Mankind has been building status for as long as there has been civilisation, and even before that. Our ability to take a piece of rock, granite, or marble and carve it into something unique and one-of-a-kind is part of the creative spark that humans were gifted with from the moment we began paining in caves.
Sci-fi is a timeless literary genre that has given life to some of the best novels and characters in history. From classics like George Orwell’s 1894 to modern must-reads like Nicola Griffiths’ Ammonite, here are five of the best sci-fi books to read the next time you need a short break from your favorite mobile […]
Since the time that the first cameras were released to the public, countless photographers have made it their mission to document both the very best and very worst that humanity has to offer. From famines to war to truly remarkable moments, there are very few mediums that are able to capture a situation as […]
If you’re anything like us, we can’t think of a better way to spend an evening than curled up on the couch, under a cosy blanket, reading a literary great. Add to that a bit of romance and you’ve got the perfect recipe! With that in mind, we’ve scoured the bookshelves of many bookworms to […]
While we’ve all spent time in expansive museums spread across many storeys, can you say that you’ve been in one of the smallest museums in the world? While most of them will only take a few minutes to visit and there might not even be enough space to turn around, they are no less fascinating.
When visiting a new city for the first time, it’s often a popular choice to visit the local museums, where visitors can appreciate the culture and art of the region. But for many, visiting an anatomical museum is generally not very high on the list. Despite this, there are a number of museums around the […]
Since the beginning of human history, we have always been at war with each other. From ancient biblical crusades to modern world wars, mankind has forever found reasons to go to war, and while it’s perhaps not one of our more positive traits, it has created an endless amount of fascinating history over the centuries. […]
Most books published have a shelf life, so, even if titles are reprinted several times, they will eventually go out of print. A few books, however, have achieved the coveted status of always having been in print, from the moment they were first published. Those titles are the true classics; works that have spoken to […]
Most of the world’s museums are fairly tame places that tell the complex stories of natural and human history. Most of them, certainly, but definitely not all of them. The world’s weirdest museums are strange, even creepy, places. However, if visitors have a particularly macabre sense of humour, those questionably venerable institutions might be some […]
There are certain works of the contemporary literature scene that, like pillars, have provided a creative structure and context that other magnificent books have built upon. They are also a great investment! Though these writers all approached their work very differently, they have all ensured that their books will give a high rate of return […]