The Quimbaya figurines; What are they?

Do you believe in ancient cities made out of gold? Ancient civilizations that were capable of great construction projects with mysterious technology that allowed them to achieve incredible things which engineers today, with our technology, have a difficult time recreating? Well there are many treasure hunters who believe in the legendary City of Gold, El […]

The Mystery of the Ark of the covenant

The Ark of the Covenant is the ornate, gilded case believed to have been built around three thousand years ago by the Israelites to carry the stone tablets of the ten commandments. According to the Book of Exodus, after the Israelites were released from Egypt, God summoned Moses to the peak of the holy mountain […]

The hidden messages of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel

The recently published Book by restaurateur Silvio Goren, has raised dozens of questions about the work of Michelangelo in the Sistine Chapel with assumptions of hidden messages inside the Sistine Chapel. What if the work of this Renaissance genius was a reaction against the absolute power of the Catholic Church during his time? Could he have wanted to point […]

15 things you should know about the Aiud Aluminium wedge

It is true that archaeology can provide an answer for countless questions that have been raised throughout history, but some of these discoveries actually raise more questions then they answer. The Aiud aluminum wedge is certainly one of those discoveries.  The artifact has a weight of five pounds, and according to […]

The 119 year old Buddhist monk who described his UFO experience

What do Buddhist monks have in common with UFO’s? well, nothing actually but an old Buddhist monk by the name of Hsu Yun also referred to as Xu-Yun, described his experience with a UFO (remember not necessarily alien). He has been somewhat of a living legend and his life has aroused awe and inspiration around Chinese […]

25 Facts About Cleopatra, Last Active Pharaoh Of Ancient Egypt

Antony and Cleopatra, by Lawrence Alma-Tadema. Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Perhaps best known simply as “Cleopatra”, the official name of the Ancient Egyptian Queen was Cleopatra VII Philopator; she was the last active Pharaoh of ancient Egypt and was of Macedonian-Greek origin, member of the Ptolemaic dynasty. Cleopatra by Eslam17 via Wikimedia Commons  […]

20 Facts about the Ark of the Covenant

The Ark of the Covenant has been one of the most mysterious objects described in the Bible and for centuries, countless people have tried to find this ancient treasure. ‘The Ark Passes Over the Jordan’ ( public domain ) The Ark of the Covenant is the ornate, gilded case believed to have been built around three thousand […]

Atlantis; The Lost Continent

Atlantis; the mythical land of a highly advanced and powerful civilization, but what do we know about them? Atlantis was mentioned in Plato’s dialogues “Timaeus” and “Critias” even though mainstream archaeology and history have disapproved almost every single theory about this mythical land and the ancient civilization that inhabited it. Atlantis has been the topic […]

20 Facts About The Valley Of The Kings

The valley of the Kings; Once part of the ancient city of Thebes is the burial site of almost all of Egypt’s Pharaohs from the 18th, 19th and 20th dynasties. Archaeologists have found around sixty-three tombs (with the latest discovery being in 2008) at this burial complex located in the hills of Dayr- al-Bahri. Even […]

Did he lift off to the stars?

We’ve all heard about the ancient alien theory, some of us enjoyed the famous series on TV while others tried constantly to debunk every single point of it. Like everything in life, there are cons and pros to it. Even though some of the theories provided by the ancient alien theory may seem skeptical at […]