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"The Beauty of Xiaohe"

"The Beauty of Xiaohe," female mummy, ca 1800—1500 BC. Excavated from Xiaohe (Little River) Cemetery 5, Charqilik (Ruoqiang) County, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. © Wang Da-Gang


A look at the prophet of the Zoroastrian religion and what we understand about his life.

Cigars history

Cigars have a long history of nearly 2000 years. There's a belief that they descend from Central America where smoking habits were very popular among such ancient cultures as Mayans and Aztec

Classical Writers Directory

Directory of Classical Writers and the genres written by Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman writers.

How to Minimize Internet Distractions

The Internet is a tremendous tool for research, keeping in touch with friends and entertainment, but it’s also potentially the bane of productivity. Whether you’re using the Internet for study or work in the office, social networks, email and just browsing can distract you and result in

About Pablo Piccaso

Pablo Picasso is one of the world's most renowned artists. His career spanned over 70 years in which he completed thousands of different paintings and other works. Picasso's work is defined by specific styles in which he focused on for years at a time. In his personal life, he was heavily involved i