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Why were palaces built in the Ottoman Empire not only for sultans but also for birds

Birdhouses have a special place in Ottoman-era mosque construction. These small provided shelter for the birds.

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Serpopards: The mystery of the long-necked Lions

The front side shows intertwined long-necked lions (“serpopards”), held on leashes by two bearded men.

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Answers to historical questions that are interesting to know

We answer various myths and legends about hard historical questions.

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Kelpies: strange monsters from the mythology of the British Isles

A kelpie is a shape-shifting spirit found in Scottish lochs. An equine-like monster capable of taking human shape.

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These 4 towns were overrun by animal invasion in Africa

In Africa, animals are in many places, but we can live in harmony with them in very few occurrences. In…

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White horses in mythology

White horses represented beauty, elegance, loyalty, and a passion for freedom.

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Why do Thylacines disappear?

The marsupial wolf, or thylacine, was one of the largest marsupial predators. This animal died out less than a century…

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Ancient giants: fiction or fact

More archaeological finds cause experts to seriously discuss that thousands of years ago, the world was populated by humans or…

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Is Gustave, the man-eater crocodile still alive?

Gustave, a man-eater crocodile from Central Africa, has not yet had a chance to go on a well-deserved rest –…

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The three wise monkeys

Why have three Japanese monkeys – Mizaru, Kikazaru, Iwazaru – become a wisdom symbol? Because they illustrate: see no evil,…

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How cats were revered in ancient Egypt and why considered divine creatures on soft paws

The special love of the ancient Egyptians for cats is well known. Glorified for its hunting abilities, the graceful cat…

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Who used carrier pigeon in 20th century and how did a pigeon save entire battalion?

Carrier pigeon has played a huge role in the history of mankind, and It was not just entertainment. The ancient…

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