WEIRD HISTORY

‘Last Journey’ offers clues to an ancient civilization

Cerro Azul is one of three sites featuring ancient rock paintings that was discovered in recent years in Colombia’s Serranía La Lindosa. Photo: Courtesy Vive Guaviare/Marcel Reina – Editor’s Note — CNN Travel series often carry sponsorship originating from the countries and regions …

How Cats Became Divine Symbols in Ancient Egypt

KHALED DESOUKI/AFP via Getty Images – By Elizabeth Yuko 2021 Aug 22 – Felines served a useful purpose in ancient Egyptian households and were eventually associated with deities. Along with hieroglyphics, obelisks and geometric patterns, cats feature prominently in ancient Egyptian art, reflecting …

Secret Chamber in the Rock of Gibraltar

There was a top secret plan during World War II to seal a group of soldiers inside the rock. – Inside a gallery on the Rock of Gibraltar, engraved by Joseph Constantine Stadler by Rev. Cooper Willyams  – Entrance to the Prince’s …