Humans have been writing books for hundreds of years, and collectively we’ve amassed countless thousands that have been read, reproduced, and replicated over and over. And while the vast majority of the books we have access to are readily available to read whenever, there are a few exceptions that have long mystified historians many years.
The human race is known for its creativity, having been painting in caves and carving in stone for thousands and thousands of years. Over the last few decades, as we’ve turned to discovering and preserving much of our history, we’ve found countless pieces of art throughout the globe, much of it dating back as far […]
Mobile phones have come a long way in the last few decades. Starting from simple devices that could make phone calls and send basic messages, to the powerful computers we put in our pockets every day. And although there are countless advances that are noteworthy when it comes to the modern smartphone, perhaps one of […]
If you were to anyone which part of the world has the richest history in the world, we’d bet money on it that most of the people who you spoke to would say Western Europe. From Napoleon to Hitler and Mussolini and everyone in between, these people have shaped what Western Europe looks like today. […]
Reading itself is a strange hobby if you think about it. We sit for hours on end, staring at sheets of paper while our mind turns it all into a vivid story that we become a part of – only for it to end rather abruptly.
Cairo has long been the home to some of the world’s most famous pieces of history, from the ancient burial chambers of the great pharaohs, to the Pyramids of Giza, which have entranced people for countless thousands of years. The country, however, has had a rather turbulent history, and many of their priceless heirlooms were […]
The Victoria era, namely the one that encompassed the 19th century, was a time that couldn’t be more different to the era we’re in at the moment. The Victorians were well known for their excess, their love of the aristocracy, and the beginnings of Capitalism through the rise of the Industrial Revolution.
The world has lost a lot of books over the last few thousand years. From the decline and destruction of the Library of Alexandria to the many books burnt by the Nazis, mankind has lost an incredible amount of history and information over the years. Some of those books are so important, however, that they […]
The diary of Anne Frank gave a rare glimpse into real life in during World War II. The honest and often humorous account of life hidden away in a secret annex in Nazi occupied Netherlands gives readers a chilling glimpse into the life of this young girl and her family. It’s a book that can’t […]
When you hear the name ‘Jane Austen’, what do you think of? Women in beautiful, Victorian dresses? Men in top hats? Impeccable manners and courtships? In today’s fast-paced world of the Internet of Things, the Fourth Industrial Revolution and Big Data, we tend to fall into the trap of conducting our romantic relationships in an […]