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5 board games that originated in India

5 board games that originated in India

India is, along with China, one of the geographical territories where more board games originated or were invented. Here we will see a short list of the 5 board games that originated in India and currently have millions of followers around the world.Carrom It is believed that the game of carrom originated in the Indian subcontinent, being invented by the Maharajas , although there is no concrete evidence available.

They find in Pompeii one of the best preserved perfumeries from Roman times

They find in Pompeii one of the best preserved perfumeries from Roman times

Archaeologists from the University of Granada, the Valencian Institute of Restoration and the Municipal Archaeological Research Service of Valencia, who have been operating in Pompeii (Italy) for more than a decade, have unveiled one of the best-preserved perfumeries of the Roman era, that they have found and analyzed.

Brief summary of ‘The Iliad’: an epic of humanity

Brief summary of ‘The Iliad’: an epic of humanity

Time is a ruthless and fierce critic. Nothing can escape the so-called Lindy effect, much less literature. The classics, those monuments that have withstood the passing of the centuries with nobility, are proof of this, one in particular is backed by more than two millennia of history (and counting).

Kola's super deep well could become a tourist attraction

Kola's super deep well could become a tourist attraction

Authorities in the Russian region of Murmansk, in the northwest of the country, are considering handing over ownership of the Kola super-deep well to the state and perhaps opening it for tourist visits, according to the Interfax agency. The well has a depth of 12,262 meters, which which makes it the deepest scientific object of its kind in the world.

Accommodation options in Ibiza, a nature and heritage destination

Accommodation options in Ibiza, a nature and heritage destination

Ibiza, an island of many faces To visit the island of Ibiza takes just over an hour from end to end. But of course, there are many corners that should not be missed and that deserve a mandatory stop, making us all feel like a nomadic traveler. Therefore, it is necessary to have more time to enjoy its beauty.

Madurodam: a miniature city in Holland

Madurodam: a miniature city in Holland

Madurodam is a miniature city located in the Netherlands and it is an ideal destination to enjoy with the family, right now the central theme of Madurodam is the attraction that allows us to go back in time and experience the excitement of the seventeenth century, getting on board from the ship The Gilded Beaver and sailing from Amsterdam to New Amsterdam, the city that today is known as New York.

The Monasteries of Meteora, in Greece

The Monasteries of Meteora, in Greece

The mystical Monasteries of Meteora are erected on the rocky massifs of the great plain of Thessaly in northern Greece, surrounded by an enigmatic landscape formed after centuries of erosion and are now considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. They were built on rocky bases in order to avoid possible attacks or invasions, which in addition to preserving their integrity, guaranteed the protection of ancient customs, creating a true refuge for Hellenic culture.

Chinese archaeologists find a more than 2,000-year-old vessel with a mysterious liquid inside

Chinese archaeologists find a more than 2,000-year-old vessel with a mysterious liquid inside

A group of Chinese archaeologists found in Henan province, in central China, a bronze vessel more than 2,000 years old that contained about three liters of a mysterious and unknown brown liquid. The discovery happened in the city from Sanmenxia, ​​west of Henan. The vessel found was unearthed from a grave and is shaped like a swan with a curved neck and the bird's beak pointing downward.

Brief biography of Poseidon (Neptune), the Greek god of the sea

Brief biography of Poseidon (Neptune), the Greek god of the sea

Poseidon (for the Romans Neptune), was the son of Cronos and Rhea, and brother of Zeus, Hades, Hera, Hestia and Demeter.Biography of PoseidonWhen they distributed the world to Zeus it touched the air and the surface, to Hades the underground world and Poseidon the domain of water, both marine and that of rivers and lakes.

Brief biography of Homer, author of ‘The Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’

Brief biography of Homer, author of ‘The Iliad’ and ‘The Odyssey’

Homer was a famous Greek poet and with whom Greek poetry begins, who is credited with two masterpieces of literature such as 'The Iliad' and 'The Odyssey', although in reality there are very few data about his life. He lived in the 9th or 8th century BC, and several cities dispute his birth: Smyrna, Chios, Colophon, Ithaca, Pylos, Argos and Athens, but there are no concrete data.

