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This is the second article in my 1920s Week series. On November 4, 1922, British archaeologist Howard Carter uncovered the first of sixteen stone steps that led down into the … Continue reading
If this looks like a set from an Indiana Jones movie, it should. This magnificently-decorated burial chamber is hewn out of solid stone in the arid deserts of the Valley … Continue reading
Although it most likely didn’t belong to an emperor or some pivotal figure, in many ways this simple rag doll is every bit as amazing as the sword of Tiberius … Continue reading
The second Choose Your Own Adventure book by anyone other than Edward Packard or R.A. Montgomery has a catchy title, a wonderful locale, a thought-provoking cover, and a lot of promise. … Continue reading
Today, June 21, is traditionally the date of the summer solstice. On this day, at noon, at a certain latitude, a stick standing upright will cast no shadow at all–but … Continue reading
This haunting structure is a luxury resort home, long-since abandoned, owned by one of the most important men in the world at one time: Egyptian president Anwar Sadat, famous for … Continue reading