The mystery of the disappearing brain of former US President Kennedy

Where is JFK’s brain? This mystery has puzzled America since 1966, when the brain of the 35th president suddenly disappeared from the National Archives. President John F. Kennedy (far left) on November 22, 1963, just before his assassination. Photo: US National Archives and Records Administration More than half a century later, many in America still … Read more

Poor boy’s American dream becomes “Chicken King” KFC

Harland Sanders sold insurance, tires and gasoline before breaking into the fried chicken business and becoming the famous “Chicken King” in every American family. Image of old Kentucky man with a kind smile associated with the KFC brand. Everything about him was familiar: the salt-and-pepper goatee, the country gentleman’s elegant suit, and the fast food … Read more

The gift of the US mayor to the Crown Prince 60 years ago is threatening Japan

A gift from the mayor of Chicago (USA) to Japanese Crown Prince Akihito in 1960 sparked a decades-long ecological crisis in the land of the Rising Sun. Japan’s Crown Prince Akihito looks at an aquarium when he arrives in New York in 1960. Photo: AP National Geographic (USA) reported that when Japan’s Crown Prince Akihito … Read more

Unique cannon firing ceremony resounds in St Petersburg, Russia at noon every day

At twelve o’clock, a barrage of cannons rang out in the center of St. Petersburg. What is behind this ancient tradition and who created this signature ritual? Ceremonial firing of cannons at noon from Peter and Paul fortress in the 1970s. Photo: Sputnik St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of northern Russia, takes great pride in … Read more

Unique cannon firing ceremony in St Petersburg, Russia at noon every day

At twelve o’clock, a barrage of cannons rang out in the center of St. Petersburg. What is behind this ancient tradition and who created this signature ritual? Ceremonial firing of cannons at noon from Peter and Paul fortress in the 1970s. Photo: Sputnik St. Petersburg, the cultural capital of northern Russia, takes great pride in … Read more

Discover the lighthouse of Alexandria lit for a thousand years

One of the 7 wonders of the ancient world, the lighthouse of Alexandria stood for thousands of years, shining a safe guide for ships entering the Egyptian harbor for centuries, turning this port city into the center of commerce. Mediterranean trade in the ancient world. According to National Geographic, Alexander the Great founded the city … Read more

Polish spy treason and the cost of defection – Final episode

Faced with a career that could collapse and was about to lose his financial and travel privileges, Michal realized that time was running out. Final period: Searching for fugitives According to Politico, with no other possible way out of his troubles, he made an emergency plan to escape. Using a Minox mini camera, he photographed … Read more

Polish spy treason and the cost of defection – Part 1

On April 18, 1961, the Warsaw Military Court opened the trial of Michał Goleniewski – a Polish spy who was convicted of treason for working for the US. According to Politico, Michal is charged with two counts: stealing substantial amounts of state funds, mostly in foreign currency, and the more serious crime of treason under … Read more

A look back at the 5 mass extinctions on Earth and the 6th warning

Five mass extinctions have occurred on Earth and is the sixth happening right now? The Ordovir-Silurian mass extinction may have been the result of global cooling and low sea levels. Floods, droughts and wildfires caused by climate change could cause damage to our planet like the impact of a giant asteroid or a massive volcanic … Read more