The growth of casinos in Latin America

The growth of casinos in Latin America

In recent years, online casinos have grown all over the world but especially in Latin America, being considered a very attractive industry by the authorities due to the generation of employment they produce and the taxes they allow to collect. Each country has its own regulations , many of them imported from Europe, putting themselves at the forefront with the aim of ensuring that they are always within the law.

Who were the Dioscuri? Biography of Castor and Pollux

Who were the Dioscuri? Biography of Castor and Pollux

The Dioscuri in Greek mythology are Castor and Pollux, sons of Zeus and Leda.The birth of the DioscuriLeda was married to Tindar and Zeus took the form of a swan to fertilize her.After the gestation period she laid two eggs, one of which Helena was born and from the other, from two buds, the Dioscuri were born: Pollux (“very bright”), engendered by Zeus and Castor, engendered by Tíndar, immortal and mortal respectively.

Vikings' grave discovered under the floor of their home in Norway

Vikings' grave discovered under the floor of their home in Norway

A couple living in northern Norway disassembled the floor of their home to install insulation when they discovered a glass bead and a Viking ax, finds, which according to several archaeologists, indicate the presence of an ancient tomb. “We did not notice immediate of what it was. At first, we thought it was the wheel of a toy car, "says Mariann Kristiansen, a resident of Seivag, a town near Bodo, told NRK.

Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of

Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón, author of "La sombra del viento", dies

"The writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón died today, June 19, 2020, at the age of 55, at his residence in Los Angeles, United States, due to cancer," said the Planeta group in a statement. "He has left us one of the best contemporary novelists, but he will remain very much alive among all of us through his books, "added Planeta in a written sense.

Remains of a 1,700-year-old board game found in Norway

Remains of a 1,700-year-old board game found in Norway

Archaeologists from the University of Bergen excavated the remains of an Iron Age tomb at the Ytre Fosse site on the west coast of Norway last April and made a surprising find for a grave: 18 tiles from an ancient set of table and a dice dating back to the beginning of the 4th century AD.

They discover a possible cause of the abandonment of Tikal, the great center of the Mayan civilization

They discover a possible cause of the abandonment of Tikal, the great center of the Mayan civilization

Two of the largest water reservoirs in the Mayan city of Tikal, in Guatemala, were contaminated with toxic substances in the last stages of their existence, which could have caused their abandonment in the 9th century, asserts a team of archaeologists from the United States. The Temple and Palace reserves, located in what was once the center of the city, with an estimated population of more than 70.

Bitcoin Halving: Tips for a Successful Investment

Bitcoin Halving: Tips for a Successful Investment

The 2020 bitcoin halving is nothing more than the halving for solving blocks of the bitcoin network, that is, it goes from 12.5 bitcoin every 10 minutes approximately to 6.25 bitcoin, just in half For this reason, this article will express key tips to survive this halving and later analyze how has bitcoin behaved in previous halving?

Homo erectus was not slim and light, but compact, squat, and stocky

Homo erectus was not slim and light, but compact, squat, and stocky

A study led by Spanish researchers has revealed that Homo erectus, the first human ancestor to spread throughout the Old World, from Africa to Southeast Asia, and which until now was considered slender and slender, was actually compact, squat and This is revealed by a work by paleoanthropologists from the Higher Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) and the National Center for Research on Human Evolution (CENIEH), who have reconstructed in 3D the shape of the rib cage of the Homo erectus specimen known as the Turkana boy, a 1.5 million-year-old juvenile skeleton found in Kenya in 1984.

The new Slot Machines that have arrived in Latam

The new Slot Machines that have arrived in Latam

Online gambling and slot machines generate billions of dollars a year throughout Latin America. Through taxes a large income is generated for public health.Mexico is one of the few Latin countries with regulations for playing slots. Playing online slot machines is the biggest revenue maker in the industry.

‘The metal revolution’, by Mercedes Murillo-Barroso (Origin. Cuadernos de Atapuerca)

‘The metal revolution’, by Mercedes Murillo-Barroso (Origin. Cuadernos de Atapuerca)

Metals are inside our body, they make up a large part of the earth's crust and form the basis of most technological advances and current construction systems.It is difficult to imagine a world without metals and very soon human beings discovered their properties, first as pigments, then as ornaments, and then as instruments and weapons.