Bruce Lee Born: Nov 27, 1940, in USA. Died: July 20, 1973. The renowned martial artist and actor, revolutionized martial arts with his philosophy of Jeet Kune Do. Through his films and teachings, he became an icon of physical prowess, mental discipline, and cultural integration
Have you heard of Ħaġar Qim? This ancient temple in Malta is one of the oldest religious sites on Earth, aligned with the solstice & stars!
Have you heard of Ħaġar Qim? This ancient temple in Malta is one of the oldest religious sites on Earth, aligned with the solstice & stars!.
They Come from Below
“Shhh, you can’t say anything, or the monsters will get you,” his sister Emily whispered in the pitch-black room. Joseph nodded, scared if he moved his head too much, it would hear his hair rustling, but he would be quiet. He always was.
The Cultural Significance of Shoe Removal in Thai Culture: Exploring the Reasons Behind this Traditional Practice.
In many cultures around the world, it is customary to remove one's shoes before entering a home, temple, or other sacred or private spaces. One such culture that adheres strongly to this practice is the Thai culture. Thai people take off their shoes before entering restaurants, houses, and other places for various reasons, deeply rooted in their traditions and beliefs. In this post, we will explore the reasons behind this unique Thai custom.
Brave and Bold: America's Heroes who Shaped History
Sure! America is a land filled with stories of heroes who have made significant contributions to the nation's history. Here are a few notable heroes and their stories:
Let Them Eat Cake
In the annals of history, few figures have captured the imagination quite like Marie Antoinette, the queen whose name has become synonymous with excess and extravagance. But amidst the opulent balls and lavish parties, one phrase has echoed through the ages, forever linking her to a callous disregard for the plight of the poor: "Let them eat cake." However, as with many historical anecdotes, the truth behind this infamous statement is shrouded in mystery, misconception, and more than a touch of dark humour.
The evolution of vampires in literature, film, and television including iconic tales like Dracula, Salem's Lot, Nosferatu, Blade trilogy and New Moon and TV shows include The Twilight, True Blood, and The Vampire Diaries made me very curious to think about their history, and their origin.
Uncovering the Mystery of Cleopatra's Tomb
The northern coast of Egypt hosts a hidden gem - the ancient city of Taposiris Magna. Although today it has very little of its former glory, what lies beneath it may hold the secret to uncovering one of history's greatest mysteries - the location of Cleopatra's tomb.
Life Of Lionel Messi
Lionel Messi, born on June 24, 1987, in Rosario, Argentina, is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. His remarkable journey from a young boy with a passion for the game to a global football icon is nothing short of extraordinary.
Daily Life in Historical Times
History has amazing highlights, and the civilizations that helped build the world we know today have a lot to take credit for. From the monolithic pyramids at Giza to the brilliant and provocative artworks of the Renaissance, you would think that living in any of the centuries when mankind was reaching for the stars is something you would want to witness and participate in, but you may want to think twice about it.
The allure of pirates, those swashbuckling marauders of the high seas, has captivated the human imagination for centuries. From the pages of history to the silver screen, the fascination with pirates persists as a timeless and enigmatic phenomenon. In this exploration, we delve into the reasons behind the enduring appeal of pirates, tracing their legacy from the Golden Age of Piracy to contemporary popular culture.
Join the Hidden Conversation
This week I was blessed to attend one of the biggest meetings of booksellers in the United States, and to hear the keynote address of author/journalist/storyteller Michele Norris.