Roman Findings: Beit Shemesh Monastery, 1,000 Doliche Seals

Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority Official Channel   A Byzantine monastery was discovered during construction in Ramat Beit Shemesh outside Jerusalem. Among the findings were mosaic floors decorated with birds and pomegranates, stone walls, bases of marble pillars decorated with crosses, a bronze cross and ceramic oil lamps. The finds from the next excavation were much…

Roman Findings: Caesarea Mosaic, Roman Boxing

Credit: Israel Antiquities Authority Official Channel In the Caesarea National Park in northern Israel a large mosaic was discovered which dated to the 2nd – 3rd century CE. Caesarea is an old Roman city which has been the site for amazing discovery after discovery for years. The mosaic was Roman but also had Greek inscriptions…

The Next Film #4: Silver & Black

Colombia Pictures, the original owner of Spider-Man, has decided to push their Spider-Man agenda forward by turning the characters Silver Sable & Black Cat into a film called Silver & Black. Sable is a mercenary who runs a mercenary company and is the leader of the fictional Eastern European country Symkaria. Interestingly enough, her nation…

The Next Film #3: Captain Marvel

Captain Marvel is a superhero very similar to Superman who used to be a fighter pilot. Through an exposure of her genetics to Kree genetics she became a hybrid called Ms. Marvel after the name of the Kree warrior she had been exposed to, Captain Mar-Vell. The Kree were the race that appeared in the…

The Next Film #2: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Credit: Marvel Entertainment Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 will be the third installment of the newer brand of superheroes marvel has been trying to introduce. Most of the details are still under wraps or just undecided but at least two facts are known right now. James Gunn has confirmed that he’ll be coming back…

The Next Film #1: Spider-Man Sequel

Credit: Sony Pictures Entertainment   With the success of the film Spider-Man: Homecoming, Marvel is keen to release a swift follow-up to capitalize on the return of the web slinging hero to big screen fame. One of the ideas for the sequels, stated before the first film dropped mind you, was to have each film…

Historic Findings: Ile-Ife Glass

nejron / 123RF Stock Photo   In 2017 I briefly touched on a discovery from Nigeria that revealed the production of glass by the native population before meeting Europeans. Those findings have now been examined and were confirmed to be accurate. Since glass in the area was so widely used in their culture and religion…

See No Evil, Hoot No Evil

I found this take on the three monkeys in a Turkish store called Paşabahçe. For a little reference, Turkish people like owls.   For use elsewhere, credit: Tome of Trovius, https://tomeoftrovius.com The best way to support this website is to share it and this article across social media and with your friends. Let me know how you found…

Black Panther – A Review

The movie Black Panther recently debuted worldwide and has garnered a massive amount of public attention in the lead up to the release. In this article I’ll be reviewing the movie as well as spoiling plenty of details so you’ve been warned. The world of Black Panther is set in the African country of Wakanda…

Snow Time

When a historic snowstorm hit the eastern seaboard of the United States years ago I made these in the snow which was extremely deep.  Mainly I was having fun exploring the snowy landscape in snow which was hip deep. Needless to say I wasn’t outside long. Overall I had a good time and I would…