Interesting Facts

Dorset Polar Bear Effigies

23 Oct 2017

The Dorset people were a mysterious group of hunter-gathers that roamed the Canadian Arctic between 500 BC and AD 1000. Named after Cape Dorset, where their artifacts were first discovered,...

Athena Parthenos

17 Oct 2017

In 438 BC, Athenian statesman Pericles commissioned master sculptor Pheidias to build the Athena Parthenos in honour of the city’s patron deity. At 11.5 meters (37.7 ft) tall, the statue...

Giant Turtle Found on Spanish Beach

26 Sep 2017

A two-metre-long turtle has reportedly washed onto a beach in Calella, near Barcelona on the northeast coast of Spain. The apparently dead leatherback turtle, which reportedly weighs 700kg, was filmed being removed from the beach...

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