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What secrets does the ancient mausoleum of Mahabat Maqbara, India’s most strange palace, hold?

Mahabat Maqbara is a mausoleum in Junagadh, Gujarat, India. It was completed in 1892 and is dedicated to Mahabat Khan…

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Percy Fawcett: what the Amazon hides

Percy Fawcett was a British geographer, artillery officer, cartographer, archaeologist, and explorer of South America.

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What secrets do the Buddhist caves of Ajanta keep: a temple abandoned for 1500 years in India

India's Ajanta Caves are 30 rock-cut Buddhist caves. The caves contain the best old Indian art, especially expressive paintings that…

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Depiction of the cosmic apocalypse on ancient Indian rocks

In the caves of northern India, there are rock paintings on the walls. This is a quite normal and understandable…

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The Valley of Seven Deaths: Why are people going mad and dying here?

In India, in its northernmost part, right at the foot of the Himalayas, there is a mountain gorge that frightens…

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Dighton Rock: what ancient mystery is hidden under strange petroglyphs that have taken three centuries to decipher?

The Dighton Rock is a 40-ton boulder from Berkley, Massachusetts' Taunton River. The rock is known for its ancient petroglyphs…

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Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave: The demons of Xibalba

The Actun Tunichil Muknal Cave is located in the jungles of Belize. For several centuries, the Maya Indians came here…

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Hampi village: center of the ancient Indian civilization richer than ancient Rome

Hampi is a town or, more accurately, a hamlet that can be found closer to the southern region of India,…

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How were board games in ancient times and which ones are still popular

Board games are tabletop games that use pieces that are moved or placed on a pre-marked board (playing surface).

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Why do Sikhs wear turbans

Sikhs do not cut their hair, as a religious observance. The turban protects the hair and keeps it clean.

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Lake of skeletons: Scientists have unraveled the mystery of the Roopkund lake, over which they fought for many years

For eight decades, scientists have been unable to get to the bottom of what has occurred in Rookpund lake, but…

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Kuldhara: what mysteries does the cursed village of death, inhabited by ghosts, hold?

Kuldhara is a deserted village in the Rajasthani district of Jaisalmer. It was formerly a flourishing community populated by Paliwal…

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