Honestly, you never know what those wacky Mayanist scholars are going to say next. In their book The Maya, authors Michael Coe and Stephen Houston describe a stone relief as “God L, the patron of warriors and traders, smoking a cigar,” The minute I read this, I knew that I had to see it. I …
Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Easter has its bunny, Santa Claus is Mr. Christmas, but today is all about hearts. And you’ll be hard-pressed to walk five steps without seeing one.
“Time is a sort of river of passing events, and strong is its current.” -—Marcus Aurelius
A 1999 Washington Post article posed the question: “Can a single building bring a whole city back to life?”
Like all Gothic churches in Spain, the Burgos Cathedral has soaring vaults, sturdy flying buttresses, and lavish chapels with saints, angels, and demons.
After days of destruction, Hurricane Harvey continues its path into the heartland of America. Authorities are calling the destruction and flooding in Houston and along the Texas coast some of the worst in US history.
Your probably aren’t aware of it, but your sartorial life would be very different if it weren’t for the small town of Meadville in the northwest corner of Pennsylvania.