This is a spintria. They were used in ancient Rome to request and pay for different “services” in brothels and from prostitutes on the street. Since there were a lot of foreigners coming to the city that did not speak the language and most of the prostitutes were slaves captured from other places the coins […]
Sometimes our planet Earth scares us with something realy unusual and shoking. This is something you probably did not know about the Earth. These giant holes in the earth’s crust, created by nature or by human hands.
The biggest global vote ever to have taken place. Millions of people have already voted for their favorite wonder. Numerous milestones have already been reached on a journey across the Internet, television and the world’s media. The Taj Mahal (1630 A.D.) Agra, India This immense mausoleum was built on the orders of Shah Jahan, the […]
A group of enthusiasts decided to break the world record and make the world’s largest champagne fountain. The hight of the fountain is 7 meters it weighs 9 tons and it consists of 43,000 champagnes glasses. In the shopping mall of Wijnegem near Antwerpen, Belgium.
1. Superb Bird of Paradise The Superb Bird of Paradise, ‘louser’ is a small, approximately 26 cm long, passerine bird of the Paradisaeidae family. The male is a black bird of paradise with an iridescent green crown, blue-green breast shield and a long velvety black erectile cape covering his back. The female is a reddish-brown […]
More than 2 million Muslims from more than 70 countries journey to the holy city of Mecca to make the spiritual pilgrimage known as The Hajj. © Roslan Rahman / AFP Many prayed for forgiveness and the welfare of Muslims across the world but for many others it was enough just to be there. Saudi […]
Aye-aye The Aye-aye (Daubentonia madagascariensis) is a strepsirrhine native to Madagascar that combines rodent-like teeth with a long, thin middle finger to fill the same ecological niche as a woodpecker. It is the world’s largest nocturnal primate, and is characterized by its unique method of finding food; it taps on trees to find grubs, then […]
The biggest global vote ever to have taken place. Millions of people have already voted for their favorite “wonder.” Numerous milestones have already been reached on a journey across the Internet, television and the world’s media. This journey will reach its pinnacle on July 7, 2007 – 07.07.07, when the world will discover which monuments […]