Christmas past and present

Christmas is both a sacred religious holiday and a worldwide cultural and commercial phenomenon. Christians celebrate Christmas Day as the anniversary of the birth of Jesus, a spiritual leader whose…

Alien Like Skull

‘Alien-Like’ Skulls dig out in Mexico

Human skulls deliberately warped into strange, alien-like shapes have been unearthed in a 1,000-year-old cemetery in Mexico, researchers say.  The practice of deforming skulls of children as they grew was…

The Rise and Fall of the Maya Empire

The Rise and Fall of the Maya Empire

The Maya Empire, centered in the tropical lowlands of what is now Guatemala, reached the peak of its power and influence around the sixth century A.D. The Maya excelled at agriculture, pottery, hieroglyph…