Rena
Rena Papa is a History major, who loves art, travelling, and nature. Photography and music make her life exciting. She loves learning new languages and cultures. Over the past 5 years, Rena has been working as a translator and writer.

Mind-Bending Landscapes and Unimaginable Creatures by Surrealist Painter Jacek Yerka

Surrealist painter Jacek Yerka creates unique artworks based on allegories and symbols. Flying houses and buildings, colorful gardens, trees and cottages are skillfully combined in unique paintings that captivate the viewers and reveal the artist's vivid imagination. Jacek Yerka was born in Torun, a city in Northern Poland, in 1952.…

This Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Mechanism Is the World’s First Computer
Image by Tilemahos Efthimiadis from Athens, Greece / CC BY

This Mysterious 2,000-Year-Old Mechanism Is the World’s First Computer

An amazing device, created by Greek scientists 2,000 years ago, is the world's first computer. What is the story behind this extraordinary mechanism and its hidden mysteries? The Antikythera Mechanism has been a base of research for more than a century. This complex device, which is considered to be the…

This Is the Story Behind the Terracotta Army in Xi’an

The Terracotta Army, also known as The Terracotta Warriors, is one of the most important archaeological sites worldwide. This subterranean standing guard reveals the mysteries of ancient China that date back more than 2,000 years ago. Just as many other great discoveries, the Terracotta Army was discovered by accident in…

Arkaim: This Mysterious Prehistoric City in Russia May Be Older Than Stonehenge

Apart from a unique historical monument of the Middle Bronze Age, Arkaim is known as one of the strongest "anomaly zones" in Russia. But when, why and by whom was this prehistoric site of unusual circles constructed? Arkaim (Аркаим in Russian) is located north of the Russian borders with Kazakhstan,…

The Lost City of Ciudad Perdida and Its Mysteries

Ciudad Perdida is an amazing historical site and an important part of Colombia's cultural heritage. What’s the story behind this unique construction in the middle of the Colombian jungle? The erstwhile thriving civilization of Ciudad Perdida left behind a deserted city located in the world’s highest coastal mountain range, in…

This May Be the Answer to the Mystery of Giant Easter Island Statues’ Hats

After years of long debates, researchers have probably come into a conclusion on how the inhabitants of Easter Island have managed to place hats on famous Moai statues. Easter Island, also known as Rapa Nui, is located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, at the southeastern point of the Polynesian Triangle.…