One of the seven wonders of the ancient world, the Lighthouse of Alexandria towered over the port of Alexandria, Egypt for centuries — but it’s sadly in ruins today. The post What Happened To The Lighthouse Of Alexandria? Inside The Slow Demise Of The Ancient World’s Most Famous Lighthouse appeared first on All That’s Interesting.
Biologists spotted a northern green anaconda that was 26 feet long and weighed 440 pounds. The post Scientists Just Discovered The World’s Biggest Snake In The Amazon Rainforest appeared first on All That’s Interesting.
Japan is an exotic land of beauty, mystery, and beautiful mysteries. Steeped in myths and legend, there are among the tales cases of strange beasts and entities. Some of these are enchanting, others enigmatic, and still others just plain bizarre. Yet lurking in the dark shadows of these stories are cases that involve various malevolent … Read more
From the camera obscura to the first Kodak, photography has come a long way in the past few centuries — but when were cameras invented exactly? The post When Were Cameras Invented? Inside The Vibrant History Of Photography appeared first on All That’s Interesting.
Though some of the animal remains were cows and chickens, probably left as food offerings, other graves contained dogs and horses, which may have been pets buried alongside their owners. The post Excavations Of An Iron-Age Cemetery In Italy Reveal Skeletons Buried Alongside Dogs And Horses appeared first on All That’s Interesting.
Patrick Swayze rose to fame with his role as Johnny Castle in the 1987 film Dirty Dancing, and his fans around the world were left heartbroken when he died from stage four pancreatic cancer at the age of 57 on September 14, 2009. The post How Did Patrick Swayze Die? Inside The Actor’s Tragic Battle … Read more
Jesus Christ was likely born sometime between 6 and 4 B.C.E. — but no one knows the exact date. The post Inside The Enduring Mystery Of When Jesus Was Born appeared first on All That’s Interesting.
Intact Roman chicken egg found in England, 3,600-year-old lipstick unearthed in Iran, millennia-old hallucinogens discovered in the Netherlands. The post This Week In History News, Feb. 11 – 17 appeared first on All That’s Interesting.
Researchers have long believed that Alexander the Great’s relatives were buried at the “Great Tumulus” in modern-day Greece, but the new study suggests that they got the orders of the tombs slightly mixed up. The post New Study Claims To Identify The Tombs Of Alexander The Great’s Father, Half-Brother, And Son appeared first on All … Read more
They say fate is written in the stars, but could your attraction to others and appearance be influenced by them as well? We discuss the controversial and intriguing concept of astrophysiognomy, and consider whether your “nakshatras” truly influence your physical characteristics. We delve into far-out concepts such as cosmic DNA and astrological influence, following an … Read more