The ancient city of Troy, immortalized in Homer’s epic the Iliad.
I guess now you don’t have to spend a fortune on some NYC film school.
If we’re going to start with the beginnings of recorded human history, we ought to start with the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia, the “land between the two rivers.”
I love it when Star Wars fans come up with their own original works of concept art. Below are some of my favorites that have been posted online during the last few months.
Few places on Earth seem to be so close to the Heavens as the Sumela Monastery. Like, literally.
Congratulations! You’ve come to this page which means that you have the courage to learn Persian, also known as Farsi.
Screen Junkies has finally put out an Honest Trailer segment for last summer’s Wonder Woman. Like countless others, this one too is hilarious.
Wow, this is the best one these things that I’ve seen in a long time. It’s the most up-to-date Game of Thrones Group chat.
This was just a cool New York Times Daily 360 on the popular tourist spot of Santorini.
I was going through the archives and came across a band I hadn’t heard in a long time, namely The Sound. Now I can’t escape this song.
Once again, football becomes more than just a beautiful game.
In his new book No Room For Small Dreams, now deceased and former Israeli Prime Minister and overall political bigwig Shimon Peres tells about how Israel obtained nuclear capability.
Being the world’s largest continent in terms of landmass and population, the lands making up Asia are as fascinating as they are diverse.
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2012 and now , is turning a blind eye to the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Maybe the person who won a Nobel Peace Prize and is now the de facto ruler [Read more…]
This is one of the few documentaries on the Hittites that I’ve seen. It’s a pretty good primer for those who know little about these once powerful people from the Anatolian highlands.