Can you recognize the watermelons in the painting?

Giovani Stanchi’s painting in the 17th century (Vox)

Origins of Watermelon

Empress Dowager Cixi

A Photo of Empress Dowager Cixi (Freer and Sackler Galleries — Smithsonian Institution)

Her Rise to Power

The flaws in Ancient Athens greatest invention

“The Death of Socrates” by Jacques-Louis David (

An Olympics story

A Greek Bronze Helmet won by Sohn Kee Jung (from:

And the bizarre history of Easter Island

Moai Heads (from:

The Derinkuyu underground city in Turkey

The Underground City (from:

The horror story of Centralia, Pennsylvania

Centralia (taken from:

How Benito Mussolini Transitioned from a Socialist to a Fascist

Benito Mussolini (Right) and Adolf Hitler (Left) (taken from:

Mussolini’s Upbringing

The Ming-Dynasty author Guanzhong Luo tells a tragic historical tale of dreams, ambitions, unity, division, and love

The Protagonists: Liu Bei, Guan Yu, and Zhiang Fei (taken from:

China’s first emperor was a maniac for immortality

Qin Shihuangdi (

Daniel Choi

Korean-Canadian. History, Culture, Economics, and More.

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