Category - Amazing World

Amazing World

Ivan Kupala

For almost everyone, the return of the sun to the summer sky is a more than a welcome sight. And for thousands of years, Europeans across the continent have celebrated the summer solstice – the longest day of the year. Throughout the Slavic regions...

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Devils Tower

In the heart of the North America, a mystery rises from earth to sky in awe-inspiring wonder. Devils Tower bursts from out of the landscape and sticks out like a sore thumb. The giant shaft of rock in North-East Wyoming breaches 386 metres (1,267...

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The History of Beans

In Britain and other nations that practiced aggressive colonialism, a lot of so called “traditional” dishes don’t actually come from the local regions where they are revered, and are in fact imports from periods of their colonial expansion. Just a...

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The Mysterious Roman Dodecahedron 

Archaeologists tend to be on the frontline of mystery, and regularly pull up many surprises out of the ground, whether these be previously unknown human ancestors, fossils of age-old extinct beasts, or just awe-inspiring treasures that have remained...

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A sailing stone gathers no moss 

In California’s Death Valley National Park in 1915, a prospector named Joseph Crook visited the dried lake-bed of Racetrack Playa and stumbled upon scores of boulders that had apparently moved across the surface, leaving very obvious trails. With...

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Humbug icebergs 

Antarctica is an infamously vast, white continent. There’s ice and snow, maybe some penguins and seals, but that’s about it, right? One of the most uninhabitable land masses on this earth may look bleak and uninviting on the surface, but it is home...

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Kukeri: Dancing away the Devil 

Every winter, for thousands of years, the Kukeri dancers of Bulgaria perform a vibrant spectacle to battle against the darkness. The tradition has been ingrained into the country’s culture for generations – so far back that no one knows where...

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