS!
The Song of Roland pt. 1
This is the transcript for episode 9 of the We're All Stories Podcast! If you want to listen to the episode, highly recommended to hear the pronunciation, it can be found here:
Invited to dinner by Attila the Hun
Priscus, a 5th century Romano-Greek diplomat, wrote an account of meeting Attila the Hun that conveys a different impression from the generally accepted view of a bloodthirsty tyrant who brought the Roman Empire to its knees.
Science Behind Love
While many of us wish to be in love, we confront numerous obstacles in taking the steps necessary to allow love to freely flow throughout our lives and relationships. We have a variety of defense mechanisms against love, and we sometimes find it difficult to give and accept love with ease, openness, and vulnerability.
Russian French Artist: Marc Chagall
Marc Chagall Russian-French, 1887-1985. Marc Chagall, born as Moishe Shagal in 1887 in Belarus, Russia, was an internationally recognized painter and an early modernist. Iconography and themes influenced by the Jewish roots of Him permeated most of the initial works of Him. Having moved to Paris in 1910, he became a vanguard French artist friend and began experimenting with cubism. Through his race, he developed a pretty clear personal language of dream image loans for surrealism mixed with borrowed techniques of cubism, Fauvism, and symbolism. Unlike the contemporary him, Chagall Painting did not follow the rules of pictorial logic and gravitated towards self-expression based on emotional and poetic associations. I and the people, a painting that he composed in 1911, is a testimony of the ideology of him. Besides his paintings, he is also internationally recognized for his vibrant stained glass and printed works. However his paintings are equally important when the sales come into picture. Marc Chagall paintings for sale are available online. Interested people or the bidders can browse it for more details.
History and Destruction of Hampi (richest city)
Hampi, a sanctuary town in Karnataka is perhaps the most truly rich spots. Recorded under the UNESCO World Heritage Site as the Group of landmarks at Hampi, this city was additionally at one point perhaps the most extravagant city on the planet. At a certain point Hampi was additionally one of the greatest exchanging focuses of the world. Hampi is otherwise called Pampa Kshetra, Kishkindha kshetra and even Bhaskara kshetra. These names were gotten from the well known Tungabhadra River Pampa.
One of the first auction houses which started selling online
With offices in Cincinnati, Cleveland and Denver, Cowan's auction holds more than 40 auctions each year, with annual sales exceeding $ 16 million. We reach buyers around the world and pride ourselves on our reputation for integrity, customer service, and excellent results. Cowan's Auctions, a full service house, specializes in American history, Native American and ethnographic, decorative arts, firearms and military, and modern and contemporary art and design. In 2019, Cowan's and Leslie Hindman Auctioneers collaborated to enhance their presence in the nation by launching Hindman, yet the Cowan’s auction Cincinnati is the popular amongst these.
Predictive Planning: The Future of FP&A Planning
Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) upholds enterprises’ financial well-being by providing timely and accurate financial analysis. However, traditional planning strategies require FP&A teams to keep collecting and validating data for generating accurate financial forecasts rather than spending time on high-value activities.
Top 10 Mysterious Missing Persons Cases
Over 30 years, the united states have averaged over 600,000 missing person cases per year. As the US is only one of 195 countries globally and given that many missing persons are not reported, we can only guess at the number of people around the globe who go missing each year. It is certainly in the millions, and it is chilling to imagine just how high it may be.
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