“Each day the traders are kidnapping our people – children of this country, sons of our nobles and vassals, even people of our own family.This corruption and depravity are so widespread that our land is entirely depopulated. We need in … Continue reading One of the most shameful acts in the human history
Among a certain number of social insects, the body is adapted to the functions of the individual. Ants or termites soldiers, for example, feature powerful jaw stuck on huge heads. This is not the case of bees which ensure yet many roles in their lives. An exception confirms the rule, with the first war ever described bee: Jadai bee. Continue reading
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Centuries of technological developments have led to high agricultural productivity. What will happen when it does begin to level off? A passionate American has developed robots , called Prospero, optimizing seeding in the agricultural parcels to delay this deadline. His … Continue reading Article – An army of robots to replace our farmers?
What comes to mind first when we think of the Crusades on? Armored knights who wear huge red cross on their breasts. We always just think of men, never think of women, although women also played an important role in … Continue reading Women in the era of Crusades
An Indian rhino weighs as much as a SUV. Rhinoceros unicornis looks as if they wearing protective shields made of wrinkled leather on their backside. Bigger is only the African white rhino. And only the Sumatran rhinoceros and the Javan rhino are more risky. Once the rhinoceros were spreading from Pakistan to Myanmar.
A house of environmental activists in Mauritania turned to a nature reserve full of wild turtles, and it is a direction of dozens of students, researchers and ordinary citizens who want to rest and or watch its contents of protected turtles, … Continue reading Natural Reserve in Mauritania
When Hannibal, before more than 2.200 years ago left Carhage with his army, he took with him 37 elephants to attack Rome from the rear. He had 50.000 soldiers and 8.000 horses too. The distance was 2.400 km long and … Continue reading Why Hannibal chosen the elephants?
Europe by Amy Hackney Blackwell Medieval Europeans believed in magic. They knew little of science and medicine, and in a complex and dangerous world magic seemed to be a reasonable explanation for natural phenomena. People were willing to do whatever they could to give … Continue reading Alchemy and Magic in Medieval Europe
Asia and the Pacific by Bradley A. Skeen Most early societies have shamanic components within the scope of their religious practices. The shaman differs from the priest in claiming a personal relationship with the divine and in addressing his followers’ personal concerns, such … Continue reading Alchemy in Asia and the Pacific
The Americas by Arden Decker In general, the use of alchemy and magic throughout North, Central, and South America is tied to a variety of social functions, including healing, harming, divining, and religious or ritual use. Prior to the Spanish conquest practitioners of … Continue reading Alchemy and Magic in Medieval Americas