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.

Breathtaking Angel Portraits by Conceptual Artist Peter Mohrbacher [Interview]

His work will surely take your breath away. Incredible conceptual artist and illustrator, Peter Mohrbacher builds a world of angels focusing on the surreal and the sublime. After having worked for many years as an artist in the gaming industry, he is now an independent artist and art mentor. His…

5 Intriguing Theories That Explain the Mystery of Stonehenge

Stonehenge, the prehistoric stone circle monument in southern England, has always been one of the unexplained mysteries of the world. Thousands of people visit it every year, trying to figure out the purpose of this massive construction. Stonehenge, located in Wiltshire, began as a simple earthwork enclosure in 3.100 B.C.…

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This 700000-Year-Old Human Skull Challenges the Prevailing Theory of Human Evolution

The "Petralona man", or "Archanthropus of Petralona", is a 700000-year-old human skull discovered in 1959. Since then, scientists have been trying to trace this skull’s origin, a process that has caused considerable controversy. The skull, indicating the oldest human "europeoid" (presenting European traits), was embedded in a cave's wall in…

Surrealist Painter Octavio Ocampo Creates Amazing Optical Illusions

Surrealist painter Octavio Ocampo is one of the most prolific artists widely known for his metamorphic painting technique. His versatile paintings provoke the viewer’s curiosity and can be interpreted in several ways when viewed from different distance or angle. Octavio Ocampo was born on February 28th, 1943 in Celaya, a…

Ancient Human Fossils Found in Laos Reveal the Existence of Unknown Human Species

Human fossils - a jawbone and a skull - found just a few meters from Tam Pa Ling cave near Annamite Mountains in northern Laos reveal the physical diversion of early modern humans. These human fossils, whose age is estimated between 46.000-63.000 years, provide us information about this species’ migration…

Rob Gonsalves Creates Incredible Optical Illusion Paintings

Rob Gonsalves was born in Toronto, Canada, in 1959. As a child, he created imagination-based drawings with the use of various media. Growing up, he gradually developed an interest in architecture, which was expressed by painting buildings. When he became familiar with the technique of perspective and after continuous practice,…

This Prehistoric Underground Temple Hides the Mystery of Elongated Skulls

The only known prehistoric underground temple worldwide is located in Malta. Dating back to 5.000 B.C, "Hypogeum of Hal Saflieni" or simply "Hypogeum", from the Greek word hypo (under) and gaia (mother earth) is an underground construction, which consists of interconnecting chambers in three levels. Hypogeum, carved into 2.000 tons…