Military Deception played a pivotal role in World War II, with both sides employing various strategies to mislead and confuse their adversaries. In the midst of this global conflict, AGENT GARBO emerged as one of the most remarkable and successful deception campaigns of the war.
At the foot of the snowy mountain of Haku-san, in the province of Echizen, lived a peasant and his wife. They were very poor, for their little strip of barren mountain-land yielded but one scanty crop a year, while their neighbours in the valley gathered two rich harvests.
Rai-Taro, the Son of the Thunder-God: A Legend from Japan
World War II stands as one of the most monumental conflicts in human history, engulfing the globe in a devastating war that reshaped political, social, and economic landscapes.
Tassili n’Ajjer, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in south-eastern Algeria, is a breathtaking landscape that captivates visitors with its majestic rock formations and ancient rock art. Its name, which means “plateau of rivers” in the Berber language, aptly describes the area’s geological features, which were formed over millions of years.
The first published version of the fable is that of Madame de Noyer (1663-1719). “Soupe au Caillou” was published in 1720. There are books that attribute the fable to other authors, but they rarely make a case required to truly claim authorship.
Stone Soup: A Traditional Portuguese Tale
Ted Kaczynski commonly known as the Unabomber, is a name that strikes fear and intrigue in the hearts and minds of many.
Kaczynski’s story is not just one of violence, but also of a troubled mind that eventually succumbed to radical ideologies, fuelled in part by more than 200 hours of MK ULTRA experiments he was subjected to at the hands of the CIA’s doctor Henry Murray.
Although it is usually attributed to a single man, Samuel F. B Morse, the invention of the telegraph was really the result of a chain of contributions made…
The term “rat-catcher” refers to individuals who are hired to capture and exterminate rats. They have been historically employed to control rat populations, particularly in urban areas. Rat-catchers use various methods such as traps, poisons, and trained animals to catch and kill rats.
For more than a century, the Phaistos Disc has remained a subject of intense controversy and fascination since its initial discovery in 1908 by Italian archaeologist Luigi Pernier at the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the south coast of the island of Crete.
They Quimbaya civilization thrived until around 7th century CE, leaving behind a legacy that continues to captivate archaeologists, historians, and art enthusiasts to this day. Left behind are the tolimas or tumbagas, ancient Quimbaya artifacts made of gold and bronze and dated between 300-1000 AD.